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Synonyms: Tri Gun
Japanese: トライガン
English: Trigun
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 22, 1995 to Jan 22, 1997
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Adult Cast Adult Cast
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Captain
Authors: Nightow, Yasuhiro (Story & Art)


Score: 7.721 (scored by 1551115,511 users)
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Ranked: #16172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #453
Members: 38,511
Favorites: 839


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Chapters: /22


Much of the damage attributed to "Vash" is caused by the activities of bounty hunters who are after the 60,000,000,000$$ (sixty billion "double dollars") reward on Vash's head for the destruction of a city called July. Vash does not clearly remember the destruction of July, and only wants "love and peace," as he puts it; though he is a gunfighter of inhuman skill, he uses his weapons only to save lives wherever he can.

As the series progresses, more is gradually learned about Vash's mysterious history and the history of the human civilization on Gunsmoke, the desert planet the series is set on. The series is often humorous in tone, but at the same time it involves very serious character development and especially in later episodes it becomes quite emotionally intense. Vash is occasionally joined by a priest, Nicholas D. Wolfwood, who is almost as good a gunfighter as Vash himself, and later is targeted by a band of assassins known as the Gung-Ho Guns for reasons which are mysterious at first.

Trigun evolves into a very serious discussion of the nature of morality, posing questions such as: What is the nature of morality? Can we judge different moral codes? If a person is forced to betray their moral code, does that betrayal invalidate that moral code, and can the person still try to live up to that moral code? Can the person find redemption from their wrongs, and if so, how?

(Source: Wikipedia)

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Trigun (pilot)


Trigun was published in two volumes by Dark Horse from October 21, 2003 to January 10, 2004, which were collected into an omnibus edition released on October 22, 2013.



Jun 19, 2008
60,000,000,000$$ man who is a pacifist. Even that short sentence gives it all. But why would a guy like him be worth so much? Well it's for you, reader, to uncover.
Manga Trigun is a mix-up of future and western.
The story behind it is quite good, although it can be a bit confusing. When you finally add everything, it's not as good as it could be, but nonetheless it's worth reading.
Art is slightly worse, just because sometimes, while Vash is struggling against others, you don't really know what happened. Also the art itself is not incredible, but it's not that important.
Now we enter the pride of ...
Apr 8, 2020
Mixed Feelings
I really wanted to enjoy this manga, I really did. I love the anime and it's honestly one of my favorites out there. Reading pieces of information from the Wiki made me eager to read the manga as well...

But there is one major issue: it's borderline unreadable.

Yasuhiro Nightow can draw, sure, but he seems to struggle when it comes to making a readable drawing, particularly in action sequences. There is no flow between panels and so many of the panels I honestly cannot figure out what they're supposed to be. Sometimes I can make up a mangled figure. Sometimes I can find a gun. ...
Nov 6, 2023
Rating 4/10

For BOTH Trigun and Maximum.
Trigun is a disappointment. The manga keeps letting itself down at every turn. Here's why:


Trigun's setting is similar to Cowboy Bebop, with mankind having populated another planet far away from the ruined earth. However, Trigun does absolutely *nothing* with this environment. The planet is a sand ridden landscape and gives off a wild west feeling, and is intentionally designed to look uninhabitable for story reasons, but it makes everything look the same, bland and boring. Not only that, but Trigun never stops to explain locations or simply walk around and take in the sights. Every single location has only one ...

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