A new Trigun anime series is coming to Crunchyroll


A reboot of the hit Trigun animated series is heading to Crunchyroll.

The streaming service announced last Friday that the classic space western animated series is making its return in the form of a reboot.

Title Stampede Trigunthe reboot will be produced and animated by Orange, the Japanese animation studio known for its work on Beastars, Godzilla’s singular pointand land of luster.

With a whole new team and a new cast, Stampede Trigun will debut on Crunchyroll in 2023. It will be available to stream for subscribers residing in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Middle East, Commonwealth of independents, in the Philippines, Singapore, India and Pakistan. , Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.

More details on Stampede Trigun will be revealed during the series panel at Anime Expo 2022 on July 2 at 8 p.m. ET at the Platinum Ballroom at the JW Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles. The panel will feature series creator Yasuhiro Nightow, designer Kouji Tajima, and producers Kiyotaka Waki, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Katsuhiro Takei.

What is the original Trigun anime about?

Based on the manga series of the same name, the original Trigun The anime follows the adventures of Vash the Stampede, a mysterious but gentle lone shooter wandering the alien planet of No Man’s Land, reminiscent of the Wild West. As the tale progresses, Vash’s past is explored as he battles hunters seeking to obtain the immense bounty on his head.

The 24-episode anime series first aired on TV Tokyo in 1998 and made its way to Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block in 2000. According to The Verge, Trigun was hugely popular in the United States during the Adult Swim era, as it was one of the first major English-dubbed animated series.

Johnny Yong Bosch voiced Vash in the English version of the series. The anime was Bosch’s first voice acting gig, which eventually led him to land other popular voice roles like Bleachis Ichigo Kurosaki and Code Geass” Lelouch Lamperouge.

Fast forward to April 2010, an animated feature film, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, created in Japan. You can watch the trailer for the film’s US release below:

Where to Watch the Original Trigun Anime

the original Trigun anime as well as Trigun the film is currently streaming on Hulu and Crunchyroll/Funimation in the United States

Trigun manga series

As mentioned above, Trigun was first released as a manga. It was first published in Tokuma Shoten’s shōnen manga magazine Monthly Shōnen Captain from 1995 to 1997. After the magazine ceased publication, the series continued publication in Shōnen Gahosh’s seinen manga magazine Young King NOSunder the title Maximum Trigunfrom 1997 to 2007.

Sources: The edge, Crunchyroll


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