TRIGUN STAMPEDE, Studio Orange’s fresh take on Trigun, is set to stampede onto screens next January.
That’s the word from a fresh trailer for the series.
The trailer also brings the following cast announcements: Sakura Ando as Meryl Stryfe, Kenji Matsuda as Roberto De Niro and Yoshimasa Hosoya as Nicholas D. Wolfwood.
The TRIGUN STAMPEDE staff includes director Kenji Muto (episodes of Land of the Lustrous) and concept designer and character designer Kouji Tajima. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka voices Vash the Stampede alongside Tomoyo Kurosawa as Young Vash, Junya Ikeda as Knives Millions, Yumiri Hanamori as Young Knives and Maaya Sakamoto as Rem Saverem.
Here’s how Funiroll describes the original 1998 series:
Vash the Stampede is a wanted man with a habit of turning entire towns into rubble. The price on his head is a fortune, and his path of destruction reaches across the arid wastelands of a desert planet. Unfortunately, most encounters with the spiky-haired gunslinger don’t end well for the bounty hunters who catch up with him; someone almost always gets hurt – and it’s never Vash.
Oddly enough, for such an infamous fugitive, there’s no proof that he’s ever taken a life. In fact, he’s a pacifist with a doughnut obsession who’s more doofus than desperado. There’s a whole lot more to him than his reputation lets on – Vash the Stampede definitely ain’t your typical outlaw.