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Trigun Maximum  
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Description
From DMP:

Our hero Vash the Stampede disappeared for two years after blasting a crater onto the moon above the desert planet he saved from annihilation. But with good people and bad alike trying to track him down, he won't stay lost for long! Count on more crazy gunslinger action, new dastardly villains...and a new outfit, to boot!

Note: Nightow changed publishers to Shonen Gahosha and the series continued to be serialized in Young King Ours magazine. Due to the original publisher retaining the name Trigun, Nightow had to change the title to Trigun Maximum, which isnít a sequel--just a new name for the rest of the same series.

So, the first 3 volumes were published under the title 'Trigun' and the entire series compiled into 14 books as 'Trigun Maximum' (the numbering was also restarted when the title changed).

Type
Manga

Related Series
Trigun Badlands Rumble (Side Story)
Trigun: Rising (Side Story)
Trigun: The Lost Plant (Side Story)

Associated Names
トライガン
トライガンマキシマム
枪神
Trigun
Trigun: Deep Space Planet Future Gun Action!!

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Latest Release(s)
c.102 (End) by Maximum7 (2702d ago)
c.101 by Maximum7 (2813d ago)
c.100 by Maximum7 (2861d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 + 14 Volumes (Complete)
7 Volumes (Bunkoban, Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
6 topics, 35 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (333 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.9 / 10.0
10
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Last Updated
January 22nd 2014, 3:27pm PST


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Year
1997

Original Publisher
Shonen Gahosha (vols 1-14)
Tokuma Shoten (vols 1-3)

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Captain (Tokuma Shoten)
Young King Ours (Shonen Gahosha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi (Trigun, 2 Bunko Volumes - Completed)
Dark Horse (Trigun, 2 Bunko Volumes - Completed / Trigun: Maximum, 14 Volumes - Complete)
DMP (Worked with Dark Horse on it)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1034 increased(+98)
Monthly Pos #1682 increased(+337)
3 Month Pos #2588 increased(+237)
6 Month Pos #3130 decreased(-46)

List Stats
On 569 reading lists
On 577 wish lists
On 799 completed lists
On 84 unfinished lists
On 194 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Trigun Manga changes 1077 days, 11 hours, 22 minutes ago
Trigun Gets New 2-Part Manga Story in March, April (+ movie) 1749 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes ago
Trigun Manga different from the Anime 1795 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes ago
Trigun Movie! 2708 days, 4 hours, 2 minutes ago
trigun question 2809 days, 13 hours, 18 minutes ago

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Annoying.   
Rating: N/A
by Pebble_
March 5th, 2012, 4:48pm
As said below, the characters are annoyingly "good", which means they laud way too unrealistic and simple-minded ideals, unfit to the setting of the story, and the plot that unfolds from here is accordingly lacking.
Such half-assed "noble" values tend to make me cringe. I've read more than half of the manga so far, but I'm not sure I will be able to finish. Every time Vash starts acting all heroic/pure/martyr-like, I just feel the urge to smack my head against the wall, which is not healthy... (~‾▿‾)~
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Worth reading   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Deva
April 8th, 2007, 6:37am
The manga might have many flaws, crappy art at the beginning (but improves with every chapter), angels for the scenes are sometimes vexing and not well choosen also the composition of the scenes is in some chapters irritating and confusing. But it makes up with an unique hero, interesting story and the great western feeling unfortunately, for me because I love western, in the later chapters the Sci-Fi is more and more the main theme. The ending was nice, not brilliant but I wasn't disappointed. There may be better mangas but all in all Trigun is worth your time.

... Last updated on February 24th, 2008, 8:03pm
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only for goodie good people   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by deathgod1989
February 19th, 2007, 10:06pm
if you like a mian chracter who is too idealistic then yeah youll like this one, i stop reading after vol 1. vash is getting into my nervers he's too idealistic, too goodie good!!
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Also good   
Rating: 8.2 / 10.0
by Invalent
January 26th, 2007, 9:51am
Hmm, I really like this manga and as mentioned it's far better than the anime, still for me there are some missing things to make this a 10/10, the art is very good, the story also starts of very good, but for me gets "too complicated", too crowded (dunno how to say). This whole "spaceship battle against the bad person who apocalypse" stuff irritates me, but nonetheless its very good 8.5/10
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Brilliant   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lani_b2
December 29th, 2006, 5:37am
This manga is far better then the anime!
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My idea...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ebonize_christian
August 23rd, 2006, 8:59am
I LOVE IT!! Vash in the manga is better than the anime.
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Great manga   
Rating: N/A
by Zhelkus
February 15th, 2006, 1:33pm
Great followup to a very interesting manga. This one sidesteps away from the pure old western shooter Trigun had and sticks in a heavy dosage of Sci-Fi into it, a REALLY heavy dosage. There's still some shooting but it doesn't have that western feeling anymore.

The artist keeps on drawing better right off the bat. One would think that a manga artist reaches his peak after the first few volumes but this guy continuously improves his work. More or less around chapter 73 the artwork is amazing and has no comparison to what the first volume of Trigun was (out of place doodles).

The plot is also very good. Very catching and always intriguing. Really a great choice if you like adventure and Sci-Fi. Don't forget to read Trigun before reading Trigun Maximum, this one's the sequel.
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the best   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
February 14th, 2006, 4:18am
Really GOOD!
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amazing manga   
Rating: N/A
by Art
February 12th, 2006, 2:45am
an amazing manga funny sad and cool.!
a most read manga
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One of the coolest mangas on this planet!!!   
Rating: N/A
by Forks, err... I mean Knives
February 10th, 2006, 9:44am
This is one of the coolest mangas, if not THE coolest manga, ever made!!!
I like the art of Yasuhiro Nightow very much. A unique manga in every way.
(I bought all the relesed volumes of DarkHorse.)
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