A neo-noir anime classic celebrates its 25th anniversary. With that, the fans of Cowboy Bebop can now avail the special home video release of the series. the Cowboy Bebop The 25th Anniversary Blu-ray box set will arrive in April 2023. Crunchyroll is now accepting pre-orders.
“The Bebop crew is just trying to make money. This motley crew of intergalactic loners work together to track down fugitives and turn them in for cold hard cash. Spike is a hero whose cool façade hides a dark and deadly past. Pilot Jet is a bruiser of a brute who can’t wait to collect the next bounty. Faye Valentine is a femme fatale prone to breaking hearts and parting fools from their money. Along for the ride are the brilliant, but strange, hacker Ed and a super-genius Welsh Corgi named Ein. the synopsis from Crunchyroll states.
the Cowboy Bebop – The Complete Series The 25th Anniversary Blu-ray release date is April 4, 2023. The series can be viewed in English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. It includes Episodes 1 to 26 and is available in limited and standard editions. Here are the special features for both editions:
- Session #0
- Audio Commentaries with Japanese and English voice actors, Director Shinichiro Watanabe, and composer Yoko Kanno
- Cast and Crew Interviews including Cartoon Network Producer Sean Akins
- 20th Anniversary: Interview with Koichi Yamadera
- A 25 Year Retrospective
- Memo from Bebop: The Dub Sessions Remembered
- Dinner Aboard the Bebop
- Ein’s Summer Vacation
- “Tank!” Music Clips
- Textless Opening and Ending Songs
Meanwhile, the Cowboy Bebop The limited edition box set includes the following exclusives:
- Special Metallic Collector’s Box
- 5 art cards of the best crew in the galaxy. Replace one with a cover for a slick custom look
- Never-before-seen 25th anniversary video
The Blu-ray standard edition costs $48.74, while the limited edition costs $63.74. Crunchyroll is accepting pre-orders until April 3. More information can be found on their website.
Cowboy Bebop is an anime series created by Hajime Yatate. Hajime Yatate refers to a group of people from the animation studio Sunrise, now known as Bandai Namco Filmworks. The anime premiered in 1999 and ran for 26 episodes.