Black Lagoon

TV (12 eps)
4.384 of 5 from 28,301 votes
Rank #174

Rokuro Okajima is a small-time salaryman who is carrying documents for his company, when the ship he's traveling on is attacked by pirates. Kidnapped, he discovers to his dismay that his employers' main concern is to ensure the documents don't get into the wrong hands, even if it means sending the carrier to the bottom of the sea. Now, with his former life ruined and his kidnappers seeming comparatively friendly, "Rock" decides to join their merry band of mercenaries, and sets out with a new career to the shadier corners of the South China Sea.

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vivafruit's avatar by vivafruit on Mar 27, 2007
Score 7/10

A note: This review covers both Black Lagoon and Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage, and the score is a composite of the two series. If I were to rate the two seasons individually, I would most likely give season 1 around a 7.5 and season 2 around a 6.5. Black Lagoon looks like a mindless action... read more

omnioblivion's avatar by omnioblivion on Jul 15, 2015
Score 8/10

Story: No defining plot in the story, more like short stories. The beginning attempts to create a main storyline, but is very quickly forgotten as you go through the series. Animation: Necessary violence, but not overbearing makes it quite attractive to watch. Background fits the nature of the show quite well. Sound: Again, necessary sounds for a violent show, although it is quite profane in language... read more

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Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage TV 2006 Sequel
Black Lagoon Specials DVD Special 2009
Black Lagoon: Roberta's Blood Trail OVA 2010

Related manga

Black Lagoon 2002 Original Manga
Black Lagoon (Light Novel) 2008



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