A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Tired of the corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.
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Series cast summary:
Megumi Toyoguchi ...
 Revy (29 episodes, 2006-2011)
Daisuke Namikawa ...
 Rock (29 episodes, 2006-2011)
Youichi Nishijima ...
 Fritz Stanford / ... (26 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Revy / ... (25 episodes, 2006-2010)
Brad Swaile ...
 Rock (25 episodes, 2006-2010)
Hiroaki Hirata ...
 Benny (22 episodes, 2006-2011)
Tsutomu Isobe ...
 Dutch (22 episodes, 2006-2011)
Tôru Nara ...
 Okazaki / ... (21 episodes, 2006)
Brian Drummond ...
 Benny / ... (21 episodes, 2006-2010)
Yûichi Nakamura ...
 Hanada / ... (20 episodes, 2006)
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 Dutch (19 episodes, 2006-2010)
Mami Koyama ...
 Balalaika (18 episodes, 2006-2011)
Kenta Miyake ...
 Gardner / ... (17 episodes, 2006-2011)
Patricia Drake ...
 Balalaika (17 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Mr. Chang / ... (13 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Boris / ... (13 episodes, 2006)
Taiten Kusunoki ...
 Boris (12 episodes, 2006)
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A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Tired of the corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.

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Black Lagoon  »

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The entire anime series pays a homage to film director Quentin Tarantino, both the films he directed and the vintage cult films that inspired him. See more »

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Sister Eda: [Janet Bhai is running away from gangsters while Revy, Rock and Sister Eda keep pace with her in Benny's car] Hey, sis. Jogging this late at night? How hard-working of you.
Janet Bhai: You! You tricked me!
Sister Eda: That's pretty disrespectful. How can you talk that way to your guardian angel?
Janet Bhai: Screw you! I thought I was going to die!
Sister Eda: Oh really? Do you want us to save you? Think hard. If you don't want to hand over the plates, I guess we don't have a choice. You'd better run to a mosque next time. What do you think?
Revy: [...]
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Referenced in Glass Reflection: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2010) See more »

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The World of Midnight
(Ending theme - episode #15)
Performed by Minako 'Mooki' Obata (as Minako "mooki" Obata)
Lyrics and music by Minako 'Mooki' Obata (as Minako "mooki" Obata)
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Awesome!
25 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just recently picked up this anime because I heard good things about it from some friends, and I am glad they told me about it. Its about a group of mercenaries, that remind me of modern day pirates. They take jobs from various organizations, including the Russian mob. Some of these tasks include robbery, and other mischievous things. The animation is very crisp and clean, and the gun fights are awesome. It makes numerous pop-culture references, which I found amusing, and it also has a touch of comedy, granted its dark comedy. The characters are all very interesting, with the main character,Rock, who joins the group out of circumstance. He is a very likable character and doesn't care for violence. Revy, the main female character is another favorite and a total opposite of Rock. She is tough, enjoys killing people, drinks, smokes and cusses more then anyone else in the show. Dutch who is a large African-American Vietnam veteran and the commander of their small boat, and Benny, a computer geek, and a non-violent person, much like Rock. Over all, if you want some anime with action, interesting characters, and a good plot, you should check it out.


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