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Old 10-10-14, 03:26 PM   #1
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Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray



Amazon Exclusive Edition | MSRP: $99.98 - Release date: December 16, 2014

Buy the Amazon Exclusive Edition and receive:
  • Complete TV series on Blu-ray and DVD (combo pack)
  • Exclusive Limited Edition clamshell art box
  • 140 page black and white art book
  • 48 page vibrant, full-color art book
  • 227 minutes of on-disc extras, including the original English cast feature "Dinner aboard the Bebop"
  • Order now - only 10,000 available!



FUNimation Exclusive Edition | MSRP: $89.98 - Release date: December 16, 2014

Buy the FUNimation Exclusive Edition and receive:
  • Complete TV series on Blu-ray and DVD (combo pack)
  • Exclusive Limited Edition tri-fold packaging in the style of a vintage record cover
  • Display easel for packaging
  • Four exclusive art cards
  • Exclusive art card with foil-stamped autograph from director Shinichiro Watanabe
  • 227 minutes of on-disc extras, including the original English cast feature "Dinner Aboard the Bebop"
  • Order now - only 2,500 available!



Standard Edition (available with all retailers) | MSRP: $59.98 (DVD only MSRP is $49.98) - Release date: December 16, 2014
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Contains episodes 1-26.

Special Features: Cowboy Bebop Session #0, Memo from Bebop: The Dub Sessions Remembered, Ein's Summer Vacation, "Tank!" Full-Size Music Clip, Interview with Wendee Lee, Interview with Sean Akins, Episode Commentary (1, 5, 10, 17, 24), Original Openings and Closings, Textless Openings and Closings, U.S. Trailer, Trailers.

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

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Old 10-10-14, 03:37 PM   #2
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

I'll buy this when it inevitably has a price drop. I don't watch or collect much anime anymore, but this and Lain are two I want to own.
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

Probably just going to get the standard release, though the Amazon exclusive is intriguing but I can see putting out that much extra for it. No interest in the Funimation exclusive.
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

The Amazon exclusive edition is pretty awesome, but I can't think of the last time I burnt $100 on anime. Like a decade ago? Don't have the money to waste that I used to when I was younger, I've got kids and stuff now

What's the details on the PQ on this? Did they grab a new film transfer or something or is this just a fancy upconvert?
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

Hmm, this sounds kind of awesome.
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Old 10-11-14, 07:52 PM   #6
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

The extra features involving the voice cast seems to be focused mainly on the English cast(ie Dinner on the Bebop) which is too bad. I want to see more interviews with the original Japanese voice cast, and get their in depth perspective on what they think of the show in hindsight. An extended interview with Yoko Kanno is also welcomed
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Old 10-18-14, 04:34 PM   #7
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

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Probably just going to get the standard release, though the Amazon exclusive is intriguing but I can see putting out that much extra for it. No interest in the Funimation exclusive.
What's funny is I feel the exact opposite looking at the photos. I love the design of the Funimation one and don't care for the Amazon one. I may well spring for the Funimation one now that I have seen it. I just wish they weren't included a bunch of wasted DVDs. Makes no sense to me.
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Old 10-18-14, 05:42 PM   #8
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So neither exclusive release features any additional bonus features? I like the Amazon exclusive, but for significantly less money, I would just take the 4 disc blu-ray set without either of the art books.
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Old 10-24-14, 07:16 PM   #9
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

FUNimation Shop Halloween Promo Coupon Codes:
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10% off your $50 purchase - Use promocode TREAT10
15% off your $75 purchase - Use promocode TREAT15
20% off your $150 purchase - Use promocode TREAT20
Example: Cowboy Bebop: Complete Collection (Blu-ray / DVD Combo) (FUNimation Shop Exclusive)
  • $64.98 - $6.50 (10% off coupon: TREAT10) = $58.48
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Old 10-25-14, 03:53 PM   #10
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FUNimation Shop Halloween Promo Coupon Codes:


Example: Cowboy Bebop: Complete Collection (Blu-ray / DVD Combo) (FUNimation Shop Exclusive)
  • $64.98 - $6.50 (10% off coupon: TREAT10) = $58.48
Do they charge you now or when it ships?
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Old 10-25-14, 04:47 PM   #11
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

I'm not really in touch with anime. Cowboy Bebop is something that I love inside and out, and have to have.
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Old 10-25-14, 06:20 PM   #12
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Do they charge you now or when it ships?
They don't charge until it ships, but your card will have a pre-authorization check. Some people have issues checking out logging in (if you signed on the site), so checking out as a guest could work better.
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Old 10-27-14, 05:24 PM   #13
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FUNimation Shop Halloween Promo Coupon Codes:


Example: Cowboy Bebop: Complete Collection (Blu-ray / DVD Combo) (FUNimation Shop Exclusive)
  • $64.98 - $6.50 (10% off coupon: TREAT10) = $58.48
Just wanted to say thanks for the post! I canceled my other pre-order and reordered with the discount. Always nice to save a few bucks!
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Old 10-27-14, 05:35 PM   #14
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

I went ahead and pre-ordered with the discount. I was stuck there for a bit, because I am not sure if I'm getting this for review, so I covered all of my bases.
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Old 10-31-14, 08:24 AM   #15
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Just fyi for those on the fence with the new set that includes the dvds, I just sold my old complete series dvd set and netted $30 after fees at Half.com. So getting this new deluxe set from Funimation for less than 30 bucks is perfect.
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Re: Cowboy Bebop TV series on Blu-ray

Is the FUNimation Exclusive Edition just an envelope with slats cut into it? I hate that style. The Amazon one at least has a plastic case. But the price difference... tough choice.
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Old 11-21-14, 10:50 PM   #17
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Looks like the show is also getting added to FUNi's streaming service. Episodes 1-4 are already up (Sub & Dub).
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Old 11-25-14, 11:11 PM   #19
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I know a lot of people bitched about it but I like the packaging for the funimation exclusive.

Looking forward to getting mine.
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Yeah, I've got the LP version coming. I guess I'll file it with my records.
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I got my shipping notice.
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Pissed I sat on this and missed both collector versions. Just slipped my mind until it was too late
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I forgot about it too. Guess I'll wait for a price drop on the standard version.
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I forgot about it too. Guess I'll wait for a price drop on the standard version.
The standard on Amazon just had a small price-drop. Probably the lowest it's going to go for a few months.
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