Black Lagoon

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 5

    Codename Paradise, Status MIA

    Aired 5/11/11

  • S 3 : Ep 4

    Oversaturation Kill Box

    Aired 3/2/11

  • S 3 : Ep 3

    Angels in the Crosshairs

    Aired 1/7/11

  • S 3 : Ep 2

    An Office Man's Tactics

    Aired 9/8/10

  • S 3 : Ep 1

    Collateral Massacre

    Aired 6/27/10

  • Cast & Crew
  • Brian Drummond

    Benny [E]

  • Brad Swaile

    Rock [E]

  • Maryke Hendrikse

    Revy [E]

  • Daisuke Namikawa


  • Megumi Toyoguchi


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  • show Description
  • On an unusual but routine business trip in South East Asia, fate turns business man Rokuro Okajima's life around when pirates hijack his ship and take him hostage. In a strange turn of events Rokuro joins the Russian mafia-employed motley crew and adopts the moniker 'Rock.'The second season is also known under the title: Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage In July 2008, a third season was announced. The third season, also known as Black Lagoon: Roberta`s Blood Trail airs mid-2010.moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (79)

    • Rock: I'm through with you guys Revy: You impotent son of a bitch! You gonna run away?! (she jumps on him and holds him down) Rock: Why do I need to suffer like this?

    • Revy: (to Rock, pointing her gun at his head) I can show you what color your brain is.

    • Captain: Give any runners extra assholes!

    • Revy: Dutch, Bao was so pissed he looked like a steaming pot. Unless we pay him back he's going to weld our assholes. Dutch: Scary. Makes me want to cry.

    • Bao: How many times have you destroyed my shop?! (shoots an attacker) You owe me for all of this! Or I'll weld your asshole shut and make you a new one on your head! Revy: Got it.

    • Bao: Revy, if they are your friends then you deal with them. Revy: I don't know them. You've bulletproofed the bar. Barman: It can handle up to a .50 caliber.

    • Revy: Beer is as good as piss. No matter how much you drink you don't get drunk. (to Rock) If you're a man you'll drink rum. but if... you're a wuss who can't even take a challenge from a woman... (meanwhile she prepared a big glass of rum for him) ...I won't force you. But, I'll make you wear a skirt, put on ribbons and take you to a dance party. Rock: (really angry) I hate chugging down drinks. But... (he drinks the glass in one nip) We're forced to drink at company socials. Don't mock a Japanese businessman!

    • Revy: (about Benny) I saved his ass before he was used as weight in a suitcase.

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    Notes (12)

    • Black Lagoon made its Toonami debut in the United States on March 23, 2014 at 2am EDT.

    • Manga Corollary: Volume 1, Opening Chapter

    • Manga Corollary: Opening Chapter (final third) The waterfall part is anime only but everything else links with the manga.

    • This episode is based on the events from chapter 1 in volume 1 of the manga.

    • This episode is based on the events from chapter 5 in volume 2 of the manga.

    • When Rock is explaining why he left Japan the ending song instrumental is playing in the background.

    • On the US DVD, Dutch and Benny were not credited.

    • Bible check In the Japanese version, Eda misquotes "walk through the valley of the shadow of death" as Psalm 23:15, but Psalm 23 only has eight verses. In the English version, Eda correctly quotes this as Psalm 23:4. In the Japanese version, Eda quotes John 5: "Don't bring trouble into my home, you bitch!" This is incorrect. But in the English version, Eda correctly quotes part of Luke 11:7 which is: Then the one inside answers, "Don't bother me. The door is already locked, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give you anything" Eda quotes Luke 16 "I tell you, make friends for yourselves with worldly wealth" which is the first part of Luke 16:9. The second part, not mentioned on the show, is "so when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings."

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    Trivia (16)

    • The helicopter gunship piloted by the Extra Order mercenaries is a Mi-24A Hind B.

    • The blueprints of the submarine read: Fuck Plan vom Schiff - translated about: Fuck Plan of the ship

    • Goof: The submarine shown in the flashback, is clearly a German submarine, but shows a Danish flag.

    • The episode title is German and translated states: The return of the eagle.

    • Benny’s map of the dive site shows the sea floor and the sub being about 37-50 below the surface. Revy’s beacon is a frowning red face, while Rock’s beacon is a smiley green face.

    • Revy reveals that she is Chinese in this episode.

    • The episode does not explain how Revy and Rock were able to breathe inside the sub. Didn’t all the crew members die ages ago from the lack of oxygen?

    • The handgun that Fritz uses is entirely fictional. The .454 Casull is available only in large frame revolvers. The model P-08B Lugar used by Fritz is only chambered for the .30 Lugar and the classic 9mm. In 1904, under contract from Mauser Arms, 2 test models chambered for the .45 ACP were produced for the US Army for trial testing, but the Lugar was not adopted by the US. The .454 Casull has a balistic energy coefficient 4 times high than the 10mm, and about 5.5 times higher than the .45 ACP and 7 times higher than the 9mm which almost all model P-08 Lugars were chambered. A model P-08 would be blown to pieces if ever chambered for the .454 Casull. Most indoor target ranges prohibit the use of a .454 because it is too powerful of a round and will damage the range equipment. Also, the Lugar toggle breech is not designed for rimmed ammo such as the .454.

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    Allusions (33)

    • Storm and Mayer's boss is credited as E.O. Captain which is a play on Captain EO, a Disney theme park attraction in the late 80's and 90's featuring Michael Jackson.

    • Dutch mentions that Rock is like William Holden of The Wild Bunch. William Holden played the lead character Pike in the 1969 movie known for its slow-motion style shootout and graphic violence.

    • Product Replacement Among the beer bottles and cans is one labelled Heireken, which is a spoof of Heineken brand.

    • Das Boot and the U-96. The U-boat has the famed laughing sawfish emblem of the U-96, which was also the subject of the 1981 Wolfgang Peterson film Das Boot.

    • The Alamo was a building in San Antonio that was unsuccessfully defended in a battle for Texas independence from Mexico in 1836. Similarly, in the episode, there were no survivors.

    • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral A popular allusion for Western shootouts, this was a real event that occurred on October 26, 1881 in Tombstone, Arizona, involving many famous outlaws such as Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday. The event was named as such by the feature movie in 1957.

    • TOWs are missiles that originated in the Vietnam War. They stand for Tube launch, Optical track, Wire command, and are classified BGM which means they can launch from different ways and they are guided missiles. They are still popular today as an anti-tank missile.

    • Dutch: I don't remember hiring Charles Whitman. Charles Whitman climbed a tower in Austin, Texas in 1966 and killed 15 and wounded 31.

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  • Fan Reviews (18)
  • A solid anime with some noticeable drawbacks!

    By friezaxscorpion, May 04, 2013

  • Without a doubt BEST anime i've seen.

    By G3ckOz, Oct 11, 2009

  • This anime is just awesome.

    By sonic__323, Aug 28, 2009

  • going on 3rd season soon. great show.

    By relaxalittle, Feb 24, 2009

  • This is an amazing show my only complaint is that it only ran for two seasons... we need more!

    By drdan2410, Jan 23, 2009

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