FUNimation Entertainment Is Gearing Up for a 20th Anniversary Release of the Cowboy Bebop Anime

FUNimation Entertainment will be marking the 20th anniversary of the Cowboy Bebop anime with a new box set release. There are actually three box sets planned, but if any of the three options receive over 1,000 pre-orders, that will be the one that will be produced.

Pre-orders start from May 1, 2018 until May 31, 2018 via FUNimation’s Cowboy Bebop anniversary site. The general purchase period will tentatively begin on June 4, 2018 and last until July 13, 2018.

All three verisons include the TV series and movie bundled with vinyl record versions of the soundtrack and an all-new hardcover art book.

The three releases are as follows:

Bebop Crew

  • Two PVC figure bookends featuring the Bebop crew
  • The complete series plus Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on six Blu-ray discs in a digipak disc holder
  • On-disc special features including a newly recorded extra
  • Two-LP vinyl record set of the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
  • 200-Page hardcover art book featuring illustrations and newly-translated intensive liner notes by Dai Sato
  • Five lithographs
  • Suggested retail price: $500

The Boogie Woogie Box

  • The complete series plus Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on six Blu-ray discs in a digipak disc holder
  • On-disc special features including a newly recorded extra
  • A unique display rigid box with metal clasps
  • Two-LP vinyl record set of the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
  • 200-Page hardcover art book featuring illustrations and newly-translated. intensive liner notes by Dai Sato
  • Five lithographs
  • Suggested retail price: $350

The Bounty Hunter’s Steel

  • Limited Edition Rigid Collector’s Box
  • The complete series plus Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on six Blu-ray discs in three steel collector cases
  • On-disc special features including a newly recorded extra
  • Two-LP vinyl record set of the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
  • 200-Page hardcover art book featuring illustrations and newly-translated intensive liner notes by Dai Sato
  • Five lithographs
  • Suggested retail price: $250

Source: Forbes

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