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Trigun 

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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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Yasuhiro Nightow
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Saturday, September 26, 1998

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Masaya Onosaka Masaya Onosaka ...  Vash the Stampede 26 episodes, 1998
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Vash the Stampeed / ... 26 episodes, 1998
Dean Wein ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1998
Hiromi Tsuru ...  Meryl Stryfe 24 episodes, 1998
Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino ...  Milly Thompson 24 episodes, 1998
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...  Meryl Strife 24 episodes, 1998
Lia Sargent ...  Milly Thompson 24 episodes, 1998
Kazuyuki Ishikawa Kazuyuki Ishikawa ...  Man / ... 22 episodes, 1998
Takashi Nagasako Takashi Nagasako ...  Man / ... 14 episodes, 1998
Shô Hayami Shô Hayami ...  Nicholas D. Wolfwood 13 episodes, 1998
Jeff Nimoy ...  Nicholas D. Wolfwood 11 episodes, 1998
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Release Date:

January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trigun #1: The $$60,000,000,000 Man See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The black cat that appears in every episode of Trigun is called "Kuroneko Sama" (which means "Lord Black Cat". The cat is a female and was a creation for one of Yasuhiro Nightow's first mangas (Japanese comic books) and he has stated that the cat is female. Her alternate name is "Kuroneko Kukan" or "Black Cat Space". She also makes a cameo in the video game "Wild ARMs: 2nd Ignition". See more »

Quotes

Nicholas D. Wolfwood: I picked up my first gun at the age of seven. And I shot. I remember how strangely easy it was to pull the trigger. Ha. I actually laughed. Because that one shot was all that was needed to silence that sickening piece of garbage who had the nerve to call himself my guardian. Ha. It was that simple. And so I was free. Yes, tomorrow would be different. Hm. Tomorrow. As much as I wanted to believe, it only went from bad to worse. A vicious cycle... I didn't want other kids to grow up like me, so I...
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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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Written by Tsuneo Imahori
Performed by Tsuneo Imahori
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Hooked me from the beginning...
22 November 2004 | by SiminixSee 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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