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(2002–2003)

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Season 1

5 Oct. 2002
The Initials Are 'G' (Ginji) and 'B' (Ban)
Ginji and Ban take on a new case-rescue a toy kitten from a crooked policeman! The client is Natsumi Mizuki, and the kitten is her last remaining scrap of her mother.
 
12 Oct. 2002
Get Back the Rusted Bonds
Ban and Ginji are out on the streets trying to raise money to pay off their tab at the Honky Tonk when a sickly old homeless man takes pity on them and shares his food.
 
19 Oct. 2002
Operation: Recover the Platinum!
Ginji and Ban's new case involves recovering a box for their client. They agree on the condition that they are to receive 1/10th of the contents as payment.
 
26 Oct. 2002
Recovery Service vs. Transport Service
While still trying to recover the box, Ginji is kidnapped. While captive, Ginji learns that Ban killed Himiko's older brother a couple of years ago.
 
2 Nov. 2002
Deathmatch at Sunrise: The Lightning Emperor vs. Dr. J
This is the final showdown as the transport service shows up to fight for the box. Ginji wears himself out fight Dr. Jackal.
 
9 Nov. 2002
Get Back the Divine Melody
Madoka Otowa's violin has been stolen, and she asks the Get Backers to help her get it back before her concert the next day.
 
16 Nov. 2002
The Animal Transformation of the Beastmaster
Ban and Shido fight it out, and we see Shido's animal transformations for the first time as he goes on to battle former co-worker Kurobe after Akutsu decides to change his plans and destroy the violin and Madoka.
 
23 Nov. 2002
Timbre of Life, Resound!
All of Akutsu's men are vanquished but the violin is still missing. Shido has ordered Madoka's dog to bring it to him as an act of anger against Ban.
 
14 Dec. 2002
Breach the Limitless Fortress: Operation - Recover IL
Hevn calls in Ban, Ginji, Himiko, Kazuki, Shido, and Akabane to do a big job in the Limitless Fortress, recovering something called Ã'ILÃ" for a mysterious group of men.
 
21 Dec. 2002
The Unknown Boy, Makubex
The group has been split off into pairs after the incident with the poisoned smoke. Ban and Shido are attacked by a pair of assassins.
 
28 Dec. 2002
Explosion! Fuchouin: School Thread Technique
An imposter who studied the same martial art as Kazuki impersonates him and then attacks Himiko.
 
11 Jan. 2003
The New Four Kings
Himiko and Hevn escape from captivity. Kazuki is found alive and treated by a pair of pharmacists. Elsewhere, an old rival of Ban's named Takuma Fudou attacks Ban and Shido.
 
18 Jan. 2003
The Loulan Dance Whip That Whirls in the Night
Fudou is extremely angry that Makubex sent Emishi in and forced him to postpone his fight with Ban. However, Makubex has another plan for Ban and Shido.
 
25 Jan. 2003
Explosion! The Lightning Emperor Angry
Ginji is beginning to come unglued as Akabane starts to kill more people. Ginji's powers have begun to increase as he gets angrier. When Akabane and Ginji get too close to Makubex too soon, Juubei and Kagami go to fight them.
 
1 Feb. 2003
Recovery Team, Rendevous!
Fudou is angry at Makubex and says he will only wait 20 minutes for Makubex to get all the recovery team in place before going out to kill Ban without orders.
 
8 Feb. 2003
Crash! Shido vs. Emishi
Emishi fights Shido in a battlefield that looks like the Grand Canyon. The organization behind the construction of the Limitless Fortress is revealed.
 
15 Feb. 2003
Oh My Friend... Kazuki vs. Juubei
Kazuki and Juubei's battler is interspersed with scenes from their childhood friendship.
 
22 Feb. 2003
The Man from Babylon City
Makubex stages a battle between Himiko and Kagami set against a virtual Mayan sacrificial rite.
 
1 Mar. 2003
Blade of Revenge: Ban vs. Fudou
Ban and Fudou's showdown is once again cutshort when Ban senses that Ginji is in trouble.
 
8 Mar. 2003
Awakening! The Advent of the Lightning Emperor
Ginji is so far gone that Natsumi and Paul can see lightning hitting the Limitless Fortress from their caf?. He's destroyed the fake Teshimine, and now injures Sakura, whom he suspects of being a fake also.
 
15 Mar. 2003
Attack! Virtual Corps
Shido saves Ban from Fudou and tells him to go after Makubex. Meanwhile, Makubex has started up an intruder interception program which makes virtual armies go after Shido and the Akabane-Ginji team.
 
22 Mar. 2003
The Final Fight! Ginji vs. Makubex
The recovery team tries in vain to reason with Makubex. When that doesn't work, Ginji fights him in a virtual space of Makubex's own making. Ban figures out one of the secrets of the Limitless Fortress and reveals it.
 
5 Apr. 2003
Get Back the Limitless Future!
The atom bomb is ready, but Ban uses his Jagan on Makubex before he can push the switch. The vision Makubex sees makes him realize that he doesn't want to destroy the L.M., nor does he want to turn back time.
 
12 Apr. 2003
Steam Recovery: The Hot Springs Travel Diary?!
Hevn gets Ginji and Ban a job recovering a stolen ring at a hot springs. In their investigation/girl-watching, the Get Backers come across Kazuki and Juubei, who are on an eye-healing mission, and Juubei slays Ginji with bad puns.
 
19 Apr. 2003
High School Girl vs. Recovery Service
A businessman named Sasakida commissions the Get Backers to recover a briefcase that a pack of high school girls stole the night before.
 
26 Apr. 2003
The Man Who Lost His Past
Yuuji, a man with amnesia, approaches Ginji and Ban and asks them to recover his lost memories.
 
3 May 2003
Get Back the Arms of the Goddess!
Clayman returns and hires Ginji and Ban to recover the recently-discovered arms of the Venus de Milo. Meanwhile, Hevn has hired Shido and Emishi to do a recovery.
 
10 May 2003
Mystery Assassins: The Miroku Siblings
Ginji eludes Akabane and then wanders the ship in hopes that Ban is somehow still there. While doing this, he strikes up a friendship with Yukihiko Miroku.
 
17 May 2003
Hera and Kait
Shide and Emishi rescue the half-dead Ban.Yukihiko convinces Hera and friends to let Ginji live so that they can use him as a hostage later. Hera's back story is revealed and we discover why she's taken the arms.
 
24 May 2003
The Mission Starts! Ginji vs. Miroku
Shakuryuu and Hyouko fight Emishi and Shido. Ginji fights Miroku; Ban fights Akabane. The Miroku secret is revealed.
 
31 May 2003
Get Back the Eternal Goddess!
Ban beats Akabane by tricking him. Both teams manage their recoveries, but on the way home their boat's gas tank springs a leak, and as they're throwing ballast overboard, Ginji gets carried away.
 
7 Jun. 2003
The Get Backers Break Up?! The Enemy Is Ban Midou!
Ban and Ginji get assigned to recover a diamond. They stage a public fight and Ã'break upÃ"; then Ban pretends to go over to the bad guys to fight against Ginji when he comes for the recovery.
 
14 Jun. 2003
Get Back the Flame of Life!
Hevn commissions Ban and Ginji to recover the blood for a little girl's transfusion. She has the rare Bombay phenotype, so it's the only blood in the country that can be given to her, and it's been stolen.
 
21 Jun. 2003
Children of Destiny
The Get Backers and Himiko are commissioned to get back a kidnapped child and transport it to its parents. Ban is uneasy about Himiko's involvement since he doesn't think she'll keep her cool; after all, she was a kidnapped child, too.
 
28 Jun. 2003
Natsumi Does Her Best!
An elderly lady comes into the Honky Tonk asking for help recovering the memento of a dead loved one.
 
5 Jul. 2003
A Recital Just for You
On his way to a recital of Madoka's, Shido runs into an old enemy. Hevn is taken hostage. Luckily, the Get Backers have dirty minds that prompt them to stalk Shido and Hevn.
 
12 Jul. 2003
Ginji Hospitalized? It's a Hospital! Everyone Assembled
Ginji falls off a building chasing a rice ball and is hospitalized. Everyone comes to pay him a visit, and chaos ensues.
 
19 Jul. 2003
The Cost of Betrayal
Now Paul's past is exposed. Paul used to work as a negotiator for a thieves for hire ring. Now Paul wants Ban and Ginji to recover what was stolen from him long ago.
 
9 Aug. 2003
The Man Who Came Back... The Limitless Fortress, Once Again
Sakura turns up bearing a wound and a message: Makubex has been kidnapped.
 
16 Aug. 2003
The Last of the Four Kings
The GB group meets up with Juubei and Emishi at Gen's and discover that Masaki is behind the whole plot.
 
23 Aug. 2003
Demon of Revenge, Fudou Passes Away
Ban fights a newly-armed Fudou and kills him. Kaoru escapes Himiko.
 
30 Aug. 2003
The Brain Trust
Akabane delivers his data to the Limitless Fortress, and Ban convinces Gen to finish the project Makubex started.
 
6 Sep. 2003
Storm the Beltline! Ginji vs. Masaki
Makubex hacks a door into Ren's VR and everyone rushes to the wounded Ginji's side. Ginji half-heals himself by sucking in electricity.
 
13 Sep. 2003
Fated Showdown: Ban vs. Akabane
Makubex decides to erase his own data rather than pit Masaki and Ginji against each other
 
20 Sep. 2003
Get Backers
Ginji knocks out Masaki and then Masaki confesses that this whole plot has been a desperate strategy to save Makubex.
 

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