I don’t know much about figure skating. But I know that figure skater Kevin Reynolds, who performed to the Cowboy Bebop theme song while dressed as the show’s main character Spike, totally nailed it.
Cowboy Bebop has been off the air for nearly 15 years—but its legacy remains potent. Case in point: A new exhibition of science-fiction-inspired sculptures and artworks includes a brand new sculpture of Faye Valentine, one of the show’s kickass space bounty hunters.
The first footage for the newest Gundam series Thunderbolt has arrived, and it’s exciting for a couple of reasons: 1) it’s based on a hit manga that takes place during the events of the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam anime series, and 2) it looks and sounds just like a Cowboy Bebop sequel.
Greetings, mail minions! Let's just get right into it, because today I'm tackling the tough questions and big topics! Race! The Ant-Man trailer! 3) Star Wars minutia! And Spider-Woman's boobs! (As opposed to her butt, thank goodness.) It's something for everybody!
All right, space cowboys. Start saving your woolongs, because the Cowboy Bebop anime series finally comes to Blu-ray on December 16th, courtesy of Funimation. There's a limited edition which comes with special packaging, a display easel, some art cards and more, but here's the lengthy list of extras both version…
We're beyond excited about Space Dandy, a brand new anime from the folks who brought you Cowboy Bebop and Fullmetal Alchemist. And now, this new teaser trailer reveals it's coming to Adult Swim's Toonami... in January!
Last night, Breaking Bad broke us once and for all, with a fitting ending that gave us tons of closure. But many of our favorite TV shows have straight-up kicked us in the teeth on their way out. Here are the most brutal series finales of science fiction and fantasy TV shows.
We've got a long wait for Guardians of the Galaxy. There's no Stainless Steel Rat movie. But luckily, to fill the gap, there's Shinichiro Watanabe's Space Dandy, the new anime series debuting in early 2014.
Dear anime fans who have been waiting for a truly HD version of the Cowboy Bebop: Your wait is almost over. At Otakon this past weekend, Funimation announced they "rescued" over a dozen Bandai Entertainment titles, and will finally be releasing a Blu-ray version of Bebop in America next year.
They say the truest test of a man is his ability to grow and maintain facial hair. Admittedly, I have no idea who "they" are in this instance, but its obvious why they're preoccupied with what happens above and below a man's lips — it can make the difference between shame and dignity, between class and boorishness,…
Science fiction gives us space wars and robot uprisings, but there's nothing as huge and awesome as a love story that spans star systems or timelines. Here's our list of the top 10 greatest romances in science fiction.
If you're a fictional character, death can arrive rather swiftly and creatively. It's your job to go out like an absolute champ so that non-fictional readers and audiences remember your passing and holler your praises on the internet. Here are ten times science fiction and fantasy heroes lost their lives with panache.
One reason we're addicted to science fiction and fantasy: the characters and their weird, conflicted relationships. And there's nothing more addictive than characters who can't decide whether to kill each other or run away together. Friends who sometimes hate each other, or enemies who secretly admire each other.
It's never great to watch a beloved science fiction hero die - but sometimes a memorable heroic death can help turn a science fiction story into a real epic. And some science fiction characters are unforgettable and bad-ass precisely because they died in a memorable way.
For his "Paper Cuts" series, designer Olly Moss created 19th century paper cutouts of some of speculative fiction's most esteemed heroes and villains. Here's a dozen or so characters done up as old timey portraits.
Man's best friend can be heroic. They can lead the blind, find explosives and rescue people. But as heroic as dogs can be, they're not superheroic. But some dogs go further, using amazing superpowers and rocking awesome capes.
Bounty hunters are the ultimate anti-heroes. They're tough as titanium and hard to kill, and they can find anyone, no matter how much you try and hide. Their only loyalty is to whoever can afford their services.
A good opening credit sequence can be more memorable than the TV program it introduces. Luckily, science fiction shows are rife with sleek, quirky, and flat-out bizarre show intros. Here are over 30 of the best.
Lady Gaga is bringing futuristic video screen glasses to the world, but movies and television have already expanded our eyewear horizons. Here are a dozen specs, lenses and goggles with powers that go far beyond video play
To highlight the fact that almost all anime shows start the same way, Derek Lieu has smushed 93 anime openings into less than five minutes. I want to stare wistfully into the sunset while walking in slow-mo with Golgo 13.