Cowboy Bebop is a sci-fi dramedy anime by Shinichirō Watanabe’s, is getting a live-action restart coming to Netflix – here’s when it will be released and what its plot will be. While fans have been jumpy about the agreement’s ability to take the unique power of the adored series, the choice to bring on maker, Shinichirō Watanabe, as the original composer and a creative consultant, Yoko Kanno, to compose the sound for the live-action series signal which the makers want to do right by the series.
The variation of this fan-loving anime regarding a group of hippie bounty hunters has gone through some big delays since it was revealed in June of 2017. First, John Cho, as the lead role of Spike Spiegel, backed a serious knee injury while filming that halted production for about 7 – 8 months. Then, COVID-19 which paused all projects on hold for health and safety concerns, mainly as shooting locations of Cowboy Bebop in New Zealand.
Thus, as things have started to open back up, executive producers Marty Adelstein and Jeff Pinkner, and writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach have been mocking fans with news about the series’ progress.
Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Show Release Date
While the live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation was originally decided to release in 2020, likely in the spring or summer, but John Cho’s knee injury and the coronavirus pandemic resulted in slowed of production for quite a while. Now, we can expect the series to be released by 2021. While everyone has been excited about when the release date will be exactly because they’re still not sure when the season one will be completed and ready for release after the so many delays, everyone is sure that fans will be able to see the Cowboy Bebop adaptation experience sometime in 2021 with many other films which have been postponed amid coronavirus.
Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Show Story Details
Fans of Cowboy Bebop are a bit nervous about seeing a live-action reprise of the loved anime, as the interesting combination of comedy and science fiction mixed with a sort of other genres with a wacky jazz theme to make it tough to recreate and the main behind Cowboy Bebop still holds up over 20-years later.