Netflix’s Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Is ‘Expansion’ of Anime Canon, Not ‘Exact Same Meal’

Netflix’s Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Is ‘Expansion’ of Anime Canon, Not ‘Exact Same Meal’
Cowboy Bebop” purists should know now that Netflix’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic anime won’t be a beat-for-beat remake. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, Netflix showrunner André Nemec stressed that his live-action “Cowboy Bebop” is an “expansion to the canon” that will “add things” to the anime’s mythos and not be a straightforward adaptation.

“I promise we will never take the original anime away from the purists. It will always exist out there,” Nemec said. “But I’m very excited about the stories that we’re telling. I believe we’ve done a really nice job of not violating the canon in any direction but merely offering some extra glimpses into the world that was already created.”

Nemec continued, “We got under the skin of who the live-action characters were going to be. I think that the poetic nature of the anime absolutely allowed
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