During last weekend's Wonder Festival Winter figures event, maker/distributor Kotobukiya advertised an upcoming scale figure of Cowboy Bebop's Spike Spiegel from their ARTFX J statue line. No preview sketch or prototype was previewed, and the release plans for the figure are listed as to be determined. Check otu the promo material after the jump.
Toshihiro Kawamoto got his start in 1986 anime movie Arion before going on to co-found anime studio Bones and, over the years, serving as animation director/character designer on anime sunch as 1991's Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 and 1998's Cowboy Bebop. These works, along with Wolf's Rain, the opening of which Kawamoto animated, will be the subject of a three decade retrospective at Tokyo Art Gallery "GoFa."
Gaming and miniatures manufacturer Jasco Games has announced that it has acquired the licenses to both Dragon Ball Z and Cowboy Bebop in order to create board and miniatures games based on the properties. Hit the jump for more details
With its movie month over, Toonami is set to introduce its new schedule on Saturday, Januayr 3rd. For the new year, They're bringing back Deadman Wonderland. Plus Cowboy Bebop’s starting over at “Asteroid Blues” for the first time remastered in HD. More after the jump.
Hulu has announced that the streaming service has started streaming anime favorite Cowboy Bebop in its entirety this weekend. The complete English dubbed version is set to launch in 2015. More after the jump.
Fans of Adult Swim's Toonami block have much to look forward to after this month, as the block returns to its normal schedule in January with a couple of surprises. Hit the jump for details.
HD Cowboy Bebop is almost here. The work which becomes a new genre itself will be released on DVD, Blu-ray Amazon and FUNimation exclusive packages on December 16th. Check out the trailer after the jump.
FUNimation had lots of news to announce at this weekend's Otakon, including their plans for a new release of Cowboy Bebop, lots of home video rights to titles they streamed, and Kadokawa licenses including a number of rescues and the Steins;Gate movie. Get the details after the jump.
On the night that Dragon Ball Z movie Cooler's Revenge aired on the Toonami programming of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, FUNimation announced that Dragon Ball Z Kai will be jumping to Toonami, airing starting this fall. Cowboy Bebop will also be returning to the network. Timing on that will be announced later. More after the jump.
FUNimation announced today during their industry panel at Otakon that they have acquired the rights to the remaining episodes of the Fairy Tail anime series currently in existence (up to episode 175.) In addition, FUNimation revealed the release date for Wolf Children. The movie will be available on Blu-ray/DVD Combo on November 11th, 2013. A list of Sunrise anime, including Cowboy Bebop and Code Geass was also rescue licensed. More after the jump.