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Description
Blond, hip, pragmatic, and cool, Ginji Amano has the power to generate currents with his body like an electric eel. Brunette, equally hip, bespectacled, and rambunctious, Ban Mido has the mystically mysterious "Evil Eye," the power to create illusions in the minds of his foes. Together, they are the GetBackers, the best retrieval team in the world. They can get back anything taken from clients, and their success rate is (almost) 100%!
However, first they have to get some clients--and soon--or this spry detective duo will starve on the streets!

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ゲットバッカーズ
闪灵二人组
겟 백커스
Get Backers 奪還屋
GetBackers
GetBackers Infinity Fortress
GetBackers―奪還屋
GetBackers: Dakkanya

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Latest Release(s)
v.26-27 by Type it Up Scanlations (507d ago)
v.38 c.10 by Getbackers Manga Scans (882d ago)
v.38 c.5-9 by Getbackers Manga Scans (947d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
39 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 14, Chap 113

User Reviews
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Forum
6 topics, 23 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (349 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.91 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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7+
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Last Updated
May 27th 2013, 4:24am PST

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Year
1999

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (27 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #965 increased(+191)
Monthly Pos #1860 decreased(-11)
3 Month Pos #2131 increased(+320)
6 Month Pos #2594 decreased(-3)

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On 1182 reading lists
On 772 wish lists
On 406 completed lists
On 160 unfinished lists
On 240 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Getbackers, when Ban and Ginji meet.... 456 days, 19 hours, 50 minutes ago
Get Backers? 1031 days, 13 hours, 57 minutes ago
Is it complete and where can I buy it? 1455 days, 0 hours, 59 minutes ago
GetBackers Creators Launch Oniwaka to Ushiwaka Manga 1462 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes ago
Get backers: Infinity Fortress? 1996 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes ago

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Conflicted   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by taiga2009
July 5th, 2011, 9:53pm
I hate/love this manga. The art is good, characters are interesting even though they lack depth (this is a shounen after all) .They keep building it bigger and bigger and yet why do I want the damn thing to just endconfused?? Its too damn long- cut out half the side characters, cut down the useless enemy becomes friend crap and get onto the finale. I am tempted to not read to the end because I have become bored with the all the useless repetition.
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New chapters Scanlate?   
Rating: N/A
by babyhero9876
April 16th, 2011, 1:22am
Awesome manga with fighting and comedy. Ginji is one of my favorite character and I just don't like Ban even though he may be funny sometimes. Got my reason but lazy to type it down. I'm done reading the latest translation on mangafox.com. I Hope the translations scanlate release soon so i can continue reading. What i afraid the most is that it will take long for it and when it out i might forgot going on which always happen to me.
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The only ecchi manga I have ever liked   
Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
by calstine
June 5th, 2010, 3:34am
As mentioned in previous comments, this series is in a different league compared to all the other action + comedy + ecchi manga out there. There is an intricate plot behind the entire story, and while there are plenty of brainless fights, some of the battles actually do rely more on strategy than on brawn.

Some of the issues they discuss (politics, morality and the environment, to name but a few) are surprisingly deep and intellectual -- it's obvious that the author gave quite a bit of thought to the construction of the dialogues. Even a slightly experienced manga reader should know that this is not a strong point of most shounen.

Another plus is that amidst all the shouts of "I'll kill you!" and "I will become the strongest!!!", there's plenty of character development; the relationships between the protagonists and even some of the antagonists are very sincere and endearing.

I didn't find the female characters very pleasant to look at (their physical proportions are grossly incorrect, as befits an ecchi manga) but the background art is amazingly detailed, and it's obvious that Rando Ayamine put a lot of effort into his work. His technique evolves continuously, showing noticeable improvement towards the latter half of the series.

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Very funny   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blackmailer
March 29th, 2009, 6:59pm
wow this is such a funny manga, especially ginji.
This manga is just getting better and better.
the thing i dont get though is that this mangaupdates only has it at volume 8, while on mangafox its up to volume 20 chapter 1=P
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great manga   
Rating: N/A
by comics
September 24th, 2008, 12:40pm
This one definitely deserves a 10 ^^
The art gets better and better, the author definitely did lots of research for each story, great sense of humor as well. Oh yes, how can I forget to mention lots of hot guys ^^.
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A good manga without traslation   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by gggjcjkg
September 18th, 2008, 9:39pm
Clean art, unique storyline, loveable characters, good humors, overall a very good manga.
The only thing this manga lacks is more release sad
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it'll make you bust a gut laughing   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kitsuneHime
June 30th, 2008, 1:39am
its a great series. it has alot of great fighting scenes and like able characters. i would recommend this to anyone with a sweet tooth for comedy.
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Quite intelligent, indeed.   
Rating: N/A
by Zaghurim
January 7th, 2008, 6:27pm
I couldn't agree more with one of the previous comments here. Aside from the author having done his research before writing the story, everything is nicely thought through (which really is quite unusual for this type of manga where the authors usually just go with the flow to create twists and turns and what not) and there's usually some "secret" or some "catch" to the job they've received that you can usually figure out yourself (sometimes it's even pretty damn hard). As if that wasn't enough, it's quite humorous, has really nice lookin' art (which gets notably better each volume) and some decent fights. It's really quite excellent for a shounen.
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fun   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ssuasw
November 25th, 2007, 10:19am
action manga with comedy . Two main characters who run a retrieval business.
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Get Back the manga   
Rating: N/A
by MaJuV
June 4th, 2007, 12:17pm
Get Backers is an awesome series. Too bad the anime stopped at 49 episodes.
Luckily there are people willing to put the manga online.
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