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‘Cowboy Bebop’: Did Live-Action Series Producers Forget Faye Valentine was Chinese?

Netflix announced the main cast of their live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop on Thursday, and many sites and pundits sighed with relief that they didn’t “whitewash” the whole cast, going for diverse and color-blind choices: John Cho playing Spike Spiegel, Mustafar Shakir playing Jet, Daniella Pineda playing Faye Valentine, and Alex Russell playing Spike’s friend-turned-nemesis […]

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Blade Runner Black Out 2022 Anime Short Film Hits CrunchyRoll

The release date for Blade Runner 2049 is getting closer, and that means the replicants are getting restless. Previously announced, an anime prequel of sorts to the continuation of the classic science-fiction noir tale has been released. Crunchyroll has the short anime film titled Blade Runner Black Out 2022, and it was just released this morning! You […]

Breaking: Blade Runner Gets Animated Prequel Short From Cowboy Bebop Creator

Well that’s a nice present for a Thursday evening: Blade Runner 2049 apparently has has an animated short coming out which has been developed by Shinichirō Watanabe, the creative mind behind the anime classic Cowboy Bebop. Titled Blade Runner: Black Out 2022, it’s set to release on September 26th, ahead of the main feature film’s release on […]