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Black Lagoon

Black Lagoon

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English: Black Lagoon
Japanese: ブラックラグーン


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Apr 19, 2002 to ?
Authors: Hiroe, Rei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sunday Gene-X


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The story follows a team of mercenaries known as Lagoon Company, who smuggle goods in and around the seas of Southeast Asia. Their base of operations is located in the fictional city of Roanapur in Thailand, and they transport goods in the PT boat Black Lagoon. Lagoon Company does business with various clients, but has a particularly friendly relationship with the Russian crime syndicate Hotel Moscow. The team takes on a variety of missions—which may involve violent firefights, hand-to-hand combat, and nautical battles—in various Southeast Asian locations.


Black Lagoon has been published in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Signature imprint since August 12, 2008; in Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint since December 27, 2007; and in Polish by Waneko since April 2009.

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