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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Series cast summary:
Masaya Onosaka ...
 Vash the Stampede (26 episodes, 1998)
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 Vash the Stampeed / ... (26 episodes, 1998)
Dean Wein ...
 Additional Voices (25 episodes, 1998)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Meryl Stryfe (24 episodes, 1998)
Satsuki Yukino ...
 Milly Thompson (24 episodes, 1998)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...
 Meryl Strife (24 episodes, 1998)
Lia Sargent ...
 Milly Thompson (24 episodes, 1998)
Kazuyuki Ishikawa ...
 Man / ... (22 episodes, 1998)
Takashi Nagasako ...
 Man / ... (14 episodes, 1998)
Shô Hayami ...
 Nicholas D. Wolfwood (13 episodes, 1998)
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 Nicholas D. Wolfwood (11 episodes, 1998)
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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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Trigun #1: The $$60,000,000,000 Man  »

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The series is named Trigun because Vash has three guns. His revolver, his prosthetic arm which houses a gun, and his angel arm. See more »

Quotes

Vash the Stampede: What happened?
Nicholas D. Wolfwood: Thank heaven you asked! It's a long story although it's kind of a short one...
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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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Referenced in Borderlands (2009) See more »

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Kaze-wa Mirai-ni Fuku (Wind Blows In the Future)
Written by Tsuneo Imahori
Performed by Tsuneo Imahori
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My review is made of Love and Peace.
13 April 2002 | by (York, PA) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the most amazing Anime series ever made. It combines some of the funniest and absurd physical and intellectual comedy with a powerful drama and sense of what I would consider to be Horror in the emotional sense.

Vash has to be one of the most contradictory characters in any anime. A Gunfighter who hates killing. Nearly Immortal, yet vulnerable. Power to destroy all life on a planet, but upset at the death of a bug... It really is amazing.

If I had to choose any series which has impacted my own sense of ethics, this would be it.

The concepts of Life and Death, Good and evil are brought to the line in the grey... Not the blurry grey area, but the pencil thin line within the miles of grey.

The goodness of Milly, the callousness of Nick, the pride of Meryl, the hate of knives, and the love of Vash... Though through it all, even the smallest character is "Fleshed out" with a multi-faceted personality. It really is amazing.

Though I would not recommend this for young children, I believe that rational adults people can only come out better people after seeing it.


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