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GetBackers

GetBackers

Alternative Titles

English: GetBackers
Synonyms: Get Backers: Dakkan-ya
Japanese: GetBackers -奪還屋-

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 39
Chapters: 344
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 24, 1999 to Feb 21, 2007
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Ayamine, Rando (Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.751 (scored by 4246 users)
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Ranked: #18252
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Popularity: #715
Members: 9,600
Favorites: 381
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Volumes: /39
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Synopsis

Blonde, hip, pragmatic and cool, Ginji Amano has the power to generate currents with his body like an electric eel. Brunette, equally hip, bespectacled and rambunctious, Ban Mido has the mystically mysterious 'Evil Eye,' the power to create illusions in the minds of his foes. Together, they are the GetBackers, the best retrieval team in the world. They can get back anything taken from clients, and their success rate is (almost) 100%! However, first they have to get some clients—and soon—or this spry detective duo will starve on the streets!

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Background

GetBackers was published in English by Tokyopop for 28 volumes from February 10, 2004 to March 10, 2009 until their license with Kodansha expired.

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Jun 20, 2008
yunfanz (All reviews)
ill skip the summery since we can all read the above. Anyways 10 out of 10 best manga series ive read. The story has many connections to real life it talked about the christian bible and jesus. It talked about the story of god and his archangels in one part. It made connections with world war 2 in another part. It even has the witch hunt and many others. The art work is very unique its not like a beautiful painting like in series such as ai yori aoshi but are very detailed sketches. Many of the setting are in slums and allyways that is read more
Jul 14, 2011
sweeny (All reviews)
I cam to Getbackers from the anime. A shoujo girl at heart I couldn't believe that my anime club was showing me this series about battling. And yes, it is a series about battling, and retrieving, and all that jazz. But at its very heart it is about relationships, and friendships, and honour.

The story follows the Getbackers, Ban and Ginji. There is an underlying sense of the story moving towards and end, with some completion in mind. Whilst there are a few episodic adventures, the stories are primarily multi-volume, intense and detailed. You learn a lot about the people, their histories, and their friendships. read more
Jun 21, 2015
TheDevilEye (All reviews)
Get Backers it's a great manga, the anime adaptation fell short to caught up the spirit of the manga, the final arc is one of the best arcs i've seen, there are wonderfull new characters, back story for the known characters, epic fights, and a great ending explaining the world they live in and what the characters seek and enjoy. Overall a enjoyable manga, that shows the bonds of friendship and thrusting one another, give it a shot!
Jun 20, 2012
sowondeul (All reviews)

so this manga at first was like blaa with the weird looking ginji during the first few chapters but the story gets better and better as it goes on that I believe it's better than the anime (but then again, most mangas are better than the animes). anyways, the Eternal Bond arc wasn't so interesting to me at first cause I really wasn't interested in Shido's story and I thought it wasn't so important so why that big arc just for Shido's story but later I was proven wrong because of the details and the new characters that turned out to be important to the read more

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