Cowboy Bebop Crew Member’s Child Friends Told Him, “Don’t worry.”
Cowboy Bebop costume designer Jane Holland reveals her teenage friends told her not to mess up the Netflix adaptation.
Costume designer Jane Holland spoke about how her teenage children’s friends told her not to mess up the Netflix adaptation of Cowboy Bebop.
In a video posted by Still Watching Netflix on Twitter, Holland said, âYou know I have a few teenagers in my house who have friends who watch cartoons. When I got the job, I kinda so said, “Do one of you know Cowboy Bebop? ‘ And they were like, ‘What? Cowboy Bebop? Yeah yeah.’ They knew about the anime and I said, ‘No, no, no, we’re doing live-action.’ And they sort of said, âAh what? And then they just said, ‘Don’t screw him up.’ “
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âMy thing I really want is for these teens to be like, ‘No, you didn’t screw it up,’ Holland said.
The original Cowboy Bebop is one of the most famous animes of the past two decades. Although it only lasted one season, its 26 episodes have garnered a cult following over the years, inspiring not only Netflix’s live-action adaptation, but several video games and a sci-fi animated film. entitled Cowboy Bebop: Knocking on Heaven’s Door.
The Netflix version of the cult classic only ran for eight episodes, with one of its lead cast, John Cho, describing it as an expensive piece of fan fiction. The adaptation sought to translate the unique aesthetic of the original anime into live-action, with Netflix bringing darker tones into play for certain aspects of the story, such as the backstory of Spike and Vicious and the origin of the story. ‘Ein, the hyper-intelligent dog found in the Bebop.
Fan favorite characters, such as Radical Edward, are featured in the series as well. Ed’s actor Eden Perkins opened up about her experience as a talented teenage hacker, sharing, âEd is such an amazing character. She’s so incredibly alive and she brings energy wherever she goes. looking at all the scenes in Ed’s anime, she’s so cool, she’s an amazing character, and i really identify with her actually and it was so, so incredibly exciting to be played like her. One of my favorite Ed moments from the anime is definitely when there’s a bounty on the Bebop, and he’s being mean to Ein and Ed just fell, banged him on the head and started to kick him. bite. It’s really amazing. “
The first season of live-action Cowboy Bebop is available to stream on Netflix, which means reviews are pouring in. While reviews were relatively positive at first, the series received a mostly negative reaction from critics, who pointed out that the adaptation didn’t quite recreate what had been around for 23 years.
Season 1 of Cowboy Bebop is streaming on Netflix.
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