In November of this year, Netflix will launch its long-awaited live-action adaptation of the movie denim Japanese cartoons. If there are any signs of the opening caption sequence that premiered during Netflix’s Tudum fan event in September, the show will introduce new and old audiences to John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda’s Spike Spiegel, Jet Black and Faye’s mirrored interpretations of Valentine, And many supporting roles.
It was first broadcast on Japanese TV in 1998 and then broadcast in the West in the late-night animation program “Adult Swimming” in 2001. denim It is regarded as a cross-cultural milestone in the history of Japanese animation. The sci-fi new black series directed by Shinichiro Watanabe focuses on the misfortune of the bounty hunter band. The soundtrack is full of appeal, combining jazz music with flashing rock folk songs and melancholic acoustic guitar. The original 26-episode series is a mecca for a generation of anime fans at the turn of the century, and is widely regarded as one of the decisive portal titles of anime media.
The main trailer of the live-action series uses the new arrangement of the theme song “Tank!” by the composer Yoko Kanno to replicate the unique visual effects of the series’ iconic opening title sequence, and deletes some of the most memorable characters and storylines of the original animation With a keen eye, read the trailer carefully. We have listed eight must-see episodes of the original anime series. You should watch these episodes before the live-action adaptation premieres on November 16.Again, you can always just watch the entire series; even after so many years, it is still amazing and continues to play Animation, gourd, And will start playing on Netflix on October 21st.
“Asteroid Blues”, the first episode of the original denim In the anime, the appearance of Asimov and Katerina Sorensang implies that the couple escaped from an unnamed criminal group after stealing an experimental performance enhancing drug called “Blood Eye.” In order to sell enough new drugs to contacts on the Tijuana asteroid (aka “TJ”), the two inevitably met bounty hunter Spike Spiegel and his partner Jet Black. Because they fled to Mars, hoping to start a new life. Asimov’s violent tendencies were exacerbated by his personal use of blood eyes, which created a gap between him and his wife Katerina. Katerina only Want to do something necessary to build a better life. It is not clear how long the pair will appear in the reality show series, but given that their bounty in the series is not particularly high, people think they will appear relatively early.As for the plot itself, “Asteroid Bruce” is an excellent introduction to the universe denim As well as the protagonists of the series Spike Spiegel and Jet Black, they established the characteristic fusion of suspense, conspiracy and action in the series.
“Gateway Random Play”
The woman with a floppy hat on both sides of the gunner wearing a gas mask and looking menacing is Maria Murdoch, the leader of an extremist animal rights organization in the fourth episode of the series “Gateway Shuffle”. Murdoch is a famous criminal with a huge reward. After she and her men inadvertently killed the target they initially tracked, they were taken in by Spike and Jeter. Both shrewd and insane, Murdoch has created a dangerous enemy for the Bebop crew, and their ambitions are simply disastrous. “Gateway Shuffle” is perhaps the most memorable for fans of the series, because its ending is heart-pounding, in which Spike and Fay Valentin ride on their respective ships “Swordfish II” and “Red Tail”, desperately trying to shoot down Yumo Doc hurriedly escaped through the hyperspace gate only a few seconds before closing. This last-minute, last-minute victory cemented the Bebop team’s position as the protagonist you want to support. They may be losers, but they got the job done.
“Song of Fallen Angels”
The image of Spike Spiegel and his former friend, the current enemy Vicious, are locked in a deadly draw, illuminated by stained glass windows, as in the fifth episode “Song of the Fallen Angels” As you can see, it can easily become one of the most eye-catching and iconic shots in the movie. Original animation. This episode is mainly due to the introduction of Vicious, the ruthless members of the Red Dragon Syndicate and Spike’s ex-friends, as well as some first glimpses of Spike’s past before Spike cooperated with Jet to become a bounty hunter.
“Jupiter Jazz (Part 1 and Part 2)”
Mason Alexander Park, a non-binary actor known for his role on the Broadway tour of the United States Hedwig and the angry inch, As Glenn in the live-action adaptation Cowboy Bebop me, In the trailer, he was briefly seen waving two pistols from behind the nightclub bar. As seen in the two-part series “Jupiter Jazz”, Glenn is a saxophone player in a bar on the Moon in Callisto. He has previously worked with Spike’s mortal enemy and the series’ villain Vicious on Titan’s There have been wars on the moon. Glenn was implicated as a spy by Vicious and sentenced to prison. Glenn was unable to accept his former comrades’ betrayal and false accusations against him, and agreed to an experimental drug treatment to calm him down, but the result was that the breasts grew, which was an unexpected side effect of the treatment. When Faye discovered his secret and questioned his gender, Gren replied: “I am a person and not a person.” Speaking of their role, Parker describes their interpretation Glenn is “the Bowie incarnation of the handsome and seductive beauty of the 22nd century.”
“Sir Jupiter” represents the turning point of Spike, Jeter, and Fay; a rift is formed between the three, allowing each of them to begin their own journey through Calisto, and then clarify these lonely, broken people in a way How to find each other’s way to get together again at first.
The guy of African descent doing cartwheels and karate stances is Shaft (no, it’s not That Shaft), a bounty hunter who performed well in episode 17. “Mushroom Samba” is one of the few episodes in the original series centered on the “data dog” Ein rescued by the prodigy hackers Ed and Spike and Jet on Bebop at the end. Stray Dog Pillar ,” the second episode of the series. We haven’t seen the fur and hair of the live-action series’ interpretation of the role of Ed-we don’t even know the actors who played them, let alone whether they appeared in this season. However, the appearance of a one-off character fully known for the character in the Ed-centric episode is a promising hint, and we may not have to wait for the introduction of the character. “Mushroom Samba” is a lively mashup of cartoon farce and a tribute to the loving Blaxploitation, transforming a low-risk bounty into an exhilarating crazy chase across the plains of the Io desert.
“Pierrot Le Fau”
The pale face wearing a top hat and a Victorian neckline with ruffles is the psychic assassin “Crazy Piero” Tongpu, who appeared in the original 20th episode of “Piero Lev” denim Japanese cartoons. The beginning of this episode is the mysterious Tongpu floating over an unremarkable Martian city, then landing on his target and his entourage, hitting their armored car with a bullet fired from the bottom of his cane. Tongpu was not even a reward target in this episode, but when Spike accidentally met an assassin after a harmless night shooting pool, he became the murderer’s latest target and barely escaped his life. One of the few episodes in the play that involves downright horror, “Crazy Clown” is the iconic episode of its fierce cat-and-mouse climax, in which Spike and Tongpu are in an abandoned amusement park called Fight the cat and mouse battle space land.
The guy with the giant teddy bear mask and the smiley bomb detonator alluded to episode 22 denim, “Cowboy Funk.” This episode starts with Spike, telling that Ted Bauer is an anti-capitalist terrorist, aliased “Teddy Bomber”, and then interrupted by Andy; a rich, stupid man , A stubborn self-centered bounty hunter, he is fully committed to being a “cowboy” for bounty hunters, white stallions, etc. Andy mistook Spike for the Teddy bomber, which caused an episode of feud between the two because they kept saving while trying to collect bounties for the real Teddy bomber. Interestingly, despite the appearance of the villain in this episode, Ted is more or less regarded as an afterthought-a fact that is almost as annoying as being interrupted in his lengthy speech.
“Brain Remnant Fan”
A bunch of TVs that look like one Nam June Paik Art Exhibition A visual reference to “Brain Scratch”, episode 23 denimAmong them, Faye, unknown to other Bebop crew members, is undercover as a follower of the apocalyptic cyber cult SCRATCH.The team is led by the elusive Dr. Londes. Dr. Londes is a sinister self-help master, basically boiled down to the combination of Marshall “Do” Applewhite, the founder of Heaven’s Gate, and Dr. Brian O’Blivion in 1983 VCRAfter learning about Faye’s plot to collect bounty in Londes, Spike ventured to rescue Faye on foot, while Jet and Ed used a new VR gaming headset to track the clues of Londes’ whereabouts, hoping to catch him.Although it’s fun Very A weird episode, like similar anime in the 1998s, takes advantage of the zeitgeist of technological anxiety at the turn of the century Serial experiment Lain.