Black Lagoon
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Black Lagoon

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Synonyms: Shaitane Badi, Ballad of the Sinful Wizard
Japanese: ブラック・ラグーン


Volumes: 2
Chapters: 33
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 19, 2008 to Jan 18, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama
Theme: Organized Crime Organized Crime
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Hiroe, Rei (Art), Urobuchi, Gen (Story)


Score: 7.941 (scored by 702702 users)
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Ranked: #8782
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Popularity: #5520
Members: 3,614
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Rock (Okajima Rokuro) was just a normal Japanese businessman, but through a series of unlikely events, he found himself part of the "Lagoon Company," a group of transporters who do a little pirating on the side. Together with Dutch, Revy, and Benny, he sails the seas of Asia aboard the modified torpedo boat "Black Lagoon."

Their base, the lawless city of Roanapur, is just barely balanced on the brink of outright war, controlled and occupied by criminal organizations from across the globe. Standing above the rest are Balalaika of Russia and Chang of Hong Kong.

Our story finds Roanapur just a little while before Rock, with Revy in tow, is due to head back to his old home of Japan.

It is a tale about soldiers who once fought united under a cause in a land of sandy winds, the strictly personal reunion of a captain and her one-time subordinate...

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