It was announced yesterday that the canceled Netflix live-action Cowboy Bebop series has managed to snatch a nomination for this year’s Emmy. The series did not do well either among fans or critics. However, almost six months after the show’s release, it looks like it still has more to give.
Cowboy Bebop earns Netflix another Emmy nomination
The Emmy Awards revealed that Netflix’s live-action adaption of Cowboy Bebop had received an Emmy nomination. The series has been nominated for an Emmy in the category of Main Title Design.
The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards staff announced the entire list of candidates for each category, which included this nomination.
Candy, Foundation, Lisey’s Story, Only Murders in the Building, Severance, and Pachinko are among the other titles in the competition. Fans will find out which series wins later this autumn when the Emmy Awards air in September.
Indeed, Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop has an excellent title design, and its style wonderfully captures the anime’s diverse genres. However, the live-action adaption did not get widespread acclaim, something that many live-action adaptations experience.
Cowboy Bebop will not be renewed for a second season due to the show’s mixed reviews and a hefty budget. Cowboy Bebop 2021 has received only one Emmy nomination.
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The minds behind the live-action adaptation
The series was co-produced by Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. Netflix, on the other hand, handled all of the physical production.
The original anime’s director, Shinichiro Watanabe, worked as a consultant on the production.
The live-action Cowboy Bebop premiered on Netflix in November 2021. It was quickly discontinued in December of that year. The series began with John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, Alex Hassell, and Elana Satine.
At the same time, the original voice actors for the Japanese dub dubbed the series’ Japanese audio. The original 1998 anime of the same name was an extremely successful one.
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It is great to see that despite bumpy reviews, the live-action has managed to get some appreciation. Both the original anime and live-action adaptation are currently streaming on Netflix.
Did you guys love the live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop, or did you prefer the original? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.
3 thoughts on “Canceled Netflix Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Manages To Get a 2022 Emmy Nomination”
MorganJuly 20, 2022 at 8:53 am
Netflix was crazy to cancel this show! I have watched it 5x now. I was seriously hoping for at least a second season. But, whatever, they cancelled Altered Carbon only after 2 seasons, so it seems Netflix gets impatient.
R AdkinsOctober 31, 2022 at 11:54 pm
The live action Cowboy Beebop, is a very beautifully made show, the characters are very engaging and there’s a real swing and swagger to the show, aided by some seriously cool, sexy music. And the dog that plays Ein is so sweet and such a great character. I love the different take on this than the animation. I’ve seen it this show eight times now. BRING it back ?
R AdkinsNovember 1, 2022 at 1:15 am
Bring back Cowboy Beebop Netflix you stupid people, you shouldn’t have cancelled this show? You get your subscription money anyway. You gave The umberella Academy a second season, why not Cowboy Beebop? Oh I see, it’s about money and ratings, but the charter and storytelling comes last, well 100,000 people petitioned for its return, so did I. Listen to the people or we’ll take our money elsewhere ?