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Black Lagoon

Black Lagoon

Alternative Titles

English: Black Lagoon
Japanese: BLACK LAGOON

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2006 to Jun 25, 2006
Genres: Action, Seinen
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.251 (scored by 106234 users)
Ranked: #2522
Popularity: #59
Members: 177,905
Favorites: 4,955
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

action comedy drama guns

Synopsis

Okajima Rokuro is a Japanese businessman in a town full of Japanese businessmen. His normal day consists of social drinking with clients and being kicked around by his bosses. He finally gets a break though, as he's sent by his company to the tropical seas of Eastern China to deliver a disc. But his boat gets hijacked by a band of mercenaries hired to retrieve the disc. Rock (as he is newly dubbed by his captors) catches the interest of the only female merc Revy as she thinks he's worth a ransom, taking him hostage. However, the disc that was stolen has a terrible secret that's unknown to Rock, which causes massive confusion and chaos for both him and his kidnappers.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Black Lagoon
Sequel: Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage
Alternative setting: Black Lagoon Omake

Characters & Voice Actors

Dutch
Dutch
Main
Isobe, Tsutomu
Japanese
Isobe, Tsutomu
Redman, Dean
English
Redman, Dean
...
Revy
Revy
Main
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Japanese
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Liberatori, Perla
Italian
Liberatori, Perla
...
Benny
Benny
Main
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Drummond, Brian
English
Drummond, Brian
...
Okajima, Rokuro
Okajima, Rokuro
Main
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke
Swaile, Brad
English
Swaile, Brad
...

Staff

Katabuchi, Sunao
Director
Araki, Tetsurou
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Nishimura, Satoshi
Storyboard



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Aug 7, 2013
Gonzo-nyan
With a genre that deals with a lot of action set-pieces, a show of this specific genre is usually bogged down into mindless entertainment territory with absolutely no substance to it at all. There have been in the past many action films and TV shows that have shown to become competent in the history of film-making, examples in mind are the works of John Woo, Michael Mann, and Quentin Tarantino. But what if I told you that there is an anime show that encompasses everything that is great about those three directors and succeeds on every possible level? The show in question is Black Lagoon, read more
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Apr 18, 2011
artist-retired
"This is way more entertaining than Hollywood is ever going going to be!" truer words like that have barely been spoken in anime in my opinion, and with the shit that's out now, I'm inclined to believe them.

STORY: Enter Rokuro Okajima, a typical meek japanese office worker of a large corperation who's the epitome of ordinary with a life so boring, bland, and not so envious with complains such as his boss kicking his ass, but his bleak life style comes to an end when a business trip cruise to South East Asia turns into hell as a group of modern day pirates take him read more
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Recommendations

both have some great gun fights,the dark backgrounds of the main characters
reportRecommended by Zero - Add to favorites
Both shows are full of action. Feature 'gangs' and main characters are trying to achieve a certain goal with the use of guns and clever strategy's.

Opening Theme

"Red Fraction" by MELL

Ending Theme

"Don't Look Behind" by EDISON

Recent News

'Black Lagoon' to Begin Airing on Toonami Beginning March 2014 ( 1 2 3 4 )
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02-09-14, 4:52 PM
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02-18-13, 4:33 AM

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