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.
Few conversations about fan favorite anime composers and soundtracks can avoid revolving around the axis of Yoko Kanno. Some of her best regarded work is now arriving in the US iTunes music store thanks to a release by FlyingDog. More after the jump.
Today TeeFury, a site that offers t-shirt designs exclusively for 24 hours, is presenting a pair of t-shirts inspired by the the anime which has become a genre unto itself that shall be called Cowboy Bebop. CoD Designs' "Space Western" is up against Matt Parsons' "Let's Jam" for the rest of the day. Get a look after the jump.
JHA (Japan Handcraft Watch Association) started offering a new wristwatch inspired by a popular robot anime series in the 1980s, Armored Trooper Votoms on July 20. The company has released many collaboration wristwatches with popular anime titles including Cowboy Bebop and The Big O. Check the product photos after the jump.
This August's Otakon 20 is getting a very special guest in the form of director, screenwriter, and music producer Shinichiro Watanabe, best known for directing 1998's Cowboy Bebop. Read on for more.
has posted a new Cosplay Confidential video, following Meg Turney as she prepares for and travels to Planet Comicon in Kansas City, Missouri with her Judy Cosplay from Cowboy Bebop. Get a look after the jump.
During his appearance at MCM London Comic Con 2013, Red Carpet News TV had the opportunity to speak with anime director Shinichiro Watanabe. The conversation covered his popular Cowboy Bebop, recent Kids on the Slope and upcoming sci-fi comedy. Get a look after the jump.
Sometimes fans get to enjoy the singing talents of certain voice actors in the openings and endings of anime and character songs, and many of them display great singing skills. Goo Ranking posted the result of the Top 10 Voice Actors Who Can Sing, as voted on by NTT customers in Japan. See the result after the jump!
Looks like Cowboy Bebop isn't entirely forgotten in its mother country. At the Tokyo International Anime Fair, Sunrise (the people behind the TV series) tweeted photos of character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto sketching the cast at bones' (the people behind the movie) event booth. Get a look after the jump.
Good news, one of the top sets of anime soundtracks is returning to Japan after a stretch of being out of print. Better yet, the reissues are reduced in price! Well, get really jazzed up because a slate of lauded composer Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop work is due out December 21, 2012. Get the details after the jump.
In interviews with Spanish anime sites Deculture.es and koi-nya.net at Granada's Ficzone, anime director Shinichiro Watanabe revealed that he's attached to plans for two upcoming anime series from Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door's BONES and Kids on the Slope's MAPPA. More after the jump.
Good news for anime fans who still have cable service. Jason DeMarco, VP of strategic marketing for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, revealed on Twitter that starting next week, the Toonami programming block "expands to 6 hours from midnight-6am, without repeating from 3a-6a." See what they're adding after the jump.