Future Blues 2020 — Session 6: The Motion Picture

There is a myth that Cowboy Bebop didn’t enjoy any popularity in Japan. While one can argue that the show gained more notoriety in the US compared to in Japan after its run on Adult Swim, the timeline shows that the film, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, was...

Future Blues 2020 — Session 5: The Players

With finely crafted visuals, a slick soundtrack, and tireless devotion to style, Cowboy Bebop already has a lot going for it. That said, if not for its characters, the show would not be as remembered as it is today. As alluded to in the first post in this series,...

Future Blues 2020 — Session 4: The Craft Behind the Jam Session

Cowboy Bebop is an incredible production. As a prepubescent anime fan nearly 20 years ago, what grabbed me about Cowboy Bebop at first were its looks and sounds. In the time since, I have subsequently seen nearly 20 years of anime… all of wildly varying quality. Suffice to say,...