Dealing with upbeat to align to video?

I’m working on Cats on Mars from cowboy bebop, and the video starts dead on an upbeat. Is there a way I can get an upbeat of two 8th notes in a tab ans not have to put the dotted half silence at the beginning to actually align it to the video?

You will need that dotted half. If the video starts right on that upbeat, you’re in an even worse situation as you’ll need to take into account the extra half beat.

So then, only way is to just start fro the down beat, and forget about the upbeat then, welp, not the end of the world