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Trigun: Badlands Rumble -- 20 years after meddling into the bank heist of a notorious robber named Gasback, Vash the Stampede is heading towards Macca City. Rumors say that the legendary thief might appear there causing an enormous influx of bounty hunters in the area who want to collect the $300,000,000 prize for his head.


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Release Date:
24 April 2010 (Japan) See more »
20 years after meddling into the bank heist of a notorious robber named Gasback, Vash the Stampede is heading towards Macca City... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Masaya Onosaka ... Vash the Stampede (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Meryl Stryfe (voice)
Satsuki Yukino ... Milly Thompson (voice)
Shô Hayami ... Nicholas D. Wolfwood (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Charles Baker ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Ed Blaylock ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Johnny Yong Bosch ... Vash The Stampede (voice: English version)
Anthony Bowling ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Duncan Brannan ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Jonathan Brooks ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Charles Campbell ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kayla Carlyle ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Chris Cason ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Luci Christian ... Meryl Stryfe (voice: English version)
Leah Clark ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ... Amelia (voice: English version)
Cynthia Cranz ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kenny Green ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Josh Grelle ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Todd Haberkorn ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Brad Hawkins ... Nicholas D. Wolfwood (voice: English version)
Ai Horanai ... (voice)

Chuck Huber ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kikuko Inoue ... Amelia's Mother (voice)
Tsutomu Isobe ... Gasback (voice)
Yoshihisa Kawahara ... (voice)
Hiromu Kondo ... (voice)
Hironori Kondo ... (voice)
Motoi Koyanagi ... (voice)
Taiten Kusunoki ... Shane B. Goodman (voice)

Cherami Leigh ... Young Amelia (voice: English version)
Andrew Love ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Lydia Mackay ... Amelia's Mother (voice: English version)
Ryan Manalansan ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Jamie Marchi ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Bryan Massey ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Robert McCollum ... Shane (voice: English version)

Vic Mignogna ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Miho Miyagawa ... (voice)
Kenta Miyake ... (voice)
Anastasia Munoz ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kiyoko Nagaki ... (voice)
Tôru Nara ... (voice)
Youichi Nishijima ... (voice)
Trina Nishimura ... Milly Thompson (voice: English version)
Kenichi Ono ... (voice)
Chikara Oosaka ... (voice)
Phil Parsons ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Newton Pittman ... Mechio (voice: English version)
Wendy Powell ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Chris Rager ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Jerry Russell ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Christopher Sabat ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Maaya Sakamoto ... Amelia (voice)
Toshiharu Sakurai ... (voice)

Lindsay Seidel ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Bin Shimada ... Cain (voice)
Micah Solusod ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Mark Stoddard ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Sonny Strait ... Dorino (voice: English version)
John Swasey ... Gasback (voice: English version)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Mechio (voice)
Nobuo Tobita ... Dorino (voice)

Eric Vale ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kent Williams ... Caine / Kepler (voice: English version)
Asami Yaguchi ... (voice)

Directed by
Satoshi Nishimura 
Writing credits
Yasuhiro Nightow (manga)

Satoshi Nishimura (story)

Yasuhiro Nightow (story)

Yasuko Kobayashi (screenplay)

Produced by
Z. Charles Bolton .... line producer: FUNimation (as Zach Bolton)
Justin Cook .... producer: FUNimation
Yoshiyuki Fudetani .... producer
Gen Fukunaga .... executive producer: FUNimation
Michael Harcourt .... assistant producer: FUNimation
Carly Hunter .... producer: FUNimation
Shigeru Kitayama .... producer
Yukiko Koike .... producer
Nobuhiko Sakô .... executive producer
Shiro Sasaki .... executive producer
Tsuneo Takechi .... producer
Rikichiro Toda .... executive producer
Original Music by
Tsuneo Imahori 
Cinematography by
Shinichi Igarashi (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Satoshi Terauchi 
Art Direction by
Minoru Akiba 
Sound Department
Z. Charles Bolton .... adr director (as Zach Bolton)
Thanos Kazakos .... adr recording
Visual Effects by
Noboru Nishio .... digital optical recording
Camera and Electrical Department
Takashi Aoki .... digital photographer
Tomofumi Fujita .... digital photographer
Daisuke Horino .... digital photographer
Kôshirô Iwamoto .... digital photographer (as Koshiro Iwamoto)
Masayuki Iwata .... digital photographer
Ayumu Kaikiri .... digital photographer
Katsuaki Kamata .... digital photographer
Masahito Kawakami .... digital photographer (as Hirohito Kawakami)
Daisuke Kikuchi .... digital photographer
Tatsuya Kikuchi .... digital photographer
Yohei Konishi .... digital photographer
Satoshi Kunitsune .... digital photographer
Shigekazu Morishita .... digital photographer
Yoshihiro Musha .... digital photographer
Makiko Nakayama .... digital photographer
Yûmi Negishi .... digital photographer
Hiroshi Sawada .... digital photographer (as Koji Sawada)
Saori Takagi .... digital photographer
Kenji Takehara .... digital photographer
Hiroaki Tanaka .... digital photographer
Katsutoshi Ôi .... digital photographer (as Katsutoshi Ooi)
Animation Department
Mariko Aoki .... key animator
Shigemi Aoyagi .... key animator
Koichi Arai .... key animator
Takeshi Koike .... key animator
Yeong-mi Lee .... secondary key animator (as Young-Mi Lee)
Chie Nishizawa .... key animator
Kenichi Shimizu .... assistant animation director
Hideki Watanabe .... key animator
Hiroshi Watanabe .... second key animator
Cindy H. Yamauchi .... animation director (as Hideko Yamauchi)
Other crew
Shigeki Komatsu .... planning
Masao Maruyama .... planning

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90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »

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The black, green-eyed cat that appears in every episode of the series appears at least 3 times in the film.See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows "Trigun" (1998)See more »


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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
No, Nishimura-san, Thank YOU, 16 September 2010
Author: mercy_angel_09 from United States

I wish I could write about spoilers. But I can't. And I won't out of principle. But more on that later.

I got to see Badlands Rumble during its world premier run at Sakura-Con 2010 in Seattle. This was almost a year after seeing the world premier of the trailer and the panel at Anime Expo in 2009. I had been excited about this since the rumors started, and the at the panel I was given a taste of what the movie could be.

By the time I finally saw it I didn't care that it was raw and I couldn't understand more than just a couple of passing phrases. It was Trigun. It was a movie. It had the original cast. It was SHINY. And oh yeah. Wolfwood was back. I sat in a fangirl stupor enjoying the pretty on the screen. So that's why I really can't write about spoilers - I suppose I could try and give something away via analyzing the animation, but I could be very, very wrong.

Chronologically speaking, Badlands Rumble takes place somewhere in the middle of the series. Hence Wolfwood still being alive. The prologue is dated about twenty years (I think) before the start of the series, but the bulk of the movie takes place in the middle of the series. In addition to fan favorite characters returning (including Wolfwood, but you should know this already), there are a handful of new characters created just for the movie. In terms of animation, it's much sharper and cleaner than the TV series - basically it's what the TV series would look like if they made it today. It should be noted, however, that despite the ten year gap in production between the series and the movie, the character designs are the same. No radical make-overs, they just look cleaner and sharper. Seriously, visually speaking, the movie is a treat.

A major coup for the movie is the return of the four original cast members. No word on if it will cross over into the dub or not (if Funimation is smart, they'll have the four main actors return). Another coup is Tsuneo Imahori returning for the music. While it's not the exact same tracks from the series, the spirit of the music is the same, all while keeping an independent feeling unique to the movie.

Big Damn Movie, indeed! As my friends and I exited the auditorium, Satoshi Nishimura thanked everyone who attended at the door. My friends and I enjoyed ourselves so much we actually bowed and thanked him for the honor of allowing us to attend one of the first screenings of the movie. He got all embarrassed and I swear he blushed. But seriously. Well deserved praise, Nishimura-san.

It should be noted that the first time a recognizable character appeared on screen, the whole room went up in cheers and whoops of joy. Even when Kuroneko-sama appeared. Actually, every time Kuroneko-sama appeared. I think it goes to show just how much the American audience loves Trigun, and the fact that even ten years later it could get its very own Big Damn Movie. I have no idea what its reception at Anime Expo was this year (as it had finally been subtitled at that point), but I can imagine that it was just as enthusiastic as it was at Sakura-con, especially given how packed the Trigun movie panel was the year before.

I cannot wait until this movie comes out on DVD. I was completely blown away by watching it raw, I'm sure that feeling will be ramped up to eleven when I can finally understand what they're saying.

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