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.
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
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
|Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage||TV||2006||Sequel|
|Black Lagoon Specials||DVD Special||2009|
|Black Lagoon: Roberta's Blood Trail||OVA||2010|
|Black Lagoon||2002||Original Manga|
|Black Lagoon (Light Novel)||2008|