Anime from Music Video: Cowboy Bebop
Song: August Moon by Dylan In The Movies
Fellow Cowboy Bebop fans, do you remember that very first time you finished watching the last episode?
This amv is dedicated to the memory of Spike and the whole Bebop crew: they fought, they laughed and they bled with one another and somehow through it all, they became a family. It's dedicated to that moment when we all knew, when Faye and Jet knew, that we had finally come to the end, our last adventure with Spike. On a night like that, it felt like there was no one else around, under the august moon where Spike would fall forever, and we could no longer hold onto him.
"Why do you have to go? Where are you going? What are you going to do, just throw your life away, like it was nothing?"
"I'm not going there to die. I'm going to find out if I'm really alive. I have to do it, Faye."
After all these years, we still miss you, Spike. Bebop is still my favorite anime of all time. Thank you for being so timeless.~Almost
I hope you all enjoy the video.
For the next AMV this is the creators first attempt at an AMV.
The song used is Teardrop by Massive Attack.
The video pacing, scene selection and song all work together beautifully! An ideal AMV, and spectacular 1st attempt. Hopefully this creator keeps up the good work, and explores some advanced compositing techniques.
The Plot Behind Cowboy Bebob
The universe of Cowboy Bebop opens decades after the explosion of an experimental warp gateway has caused major damage to the Moon and bathed the Earth with radiation, leaving an asteroid ring that threatens the surface with daily meteorite bombardments. Survivors have virtually abandoned the barely-habitable Earth to colonize the inner planets, the asteroid belt and the moons of Jupiter, with the entire solar system accessible via reliable warp gates. Government corruption is rampant, and Interplanetary crime syndicates exert influence over the government and the Inter-Solar System Police (ISSP), limiting their effectiveness in dealing with crime. As a result, a bounty system similar to that in the Old West is established to deal with fugitives, terrorists and other criminals.
Set 2071, and follows the adventures of the crew of the spaceship Bebop are a partnership of bounty hunters, called "cowboys", who travel the Solar System trying to apprehend bounties. Initially the series follows the two principle case members :Jet Black, the owner of the Bebop and main protagonist Spike Spiegel. However, during its travels, the Bebop rapidly gains new crew members, much to the visible annoyance of both Jet and Spike. Most episodes revolve around attempts to bring in a specific bounty. Some of the Bebop's varied targets include small time thugs, gangsters, hackers (known as "net divers" in slang), religious leaders, psychopaths, genetic experiments, mutant creatures and petty thieves. Though the characters advertise themselves as self-interested, their actions frequently show that they are sympathetic to the plight of others. On several occasions, the crew forgoes the chance to collect bounty rewards upon learning of the circumstances of their targets. The crew of the Bebop spends much of its time on Mars, the new central hub of human civilization.
Occasionally the Bebop crew members' pasts catch up with them, and the show regularly turns to the history of the main characters in flashbacks. Spike's past as a syndicate enforcer is a major element of the series, while other episodes deal with Jet's previous occupation as a police officer on Ganymede, Faye's mysterious past and significant debt problems, and Ed's childhood. The day-to-day life of the crew is also explored during the series. A major recurring theme is the chronic lack of money, a situation that is not helped by the crew's frequent inability to collect on bounties. This results in the general disrepair of the Bebop and common shortages of food.
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