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Black Lagoon, Volume 1 - Rei Hiroe
Black Lagoon, Volume 1
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• Animation currently running in Japan. • Anime DVD's available in the U.S. from Geneon. • The Black Lagoon anime series received “4-Stars” in the latest ICv2 guide to anime.• Dynamic action and extreme stunts. Realistic depictions of weaponry, vehicles and other equipment.• Distinctly American... show more
• Animation currently running in Japan. • Anime DVD's available in the U.S. from Geneon. • The Black Lagoon anime series received “4-Stars” in the latest ICv2 guide to anime.• Dynamic action and extreme stunts. Realistic depictions of weaponry, vehicles and other equipment.• Distinctly American style of plot development and art direction. Storylines and dialog in the Quentin Tarantino mode.• Timely story setting dealing with the wild-west atmosphere of the S.E. Asian black markets and high seas piracy.• 'Girls with guns' hits the male demographic that goes for loud music and B-movies, such as Grind House.• Some action scenes throughout the manga use rock lyrics from Rob Zombie.• One million copies of Black Lagoon are currently in print (Japanese language).Lock n' load with the baddest soldiers of fortune ever to hit the high seas of Southeast Asia! Aboard their World War II era torpedo boat, the Black Lagoon, Dutch the Boss, Benny the Mechanic, Revy Two Hand, and Rock, the salary-man from Japan, deliver anything, anywhere. In the dangerous underworld of the Russian Mafia, Chinese Triads, Colombian drug cartels, crazed assassins, and ruthless mercenaries, it's hard to know who to trust. But if you've got a delivery to make, and you don't mind a little property damage along the way, you can count on the crew of the Black Lagoon! The baddest group of mercenaries ever to hit the high seas of Southeast Asia! Aboard their World War II torpedo boat, the Black Lagoon, Dutch the Boss, Benny the Mechanic, Revy Two Hand, and Rock, the salaryman from Japan, deliver anything, anywhere. In the dangerous underworld of the Russian Mafia, Chinese triads, Colombian drug cartels, crazed assassins, and ruthless mercenaries, it's hard to know who to trust. But if you've got a delivery to make, and you don't mind a little property damage along the way, you can count on the crew of the Black Lagoon! Rokuro Okajima was just an average Japanese salaryman, living an average life. But when he's taken hostage by the crew of the Black Lagoon, Rokuro finds himself thrown headfirst into a deadly world of outlawed heroes, brutal villains, and blazing gunfights. Where he ends up is anyone's guess, but one thing is for certain--he's in for a wild ride!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781421513829 (142151382X)
ASIN: 142151382X
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 206
Edition language: English
Series: Black Lagoon 03 (#1)
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Dark Dead End
Dark Dead End rated it
5.0 Black Lagoon Vol 1
Information: Publisher: shogakugan and viz media Year published: 2003-2008 story and art by: Rei Hiroe My thoughts: Black lagoon, is one series whether it be the manga or anime, that I would recommend to anyone. but since I am doing a review for the manga I would have to say that the art and the a...
Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
4.0 Black Lagoon, Vol. 3
The series keeps getting better and better for me. The story of the Romanian siblings comes to a close. Sure, they were psycho assassins, yet they do come across as sympathetic figures at the end. A new storyline begins where the crew is hired to deliver some secret documents, all while trying to el...
Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
4.0 Black Lagoon, Vol. 2
The adventures of the Black Lagoon crew continue as they have to deal with Neonazis and then some very twisted twin killers in two separate tales in this volume. Revy's temper is proving that it can be a liability at times, but there is no denying her skill as a gunslinger. Rock is starting to settl...
Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
4.0 Black Lagoon, Vol. 1
A very good and entertaining action read. This is the story of the crew of the PT boat the Black Lagoon. They will transport anything anywhere for the right price. Working in Southeast Asia, they face the mob, hitmen, and other assorted folk trying to kill them. The first volume introduces Rock as t...
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