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The 14 Best Anime Like 'Cowboy Bebop'

It's one of the greatest anime of all time, but what should you watch after finishing Cowboy Bebop? Since it's such an iconic show, let's rank the best recommendations for anime similar to Cowboy Bebop.

Cowboy Bebop is one of those classic anime series that everyone has to see at least once. After all, who wouldn't like a show about bounty hunters in space? It was iconic for its strange characters and their dark pasts that would clash as they worked together. It may seem strange to leave space for Edo Period Japan, but Samurai Champloo is actually a great anime that is similar to Cowboy Bebop. Mugen, Jin, and Fuu are not so dissimilar from the Bebop crew, and the juxtaposition of samurai and hip-hop music is similar to what Bebop does with space and jazz. If those aren't enough similarities, both are directed by Shinichiro Watanabe!

When you finish Cowboy Bebop, it feels like a huge blow. However, we have plenty of great recommendations on this list, and the best part is they are ranked by your votes. Vote up the anime like Cowboy Bebop on this list that you would want other fans to check out.