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Questions tagged [cowboy-bebop]

Cowboy Bebop is an anime by Shinichiro Watanabe. It's a sci-fi adventure comedy set in a futuristic world. The main characters are a bounty hunter crew ("cowboys") who travel on their starship Bebop, hunt wanted criminals, eat scrap, philosophize and solve mysteries.

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Why was Spike looking for beans in “Cowboy Bebop: The Movie”?

In Cowboy Bebop: The Movie how did Spike know where to look for the virus? How did he end up in that Moroccan styled market? Do we see him getting any leads that lead him there?
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Have the crew of the Bebop ever been paid for a bounty?

One of the running gags in Cowboy Bebop is that the crew never seems to get paid for their bounty for increasingly outlandish reasons. Asimov Solensan was killed by his wife Abdul Hakim was caught by ...
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What exactly is the watch suppose to be keeping track of in episode 10?

In episode 10, "Ganymede Elegy", the watch has a dial that has numerals 1 - 15 on it (it figures prominently in the story's plot). It takes 7.15 Earth days (around 172 Earth hours) for Ganymede to ...
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Is the Merlion in Faye's childhood video a real location?

In this MAL discussion about episode 24 of Cowboy Bebop, the user merle_noir posts that they have been to the Merlion seen in Faye's video: Faye must be Singaporean... Wouldn't think the Merlion ...
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Are all Cowboy Bebop's episodes named after songs?

I noticed that some episodes are named after existing songs. As an example, the fourteenth episode name is "Bohemian Rhapsody", which is a famous song from the music band Queen Are all Cowboy Bebop'...
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What is the name of this song used in the “shed tears of scarlet” scene of Cowboy Bebop?

I am curious to know what the song in this video is (the song in the "And you will shed tears of scarlet" scene from Session 25: The Real Folk Blues (Part I)). I have traversed the Cowboy Bebop OSTs ...
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What does the title of Cowboy Bebop's eighth episode—“Waltz for Venus”—mean?

I think you can have two (or possibly more) interpretations for this. One being a dance or music; the other being to accomplish something with little to no effort. Are these two interpretations ...
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What's this vocal piece in the beginning of episode 18?

I'm on episode 18 of Cowboy Bebop, and I noticed vocal background music sung by a male singer that seemed rather classical in style at the beginning, when there is a montage of Faye at a horserace. ...
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Smoking in Cowboy Bebop…

I am watching Cowboy Bebop right now. It seems it depicts a lot of smoking. Most of the characters smoke in that anime. So is there any kind of special meaning of that smoking?
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Could the Cowboy Bebop movie be set a few years after the series?

THE DESCRIPTION HAS MANY BIG SPOILERS. You have been warned. I have read many posts and reviews where it said that the creators of Cowboy Bebop intended the movie to be between sessions 22 and 23. ...
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In session 23 at 14:45, is Ein hacking or is Ed?

In session 23 at 14:45, is Ein hacking or is Ed? Ein has the head band interface on that Jet was using to interface with the cult's net presence and Ed doesn't have her hands on the computer. It ...
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What song is used in this video?

I've tried using a song finder app to no avail. What is the song used on this site. Is it a song used in Cowboy Bebop? Or just some random song overlaid with Spike's picture?
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Where is “See you Space Cowboy” from? [closed]

I feel stupid not knowing, but I can't quite put my finger on where "See you space cowboy" is from. I know it's from an anime (that I think was made in the 90s?), but what anime specifically is it ...
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What's up with the gravity on board of Bebop?

This is the final scene of the first episode of Cowboy Bebop. Right before this gif starts, Spike was gazing into space from the window. The following events depicted in this gif are contradicting: ...
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What is the text in the intro of Cowboy Bebop

Throughout the opening theme, various text moves across the screen. Is this an extract from something, or just placeholder text?
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What game are António, Carlos and Jobim playing?

In Cowboy Bebop, there are three men that are seen recurrently: António, Carlos and Jobim. They are most often found playing cards. What game are they playing? I don't remember it ever being ...
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What games does Faye play when she loses all of her money?

Faye is perpetually losing all of her money gambling. We know she's addicted to gambling in general, but is there anything in specific that we know she tends to love playing (but always loses) at?
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When does the Cowboy Bebop Manga take place within the Anime?

I know that the Cowboy Bebop manga was written and produced by someone other than Shinichiro Watanabe (although the English credits say: Cooperation: Shinichiro Watanabe / Sunrise); the manga Cowboy ...
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Why is “Cowboy Bebop” almost unheard of in Japan? [closed]

I spent 8 years in Japan, one of the things that always amazed me was that of those people who watched anime, 99% of them had never heard of Cowboy Bebop. In all my time there, there was only 1 person ...
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What is the connection between the Cowboy Bebop anime and the movie?

According to Wikipedia, the movie is a midquel that takes place between episodes 22 and 23 of the anime. Having seen both the movie and the anime, I don't recall any connection that made it essential ...
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Do we know what happens to Spike at the end of Cowboy Bebop?

At the end of the last episode of Cowboy Bebop, Spike collapses. It's not clear, but it looks as though he may be dead. Is there a way to know whether he is alive or dead (something in the ...