The only time he is shown to be truly angry is when Eda (disguising her voice) taunts him about the USA's influence and the fact he has no choice but to cooperate with them. Both also carry additional sidearms. It is interesting to note that although Revy calls Ginji "Jumbo" because of his height, the name "Jumbo" may also refer to Takeshi Takeda (AKA "Jumbo") from the Yotsuba&! In critical operations, Balalaika calls upon a personal cadre of ex-Soviet airborne troops and Spetsnaz commandos who are Afghanistan veterans. Known as the Desantniki, they act as Hotel Moscow's special ops team. He then explains the situation within the Cartel regarding Roberta. There are more than 30 of them aboard their recovery ship, along with seemingly innocent hostages used to pilot the ship. He, along with some men, search for Roberta throughout the city and meets up with Revy and Rock. Her attraction is further suggested in the last scenes of Season 2 when Eda asked her if she had gotten anywhere with Rock, instead of denying it with a short comment as usual she said she rather not say causing Eda to laugh at her hopelessness when it comes to men. "Groovy Guy" Russell (“グルーヴィ・ガイ”・ラッセル, "Gurūvi Gai" Rasseru?) Articles containing Japanese-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2007, Articles with invalid date parameter in template, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2007, Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, no:Liste over mindre rollefigurer i Black Lagoon, ru:Список персонажей аниме и манги «Пираты „Чёрной лагуны“», https://manga.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Black_Lagoon_characters?oldid=91835. Badass Creed: "Fuck the Nazis" is a family motto, apparently. Black Lagoon (ブラック・ラグーン Burakku Ragūn) is a manga series written and illustrated by Rei Hiroe's and published in Shogakukan's Monthly Sunday Gene-X since 2002. Dutch (ダッチ, Dacchi?) Kageyama (景山, Kageyama) is one of the department chiefs of Asahi Industries, based in Tokyo. Black Lagoon (ブラック・ラグーン Burakku Ragūn) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga of the same, written and illustrated by Rei Hiroe.. The Church of Violence/The Rip-Off Church. Of African-American descent, he has employed Revy as an S/M dancer once in the past, possibly putting her as a dominatrix. It is revealed he is a highly-esteemed operator by his fellow colleagues especially Gray Fox's second in command for his decency, integrity and honorable conduct. Voiced by: Ryuji Nakagi (Japanese), Richard Newman (English), Oberführer Ratchman (ラッチマン, Racchiman?) (Ricardo) is an apprentice priest in the Rip-Off Church. It is likely that she is attracted to Rock, based on her reactions to Eda's teasing, which appear to be jealousy. While it is one of the thirteen noble families of South America, the Lovelace family fell upon hard times, with only the meager income from their plantations maintaining their lifestyle. After the explosion and the loss of many of his gunmen, Abrego's influence in Roanapur seems to have fallen, judging from the attitude he takes from Balalaika, Chang and Verrocchio. However, just as Gretel disembarks she is gunned down by the get away man Dutch contacted, who was bribed by Hotel Moscow. Rock has been able to arrange proper business deals with the Church. A second season, Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage, aired in Japanese between October and December 2006.The series was licensed for an English language release by Geneon Entertainment. Voiced by: Tomoko Kaneda (Japanese), Jocelyne Loewen (English) (Gretel). He is an ex-ARVN soldier who fought in the Vietnam War. It is never made clear of what gender the twins are: in one scene, "Gretel" (formerly "Hänsel" before swapping) shows 'her' genitalia to Rock in what she presumably came to believe was a show of gratitude, causing him to flee in disgust and horror at how utterly broken “Gretel” was, having known nothing but 'blood and darkness' their whole lives. Hänsel and Gretel are two unnamed Romanian twin orphans. It is implied that many of her current operatives served with her in Afghanistan. As his nickname would suggest, he is a pyromaniac who uses a lighter shaped-and-sized flamethrower as his weapon of choice, although for heavy-duty jobs, he will also use a full-sized flamethrower. She initially claims her actions are to uphold the honour of the Washimine Group, but in reality she believes this is the only way she can be with Ginji. While chasing Revy, Rock, and Shenhua towards a Basilan military base, he is shot and killed by Takenaka for refusing to pull their forces back for a retreat. So far, it seems Rock is able to arrange proper business deals with the Church. She served as the leader for her project team, which was spread around the world but was connected thanks to the internet, and is quite knowledgeable on the details of the dollar bill. Her attraction is further suggested in the last scenes of Season 2 when Eda asked her if she had gotten anywhere with Rock, instead of denying it with a short comment as usual she said she rather not say causing Eda to laugh at her hopelessness when it comes to men. In the anime version, but not in the manga, he is also the narrator of the story. While chasing Revy, Rock, and Shenhua towards a Basilan military base, he is shot and killed by Takenaka for refusing to pull their forces back for a retreat. She commits suicide with Ginji's sword after Ginji is killed by Revy. Head of Kousa Council. Roberta (ロベルタ, Roberuta) is a Colombian maid who worked for four years at the Lovelace household in Venezuela. Fabiola Iglesias (ファビオラ・イグレシアス, Fabiora Igureshiasu?) Few people seem to recognize her when she is not wearing her surgeon's robes. Despite being involved with an Islamic terrorist group, he himself is an atheist. Janet currently seems to be having an internet romance with Benny. He is particularly fond of pushing people downstairs or in front of trains. She admitted that she did murder children, women, or anyone in name of revolution during her FARC years. However, his skills are shown to be more than everyone thought, when he is the last bounty hunter left in the hunt for Jane and he duels Eda on board the Lagoon. She has long blonde hair, and usually wears a military greatcoat, thrown over a low-cut business suit. However, when Hotel Moscow's methods went too far, Tsugio Bando, the current head of the Washimine group, tried to stop them and was killed by Balalaika, who decided she would instead destroy both groups and take over their operations. Picture books for younger children.See also Black Lagoon Adventures chapter books for slightly older children. Jane is apparently a nymphomaniac, though Benny calls it "a bit broad-minded as far as sex goes". He boarded the U-1324 the night before it sailed. 2. Lately, they have been made a fool of in the criminal underworld because of the Lovelace Family and their two killer maids. Revy is very competitive, strong, stubborn, impatient, and extremely ill-tempered. She also has heel blades concealed in her shoes. Anti-Villain 4. Due to the uncommon act of kind-heartedness, Shenhua comments that he is not the type to kill and would be better as a host in a bordello, but Lotton claims that he is too clumsy for that. Voiced by: Akiko Takeguchi (Japanese); Shirley Millner (English). She has also lied or gone against her "nature" in order to save him; such as when he was kidnapped by Takenaka and she lied about him having the documents they required when she actually had them the whole time, or when she stood up to Balalaika when she held Rock at gunpoint after he opposed her plan to destroy the Washimine clan. They both recognise they would make a strong partnership in crime, but choose not to because it would make their respective lives boring. As his nickname would suggest, he is a pyromaniac who uses a lighter shaped-and-sized flamethrower as his weapon of choice, although for heavy-duty jobs, he will also use a full-sized flamethrower. He then kills the one survivor himself. ), sometimes referred by her full name Rebecca (レヴェッカ Revekka?, romanized Revecca in the Japanese media), is the female protagonist of the series . He formed a fast friendship with Captain Ahbe and was sociable with the crew, engaging them in games of shogi during the voyage from Kiel to Batavia. He often feels harassed by Lagoon Company, especially Revy, for messing up his bar whenever they get into a fight with another party and reminds Revy to pay for the damage she has caused, which she always avoids doing. He never gets to do anything in battle because people shoot him down whilst he's posturing and/or monologuing. Thus, the Cartel couldn't even touch her without causing an incident. His Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords is sought after by Revy after she and Rock recover The Twelve Knights Led by Brunhilda for its value on the open market. Her strength, speed, endurance, and instincts were honed to almost supernatural levels, so much so that Rock at one point refers to her sardonically as "a killer robot from the future" (a reference to James Cameron's Terminator movies). Revy refers her to "That Fucking Glasses Bitch". Unfortunately, it turns out to be the US Special Forces, who's intentions were to assassinate a general and had to sacrifice Diego Lovelace to complete their mission. Little is known about Alfred (アルフレード, Arufurēdo? Voiced by: Youichi Nishijima (Japanese), Mark Gibbon (English). The Washimine group were a Yakuza formerly run by Ryuzo Washimine (鷲峰龍三, Washimine Ryūzō?). Yukio Washimine (鷲峰雪緒, Washimine Yukio) is a high school senior and the only daughter of Ryuzo Washimine, who was the former kumicho (boss) of the yakuza organization "Washimine-gumi" (Washimine Group). Chang is more patient than Balalaika in terms of getting into battle. Chang is more patient than Balalaika in terms of getting into battle. Despite her age and gentle appearance, she leads her organization with an iron fist. The two seasons, each twelve episodes in length, are titled Black Lagoon— which was co-produced by Shogakukan—and Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage. Benny (ベニー, Benī?) Roberta hires him to gather a team to attack Grey Fox to drive them out into the open. Garcia Lovelace (ガルシア・フェルナンド・ラブレス, Garushia Ferunando Raburesu?) Shortly before the war ended (presumably in 1973), Dutch went AWOL, escaping to Thailand to work as a mercenary. is one of the enforcers working for the Washimine Group. His character and appearance is likely based on Kakihara from Ichi the killer, as both of them are longing for a strong opponent equal to them and are sadistically violent. Bai Ji-Shin Chang (張維新, Chan Waisan) is the boss of a Thailand branch of the Sun Yee On Triad. He goes on to add that creator Rei Hiroe long thought of Roberta as a kind of "Death Poppins". In the El Baile de la Muerte arc, she is revealed to have survived the battle when Revy is shown calling her on the phone. Like Eda and Yolanda, he is a highly skilled gunman whose choice of weapon is a M60 machine gun. 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