It appears that Black Lagoon has captured your attention, which is understandable given the excellent cast and compelling storyline. As a result, you may be wondering if there will be Black Lagoon season 4 or if, even if we don’t like it, we won’t see it again.
“Black Lagoon“, is a Japanese anime TV series modeled on the same-named manga series by Rei Hiroe. Sunao Katabuchi directed and wrote the anime, which was developed by Madhouse, Geneon Entertainment. Masanori Shino created the characters. The anime has a high rating of 8/10 recorded by IMDb and Myanimelist.
A second season, named “The Second Barrage”, was screened in Japan from October to December of the same year after the first season, which aired from April to June of 2006, had ended. From July 2010 to June 2011, a five-episode original video animation (OVA), named Roberta’s Blood Trail, was released.
Black Lagoon Season 4 Synopsis: What Has Happened So Far?
Set in the middle of the 1990s, the anime focuses on Rokuro “Rock” Okajima, a 25-year-old Japanese salaryman who works for Asahi Industries based in Tokyo. One day, the Lagoon Company, a band of pirate commandos committed to smuggling goods in and around Southeast Asian waters, kidnaps him and holds him captive on board their PT boat Black Lagoon.
The squad involves Dutch, an African-American who is also a former crew member of a U.S. Navy patrol boat, Revy, a Chinese-American who is the team’s primary gunfighter, and Benny, a Jewish-American college dropout who is the team’s engineer, computer expert, and investigator.
He decides to join the team after his department chief discards Rock and declares him dead. Rock continues to be a skilled negotiator and likable personality while leading a life as a pirate, acting as the team’s “professional” front.
The crew’s operational base is in the fictitious village of Roanapur, Thailand, which is populated by pirates, thieves, and a number of organized crime groups, such as the Colombian cartel, and the Russian and Italian mafias.
The Lagoon Company undertakes a range of missions, most of which include bloody shootouts and pitched battles with various types of criminals.
Black Lagoon Season 4 Release Date: When To Expect It?
The anime encountered issues even though it earned good ratings. While some viewers enjoyed the show, others complained about how poor the animation was. The fan services that occur between action scenes were disliked and found to be monotonous by many viewers.
Nevertheless, since the third season aired, viewers have been excitedly awaiting the start of Black Lagoon season 4, despite these shortcomings. Black Lagoon’s fourth season, however, has not been given the green light. The production team hasn’t, however, decided to discontinue the show either.
At this point in the process, neither renewal nor cancellation of the show is certain. The possibility that the show will be cancelled is higher because its creators haven’t released any official updates in the long time of seven years. To learn more, check back soon! Regardless of what it is, we’ll keep you informed.
Black Lagoon Season 4 Plot: How Will The Story Unfold?
Although Black Lagoon was a well-written, thrilling, and intriguing tale, the conclusion wasn’t the most satisfactory. The two main plotlines in Roberta’s Blood Trail (five-episode OVA) were Roberta’s titular journey for revenge and Rock’s attempt to outwit everyone by putting together all the opposing parties’ plans and goals.
It is most likely that the Black Lagoon season 4 won’t be happening. There isn’t enough content to produce Black Lagoon season 4. The show is based on the same-named novel, as was previously said. Over 100 chapters are spread over the author’s 11 publications.
All of the chapters from the first three parts of the series have been covered up through the ninth edition. Only two more volumes are left for the creators, which is not enough. So, predicting the plot for Black Lagoon season 4 is quite hard. Black Lagoon season 4 would require at least one more book to be written.
Black Lagoon Season 4 Cast: Who Will Be A Part Of It?
The primary characters from the anime will return in Black Lagoon season 4. Let’s check out the main characters of anime’s previous seasons.
1. The Lagoon Company:
The Lagoon Company is the major focus of the series and is a pirate company hired by several criminal organizations operating within and near Roanapur to find, seize, and smuggle goods by sea. It involves:
- Rokuro Okajima / Rock, voiced by: Daisuke Namikawa (Japanese); Brad Swaile (English)
- Revy, voiced by: Megumi Toyoguchi (Japanese); Maryke Hendrikse (English)
- Dutch, voiced by: Tsutomu Isobe (Japanese); Dean Redman (English)
- Benny, voiced by: Hiroaki Hirata (Japanese); Brian Drummond (English)
2. Hotel Moscow:
The Russian mafia has a branch in Thailand called Hotel Moscow, which is named after the Hotel Moskva in Moscow, the capital of Russia. It involves:
- Balalaika, voiced by: Mami Koyama (Japanese); Patricia Drake (English)
- Boris, voiced by: Taiten Kusunoki (Japanese); Mark Acheson (English)
3. The Hong Kong Triad:
The Roanapur-based Hong Kong Triad is a division of the Mafia with headquarters in Hong Kong. Mr. Chang, a skilled gunfighter in his own right, serves as their leader. It involves:
- Mr. Chang, voiced by: Toshiyuki Morikawa (Japanese); Trevor Devall (English)
- Shenhua, voiced by: Yūko Sasaki (Japanese); Saffron Henderson (English)
- Leigharch, voiced by: Akimasa Ohmori (Japanese); Trevor Devall (English)
Black Lagoon Season 4 Trailer: Will It Be Coming Soon?
Due to a scarcity of material, Black Lagoon Season 4 may be postponed. Without a formal announcement, there is no trailer. Black Lagoon season 4 won’t be available anytime soon, so why not take advantage of what is already available to us? Below is the third season’s trailer.