It’s been 8 years since the anime made its debut in America, and now the “Humanoid Typhoon” is back with a nostalgic sense of humor.
The movie takes place before the actual anime ends. Basic premise, 20 years after meddling in a bank heist with a bank robber, Gasback, Vash the Stampede makes his way towards Macca City. Rumors have spread that t the legendary thief might show up there causing an enormous overflow of bounty hunters in the area who want to collect the $$300,000,000 prize for his head.
I enjoyed seeing all of the old characters like Milly, Meryl, Wolfwood, and Kuro Neko even makes an appearance. Vash is still the same; actually he seems more perverted than before. The movie moves along fairly quickly, I didn’t come across a dull movement. Even the flashbacks were awesome. The chemistry between Vash and Amelia is the best, comic relief all the way, what makes it even better is the fact that Amelia is allergic to physical contact from men causing her to break out upon contact.
Like every episode of Trigun, the best parts are when Vash takes that serious tone and lives up to his reputation of being a bad ass. This movie does not fall short in that aspect. I would say the only complaint I do have is that, please correct me if I’m wrong, I did not catch Vash say his famous quote” Love and Peace”, I may have missed it but the only way to find out is to watch it again. Overall I would recommend you see this movie, regardless if one is a fan or not, the movie is worth a shot. Join us next month when we meet up with FUNimation again, this time to tackle the Hetalia movie plus some of the episodes. Don’t forget to pick up your copy of Trigun at your local video store!