Black Lagoon

10 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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 28, 2022.

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Black Lagoon - S1E17

#15 - The Roanapur Freakshow Circus (Season 1 - Episode 17)

Jane is still a hunted woman, but Eda decides to help her and contracts the Black Lagoon to protect Jane.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 95 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E12

#14 - Guerrillas in the Jungle (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Rock is being interrogated by Takenaka about the papers but he remains silent as Takenaka tries to use some Japanese diplomacy. Meanwhile Revy, Shenhua, and Legarch go on a rescue mission for Rock by sneaking into the base, that is, until Revy decides she would rather blast her way through. Revy and Shenhua must fight the troops and make their escape to a demilitarized zone, while Ibraha continues to question Takenaka’s loyalty to the mission.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 124 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E8

#13 - Rasta Blasta (Season 1 - Episode 8)

The Black Lagoon has a new shipment, but this time it is in the form of a boy named Garcia, who they have to transport him from across two mafia groups. Rock learns from the boy that he is related to a South American family called the Lovelaces, who fell into some hard times with one of the mafia groups. Dutch asks Balalaika to find some more information about whether the boy is telling the truth, as it could get really busy. Meanwhile, a maid makes her way to Roanapur seeking to find the mafia who have abducted the boy.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 132 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E21

#12 - Two Father's Little Soldier Girls (Season 1 - Episode 21)


Violence outburst all over Japan, when Yukio Washimine and Balalaika start to battle over control over Japan.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 88 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E20

#11 - The Succession (Season 1 - Episode 20)

Rock has to work as translator for Balalaika while she tries to set foot in the Japanese underworld.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 88 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E18

#10 - Mr. Benny's Good Fortune (Season 1 - Episode 18)


The Black Lagoon has to pull every trick they know to get rid of all the bounty hunters who try to get Jane. Meanwhile Eda is forced to reveal a secret.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 90 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E10

#9 - The Unstoppable Chambermaid (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Roberta continues the chase as she is on top of the Black Lagoon’s car trying to get back the kidnapped Garcia. After they crash into the wall of a cargo area, Revy awakens and decides to fight Roberta in a duel with each girl wielding two pistols. The shootout continues until it is interrupted by Balalaika and her army. She informs everyone some recent events which changes the situation of the fight, and reveals the true identity of Roberta!

The episode was rated 8.12 from 131 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E6

#8 - Moonlit Hunting Grounds (Season 1 - Episode 6)


With the Neo-Nazis in possession of the painting, the Lagoon company declares that it is time for revenge. As the moon dips out of sight, Dutch and Revy board the ship in an attempt to recover the painting and shoot up some scum on the way. After Revy goes on a major shooting spree, spilling much blood, Dutch learns the truth behind their assignment.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 140 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E23

#7 - Snow White's Payback (Season 1 - Episode 23)

Hotel Moscow still tries to crash down Washimine Group's leadership. Meanwhile Yukio embraces a life of crime and finds out a lot bout Balalaika's operations.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 88 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E19

#6 - Fujiyama Gangsta Paradise (Season 1 - Episode 19)


Rock has to face his past. Meanwhile Hotel Moscow tries to get involved into the Japanese underworld as well.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 92 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E9

#5 - Maid to Kill (Season 1 - Episode 9)

The Lagoon Company arrives at the Yellow Flag, only to realize that Roberta, who seemed like an ordinary maid looking for Garcia, is a deadly combat warrior. As she mows down Abrego’s cartel guys, Dutch orders his group to retreat, but Garcia, who is shocked at his maid’s behavior, wants to go with them. But that means Roberta will go after the Lagoon Company.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 146 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E7

#4 - Calm Down, Two Men (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Sensing that his two employees need to deal with their conflicts, Dutch assigns Rock to go into town and deal with some errands concerning different deliveries. But Rock is required to take Revy along with him, and it becomes questionable whether Rock and Revy will be able to deal with each other without someone dying on the way.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 137 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E22

#3 - The Dark Tower (Season 1 - Episode 22)

Yukio was taken hostage by Chaka who hopes to gain control of the group. However Ginji, Revy and Rock team up to save her.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 88 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E24

#2 - The Gunslingers (Season 1 - Episode 24)


Rock continues to push Balalaika to destroy the Washimine Group once and for all. Whit that Yukio would have to go back to a normal life. Revy and Gin meet for a face off.

The episode was rated 8.42 from 95 votes.

Black Lagoon - S1E15

#1 - Swan Song at Dawn (Season 1 - Episode 15)

Balalaika plans to fight the twins personally, even though one of them got the help of the Lagoon Company!

The episode was rated 8.53 from 106 votes.

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