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Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after!

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Masaya Onosaka ...
 Vash the Stampede (26 episodes, 1998)
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 Vash the Stampeed / ... (26 episodes, 1998)
Dean Wein ...
 Additional Voices (25 episodes, 1998)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Meryl Stryfe (24 episodes, 1998)
Satsuki Yukino ...
 Milly Thompson (24 episodes, 1998)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...
 Meryl Strife (24 episodes, 1998)
Lia Sargent ...
 Milly Thompson (24 episodes, 1998)
Kazuyuki Ishikawa ...
 Man / ... (22 episodes, 1998)
Takashi Nagasako ...
 Man / ... (14 episodes, 1998)
Shô Hayami ...
 Nicholas D. Wolfwood (13 episodes, 1998)
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 Nicholas D. Wolfwood (11 episodes, 1998)
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Trigun takes place in the distant future on a deserted planet. Vash the Stampede is a gunfighter with a legend so ruthless that he has a $$60,000,000,000 bounty on his head. Entire towns evacuate at the rumor of his arrival. However, the real Vash the Stampede is not the same man that rumor portrays him to be. The enigmatic and conflicted lead character in Trigun is actually more heroic in nature; as well as a complete and utter idiot at times. Written by Toonzone.com

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The series is named Trigun because Vash has three guns. His revolver, his prosthetic arm which houses a gun, and his angel arm. See more »

Quotes

Milly Thompson: [all three tied up as hostages] Hello!
Vash the Stampede: Hello! You know, I've gone through a lot of hell ever since I met the two of you.
Meryl Stryfe: *We're* the one's going through hell!
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits for the first 17 episodes, a poster reading "WANTED - Vash the Stampede - 60,000,000,000$$" is briefly shown three times. For episodes #18-26, however, this poster is replaced by one which reads "-EMERGENCY- EVACUATION ORDER! HUMANOID TYPHOON IS COMING". See more »

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Unhappy Song'
Written by Tsuneo Imahori
Performed by Tsuneo Imahori
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Hooked me from the beginning...
22 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Trigun anime series is a magnificent addition to anime of today. It starts off with about twelve or so episodes with the average hero-saves-the-day motive, but there is always a big mystery left behind for our hero, Vash: Who in the world IS he!?

About halfway through the series, Vash is caught up in the midst of his brother, Knives, who wants nothing better than to see Vash suffer. Vash has one weakness, and a pretty serious one at that: He cannot kill ANYBODY or else he'll risk total, mental damnation. So, what's one thing that Knives does? He sends out about a dozen totally unique fighters dubbed the "Gung Ho Guns", whose job is to drive Vash to kill them.

This series does a great job at bringing in well-made characters and has its share of comical humor along the way. All that I can add is that when the final episode came to an end, one word kept circling through my head: Wow. Plus, it's fun choosing which of the "Gung Ho Guns" is your favorite. Personal choice of mine: Caine the Longshot.


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