- B-Team Sequel: This is the first Cowboy Bebop film not to be animated by Sunrise; instead, it was produced by Bones.
- Celebrity Voice Actor: The English dub features veteran actor Nicholas Guest (the real-life brother of Christopher Guest) as Rashid.
- Directed by Cast Member: In the English dub, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is the ADR Director as well as Chris Riley's voice actress.
- The Other Darrin:
- In the Latin American Spanish dub, Yamil Atala voiced Spike due to his original voice actor Genaro Vásquez moving to Canada at the time.
- The whole cast was replaced for the French dub due to being licensed by a different distributor here. This move was contested by many fans, as the series local dub is very highly regarded back there.
- Role Reprise:
- Studio Hop:
- Though Sunrise was still involved, the film's animation was handled by Bones.
- While the original anime was licensed by Bandai Entertainment in North America, the film was licensed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for a worldwide release.
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