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Does Anyone Else Think of This Show?

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Does flying around looking for bounties remind anyone of the anime, Cowboy Bebop ? The anime takes place in just our own solar system, but the characters' trade is bounty hunting. It is a highly entertaining show, if you haven't seen it already.

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CommRLock78 wrote:Does flying around looking for bounties remind anyone of the anime, Cowboy Bebop?
Ermm... No!
Never heard of it. I preferred Dangermouse :mrgreen:
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Bounty-hunters? I bagged a brace of them earlier - good sport, they are!

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Fatleaf wrote:Ermm... No!
Never heard of it. I preferred Dangermouse :mrgreen:
I never heard of Dangermouse - but I saw old re-runs of Mighty Mouse as a kid :lol: . It looks like Dangermouse was syndicated here in the US, but I never did see it. I think us yanks must be more in to the Japanese anime than our European counterparts ;).

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&$£%^* anime. £!&$% load of £!$^&*. And you Americans make it worse.

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Danger Mouse, now THAT was a work of art. Still good today. CommRLock, get your hands on DVDs if you can and watch it. You WILL feel exhausted afterwards.

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Selezen wrote:&$£%^* anime. £!&$% load of £!$^&*.
I say... steady-on, Penfold, old chap!

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Dangermouse was a great show. One of the prime examples to me of a theme song properly fitting the tone of the show.

I guess it's only a matter of time before some studio exec decides to make an abortion of a film out of it like they did with Inspector Gadget. Hopefully whoever has the rights to that IP holds on to it.

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Dangermouse was a good, fun cartoon, but beyond the fact that they're both animated, it's not comparable to Cowboy Bebop. It's a bit like comparing Wall-E to Daffy Duck. I'm a fan of all of them, but they're all very different things.

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At first, playing Oolite reminded me of Asimov's Foundation trilogy. Then, I recalled Firefly. But since when I watched Firefly, it reminded me Cowboy Bebop... Yes, oolite, indirectly, reminds me of Cowboy Bebop. :D

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I’ve never really been able to get into anime, the one major exception being Planetes. The main story arc is quite weak, but it is by a wide margin the hardest SF I’ve ever seen off a printed page.

So not very much like Oolite, then. (TV Tropes suggests this is closer.)

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Planetes is one of the best sf anime I've ever watched. :)
I watched the whole series, three or four times :shock:

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Selezen wrote:&$£%^* anime. £!&$% load of £!$^&*. And you Americans make it worse.
Danger Mouse, now THAT was a work of art. Still good today. CommRLock, get your hands on DVDs if you can and watch it. You WILL feel exhausted afterwards.
Hey now, I thought this was the friendliest board this side Riedquat :shock:
Clearly Danger Mouse is a show I should check out ;).
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Tichy wrote:At first, playing Oolite reminded me of Asimov's Foundation trilogy. Then, I recalled Firefly. But since when I watched Firefly, it reminded me Cowboy Bebop... Yes, oolite, indirectly, reminds me of Cowboy Bebop. :D
Firefly is cool - I've seen that a couple of times; and yeah, Bebop is definitely more of an in-direct recollection. I mostly just think of the Jazz and collateral damage as I'm off to hit a bounty :).
Ahruman wrote:I’ve never really been able to get into anime, the one major exception being Planetes. The main story arc is quite week, but it is by a wide margin the hardest SF I’ve ever seen off a printed page.
I've honestly not heard of Planetes, but it looks excellent :mrgreen:

Bebop is mostly just fun - with a dash moral/spiritual wisdom that is so common in all Japanese storytelling (not just anime).
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CommRLock78 wrote:Hey now, I thought this was the friendliest board this side Riedquat
I _WAS_ being friendly.

If I wrote how I really felt about anime, then the server this forum is hosted on would have melted to slag and burned a hole straight to the Earth's core.

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I remember watching Dangermouse in Nickelodeon along with Count Ducklua in the 80's. Or it could have been the USA network, I was pretty young then.

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