Cowboy Bebop: The 20th Anniversary Binge Sessions

1998, 26 episodes x 25 minutes (total runtime: 650m), Japan

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened April 22, 2018

Part of the program

Presented by the New York Asian Film Festival and Anime NYC with Quad Cinema

All 26 episodes of the 1998 genre-blending Sunrise TV anime!

The adventures of the irresistibly entertaining motley crew of outer-space bounty hunters is coming to New York City for a 20th anniversary all-day marathon of the show that redefined anime as an art form. Discover (or rediscover) Yoko Kanno’s legendary soundtrack and director Shinichiro Watanabe’s brilliant synthesis of genres as diverse as heroic bloodshed flicks à la John Woo, westerns, and yakuza cinema, in an unforgettable series presented for your bingeing pleasure on the big screen. 3, 2, 1… Let’s Jam!

Cosplay is encouraged, with a cosplay contest and additional activities between episodes. Prizes include Anime NYC weekend tickets and Cowboy Bebop goods from Japan.

Episodes 1-8: 12.00pm to 3.15pm

Episodes 9-16: 4.00pm to 7.15pm

Episodes 17-26: 8.00pm to 12.00am

In Japanese with English subtitles

$30 advance tickets
$35 at the door/day of

A film by Shinichirō Watanabe