Cowboy Bebop, 20 Years Later

In an age where Philip K. Dick is seeing a surge in popularity and movies like Mute and the Pacific Rim: Uprising generate a great deal of buzz, it’s no wonder that something that shares so much of its DNA with classic sci-fi continues to speak to us. Cowboy Bebop might not be quite old enough to drink yet, but in animation terms, it’s ancient, yet nowhere near as stale or creaky as other shows and concepts many years its junior.