Crunchyroll Acquires TRIGUN STAMPEDE From Toho Announced For 2023

Crunchyroll has acquired the rights to the classic Trigun Stampede anime series and plans to release a new series for 2023.

Crunchyroll has acquired the rights to the classic Trigun Stampede anime series and plans to release a new series for 2023.

Crunchyroll/Trigun Stampede Official Press Release

Culver City, California (June 16, 2022) – Classic fan favorite anime series TRIGUN will be reborn as a new anime series in 2023 entitled TRIGUN STAMPEDE, produced by Orange (BEASTARS) with an all-new staff and cast. Crunchyroll will simulcast the series from Japan in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

TRIGUN is a popular action manga series by Yasuhiro Nightow that follows the story of Vash the Stampede, a legendary gunman and a pacifist with a bounty on his head. Its original 1998 anime series, TRIGUN, and a 2010 feature film, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, achieved global popularity and inspired many creators.

The latest information on TRIGUN STAMPEDE will be announced at Anime Expo 2022 in Los Angeles during a panel hosted by Crunchyroll, on Saturday, July 2 at 8pm PT at the JW Marriott Hotel. The author Yasuhiro Nightow and producers of the show are slated to appear on stage to discuss the series and behind-the-scenes of the production. Panelists alongside Yasuhiro Nightow will include, Kouji Tajima (designer), Kiyotaka Waki (producer, Orange), Yoshihiro Watanabe (producer, Orange), and Katsuhiro Takei (producer, Toho).


The official TRIGUN STAMPEDE website ( and official Twitter account has also launched (@trigun_anime).

About Orange Limited Inc.

Animation studio in Japan. Produced hit shows; BEASTARS, Godzilla Singular Point and Land of The Lustrous. Orange is committed to quality animation with the lead of CEO/Chief Animator, Eiji Inomoto. Our mission is to bring unique animation experience to the world. 

About Toho Co., Ltd.

Toho Company, Limited, is a Japanese entertainment studio focused on the development, production, exhibition, and distribution of powerful content for motion pictures, television, and theater. Founded in 1932, it remains a prominent force in bringing brands and original storytelling with versatile talents to audiences worldwide. Its subsidiaries include Toho Cinemas, the highest grossing exhibition company in Japan.

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with the content and experiences they love. In addition to free ad-supported and membership Premium content, Crunchyroll serves the anime community across events, theatrical, games, consumer products, collectibles, and manga publishing.

Anime fans have access to one of the largest collections of licensed anime through Crunchyroll and translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. 

The Crunchyroll app is available on over 15 platforms, including all gaming consoles.

Crunchyroll, LLC is an independently operated joint venture between U.S.-based Sony Pictures Entertainment and Japan’s Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., both subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Sony Group.

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Source: Crunchyroll


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