“Trigun: Badlands Rumble” Anime Set For US Release This Summer from ELEVEN ARTS and FUNimation

ELEVEN ARTS and FUNimation Entertainment are bringing the feature length followup film to the popular Trigun anime series, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, to the big screen in theaters across North America in Summer 2011.

ELEVEN ARTS is the company that has brought you such celebrated Japanese films as Memories of Tomorrow starring Ken Watanabe and Yoji Yamada’s Love And Honor. FUNimation Entertainment is known for releasing quality anime titles to the American market, and they have released such popular titles as Dragon Ball and Full Metal Alchemist.

- About Trigun -

Trigun popular sci-fi action anime series with the original storyline created by Yasuhiro Naito. The setting takes place in a remote planet of the near future. It portrays the life and actions of a wanted man named Vash, an extreme pacifist by nature bizarrely nicknamed as the “human typhoon”. Yasuhiro Naito’s work was adapted into an animated TV series in 1998, and gained massive support throughout the world despite being aired at midnight. Fighting scenes filled with action and meticulous designing captivated the audience. Production was done by Madhouse, which also worked on Naruto animated films, Death Note TV series, and Summer Wars.

Story and designs have been renovated for this animated film, so that not only fans, but people who haven’t read the original manga or seen the animated TV series could enjoy the work.

The animated film Trigun: Badlands Rumble debuted on April 24th 2010 in Japan, and became a long running hit movie. The film was third on the Pia satisfaction ranking of movies released on April 24th 2010 and has screened worldwide.

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  • A.C.

    New Trigun animation? Relevant to my interests for sure. I watched that entire series a dozen or so times.