WHICH and CG studio Orange unveiled a new trailer for the Trigun Stampede anime at a Trigun panel at Anime Expo on Saturday.
Kenji Mutou †Cavity Express director, BEASTARS storyteller, Land of the Lustrous episode director) directs the anime at Orange† Kouji Tajima is the concept designer and is credited with the character concept.
The anime will shine:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Vash the Stampede
- Junya Ikeda as Knives Millions
- Tomoyo Kurosawa as Young Vash
- Yumiri Hanamori as Young Knives
- Maya Sakamoto as Rem Saverem
Guests on Saturday’s panel included: manga creator Yasuhiro Nightowdesigner Kouji Tajima †GANTZ: Oh character artist), Orange producers Kiyotaka Waki †Godzilla singular point) and Yoshihiro Watanabe †BEASTARS), and WHICH producer Katsuhiro Takeic †your name.†
crunchy rolls will simulcast the anime on release “in over 200 countries and territories around the world.” The anime will premiere in 2023.
MadhouseThe original television anime adaptation aired for 26 episodes in Japan in 1998. The anime launched in North America for home video in 2000. Geneon Entertainment (formerly Pioneer) originally released the series on DVD, but Funimation has since licensed and released the series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD. The series is streaming now crunchy rolls next Sony‘s Funimation Acquisition by Global Group of crunchy rolls from AT&T. Cartoon Network‘s Swimming for adults programming block aired the anime in 2003.
The Trigun anime adapts Yasuhiro Nightow‘s manga of the same name. The manga came in Tokuma Shoten‘s Monthly Shonen Captain magazine from 1995 to 1997. The manga returned with Trigun Maximum in Shonengahosha‘s Young king of us magazine later in 1997 and ran until 2007. Dark Horse Comics has released the manga in English.
The story follows the misadventures of Vash the Stampede, a gunman on the run with a bounty of “60 billion double dollars” on his head. Vash earned his nickname “Stampede” thanks to the destruction that zealous bounty hunters wreak in every city he visits.
The Trigun: Badlands Rumble anime movie debuted in April 2010 and was the first new Trigun animation in over a decade. The anime’s world premiere was at Sakura-Con in April 2010, although the anime Studio Madhouse‘s plans for the project date back to 2005. Cartoon Network‘s Toonami programming block also aired the film. The film is based on a story by original manga creator Nightow and director Satoshi Nishimura†
sources: Trigun panel at Anime Expo (Kalai Chik), Trigun Twitter from anime account