Episode 2 Stray Dog Strut of the original Cowboy Bebop anime was defined by the insane, Warner Brothers inspired, chase sequence featuring Ein, Spike, Hakim, and a bunch of clueless researchers.
How do you replicate, in live action, a sequence that could really only work with the anime visual conventions to support it?
Fortunately, the creators of Dog Star Swing knew better than to try. Instead they set out to better establish what sort of show this iteration is going to be. They succeeded with a strong episode that leans harder on drama than on comedy.Continue reading