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Black Lagoon 

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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Megumi Toyoguchi Megumi Toyoguchi ...  Revy 24 episodes, 2006
Daisuke Namikawa ...  Rock 24 episodes, 2006
Maryke Hendrikse ...  Revy / ... 24 episodes, 2006
Brad Swaile ...  Rock 24 episodes, 2006
Youichi Nishijima Youichi Nishijima ...  Fritz Stanford / ... 22 episodes, 2006
Tôru Nara Tôru Nara ...  Okazaki / ... 21 episodes, 2006
Yûichi Nakamura ...  Hanada / ... 20 episodes, 2006
Brian Drummond ...  Benny / ... 20 episodes, 2006
Hiroaki Hirata ...  Benny 18 episodes, 2006
Tsutomu Isobe Tsutomu Isobe ...  Dutch 18 episodes, 2006
Dean Redman ...  Dutch 18 episodes, 2006
Mami Koyama ...  Balalaika 16 episodes, 2006
Patricia Drake Patricia Drake ...  Balalaika 16 episodes, 2006
Mark Acheson ...  Boris / ... 13 episodes, 2006
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ...  Yoshida / ... 13 episodes, 2006
Trevor Devall ...  Mr. Chang / ... 12 episodes, 2006
Taiten Kusunoki Taiten Kusunoki ...  Boris 12 episodes, 2006
Paul Dobson Paul Dobson ...  E.O. Captain / ... 11 episodes, 2006
Lisa Ann Beley ...  Eda / ... 10 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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Gotta Kill 'em all! See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English | Spanish | Russian

Release Date:

8 April 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Lagoon See more »

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(24 episodes)

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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview with Otaku USA, Rei Hiroe stated that Black Lagoon was inspired by James Ellroy, John Woo, Quentin Tarantino and Stephen King, as well as hearing about actual piracy cases in the East China Sea in the 1990s. See more »

Quotes

Dutch: We've been hired by an antique collector in Spain, and this guy's hobby happens to be collecting Nazi artwork.
Revy: That's a pretty fucked up hobby.
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Referenced in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) See more »

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"transformative"
13 November 2016 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

This reviewer does mainly standard movies/TV (check out my reviews) but after a friend tipped me to Steins Gate (now seen it twice top to bottom) I was sort of hooked on quality anime.

This is my second fave anime. I apply the same standards I apply to film/TV -- the production (writing, audio, effects) has to be good enough to make you feel you left behind your own life and draw you in to another world.

(See for example the short-lived series BANSHEE, currently my #1 pick in recent live action TV ... and they shut down the series because they wanted to, not because the ratings were weak).

Black Lagoon makes me feel, like the character Rock, I left my world behind. The animation is to die for, the character are unforgettable (love the MAID!) and the dialog in the English dub is sassy.

Highly recommended.


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