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Cowboy Bebop 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Pre-orders Open

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A new Blu-ray for Cowboy Bebop is going on sale for the series’ 25th Anniversary. The legendary 1998 anime series will get a touch-up for the physical Cowboy Bebop 25th Anniversary Blu-ray set. Pre-orders for the sets opened on Amazon and Right Stuf. [Thanks, Wario64!]

The new Cowboy Bebop Blu-ray sets include a 25th Anniversary Limited Edition and a Special Edition. Both editions have five discs and identical bonus content. However, the Limited Edition, which costs $84.98, includes 5 metal art cards that can be swapped to change the front cover of the included collector’s box. The Special Edition costs $64.98. Both sets ship on April 4, 2023.

As for the bonus content, the sets include the following, spread out across the five discs. Some of the listed bonus content was also included in the existing Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Blu-ray edition. The new items include Dinner Aboard the Bebop, a new 25-year retrospective feature, and an interview with Koichi Yamadera from the 20th anniversary.

  • Session #1 Audio Commentary with Koichi Yamadera (Spike) and Unsho Ishizuka (Jet)
  • Session #5 Audio Commentary with Wendee Lee (Faye) and ADR Producer Yutaka Maseba
  • Session #10 Audio Commentary with Wendee Lee (Faye) and ADR Producer Yutaka Maseba
  • Session #17 Audio Commentary with Director Shinichiro Watanabe and Composer Yoko Kanno
  • Session #24 Audio Commentary with Megumi Hayashibara (Faye) and Aoi Tada (Ed)
  • Cowboy Bebop Session #0
  • Interview with Wendee Lee (English Voice of Faye Valentine)
  • Interview with Cartoon Network Producer Sean Akins
  • Original Opening Song
  • Textless Opening Song
  • Original Closing Song
  • Textless Closing Song
  • Original Closing Song Ep. 13
  • Textless Closing Song Ep. 13
  • Original Closing Song Ep. 26
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Memo from Bebop: The Dub Sessions Remembered
  • Ein’s Summer Vacation
  • Tank! Full-Size Music Clip
  • Tank! Club Remix Music Clip -UK Version-
  • Dinner Aboard the Bebop
  • Cowboy Bebop: A 25 Year Retrospective
  • Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary: Interview with Koichi Yamadera

The Cowboy Bebop 25th Anniversary Blu-ray set is available to pre-order. The series is also available to stream on Netflix, which hosts a single-season live-action adaptation.

Josh Tolentino
Josh Tolentino is Senior Staff Writer at Siliconera. He previously helped run Japanator, prior to its merger with Siliconera. He's also got bylines at Destructoid, GameCritics, The Escapist, and far too many posts on Twitter.