A press release officially announced the production of a new anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Yasuhiro Nightow, trigunwhich will be titled Trigun Stampede. The premiere is scheduled for the year 2023 and Studio Orange is in charge of production, confirming our leak made two years ago. In a different statement, they also point out that “will have a completely new voice cast and production team“.
The platform Crunchyroll announced that it will be in charge of the global distribution of this new animation project, and will organize a panel at the event Anime Expo on July 2, when more information about the anime will be announced. Among those invited to the panel will be the designer Koji Tajima (GANTZ:O character artist), the producers of Studio Orange, Kiyotaka Waki (Godzilla Singular Point) Y Yoshihiro Watanabe (BEASTARS), and the producer of TOHO, Katsuhiro Takei (Kimi no Nawa.).
Nightow published the manga in the magazine Monthly Shōnen Captain from the publisher akita shoten between May 1995 and February 1997. The publisher compiled the work in a total of three volumes. Subsequently, the author continued the publication under the title Trigun Maximum in the magazine Young King Ours from the publisher Shonengahosha between December 1997 and May 2007, with a total of 14 published compilation volumes.
The play inspired a twenty-six-episode anime adaptation produced by studios. mad houseunder the direction of Satoshi Nishimura and scripts written by Yousuke Kurodareleased in April 1998. With a total of seventeen filler episodes, trigun It has a high infill percentage of 65 percent.
“Vash the Stampede” is a man whose head is priced at $60 billion. The reason, he is a ruthless villain who destroys everyone who opposes him and crushes entire cities for fun, earning the title of “The Human Hurricane”. He leaves a trail of death and destruction wherever he goes, and anyone can be practically left for dead if they just happen to make contact with him, or so the rumors say. In reality, Vash claims never to have killed and avoids violence at any cost.
With his crazy donut obsession and buffoonish attitude, Vash traverses the wastelands of the planet Gunsmoke, while being followed by two agents named Meryl Stryfe and Milly Thompson, who try to minimize his social impact. But soon, Vash’s misadventures evolve into life-or-death situations as a group of legendary assassins are summoned to bring suffering to the trio.
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