'Trigun: Badlands Rumble' to Screen Saturday at Anime Expo

Check out photos from Anime Expo in Shannon Cottrell's slideshows "Anime Expo 2010: Thursday, Day One" and "Anime Expo 2010: Friday, Day Two."

Trigun: Badlands Rumble will make its English subtitled premiere Saturday at Anime Expo, Funimation representatives announced Friday at the convention. The premiere will take place at 4 p.m. in the Film Room of Los Angeles Convention Center.

Trigun cosplay, Vash the Stampede
Trigun cosplay, Vash the Stampede
Shannon Cottrell

At Friday night's panel, the U.S. anime company revealed that it would release the film based on the manga and anime series Trigun domestically in 2011. Badlands Rumble was released in Japan last April. Though it was previously screened at Seattle's Sakura-Con, the version viewed there was not subtitled, or dubbed, into English. Tonight's screening will be the first with subtitles.

For updates throughout Anime Expo, follow @lizohanesian and @ShannonCottrell on Twitter.

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