Cowboy Bebop: The Movie


1h 56m 2002

Brief Synopsis

2071 A.D. Planet Mars. On the eve Halloween, a tanker explodes killing and injuring more than 500 people on a freeway in the crater of Alba City. The damage extends beyond one kilometer from the center of explosion. The use of biological or chemical weapon is heavily suspected. The reward is W300,00

Film Details

Also Known As
Cowboy Be-Bop: la película, Cowboy Bebop, Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Destination Films (Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment)/Samuel Goldwyn Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Synopsis

2071 A.D. Planet Mars. On the eve Halloween, a tanker explodes killing and injuring more than 500 people on a freeway in the crater of Alba City. The damage extends beyond one kilometer from the center of explosion. The use of biological or chemical weapon is heavily suspected. The reward is W300,000,000.00 (Mars currency) to find out the perpetrator. Short of funds as usual, the crew of the Bebop is lured into the investigation by the staggering amount of money they could possibly receive for being able to accurately point the blame. They start a search on their own, and so begins the adventures of the young slacker, Spike Spiegel, and his cohort, the ex-cop, Jet Black, leading their gang of bounty hunters on the trail of an elusive nemesis.

Crew

Chieko Abe

Animator

Koji Abe

Sound Recordist

Takashi Abe

Production Coordinator

Takao Abo

Animator

Mariko Aikawa

Animator

Naoki Amano

Production Coordinator

Ayumi Ando

Painter

Masahiro Andou

Animator

Masahiro Andou

Animation Director

Keiko Anno

Animator

Takashi Aoi

Background Artist

Keiko Aoki

Executive Producer

Koichi Arai

Animator

Tatsuro Arai

Animator

Kazuhisa Asai

Background Artist

Kazuhisa Asai

Assistant Art Director

Takeaki Bunno

Animator

Takeaki Bunno

Animation Director

Zhou Peng Cheng

Animator

Hyun Mi Cho

Animator

Jin-hee Choi

Animator

Bai Chuan

Animator

Zhao Xiang Chun

Animator

Les Claypool

Sound Supervisor

Hisashi Eguchi

Animator

Masahiro Emoto

Animator

Hanako Enomoto

Animator

Chen Yong Feng

Animator

Takashi Fujita

Animator

Taro Fukino

Animator

Hiroshi Fukuda

Camera Operator

Kiyoshi Fukumoto

Unit Director

Noriko Fukushima

Animator

Takaaki Fukuyo

Animator

Tomoyuki Fuziwara

Animator

Jin Gong

Animator

Kawamoto Goto

Animation Director

Masami Goto

Storyboard Artist

Masami Goto

Animation Director

Masami Goto

Animator

Shouko Hagiwara

Animator

Marc Handler

Screenplay

Miyuki Harada

Animator

Atsushi Hasebe

Animator

Atsushi Hasebe

Animation Director

Takuya Hasegawa

Sound Effects

Toshio Hasegawa

Special Effects

Yuka Hasegawa

Animator

Katsuhiro Hashi

Background Artist

Junichi Hashimoto

Animator

Asuka Hata

Animator

Kaoru Hayashida

Animator

Sachiyo Hiraide

Animator

Shuichi Hirata

Background Artist

Yoshinori Hishinuma

Background Artist

Yukiko Hitomi

Animator

Sin A Hong

Animator

Takumi Honma

Background Artist

Naoko Horikawa

Visual Effects

Takayuki Horikoshi

Producer

Yutaka Hoshiba

Special Effects

Yutaka Hoshida

Visual Effects

Eiji Hotta

Assistant

Yumi Hunamoto

Animator

Soon Ha Hwang

Animator

Satoru Ichikawa

Camera Operator

Genji Ikeda

Animator

Isamu Imakake

Animator

Toshie Inomata

Animator

Kentaro Inoue

Animator

Yukako Inoue

Music

Yasuhiro Irie

Storyboard Artist

Kiyomi Ishiwata

Animator

Yasuhisa Isobe

Background Artist

Yukimi Isozaki

Animator

Hiroaki Itabe

Assistant Editor

Sagako Itakura

Background Artist

Ichiro Itano

Animator

Kumiko Ito

Camera Operator

Ryota Ito

Animator

Sachiko Ito

Animator

Shuichi Ito

Camera Operator

Takeshi Ito

Animator

Takeshi Ito

Animation Director

Yoshiyuki Ito

Animator

Yoshiyuki Ito

Animation Director

Kiyohiro Iwasaki

Background Artist

Yutaka Izubuchi

Storyboard Artist

Heo Jin Jean

Animator

Daichi Kagawa

Production Coordinator

Michiko Kagawa

Animator

Noriko Kai

Animator

Shinichi Kaji

Animator

Shuichi Kakesu

Editor

Manabu Kamino

Assistant Editor

Tomie Kamiyama

Animator

Nao Kamoshida

Animator

Hiroko Kanehara

Animator

Haruyo Kanesaku

Producer

Takanobu Kannno

Background Artist

Yoko Kanno

Music

Yumiko Katayama

Color

Ai Kato

Animator

Kumiko Kato

Animator

Tomomi Kato

Sound

Hitoshi Katsura

Animator

Takashi Kawaguchi

Animator

Toshihiro Kawamoto

Animation Director

Toshihiro Kawamoto

Character Designer

Toshihiro Kawamoto

Storyboard Artist

Rei Kawano

Background Artist

Toshiyuki Kawano

Animator

Hirotsugu Kawasaki

Animator

Eizo Kawata

Animator

Jeng Hoon Kim

Animator

Mi-kyung Kim

Other

Nan Young Kim

Animator

Sungrae Kim

Animator

Kunihiko Kimura

Animator

Yoshiko Kishi

Visual Effects

Ai Kitajima

Animator

Yoshinori Kitsugi

Camera Operator

Katsuyoshi Kobayashi

Sound

Hiroyuki Kobe

Animator

Satoshi Koike

Animator

Shinya Kokaji

Animator

Eiji Komatsu

Animator

Masatomo Komine

Animator

Takahiro Komori

Storyboard Artist

Yosiharu Kudo

Animator

Akiko Kumada

Animator

Masahiro Kumagai

Camera Operator

Shingo Kuragari

Animator

Shizuo Kurahashi

Sound Effects

Yoshimi Kurata

Camera Operator

Chizuko Kusunoki

Animator

Tomoya Kuwahara

Animator

Mi Kyung

Animator

Eun A Lee

Animator

Hurn Mee Lee

Animator

Hye Yeon Lee

Other

Seong Jin Lee

Animator

Young Sang Lee

Other

Jung Yeol Lim

Animator

Niu Wen Lin

Animator

Hidenori Maeda

Animator

Seimei Maeda

Animator

Setsuko Maruhashi

Camera Operator

Yu Maruyama

Animator

Osamu Maseba

Production Coordinator

Yutaka Maseba

Producer

Izumi Masui

Animator

Keisuke Masunaga

Animator

Kenji Matano

Animator

Tetsuaki Matsuda

Animator

Hiroki Matsumoto

Background Artist

Takako Matsumoto

Visual Effects

Takuya Matsumura

Animator

Mary Elizabeth Mcglynn

Adr

Tian Yong Mei

Animator

Michael Miller

Adr

Masahiko Minami

Producer

Wang Li Ming

Animator

Hitomi Misaki

Animator

Venit Mitrsanthea

Animator

Susumu Mitsunaka

Animator

Kazuhiro Miwa

Animator

Tadaaki Miyata

Animation Director

Tadaaki Miyata

Animator

Tomoki Mizuno

Animator

Atsushi Morikawa

Art Director

Atsushi Morikawa

Background Artist

Hiromitsu Morishita

Animator

Yasuko Moriya

Animator

Tae Motodate

Animator

Badintr Mudla

Animator

Yasushi Muraki

Animator

Satsuki Muramatsu

Animator

Shuko Murase

Animator

Mutsumi Murata

Animator

Akemi Nagao

Visual Effects

Tetuhiko Nagashima

Background Artist

Masafumi Nakagawa

Animator

Norifumi Nakamura

Background Artist

Yutaka Nakamura

Storyboard Artist

Yutaka Nakamura

Animation Director

Keiya Nakano

Animator

Kyoko Nakayama

Background Artist

Shihoko Nakayama

Color

Shihoko Nakayama

Visual Effects

Hiromitsu Narumi

Background Artist

Takahiro Ninagawa

Animator

Naoko Nishihashi

Animator

Tetsuya Nishio

Animator

Yudai Niwa

Animator

Keiko Nobumoto

Screenplay

Hiroyoshi Noguchi

Animator

James L Noland

Adr

Shigemi Ogawa

Camera Operator

Noriko Ohashi

Background Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Cowboy Be-Bop: la película, Cowboy Bebop, Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Destination Films (Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment)/Samuel Goldwyn Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States April 4, 2002

Released in United States on Video June 24, 2003

Released in United States Spring April 4, 2003

Based on the popular Japanese animated television show "Cowboy Bebop," originally telecast in Japan, premiering October 23, 1998. In 2001, the show was dubbed in English and began its telecast as part of Cartoon Network's "Adult Swim" programming block, aimed at adults ages 18 to 34.

Tokyo Laboratory color

Limited Release in United States April 4, 2002

Released in United States Spring April 4, 2003

Released in United States on Video June 24, 2003