save hide report. 30 seconds of the episode is completely gone. I've yet to watch through the entire remix series and note all of the changes because I truly can't stand it. If by original release you mean the first US DVDs (which came a year or two after the Japanese ones and were poorly mastered by comparison), it's worth noting that the US dub on those discs actually had a lot of changes made to the show's SFX and music cues compared to the original Japanese sound design. User account menu. A bit too old of a comment, though. J3ueno seems to have taken context from my previous comments. They changed the background music to an upbeat, extended loop of the eyecatch theme from Episode 19 (Wild Horses)..replacing the Farewell Blues (Alternate Take) from the original version. Low Grav … There are also trailers and music videos, but they kinda suck. If you are going to stick to the DVD, then either would probably be fine. To top it off, the entire series was put through a simple "brightening" attempt which does in fact wash out the colors greatly. Posted by 5 years ago. Also, I'm not interested in blu-ray. Thanks! save hide report. How in the world was this change warranted in any way whatsoever? It also included the soundtrack. 1.5k. The video on later releases also better reflects the creators' intentions in some ways, since they feature "Director's Cut" versions of a few episodes. Got a light? J3ueno seems to have taken context from my previous comments. Like jonlubbe said, it has both 2.0 and 5.1 audio. But the long and the short of it though is that (outside of the 5.1/HD specs and errors on the part of the US disc localisations*) the majority of episodes are actually unchanged, so I'd personally say anyone watching the lot on 15 year old DVDs with incorrect video levels, cropped frames and compression artefacts is kind of shooting themselves in the foot. In any case, thank you for your input! ", Original: "Nah, in that case I'd have to say she's too old.". After hearing the remix cut some stuff from the show, I'm not sure if my copy is remix or not. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the cowboybebop community. ... Sound: The audio this time was presented in both the original 2.0 Dolby Digital tracks (Japanese and English with optional English subtitles) as expected but also the newly remixed 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround version of the tracks. Some people will blow it off as "scenery," but scenery throughout Cowboy Bebop is extremely important because it elaborates on the amazing world that it created. lol. Welcome to reddit's foremost hub for all things Cowboy Bebop, the 1998 anime series created by Shinichirō Watanabe. The DVDs that are going to be released with the Blu-rays are essentially the same thing as the Remix that is "already out," as SpaceCowboy321 mentioned. Welcome to reddit's foremost hub for all things Cowboy Bebop, the 1998 anime series created by Shinichirō Watanabe. Because there’s also a “remix” version on amazon. The soundtrack was released in the American market by Victor Entertainment, a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Theme songs "Tank!" What is the difference between the original Cowboy Bebop dvd series and the remixed version? ;( The whistling scene is completely slaughtered, too. As for a list, I did make a pretty detailed mess of notes on this and other related comparisons somewhere, but it got shelved- like most people, the obstacle is the time it takes to edit, format and post everything online. 1.5k. Has anyone compiled a list of changes from the original release to the remastered? Original: "I'm afraid she's too young for that. I believe Remix is just a name. 19 comments. If I remember correctly. The original box set, Cowboy Bebop - The Perfect Sessions, was a limited edition release. 27 comments. share. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. *If you watch it dubbed into any secondary language, that means another stage in production added- in another country with different staff to boot- in turn meaning more opportunities for mistakes splicing the elements together (such as the example elsewhere on this thread that suggests the 2005 US release may have used a revised US broadcast version of the English dub on some episodes). Colors are washed out, but it really isn't as bad at it sounds, and I'd even say that it looks a bit better. Hey, it's me. 1 year ago. I mean, come on. I've seen the series more than 25 times and it seems like people just don't even realize the differences because they've only watched it once or twice, or they were unfortunate enough to watch the remix first and never truly understand the series as it was meant to be. Unfortunately, the Blu-ray was built upon it. Actually, it's a bit coincidental this thread popped up, because I did just stumble across another edit between the original and remix release just a few days ago (although this is limited to the English dub). A fourth release in Blu-ray format was released on December 21, 2012 exclusively in Japan. share . The remix features 5.1 audio mix vs the original releases 2.0 audio. Dialogue scenes in areas where there should be other noise, the background is completely silent and you only hear the voices. If no one knows of one, we should all take an episode and go shot for shot! The original should always, always be watched in place of the remix. For some ridiculous reason, the dialogue was spliced and switched around. I know that a lot of older movies have been manhandled … As far as I can tell, the new DVD release is about the same as remix: both have 5:1 English and Japanese audio, both have the same resolution, and both have about the same special features. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Can somebody enlighten me on the difference between the two? The changes there are pretty minor, predominantly removing recycled shots and padded animations that were only used to fill time back when the show first aired. It makes me so angry. The series remixed..with awful changes. This release also included various extras that were not present in the original release. There are many more scene/sound changes than I could easily note, but the beginning of episode 5 was just one of the easiest things to catch when I was quickly and casually checking for differences in a couple episodes. I've still yet to watch the entire remix series and note down any differences I notice. It has the music throughout the intro, but other than that I'm not completely sure. 8. What is the absolute best version of the Cowboy Bebop blu ray? In fact you can check the back and I believe it'll tell you it's the original thing with improved audio, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the cowboybebop community. I've yet to watch through the entire remix series and note all of the changes because I truly can't stand it. Picture: Cowboy Bebop Remix 1 was presented in the original 1.33:1 ratio full frame color it was made in back in the late 1990's. Not the first time the English dub has been edited for seemingly no reason, though, as detailed in my link above. In Boogie Woogie Feng Shui, Session 21, about 4.5 minutes into the episode, Spike and Faye are talking about Jet and his "friend", Meifa. https://www.reddit.com/r/cowboybebop/comments/18np2l/difference_between_remix_and_original/. Got a new app and drew Faye. Most anime are altered for their video releases compared to their broadcast/theatrical showings, because the videos are the product these days. Also as a side note, I was wondering why you are not interested in the blu-ray. I've been much busier these days than I used to be, but perhaps someday I (or hopefully someone better) will compile a thorough list of any and all differences. It makes some scenes easier to see that may have been darker than necessary in the original, but they are few and far between. For example, how would we know how Mars sustains life without scenery displaying the craters with their artificial-atmosphere generating boundaries? Press J to jump to the feed. Tank!" I was confused at first as well but it looks like either way he wants to get the Remix version. In fact, in the final episode, Spoiler when the doves fly across the screen and the song transitions from the choir to the instruments, the chill-inducing upscaling tone of the choir that's a part of the actual song is removed in the remix and replaced with some kind of lame windchime sound, completely ruining the feeling that the original gives. Which one should I buy? Archived. I was wondering whether I should get the remix that is already out or wait for the new release to come out? I was also worried about seeing "remix" on the cover but it's the same thing. I watched the original, and got the remix for Christmas. How in the world does this change make the scene better? edited 7 years ago. I'm just curious. No difference? Welcome to reddit's foremost hub for all things Cowboy Bebop, the 1998 anime series created by Shinichirō Watanabe. The only reason these particular changes are obsessed over is because Bebop's over-running schedule meant there was no time to make these fixes ahead of its initial domestic release, so there's a record of its first form. Posted by 4 days ago. Wait, so if you buy the standard blu ray version of the series, is that the “remix” or the original version. It completely loses its depressive tone and clutters up the chatter of the crew. View entire discussion (3 comments) More posts from the cowboybebop community. The Bebop BluRay - best version? The complete set was originally released as "The Perfect Sessions." By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. The song, written … Sound effects are changed (gunshots sound much more fake, for whatever reason), music starts and stops in different places. I appear to have the remixed version. Hey everyone! Posted by 6 days ago. Press J to jump to the feed. I am not sure if Funimation is doing any visual or audio enhancements for the DVD release, but for as far as DVDs go, it probably can't get much better than remix. Posted by 3 days ago. For example, the beginning of episode 5 of the remix version misses 30 seconds of space scenery at the very beginning (most of is is a scene used in episode 1 though) - You can probably check that to see if you have the remix version. is the series' opening song. The only thing worth having the remix for is the special features. So I guess if you can find remix cheap, just go with that, or just wait the few weeks for the new release to come out. I'm not sure if it's worth it to download the original version of Cowboy Bebop, I can't seem to find a HQ 720p or 1080p version anywhere. Is the version on Hulu the original or the remastered? Cookies help us deliver our Services. Edit: Just checked out a small portion of the first episode again. Some scenes were cut, but it's not a big deal IMO. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Someone commented in another thread that the sound changes are an atrocity, but I personally disagree on that. It has interviews and episodes commentaries with the production team and voice actors (both english and japanese). But of course this comment isn't anywhere near exhaustive of the changes between the two versions, either. Special features of the Remix set are nice. 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