Voiced by: Masaki Aizawa (Japanese); Adrian Holmes (English). It is known that he has a father, a mother, and an older brother who was academically capable and thus attained a job in the Japanese government. The characters' names are taken from the German fairy tale, Hänsel and Gretel. 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. 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. He then kills the one survivor himself. Compared to Takenaka, he is the exact opposite in personality. The series aired in Japan from April to June 2006. His mistreatment led the Washime group to call Hotel Moscow to weaken them. When Revy and Dutch assault the Aryan Socialist Union aboard their recovery ship, he attempts to arm himself with a MG42 to fight back, but is shot in the back by Revy in the ship's magazine. Madame Flora is the morbidly obese madam of the "Sloppy Swing", a brothel located on the top floor of Bao's bar. 1. Captain (or Lieutenant Commander) Wentzel Ahbe (アーベ, Ābe?) Thus far, he has survived the wrath of Revy, Balalaika, Roberta, and Sawyer. When Revy and Dutch assault the Aryan Socialist Union aboard their recovery ship, he attempts to arm himself with a MG42 to fight back, but is shot in the back by Revy in the ship's magazine. Within Thailand is Roanapur, a depraved, crime-ridden city where not even the authorities or churches are untouched by the claws of corruption. 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. Though he shows loyalty on the surface, he is a coward at heart. is the owner and manager of the GoofFest strip club on Rachiada Street in Roanapur. Sir Alfred sets up a test of loyalty and ability for Ratchman and his Aryan Socialist Union, in which he purposely sends them to face-off with the Lagoon Company. The following are the crew members and passengers of the U-1324: Voiced by: Shigeru Ushiyama (Japanese); Brian Drummond (English). Back to the character page. He wears braces; hence his name. Leigharch is said by Shenhua during the Greenback Jane incident to have suffered a massive overdose (he "couldn't get back from Mars"), inducing psychological damage severe enough to commit him to full-time medical attention. 1. He works as a street stall vendor, but was formerly an assassin nicknamed "Hitokiri Ginji" (Manslayer Ginji) due to his use of a katana in combat, serving the Washimine until the death of his leader, who was also Yukio's father. He is seen playing video games with Sawyer at Shenhua's residence in chapter 57 of the manga. He was born in the 49th year of the Showa period, according to the manga version, which corresponds to 1975-1976. She was brought up by her grandfather, the military head of the USSR. Among the weapons she has used were a .50 caliber Barrett M82, SPAS-12 shotgun disguised as an umbrella (reinforced with Kevlar), machine gun, and semi-automatic grenade launcher hidden in a suitcase, Trench knife, and twin IMBEL Model 1911 pistols (see Colt M1911 pistols). The church is notorious for its double dealings. However, he did survive a fall from atop a warehouse building after getting shot due to his Kevlar vest, so the full extent of his abilities is still in question. 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. He is a Lebanese, and is resolute in his hatred of Israel, as his son was killed by Israeli soldiers in Beirut, Lebanon in 1987, after which he dedicated his life to destroying the West. An example can be found in her anger and resolve to kill Chaka after he beats Rock. Voiced by: Katsuhiko Sasaki (Japanese); Fred Henderson (English). Protagonist of the Black Lagoon series, former white collar employee turned international pirate and smuggler. The following is a list of characters from the Japanese manga and anime Black Lagoon. He is killed in a desperate attempt to assassinate Balalaika and protect the Washimine Group, Balalaika easily dodging his attempt to stab her and then breaking his neck. Hänsel Voiced by: Omi Minami (Japanese); Ashleigh Ball (English) Since the position of boss of the Washimine Group is left vacant by the death of the former boss Ryuzo Washimine, Yukio's father, Tsugio is the actual boss of the Washimine Group. Due to Rock's kindness she takes a genuine liking to him. However, Jane and the other hacker are aware of this and use her to tap into the PLA's computers. There are over 55 books in the Black Lagoon series published by Scholastic. He is quite cowardly, and Dutch had already stopped taking him seriously after he pulled out of a previous contract he had made with the Lagoon Company. Voiced by: Kazue Ikura (Japanese); Cathy Weseluck (English). She is also a heavy smoker and drinker. Later on, it is revealed that Eda is an operative for the CIA and is being hosted by the Church of Violence in return for monetary payments. Flashbacks throughout the series reveal that she may have honed her skills with firearms by shooting at cans, and that her first murder may have involved shooting her abusive father, using a pillow as a silencer. Roberta's quest for vengeance has put many of the residents including Hotel Moscow, the Triad, and the Colombian Cartel on high alert as it could mean the end for all of them if their new enemy is the United States. A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Recently, he's been assigned to track down Roberta after hearing rumors of her returning to the city by other groups, including the police, Triad, and Hotel Moscow. He is once again made a fool of, this time by Fabiola. He was also something of a challenge-seeker, since he wanted to prolong his fight with the Lagoon Company, whom he saw as worthy opponents. He has dealt with Balalaika on more than one occasion, although she detests him. Caxton's team, called "Gray Fox", under orders from a division of the NSA, orchestrated the assassination of Garcia Lovelace's father. Ahbe was a patriot, but he despised the Nazi cause, expressing his bitterness to the SS Lieutenant Colonel that the Nazis had brought Germany to ruin and satisfaction that U-1324's sinking had meaning if his children would never see the Nazi flag again, leading the latter to shoot him. Feller leads his men down to the U-1324 using a special diving pod to connect with the U-boat's hatch. Voiced by: Tetsuya Kakihara (Japanese); Paul Dobson (English). Voiced by: Asami Yaguchi (Japanese); Saffron Henderson (English). Voiced by: Tomoko Kaneda (Japanese), Jocelyne Loewen (English) (Gretel). He gets shot by Revy when he tries to make a fancy entrance. Thoughtful, intelligent and talented, the misfortune of being the only heir to the Washimine group proved too much for Yukio to live by. The only other person who does this is Sawyer the Cleaner, who frequently works with her in "disposal" jobs. Voiced by: Masahiro Tanaka (Japanese); Andrew Kavadas (English). Voiced by: Masaaki Tsukada (Japanese); Dale Wilson (English). The Lagoon Company is a mercenary/pirate group that is the main focus of the series, hired by the many criminal organisations operating in and around Roanapur to locate, acquire and smuggle items by sea. He also protects Garcia Lovelace as he and his team are escaping from Hotel Moscow. Chang seems easily amused, and unusually-easygoing and lighthearted, especially given his position. He is one of the few characters in the series that does not use foul language, preferring to speak with euphemisms (such as "darn" or "shucks") instead. She does most of the fighting for the Lagoon Company. Rock's charismatic personality has earned him the interest of several figures in Roanapur, including Balalaika, Mr. Chang, Rowan "Jackpot" Pigeon, Yolanda, Eda (who develops a crush on him), and young Garcia Lovelace. In combat, she prefers to use two MAG-7s that were given to her by Roberta. Matsuda is based on the Imperial Japanese Navy lieutenant commander Genzo Shoji, who was posted to Germany to study aeronautics as well, and tried to return to Japan as a passenger of U-234. Even Shenhua says, "Cowboy, this no Florida", meaning that he is in over his head. Along with the Italian Mafia, they are the most brash of the criminal organizations, much to the disgust of Balalaika and Chang. It is ironic that while Roberta is one of the most powerful warrior-women in Black Lagoon, she is also humane, possessing warmth, kindness, remorse, and family love for her master and his son. [3] Revy is also proficient in the use of other weapons, such as high powered rifles and the M79 grenade launcher. Leigharch (レガーチ, Regāchi) is an Irish getaway driver who worked with Shenhua during the incident involving the Islamic Liberation Front. Shortly before the war ended (presumably in 1973), Dutch went AWOL, escaping to Thailand to work as a mercenary. [2] He devises a scheme to extract the US soldiers from the city to draw Roberta out, accounting even for Garcia's loyalty, Roberta's psychosis and the personal vendattas amongst the criminals, treating the entire plan like a gambling game. He readily admits to Rock that the two of them are not gunfighters in any way, shape, or form. He goes on to add that creator Rei Hiroe long thought of Roberta as a kind of "Death Poppins". Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Black_Lagoon_characters&oldid=995463944, Articles needing additional references from May 2007, All articles needing additional references, Articles that may contain original research from December 2014, All articles that may contain original research, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 04:25. Voiced by: Youichi Nishijima (Japanese); Jason Simpson (English). Ginji is also the only Revy's opponents who maintains sanity till the end; Roberta's sanity deteriorates rapidly after the death of Diego Lovelace. They were abandoned in a state-run orphanage as their parents' could not afford to look after them, following the overthrow of Nicolae Ceaușescu, before being sold to black market. She is revealed to have survived the battle in chapter 57 of the manga after Revy is shown calling her on the phone, though her fate has not yet been confirmed in the anime. is the boss of Hotel Moscow. Voiced by: Fumio Matsuoka (Japanese); French Tickner (English). Very little is revealed about her past. is a Colombian drug cartel boss of the Manisarela Cartel operating in Roanapur. He took in Rosarita Cisneros, when she was escaping from the Colombian Cartel as a favor to his old friend, Rosarita's father. He is blown up by Revy while hunting for Greenback Jane. In desperation, he tries to call Abrego, who is out with a girl according to his subordinates. 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