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Lock n' load with 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!Rokurō Okajima is just an average Japanese salaryman, living an average life. But when he's taken hostage by the crew of the Black Lagoon, Rokurō 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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Book 1
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 1
Rei Hiroe - Aug 12, 2008 (first published in 2002)
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Lock n' load with 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 ...
Book 2
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 2
Rei Hiroe - Oct 14, 2008 (first published in 2003)
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As the newest crewmember of the Black Lagoon, Rock is learning that life as a pirate is a lot more than just fun in the sun. After a salvage job on a sunken German U-Boat turns into a full-auto blowout with a gang of neo-Nazis, the crew of the Black Lagoon realizes they have more than a few issues with Revy's hair-trigger temper. But when the arriv...
Book 3
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 3
Rei Hiroe - Dec 09, 2008 (first published in 2004)
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Roanapur turns into a war zone when Balalaika and Hotel Moscow team up with the Triad to hunt down the psychotic Romanian killers Hansel and Gretel. The bloody climax leaves Rock scarred by the grim reality of the underworld he's become a part of, but there's no rest for the wicked. A terrorist organization makes a move against the Triad, and the c...
Book 4
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 4
Rei Hiroe - Feb 10, 2009 (first published in 2005)
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The action shifts to chilly midwinter Tokyo, where Balalaika hires Rock as her interpreter, and Revy comes along as Rock's bodyguard. The Washimine-gumi, a Yakuza family on its way down, wants to make a deal with Hotel Moscow. Soon, however, the yakuza realize they might have been better off making a deal with the Devil himself! As the pressure bui...
Book 5
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 5
Rei Hiroe - Apr 14, 2009 (first published in 2006)
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Rock and Revy form an uneasy alliance with Ginji, the Washimine-gumi's top enforcer, to rescue Yukio from her kidnappers. Even if she can be freed, Rock finds Yukio's position as the new head of the Washimine-gumi hard to accept, especially when it calls his beliefs and loyalties into question. The conflict between Hotel Moscow and the Washimine sp...
Book 6
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 6
Rei Hiroe - Jun 09, 2009 (first published in 2006)
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After their trip to Japan, the crew of the Black Lagoon winds down back in Roanapur. The R&R doesn't last long--Jane, a counterfeiter on the run from Florida-based gangsters, seeks refuge with the Church of Violence, kicking off a hot pursuit involving some of Roanapur's more colorful guns-for-hire. Later, half a world away in Venezuela, a bomb bla...
Book 7
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 7
Rei Hiroe - Aug 11, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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The shockwaves from the assassination of Garcia Lovelace's father in Venezuela hit Roanapur full force. The deadly maid and ex-terrorist Roberta begins her quest for vengeance and she's not going to quit even if the trail takes her deep into a web of intrigue involving the U.S. military. The city's criminal gangs realize the danger of too much U.S....
Book 8
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 8
Rei Hiroe - Oct 13, 2009 (first published in 2008)
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Roberta's vendetta continues as Rock and Revy enlist some old acquaintances to try and catch up with the Killer Maid before it's too late. They're going to have to get in line since Roberta's got everyone from a U.S. military black ops unit to her ex-F.A.R.C. comrades gunning for her, not to mention the CIA and the NSA. When the turmoil becomes mor...
Book 9
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 9
Rei Hiroe - Jul 13, 2010 (first published in 2009)
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Roanapur explodes as Roberta's vendetta against a top secret U.S. Special Forces team brings out the city's heaviest hitters. Balalaika and the ex-Soviet military troops of Hotel Moscow face off with Major Caxton's Grey Fox unit as it tries to fight its way out of Roanapur. Meanwhile, Rock, Revy and Garcia Lovelace continue their pursuit of Roberta...
Book 10
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 10
Rei Hiroe - Apr 21, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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Benny’s tech-savvy girlfriend Jane has recruited Feng Yifei, a Chinese spy, to help her hack into a massive German defense company. But Jane’s real motive is to blackmail the Chinese government by exposing their operations and hang Feng out to dry as a scapegoat. The People’s Liberation Army isn’t going to let this slide, and it’s not long before t...
Book 11
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Black Lagoon, Vol. 11
Rei Hiroe - Jan 21, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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Four hardcore heroes. One high-speed torpedo boat. Ten thousand bullets!Lock n' load with 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 da...