Netflix Releases Mini Episode of Pending ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Series

Netflix Oct. 19 released a mini episode of “Cowboy Bebop,” the live-action adaptation of the eponymous anime series that ran in the 1990s. The full 10-episode series streams on Nov. 19.

The original Japanese sci-fi neo-noir anime series featured 26 episodes set in 2071 showcasing a trio of bounty hunters traveling in their Bebop spacecraft.

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The Netflix mini episode, “Cowboy Bebop: Lost Session,” stars John Cho as Spike Spiegel, Daniella Pineda as Faye Valentine, and Mustafa Shakir as Jet Black, in their pursuit the main protagonist Vicious (Alex Hassell).

Netflix hired the show’s original anime illustrator, Shinichiro Watanabe, and composer, Yoko Kanno, to set the musical tone.