Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, known in Japan as , is a 2001 Japanese animated science fiction film based on the 1998 anime series Cowboy Bebop created by Hajime Yatate. Multiple staff from the original series worked on the film, including director Shinichirō Watanabe, writer Keiko Nobumoto, character designer/animation director Toshihiro Kawamoto, and composer Yoko Kanno. The original Japanese and English voice cast also reprised their roles.
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is set on Mars in 2071, 49 years after Earth was mostly abandoned after a catastrophe. Humanity has settled on other planets and moons in the solar system. The film's protagonists are legalized bounty hunters who travel together on the spaceship Bebop. They are Spike Spiegel, a former associate of the Red Dragon crime syndicate; Jet Black, a former police officer and owner of the Bebop; Faye Valentine, a woman who was once a fugitive from bounty hunters; Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky IV (Ed for short), a girl with genius computer skills; and Ein, an artificially enhanced "data dog" with human-level intelligence.
|author||Hajime Yatate Keiko Nobumoto|
|genre||action animation science fiction western|
|keywords||abandon biological weapon bounty hunter capture cowboy bebop crime syndicate crop duster dissociative amnesia drive edward wong hau pepelu tivrusky iv ein elektra ovilo enhance faye valentine inability to tell dreams from reality infect jet black kill lee sampson listening device mar police officer psychosis rashid solar system spike spiegel vincent volaju want|
|producer||Masahiko Minami Masuo Ueda Minoru Takanashi|
|productionCompany||Bandai Visual Bones Sunrise|
|publisher||Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan|
|theme||animated anime japanese neo-noir science fiction action space western terrorism|