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The Best Episodes of Black Lagoon

Every episode of Black Lagoon ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Black Lagoon!

The story follows a team of pirate mercenaries known as the Lagoon Company, that smuggles goods in and around the seas of Southeast Asia in the early to mid 1990s. Their base of operations is located in the fictional harbor city of Roanapur in southeast Thailand near the border of Cambodia.

Genres:Action & AdventureAnimationDramaCrime

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The best episode of "Black Lagoon" is "Calm Down, Two Men", rated 8.3/10 from 442 user votes. It was directed by Kenichi Kawamura, Yoshihisa Matsumoto and written by Sunao Katabuchi. "Calm Down, Two Men" aired on 5/21/2006 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Maid to Kill".

  • Calm Down, Two Men
    8.3/10 442 votes

    #1 - Calm Down, Two Men

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2006-05-21

    Revy's resentment at being sent on assignment with Rock may change when he calms a potentially volatile situation with a dealer.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura, Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Maid to Kill
    8.0/10 315 votes

    #2 - Maid to Kill

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2006-06-04

    The Black Lagoon crew discovers too late that Roberta is a formidable opponent with a price on her head, as they attempt to flee with Garcia.

    Director: Tetsuro Araki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Swan Song at Dawn
    8.0/10 1 votes

    #3 - Swan Song at Dawn

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2006-10-18

    Gretel takes Eda hostage, demanding a getaway boat for herself and her brother. Meanwhile, Hansel holds off Balalaika's entire team alone.

    Director: Fumie Muroi

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Succession
    8.0/10 1 votes

    #4 - The Succession

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2006-11-22

    Feuding breaks out between Balalaika and the Washimine gang, and Rock makes a shocking discovery about Yukio, the girl he met at the festival.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Dark Tower
    8.0/10 1 votes

    #5 - The Dark Tower

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2006-12-06

    Revy and Ginji try to save Yukio during a battle with Chaka and his men. Later, she takes Rock to task for trying to save her from a life of crime.

    Director: Takao Abo

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Moonlit Hunting Grounds
    7.8/10 313 votes

    #6 - Moonlit Hunting Grounds

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2006-05-14

    Dutch and Revy's violent raid on the neo-Nazi ship leads to surprising revelations about Revy and the Black Lagoon's mission to recover the painting.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Mangrove Heaven
    7.6/10 367 votes

    #7 - Mangrove Heaven

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2006-04-16

    Rock devises a plan to destroy the gunship that seems to have trapped the Black Lagoon. Meanwhile, the Lagoon Company accepts Rock as a new member.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Unstoppable Chambermaid
    7.6/10 296 votes

    #8 - The Unstoppable Chambermaid

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-06-11

    Rock learns the truth about Balalaika's troops when they intervene in a no-holds-barred confrontation between Revy and Roberta.

    Director: Tetsuro Araki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Guerrillas in the Jungle
    7.6/10 291 votes

    #9 - Guerrillas in the Jungle

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2006-06-25

    Rock learns the truth about Takenaka while under interrogation, and gets an even bigger surprise after he's rescued by Revy and Shenhua.

    Director: Atsushi Nigorikawa

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Eagle Hunting and Hunting Eagles
    7.5/10 308 votes

    #10 - Eagle Hunting and Hunting Eagles

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-05-07

    After finding the painting on the sunken sub, Rock and Revy argue over looking for more loot while the neo-Nazis' own divers approach the wreck.

    Director: Kunio Katsuki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Black Lagoon
    7.4/10 436 votes

    #11 - The Black Lagoon

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-04-09

    Abducted by modern-day pirates and declared dead by his company, businessman Rokuro Okajima joins his captors on their ship, the Black Lagoon.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Rasta Blasta
    7.4/10 293 votes

    #12 - Rasta Blasta

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2006-05-28

    The Black Lagoon crew must deliver a young hostage to a Colombian cartel, but Dutch has a crisis of conscience when he learns the boy's identity.

    Director: Tetsuro Araki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Lock 'n Load Revolution
    7.4/10 274 votes

    #13 - Lock 'n Load Revolution

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2006-06-18

    While transporting information on a terrorist organization to the CIA, the Black Lagoon crew comes under attack by the terrorists.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Ring-Ding Ship Chase
    7.3/10 333 votes

    #14 - Ring-Ding Ship Chase

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-04-23

    A gangster named Chin lures Dutch and the crew of the Black Lagoon into a battle at sea against Luak, the leader of rival pirates.

    Director: Sunao Katabuchi, Tetsuro Araki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Die Rückkehr des Adlers
    7.2/10 322 votes

    #15 - Die Rückkehr des Adlers

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2006-04-30

    While on a mission to retrieve a valuable painting from a sunken U-boat, the Black Lagoon is besieged by missile-firing neo-Nazis.

    Director: Fumie Muroi

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Bloodsport Fairytale
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #16 - Bloodsport Fairytale

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2006-10-11

    After Rock and Chang trace the twins' origins to Romania, they become engaged in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with the lethal kids.

    Director: Tsuyoshi Yoshimoto

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Roanapur Freakshow Circus
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #17 - The Roanapur Freakshow Circus

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2006-11-01

    Eda tries to help Jane evade the bounty hunters, but her plans -- including an escape on the Black Lagoon -- are foiled at virtually every turn.

    Director: Takanori Suzuki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Fujiyama Gangsta Paradise
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #18 - Fujiyama Gangsta Paradise

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2006-11-15

    Rock and Revy accompany Balalaika to Japan, where they enact -- then endanger -- an assignment to take out one yakuza gang at the behest of another.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura, Hideki Okamoto

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Two Father's Little Soldier Girls
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #19 - Two Father's Little Soldier Girls

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2006-11-29

    Yukio is abducted on the day she takes control of the Washimine Group, and Rock pleads with Ginji to let him and Revy help rescue her.

    Director: Kunio Katsuki

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Snow White's Payback
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #20 - Snow White's Payback

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2006-12-13

    Balalaika has wiped out much of the Washimine Group, but Yukio has learned something about Hotel Moscow's technique and uses it to her advantage.

    Director: Sunao Katabuchi

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Gunslingers
    6.0/10 1 votes

    #21 - The Gunslingers

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2006-12-20

    Rock tries to force Yukio out of a life of crime, but events beyond his control may cause his well-laid plans for her future to spin out of control.

    Director: Sunao Katabuchi

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • The Vampire Twins Comen
    4.0/10 1 votes

    #22 - The Vampire Twins Comen

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2006-10-04

    A rash of killings targeting Hotel Moscow prompts a meeting of the major crime lords and suspicion falls on a pair of twin children.

    Director: Hisato Shimoda

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Greenback Jane
    4.0/10 1 votes

    #23 - Greenback Jane

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2006-10-25

    The Florida mafia and various bounty hunters descend on the Church of Violence in pursuit of U.S. counterfeiter Greenback Jane, who wants to join.

    Director: Kenichi Kawamura

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

  • Mr. Benny's Good Fortune
    4.0/10 1 votes

    #24 - Mr. Benny's Good Fortune

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2006-11-08

    Dutch and Benny attempt to rescue Jane and the others, and much will be revealed after the chase as they are pursued by the bounty hunters.

    Director: Hisato Shimoda, Hiromitsu Kanazawa

    Writer: Sunao Katabuchi