TRIGUN STAMPEDE Whips Out New Anime Concept Art with Young Vash and Knives

Revered 3D animation studio Orange (Beastars, Land of the Lustrous) came out with all guns blazing announce its shiny new TRIGUN STAMPED anime series in June earlier this year, revealing a stunning piece of concept art before showing off the production itself at Anime Expo.

Today, the studio unveiled a second moving piece featuring a young Vash and Knives from concept artist Kouji Tajima, pictured below.

TRIGUN STAMPED Concept Art 2


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The staff and cast of the new series are as follows:

  • Created by: Yasuhiro Nightow (Published in Young King Comics by SHONENGAHOSHA)
  • Director: Kenji Muto (Land of the Lustrous episode director)
  • Concept Design, Character Concept: Kouji Tajima (GANTZ:0 character artist)
  • Animation Production: Orange

  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Inosuke Hashibara in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Vash the Stampede
  • Tomoyo Kurosawa (Phosphophyllite in Land of the Lustrous) as Young Vash
  • Junya Ikeda (Jo Kido in Digimon Adventure tri.) as Knives Millions
  • Yumiri Hanamori (Nadeshiko Kagamihara in Laid-Back Camp) as Young Knives
  • Maaya Sakamoto (Hitomi Kanzaki in The Vision of Escaflowne) as Rem Saverem

The original Trigun manga ran in Monthly Shonen Champion from 1995-1997, with the continuation titled Trigun Maximum running in Young King OURS from 1997-2007. Dark Horse released the English edition of the series. The first anime series produced by Madhouse aired in 1998, with the film Trigun: Badlands Rumble released in 2010.

TRIGUN STAMPED will stream on Crunchyroll as it airs when the series premieres in 2023 worldwide excluding Asia, but including the Philippines, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Source: Studio Orange official Twitter account

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