Midvalley the Hornfreak is the 11th Gung-Ho-Guns member.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Midvalley has black hair slicked back and eyes. He wears a dark suit and shoes.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Midvalley in the anime was a completely loyal member of the Gung-Ho-Guns whereas in the manga he saught to get out of the group.

Manga[edit | edit source]

Midvalley the Hornfreak was originally a member of a three-man band that used sound to perform assassinations for money. Knives discovered their talent and intended to press them to join his Gung-ho-Guns. The other two band members immediately refused and attempted to kill Knives, and were quickly executed. Throughout his service as a Gung-ho-Gun, Midvalley hoped to betray Knives and Legato Bluesummers to escape.

When he is sent alongside Hoppered the Gauntlet, they plot to disobey orders to torment, but not kill Vash the Stampede. This would allow Hoppered to get his revenge on Vash and for Midvalley to disappear in the aftermath. While Hoppered attacks Vash, Midvalley, and Nicholas the Chapel fight a secondary duel. Midvalley's and Hoppered's plot ultimately fails and Legato reveals his knowledge of their betrayal. Legato then executes Midvalley by commanding the giant that transports him to smash Midvalley with the giant's spinning motorcycle tire. Afterward, he uses Midvalley's dead body to try to execute Hoppered as well. Though Vash protects Hoppered from Legato's attack, Hoppered later succumbs to his wounds and passes away. Vash and Wolfwood bury Midvalley and Hoppered next to one another, setting Midvalley's saxophone on the gravestone. Wolfwood remarks that he feels no sympathy for Midvalley's failure to escape his doom.

Anime[edit | edit source]

Midvalley the Hornfreak is a violent musician who is able to use his saxophone, Sylvia, to synchronize sound waves with pain, causing physical damage. He introduces himself as the Eleventh Gung-ho Gun and is the last to challenge Vash the Stampede. After Vash disables his saxophone, Midvalley kills himself by overloading the jammed machine gun installed in the saxophone, to spite Vash.

Voice Actors[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the manga, he plays a baritone saxophone, but in the anime, it's a futuristic-looking alto saxophone.
  • "Hornfreak" is most likely a reference to how musicians call wind instruments the generic term 'horns.'
The Gung-Ho-Guns
Monev the Gale Dominique the Cyclops E.G. Mine Rai-Dei the Blade Leonof the Puppet-Master
Gray the Ninelives Hoppered the Gauntlet Zazie the Beast Midvalley the Hornfreak Caine the Longshot
Chapel the Evergreen Elendira the Crimsonnail Nicholas D. Wolfwood (Impersonating Chapel, Former) Livio the Double Fang (Former) Razlo the Tri-Punisher of Death (Former)
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