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Getbackers is about the story of two young men named Ban Mido and Ginji Amano who are most know as a group called the "GetBackers." Both Ban and Ginji have unique abilities. Ban holds two unique powers called the "Snake Bite" which transforms his hands to have incredible gripping power to hold up to 200 pounds of weight. His other power, "The Evil Eye" will allow him to stare into his opponents and deliver a terrible nightmarish hologram to plague his enemies.

However, Ban's partner, Ginji has the power to create thousands of electrifying volts of energy throughout his entire body.

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Get Backers is a Anime series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (76 episodes). The series first aired on . It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

Get Backers is available for streaming on the Animax website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Get Backers on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV online.

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2 Seasons, 76 Episodes
Anime
7.4/10
Cast: Darren Pleavin, J. Shanon Weaver, Jason Liebrecht, Omar Gallaga
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  • It is revealed that Makubex is an illusion, just like Ren. Masaki leaves Makubex in the Archive, ignoring him. Ban and Ginju leave Kaoru, hoping she will make the right decision to help recover Sakura. Juubei and Uryuu continue their battle. In a flashback, it is revealed that Kazuki, Juubei, and Uryuu formed a group. But it was because of Uryuu's sheer strength that lead to the group's disbandment. Just as Juubei and Uryuu are about to release their full power on each other, flying needles versus force palm, Kazuki steps in and stops them. Kazuki is aware than Ren is watching them. Ban is led to Akabane, and Ginji is led to Masaki. As Ban fights Akabane, Masaki tells Ginji that he was sent by The Brain Trust to observe Lower Town. He says that betrayed Ginji, after Teshimine left him in the care of Masaki. Gen conducts a plan, enlisting the help of Ren and Paul. It is believed that Ban and Akabane are one and the same, equally matched, and similarly skilled. However, Ban tells Akabane that it was Ginji's inspiration to break away from the urge to hurt and move toward the passion to protect. Ban uses that inspiration to defeat Akabane.

  • Makubex hacks a door into Ren's VR and everyone rushes to the wounded Ginji's side. Ginji half-heals himself by sucking in electricity. Elsewhere, Gen enlists Paul's help.

  • Akabane delivers his data to the Limitless Fortress, and Ban convinces Gen to finish the project Makubex started. All of the GB crowd who can still walk head for the Beltline, where the Archive is.

  • Teshimine, angry at Masaki for betraying Ginji, is defeated. Shido limps his way to Gen's in the confusion. Ban fights a newly-armed Fudou and kills him. Kaoru escapes Himiko.

  • Toshiki has brought Ren over to Masaki's side. She's using her computer skills to help them. The GB group meets up with Juubei and Emishi at Gen's and discover that Masaki is behind the whole plot.

  • At the Honky Tonk cafe, Ban and Ginji are out of a job and are still unable to pay their tab for Paul. Azuma, later recognized, enters the Honky Tonk cafe, as he was an old acquaintance of Paul. Azuma asks Paul if he is able to obtain an item from Sakai, also later recognized. However, Azuma said he will return later on. Ban and Ginji were discussing about a band of thieves for hire who lived near a harbor, and they disbanded after a failed mission. It is later revealed that the band of thieves were Paul, Azuma, and Sakai. In a flashback, it is seen that Paul, Azuma, and Sakai are hired to steal a antique vase. However, Sakai betrayed Paul and Azuma by joining the mafia. They run for their lives, but Azuma is shot and falls into the ocean, supposedly being dead. In the present, Paul and Azuma need Ban and Ginji's help to reclaim the stolen antique vase from Sakai. Nevertheless, Ban rejects the case, and Ginji tries to talk him out of his decision. After Paul admits his mistake of being part of a band of thieves, Ban accepts the case, under the condition of relieving the tab. The four of them infiltrate the mafia mansion, getting past the mafia guards outside. Azuma disarms the security system of the mansion, which made Ginji impressed. They eventually find the antique vase. Paul carefully plans out the robbery of the antique vase, but Azuma sets off the security alarm, demanding to see Sakai. The four of them are in the custody of the mafia guards, and Sakai makes his way in to see them. Azuma unveils that he has a detonator to multiple bombs planted in the mansion, as it was his original plan from the start. He advises the other three to take the antique vase and run. However, Ban, Ginji, and Paul use the detonator as a distraction, as they take down the mafia guards. Azuma chases after Sakai, but is summarily shot by him. With little strength he has left, Azuma detonates the mansion, setting it into flames. However, Ban reveals that he had used Jagan on Sakai. Azuma asks Sakai why he joined the mafia, to which Sakai answered that he wanted to live a "better" life. He wanted Azuma to kill him, but Paul said that they have changed. Paul, Azuma, and Sakai go their separate ways.

  • The "Hevn's past" episode. Apparently Hevn used to be working on a government science project with her lover. When the data from her old project is stolen, Hevn goes out on a solo recovery mission to complete what she believes was her lover's dying wish, to keep the data safe.

  • As Ban, Ginji, and Natsumi drive up to visit the summer house of Madoka, they encounter a monkey, who then steal their food. Ban and Ginji chase the monkey into a nearby forest, but they eventually lose sight of it. Ginji finds the food, only to find out it was a trap. They soon find themselves surrounded by monkeys. They figure out the monkey were the same ones who had stolen all the jewelry in the hot springs bath from before. As they return to see Natsumi, unable to retrieve the food, the same monkey, who just so happens to be the boss monkey, deliberately starts eating the food right in front of them. Natsumi explains that she prepared their favorite meals for them, as the boss monkey continues to eat. Ban and Ginji break into tears, chasing the boss monkey, but to no avail. When they arrive at the summer house, they explained the story to Shido, who was indifferent on the matter. They later explained the story to Madoka, as she asks Shido to help them with this situation. Shido witnesses that the monkeys are eating food from the customers of a nearby food stand. The monkeys run away, and Shido chases them to the nearby forest where all of them are. Shido then meets the boss monkey. He orders all of the monkeys to sleep, however the boss monkey stays awake. Shido and the boss monkey face off in a head-on collision, with the boss monkey being defeated. The rest of the monkeys surround Shido, as they bow down to him. Meanwhile, Ban and Ginji drive back, as they encounter the boss monkey again, taking their food again. They chase the monkey to the nearby forest again, setting off the same trap. They see that Shido is the leader of the pack of monkeys, and that he has the food. As he tastes the first bite, he perceived the food as poisonous. Ban and Ginji sneak off back to the summer house, and they go to the hot springs bath there. It is seen that Shido, as well as the monkeys, also show up there. Eventually, Natsumi and Madoka go to the hot springs bath, seeing Ban, Ginji, and Shido there. Madoka asks Shido how the food was, as Shido upsets her as he thought it tasted awful. A disappointed Natsumi escorts a depressed Madoka back into the summer house. Ban and Ginji leave Shido alone. The next day, the monkeys are eating food from the customers of the same nearby food stand. Shido expresses his anger, and Ban and Ginji try to confront him. All three engage in a battle. This leads to their arrest.

  • While Ban and Ginji are on a mission on a rooftop, Ginji decides to eat his dinner. He accidentally drops some food, as it starts rolling off the rooftop. Ginji chases after it, but summarily falls off the rooftop. This results in Ginji's hospitalization. As the mission was deemed a failure, Ban becomes aggravated at Ginji. Hevn, Himiko, and Shido visits Ginji. It is revealed Shido took care of the job that The GetBacker left behind. Ban becomes jealous at Shido, as the two argue insultingly at each other. A nurse comes in, asking for the help of a recovery service. They meet with a group of nurses who ask them to reclaim a stack of letters written by their patients, which is in the possession of a head nurse. Ban and Shido wager a bet to see who can be the first to reclaim the stack of letters. The loser must be the one to resign from the recovery service. As Himiko spends time with Ginji, Karuki comes by, looking for Juubei, who seems to be getting a physical checkup done, mistakenly. Ban and Shido take the competition too far, as they have both failed to retrieve the letters. Natsumi, walks in on Ginji and Himiko, as Ginji was choking on an apple and Himiko was about to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Kazuki is mistaken for a female nurse, but is caught by the head nurse. Hevn and Natsumi begin to think Ginji and Himiko are soul mates. The head nurse finds out about the nurses whereabouts, and they retaliate as they demand back the letters. Ban and Shido make their way trying to win the "competition", only to have it tossed out from the rooftop of the hospital. Emishi visits the group, explaining that a bag of letters fell into his hands. He gave the letters to the nurses, and they showed him their gratitude. Kazuki comes in dressed as a nurse, and Juubei is seen in a gurney being sent to have a computed axial tomography scan. Ban causes an argument with Shido, Kazuki, Juubei, Emishi, and Himiko. Ginji breaks out the window onto a power line. Due to the static electricity, Ginji becomes revived. However, Akabane unexpectedly shows up, causing Ginji to faint. Moreover, Akabane spends time with Ginji in the hospital, much to his chagrin.

  • On his way to a recital of Madoka's, Shido runs into an old enemy. Hevn is taken hostage. Luckily, the Get Backers have dirty minds that prompt them to stalk Shido and Hevn.

  • Ban and Ginji go to the beach, supposedly on a business trip, though it seems to be a vacation trip. Meanwhile in the Honky Tonk cafe, an old woman shows up, asking to retrieve a memento of her deceased husband. She explains to Natsumi that she hid her memento in her house from her son, as it was embarrassing to display it. She lost it, and had moved in with her son in his house. She had sold her house to a group of jewel thieves, later recognized, who disregard her presence from time to time, as they ignore her story about the memento. Natsumi decides to accept the case, and Paul is in shock. Natsumi makes her way to Madoka's house, but is disappointed that Shido wasn't there with her. However, she spots Emishi in the backyard, and enlists him in this recover service mission. They arrive at the old woman's sold house, failing at many attempts to get inside. As Natsumi uses various disguises to get inside the house, Emishi eventually joins in the fun. After that doesn't work out, Natsumi and Emishi decide to camp out in front of the house, waiting for the right time to sneak in. Natsumi tells Emishi about the kitty key chain that Ban and Ginji recovered for her, as it is like a memento to her. Emishi runs off to a convenience store to buy food for the two of them, while Natsumi sees that the jewel thieves leave the house. Later in the evening, after being impatient for Emishi, she runs into the house, but is caught by the trap of the jewel thieves. While the jewel thieves argue who would kill her, Natsumi makes her escape. Using her ping-pong skills, she manages to catch them off guard. She yells out for Emishi, but is stopped by the jewel thieves. However, Emishi and Kazuki make their entrance, defeating them. It is revealed that the memento to the old woman was a collection of love letters written by her deceased husband.

  • The Get Backers and Himiko are commissioned to get back a kidnapped child and transport it to its parents. However, Ban is uneasy about Himiko's involvement, since he doesn't think she'll keep her cool - after all, she was a kidnapped child, too.

  • Ban and Ginji are seen fighting each other. Hevn arrives just in time to stop them. Ban walks away from them, breaking up their partnership. He visits the estate of Daitetsu Mahoroba in order to offer his protection services to a diamond, called the Aztec Star, which belongs to Daitetsu. However, Ginji is hired to recover the Aztec Star. This diamond, stolen after World War II, is one thousand karats and worth three billion yen. It is revealed that The GetBackers broken partnership was just a fluke. Ginji explains to the others that Ban, Himiko, and Yamato attempted to steal the Aztec Star in a briefcase from the estate a year ago. However, Daitetsu predetermined the theft attempt, as the briefcase was a self-destructing bomb, deeming the robbery a failure. Ban and Ginji devise a plan to have a brief fight and then team up, taking the diamond and escaping together. Ginji infiltrates the estate with ease, but encounters a bodyguard who displays the martial arts skills similar to that of Bruce Lee, but manages to defeat the bodyguard by shocking him with enormous amounts of electricity. Meanwhile, Ban is captured by Hishiki, The Protector who was previously hired by Akutsu, as Daitetsu sees through the plan devised. Ban tricks Daitetsu and Hishiki, using the Jagan to cause them to think that Ban and Ginji killed each other. When Daitetsu and Hishiki wakes up, Ginji has already procured the Aztec Star, and The GetBackers make their escape. When they get out of the estate, their pursuers are distracted by a bunch of crows commanded by Shido, and Himiko unexpectedly arrives with him to pick up The GetBackers. As they make their getaway, Ginji drops the diamond, which is then picked up by one of Shido's crows. The crow keeps the diamond, much to Ban's chagrin, and The GetBbackers are screwed out of their reward yet again.

  • Ban, Ginji, Shido, and Emishi split up as they take on the bodyguards. Meanwhile, Ryuu eagerly anticipates the art auction as he expects to earn a lot of money from it, and plans to use the Aphrodite to someday rule the world. Hera looks back to when Ginji said that anything lost can always be recovered, even her happiness. Ban faces off with Akabane, both using their full power. Shido fights Shakuryuu, who wields thick fists of flames. Emishi gets into it Hyouku, who wields a thin sword of ice. Shakuryuu and Hyouku increase their strength and speed, however, Shido and Emishi manage to defeat them. Ginji runs into Yukihiko and Natsuhiko, who later turn out to be one and the same person with dissociative identity disorder, displaying a split personality. Yukihiko, in excellence of speed, is Miroku's friendly, reasonable side, while Natsuhiko, in excellence of strength is Miroku's evil, and bloodthirsty personality. Natsuhiko uses his sword to battle Ginji head-on, but Ginji seemingly defeats him. However, Yukihiko emerges again, using his ring blade to create a massive implosion of the structure around them.

  • Ginji encounters Akabane, as the two face off once again. Akabane warns him, telling him that there more than one person pursuing him. Ginji evades from Akabane, wandering through the cruise ship alone. He runs into Yukihiko Miroku, who offers him an ice cream cone. It is revealed Hera hired Akabane for the transportation of the sculpture's arms. Shakuryuu and Hyouku are sent by Ryuu to guard Hera, however they are stopped by Akabane. Ban makes his way to the cruise ship via jet ski. Ginji dines with Yukihiko to commemorate their friendship. Shido and Emishi board the ship as well using dolphins that Shido called for. Ginji tells Yukihiko about Ban, different from what Natuhiko told Yukihiko about. It is revealed that Ryuu is responsible in the creation of the replica of the sculpture. Meanwhile, Emishi and Shido fight their way through the lower levels, and encounter Ryuu's bodyguards. Yukihiko advises Ginji to evacuate the ship, unfortunately Natsuhiko comes in and attacks Ginji. Yukihiko calls off Natsuhiko in the last second, and knocks Ginji out, who then becomes their captive. After defeating the bodyguards, Shido and Emishi are stopped by Shakuryuu and Hyouku. It is revealed that Skakuryuu and Hyouku practice a Chinese technique of martial arts. A drenched and wounded Ban finally sneaks aboard, who then Akabane. Ban, who anticipated a battle, is surprised to hear that Akabane, handing him a pack of cigarettes, challenges him to a fight after they arrive at the cruise ship's final destination. Shido and Emishi escape from Shakuryuu and Hyouku, using flying fish that Shido commanded. As the cruise ship makes its way toward the location of the art auction, everyone watches from abroad as fireworks spring out.

  • Clayman returns to hire Ban and Ginji to recover the arms of the Venus de Milo, a famous sculpture of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Clayman explains that a French sculptor visited a Greek farmer, and found hunks of marble, using it to sculpt the Venus de Milo. Ginji becomes curious as to why the sculpture is missing both arms. As it is a mystery to many scholars and historians, Clayman wants The GetBackers to recover the arms in order to solve the mystery. She says that the arms are to be sold at an art auction on an island to a mafia. Meanwhile, on a cruise ship, Hera discuss with Mouen Ryuu about the replica of the Venus de Milo aboard the cruise ship. Hera says that we will broadcast attaching the arms to the sculpture, making her famous and fortunate. As she leaves Ryuu, she meets up with a man, named Natsuhiko Miroku, who is hired to protect the sculpture's arms, also aboard the cruise ship. On their way to the harbor, the Getbackers are tricked into being locked in the back of a truck by Emishi. However, Ban had used Jagan in order for him and Ginji to avoid being caught by Emishi. The Getbackers run into Akabane, who has been hired as a Transporter for the arms, as they briefly engage him in combat and then run away. They attempt to board the cruise ship by hiding themselves inside an empty cask of wine. Nevertheless, they are discovered by Shakuryuu and Hyouku, two mysterious assassins of Ryuu, who both practice a highly skilled technique. The ship is ordered to take off, and Ginji jumps on board while Ban stays back to fight the duo. Instead of fighting, however, the duo jump into a waiting motorboat and follow the cruise ship, leaving Ban on shore. Ban attempts to jump on to the ship as it is about to sail. However, Ban encounters Natsuhiko and is repelled by his sword, thereby falling into the ocean.

  • Ban and Ginji are hired to recover a stolen briefcase by a man, named Mr. Sasakida, who explains that he thinks a group of teenage girls took it. To find it they must deal with a high school girl, named Riko Tachibana, who ignores Ban and Ginji. She then claims to know where the briefcase is, by payments of an "informant fee". They treat her to dinner, shops for her clothes, and buys her jewelry. Furthermore, they are forced to ask Shido, Kazuki and Himiko to treat her, but they all end enraged at her. She eventually takes them to a garbage heap, where Kazuki, Shido, and Himiko assist Ban and Ginji in rummaging through the junk to find the briefcase, which eventually turns out to be empty. Riko then tells them that it was empty from the start, as it was one of Riko's friends that threw the briefcase in the garbage. Although, in the briefcase, a disk is contained. Sasakida returns with a group of men in black, who demand to return the disk to them. Riko is taken hostage by the men in black, who then are summarily defeated by The GetBackers. Akabane shows up after because apparently he was hired to transport the briefcase. Mr. Sasakida explains that he got demoted from his job for a co-worker's mistake, and he would have been promoted to his job if he made a deal with the men in black. The GetBackers forgive his acts of crime and return the disk to Mr. Sasakida. Akabane and Riko befriend each other, as they exchange email addresses. Kazuki, Shido, and Himiko chase Ban and Ginji down for involving them with Riko.

  • Ginji knocks out Masaki and then Masaki confesses that this whole plot has been a desperate strategy to save Makubex, whom the Brain Trust wanted to delete from existence. Ginji, Ban, and Masaki make it to the Archive in time to see Makubex do this deletion for himself.

  • Makubex decides to erase his own data rather than pit Masaki and Ginji against each other. Kagami brings Akabane over to Masaki's side by promising he'll be able to fight Ginji. Juubei and Toshiki go at it.

  • Makubex hacks a door into Ren's VR and everyone rushes to the wounded Ginji's side. Ginji half-heals himself by sucking in electricity. Elsewhere, Gen enlists Paul's help.

  • Akabane delivers his data to the Limitless Fortress, and Ban convinces Gen to finish the project Makubex started. All of the GB crowd who can still walk head for the Beltline, where the Archive is.

  • Teshimine, angry at Masaki for betraying Ginji, is defeated. Shido limps his way to Gen's in the confusion. Ban fights a newly-armed Fudou and kills him. Kaoru escapes Himiko.

  • Sakura turns up bearing a wound and a message: Makubex has been kidnapped. Ban, Ginji, Shido, Kazuki, and Himiko head into the Limitless Fortress once again to save them both.

  • The "Paul's past" episode. We discover that Paul used to be a negotiator and info man for a three-person team of thieves-for-hire. However, one of his group turned betrayer, and after that he retired from the thieving world. When his other partner comes back with new data on the whereabouts of the betrayer, Paul brings Ban and Ginji on a mission to recover what was stolen from him long ago.

  • The "Hevn's past" episode. Apparently Hevn used to be working on a government science project with her lover. When the data from her old project is stolen, Hevn goes out on a solo recovery mission to complete what she believes was her lover's dying wish, to keep the data safe.

  • Ban, Ginji, and Natsumi visit Madoka and Shido at Madoka's vacation home in the mountains, and run into the monkeys from episode 26 again. It doesn't go any better this time.

  • Ginji falls off a building chasing a rice ball, and is hospitalized. Everyone comes to pay him a visit, and chaos ensues. Ban and Shido wage a recovery war.

  • On his way to a recital of Madoka's, Shido runs into an old enemy. Hevn is taken hostage. Luckily, the Get Backers have dirty minds that prompt them to stalk Shido and Hevn.

  • While Ginji and Ban are off to the beach for a job, an elderly lady comes into the honky tonk asking for help recovering the memento of a dead loved one. Natsumi is moved and takes on the job herself, recruiting Emishi to help her.

  • The Get Backers and Himiko are commissioned to get back a kidnapped child and transport it to its parents. However, Ban is uneasy about Himiko's involvement, since he doesn't think she'll keep her cool - after all, she was a kidnapped child, too.

  • Ban and Ginji get assigned to recover a diamond, but it turns out the person they're supposed to get it back from is an old enemy of Ban's. They stage a public fight and "break up", and then Ban pretends to go over to the bad guys to fight against

  • Ban beats Akabane by tricking him with fake Ban's Clayman made for him. Both teams manage their recoveries, but on the way home their boat's gas tank springs a leak, and as they're throwing ballast overboard, Ginji gets carried away and also throws Venus and her arms overboard.

  • Shakuryuu and Hyouko fight Emishi and Shido. Ginji fights Miroku. Ban fights Akabane. The Miroku secret is revealed: Natsuhiko and Yukihiko share the same body.

  • Shide and Emishi rescue the half-dead Ban. Yukihiko convinces Hera and friends to let Ginji live so that they can use him as a hostage later. Hera's back story is revealed and we discover why she's taken the arms. Ginji promises to help Hera get back her happiness.

  • Ginji eludes Akabane and then wanders the ship in hopes that Ban is somehow still there. While doing this, he strikes up a friendship with Yukihiko Miroku. Emishi and Shido board the ship and get into a fight with several bodyguards.

  • Clayman returns and hires Ginji and Ban to recover the recently-discovered arms of the Venus de Milo. Meanwhile, Hevn has hired Shido and Emishi to do a recovery, and the two teams, assuming they are in competition, try to foil each other at every turn.

  • A businessman named Sasakida commissions the Get Backers to recover a briefcase that a pack of high school girls stole the night before. Riko, one of those girls, knows where it is but won't tell Ginji and Ban unless they buy her dinner and take her out all over Tokyo.

  • Hevn gets Ginji and Ban a job recovering a stolen ring at a hot springs. Hevn, Paul, and Natsumi come along for a vacation. In their investigation/girl-watching, the Get Backers come across Kazuki and Juubei.

  • The atom bomb is ready, but Ban uses his Jagan on Makubex before he can push the switch. The vision Makubex sees makes him realize that he doesn't want to destroy the L.M., nor does he want to turn back time.

  • The recovery team tries in vain to reason with Makubex. When that doesn't work, Ginji fights him in a virtual space of Makubex's own making, and more than holds his own.

  • Shido saves Ban from Fudou and tells him to go after Makubex. Meanwhile, Makubex has started up an intruder interception program which makes virtual armies go after Shido and the Akabane-Ginji team. Shido is assisted by the wounded Kazuki and Emishi.

  • Ginji is so far gone that Natsumi and Paul can see lightning hitting the Limitless Fortress from their caf? He's destroyed the fake Teshimine, and now injures Sakura, whom he suspects of being a fake also. Akabane intervenes; Makubex has "paid" him by allowing him to fight Ginji.

  • A virtual-reality Teshimine appears before Ginji and blames Ginji for the long-past deaths of his friends. Ginji's anger begins to turn him into the Lightning Emperor.

  • Akabane meets up with Makubex with the plutonium he has been hired to transport. However, since Akabane plans to steal IL once he has delivered the plutonium, Makubex convinces him to watch a fight between Himiko and Kagami before completing the delivery.

  • Kazuki and Juubei were childhood friends, and their fight is interspersed with flashbacks to their younger days. Both friends wound each other badly, and Kazuki asks why Juubei, who once lived to protect Kazuki, is now helping Makubex build a bomb.

  • Now that Shido is on the scene, the two-on-one attacks stop and Emishi fights Shido in a battlefield that suddenly looks like the Grand Canyon. Gen, who is watching via computer, reveals that he and a mysterious organization called the Brain Trust are responsible for the construction of the Limitless Fortress.

  • Fudou is angry at Makubex and says he will only wait 20 minutes for Makubex to get all the recovery team in place before going out to kill Ban without orders. But Makubex does manage to get the whole recovery team gathered in one place. Ginji is overjoyed to see Ban and Kazuki alive and crushed when he realizes that he and Ban have to part again right away.

  • Ginji is beginning to come unglued as Akabane starts to kill more people. Ginji's powers have begun to increase as he gets angrier. When Akabane and Ginji get too close to Makubex too soon, Juubei and Kagami go to fight them.

  • Himiko and Hevn escape from captivity. Kazuki is found alive and treated by a pair of pharmacists. Elsewhere, an old rival of Ban's named Takuma Fudou attacks Ban and Shido, bent on vengeance. However, Haruki Emishi, an old member of VOLTS, shows up and Fudou withdraws, telling Ban he'll be back.

  • An impostor who studied the same martial art as Kazuki impersonates him and then attacks Himiko. Luckily, the real Kazuki arrives and is able to defeat him. However, an old acquaintance of Kazuki's, Juubei Kakei, uses their distraction to attack as well. At the end of the episode, the building Kazuki has run into explodes and Juubei carries off an unconscious Himiko.

  • The group has been split off into pairs after the incident with the poisoned smoke. Ban and Shido are attacked by a pair of assassins, while Ginji is terrified to discover that he's alone with Akabane.

  • Hevn calls in Ban, Ginji, Himiko, Kazuki, Shido, and Akabane to do a big job in the Limitless Fortress, recovering something called "IL" for a mysterious group of men.

  • Hachisu betrays the Get Backers and tries to destroy them, Clayman, and the painting. Ban and Ginji begin working for Clayman, and return all the stolen paintings to Hachisu in front of his insurance company, destroying his reputation forever.

  • The Get Backers are approached by an art appraiser and asked to retrieve a stolen painting-a newly-discovered Van Gogh. Deciding to take on the job despite its shady overtones (mainly so Ban can satisfy his curiosity about whether the painting is a fake), the duo head off to face Clayman, a mysterious art thief.

  • Finally all of Akutsu's men have vanquished- except Shido, who seems disinclined to return to his old employer. However, the violin is missing. Shido has ordered Madoka's dog to bring it to him as an act of anger against Ban.

  • Ban and Shido fight it out, and we see Shido's animal transformations for the first time as he goes on to battle former co-worker Kurobe after Akutsu decides to change his plans and destroy the violin and Madoka both.

  • Young violinist Madoka Otowa's violin has been stolen, and she asks the Get Backers to help her get it back before her concert the next day. But as they sneak their way into the sinister Shunsuke Akutsu's estate to retrieve it, they discover he's hired several formidable people to keep them away from it.

  • With the package in hand the Get Backers are expecting a big payoff, at least until they find themselves cornered by Himiko and Akabane. Ban and Ginji earn their pay in the fight and afterwards go about collecting on it.

  • Ginji and Ban are still trying to recover the box. But things go awry when Ginji is kidnapped by the enemy.

  • Ban and Ginji are out on the streets trying to raise money to pay off their tab at the Honky Tonk when a sickly old homeless man takes pity on them and shares his food. It turns out that he has been forced to sell his daughter out to the yakuza.

  • We meet our heros, Ginji and Ban, as they take on a new case: rescue a toy kitten from a crooked policeman! The client is Natsumi Mizuki, and the kitten is her last remaining scrap of her mother.

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