Cowboy Bebop - The Movie
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie comes to DVD from Columbia TriStar with a widescreen transfer. Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound audio is presented in the original Japanese theatrical version, the fine English dub, or French stereo. Subtitles are available in English and French. The special features start out with two ten-minute featurettes. "From the Small Screen to the Big Screen" is made up of interviews about the production process with the director, character designers, and other crew members. "International Appeal: What's Not to Like?" features a discussion about the show's popularity, as well as a conversation with composer Yoko Kanno about her musical influences. Each individual character gets his or her own featurette, including a profile and interviews with the Japanese and English voice actors and ADR supervisor. The disc also includes conceptual artwork galleries, storyboard comparisons, theatrical trailers, and music videos for "Ask DNA" and "Gotta Knock a Little Harder." This disc is highly recommended for space cowboys everywhere.