On Saturday, TOHO and the computer graphics company Orange unveiled the second trailer for the anime Trigun Stampede. Three additional cast members, additional crew, and the show’s January 2023 TV Tokyo and other networks debut are all revealed in the film.
The businesses also unveiled a fresh aesthetic for the show.
Sakura Andou as Meryl Stryfe, Kenji Matsuda as Roberto De Niro, and Yoshimasa Hosoya as Nicholas D. Wolfwood are among the additional cast members that may be seen in the video.
The story’s first concept was credited to Takehiko Okishi, while the scripts and composition are being written by Tatsuro Inamoto, Shin Okashima, and Yoshihisa Ueda. The character designs were created by Takahiko Abiru, Kdai Watanabe, Tetsur Moronuki, Akiko Sat, Soji Ninomiya, and Yumihiko Amano, with Nao Ootsu serving as the project’s principal designer. The soundtrack was created by Tatsuya Kat (Free!, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya franchises).
Additional employees include:
- Set Design: Tomoyuki Aoki, Tomoyasu Fujise, Toshiyuki Sakae, Anri Jojo
- Creature Design: Eiji Yamamori
- Special Effects Design: Kiyotaka Oshiyama
- CG Chief Director: Eiji Inomoto
- VFX Art Director: Kensuke Yamamoto, Taishi Hayakawa
- Color Design: Ken Hashimoto
- Art Director: Yūji Kaneko
- Screen Layout: Hiroshi Saitō
- Director of Photography: Takashi Aoki, Ryūdai Koshida
- Editing: Daisuke Imai
- Recording Mixer: Takahiro Fujishima
- Sound Editor: Masatoshi Katsumata
Starting in January 2023, Crunchyroll will offer access to the series in countries like the Philippines, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan but omitting Asia.
The anime at Orange is being directed by Kenji Mutou (Cavity Express director, BEASTARS storyboarder, Land of the Lustrous episode director).
The character concept was created by concept designer Kouji Tajima.
The anime will star:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Vash the Stampede
- Junya Ikeda as Knives Millions
- Tomoyo Kurosawa as Young Vash
- Yumiri Hanamori as Young Knives
- Maaya Sakamoto as Rem Saverem
In 1998, Japan broadcast 26 episodes of the original television anime adaptation of Madhouse. In 2000, North American home video releases of the anime were made. The series was first made available on DVD by Geneon Entertainment (formerly Pioneer), however Funimation later acquired the rights to the show and released it on Blu-ray Disc and DVD. After being purchased by Sony’s Funimation Global Group from AT&T, Crunchyroll is now available for streaming the series. The anime premiered in 2003 on the Adult Swim channel of Cartoon Network.
Yasuhiro Nightow’s manga of the same name is adapted into the Trigun anime. From 1995 to 1997, the manga was published in Monthly Shonen Captain by Tokuma Shoten. Later in 1997, Shonengahosha’s Young King Ours magazine published the manga once again with Trigun Maximum, and it continued there until 2007. The manga was published in English by Dark Horse Comics.
Vash the Stampede, a fugitive shooter with a “60 billion double dollar” bounty on his head, is the subject of the narrative, which recounts his mishaps. Vash’s “Stampede” moniker came up as a result of the havoc that ardent bounty hunters inflict on every town they visit.
The first brand-new Trigun animation in more than ten years made its premiere in April 2010 with Trigun: Badlands Rumble. Despite preparations for the project dating back to 2005, the anime had its global premiere at Sakura-Con in April 2010. The movie was also shown on the Toonami channel of Cartoon Network. A story by original manga artist Nightow and director Satoshi Nishimura served as the basis for the movie.
The streaming markets for the program have been made public by Crunchyroll. In addition to Asia, the Philippines, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan are among the countries where the corporation will broadcast the series. Asia will be excluded. Additionally, Roberto De Niro’s name was spelled correctly to correspond with TOHO.