Netflix Launches Live Action Trailer For Legendary Animated Series; Fans react [Watch]
Netflix released the official live-action trailer for the highly anticipated Japanese sci-fi anime “Cowboy Bebop” on Tuesday.
The two-minute and 29-second trailer opens with John Cho’s character named Spike Spiegel standing on an airstrip facing the city, asking a question, “So what the hell are you doing?” bring back from the dead? “
The next scene shows a huge sign saying: “Welcome to New Tijuana”.
Spiegel tells Ana (played by Tamara Tunie) that he did a job a week ago, “a bounty”. He further talks about his partner Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) before Ana asks, “Does he know what you were?”
After a gunshot scene Ana asked if she would ever see him again and Spiegel replied, “They tried to kill me, if you need to find me I go through Spike Spiegel these days.”
The sleek trailer additionally shows action-packed scenes between Cho, Shakir, and Daniella Pineda.
âWhatever happensâ¦ happens. John Cho, Daniella Pineda and Mustafa Shakir star in Cowboy Bebop, landing November 19,â the streaming giant wrote on Twitter.
It seems like users online are all excited about the upcoming series.
A fan demand, “First good live animated film coming up?” Â»While another user find the really impressive trailer. âI know Cowboy Bebop is this huge thing that people obsess over. I don’t know. But it sounds crazy,â the user wrote.
However, some were not happy with the cast, most notably that of Cho, who is 50 years old while the real character is only 27 years old.
The action-packed series consists of 10 episodes and revolves around three bounty hunters. Netflix released another teaser last week with original Yoko Kanno background music.
The teaser featured a background song, titled âGreen Bird,â which was popularly played in the anime’s âBallad of Fallen Angelsâ episode.
The series will be released on November 19 and is directed by Alex Garcia Lopez.