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Trigun Maximum  
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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 isn?t a sequel but a new name for the rest of the series. 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).

Won the Seiun Award at the 48th Japan Science Fiction Conventionwere for the best comic of the year.


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

Associated Names
Trigun: Deep Space Planet Future Gun Action!!

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
c.102 (End) by Maximum7 (3377d ago)
c.101 by Maximum7 (3488d ago)
c.100 by Maximum7 (3536d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 + 14 Volumes (Complete)
7 Volumes (Bunkoban, Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews

6 topics, 35 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (360 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.89 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 12th 2016, 1:03pm PST



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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)

English Publisher
Dark Horse (Trigun, 2 Volumes - Complet/Trigun: Maximum, 14 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #878 increased(+137)
Monthly Pos #1937 increased(+188)
3 Month Pos #2749 increased(+389)
6 Month Pos #3367 decreased(-16)

List Stats
On 599 reading lists
On 637 wish lists
On 885 completed lists
On 91 unfinished lists
On 223 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Trigun Manga changes 1752 days, 8 hours, 2 minutes ago
Trigun Gets New 2-Part Manga Story in March, April (+ movie) 2424 days, 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
Trigun Manga different from the Anime 2470 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
Trigun Movie! 3383 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes ago
trigun question 3484 days, 9 hours, 58 minutes ago

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Great manga   
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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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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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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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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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Great series   
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by Poli
October 20th, 2005, 10:53pm
I lo~ve this series! Why did he have to make the ranking all messed up because he wanted to ask a question from the scanlators, who probably don't even check these posts...
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One of the coolest mangas on this planet!!!   
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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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by Wolfwood
December 29th, 2005, 11:05am
Of course it deserves 10. I'm his neighbour (from Poland) but I don't understand why he gave the lowest rank possible. That manga is awesome. Don't miss it!
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amazing manga   
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by Art
February 12th, 2006, 2:45am
an amazing manga funny sad and cool.!
a most read manga
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by Anonymous
December 1st, 2005, 5:29pm
amazing manga, artwork, storyline. Deserves a 10 but the [edit by mod, do not FLAME other users or bash their ethnicity]
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the best   
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by Anonymous
February 14th, 2006, 4:18am
Really GOOD!
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