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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%.

But first they have to get some clients—and soon—or this energetic detective duo will starve on the streets!

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ゲットバッカーズ
GetBackers

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Latest Release(s)
v.26-27 by Type it Up Scanlations (945d ago)
v.38 c.10 by Getbackers Manga Scans (1320d ago)
v.38 c.5-9 by Getbackers Manga Scans (1385d 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
N/A

Forum
6 topics, 23 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (366 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.89 / 10.0
10
 24% (87 votes)
9+
 19% (68 votes)
8+
 25% (90 votes)
7+
 15% (55 votes)
6+
 9% (32 votes)
5+
 5% (17 votes)
4+
 1% (5 votes)
3+
 1% (3 votes)
2+
 0% (1 votes)
1+
 2% (8 votes)

Last Updated
November 18th 2014, 12:32pm PST


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Year
1999

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Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (27 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #902 increased(+280)
Monthly Pos #1585 increased(+445)
3 Month Pos #2578 decreased(-78)
6 Month Pos #2574 increased(+80)

List Stats
On 1199 reading lists
On 811 wish lists
On 477 completed lists
On 161 unfinished lists
On 265 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Getbackers, when Ban and Ginji meet.... 894 days, 19 hours, 6 minutes ago
Get Backers? 1469 days, 13 hours, 13 minutes ago
Is it complete and where can I buy it? 1893 days, 0 hours, 15 minutes ago
GetBackers Creators Launch Oniwaka to Ushiwaka Manga 1900 days, 10 hours, 0 minutes ago
Get backers: Infinity Fortress? 2434 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes ago

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Enjoyable   
Rating: 9.0 / 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's an intricate plot behind the entire story, and while there're 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, and the relationships between the protagonists and their supporting characters are very sincere and endearing.

The character art is so-so, 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.

... Last updated on March 4th, 2015, 7:40pm
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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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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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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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quite intelligent for a no brain fighting manga   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
May 11th, 2006, 6:43pm
Some of the things they talk about are amazingly intellectual, from the structures of nuclear weapons to the arts to philosophy, while all the while managing to have no brain fighting seuqences all along the way. Simply amazing
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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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Get Backers   
Rating: N/A
by Kcuf uoy
December 31st, 2005, 5:48am
One of the few mangas I can read, read and read. It has great plot, characters and art (oh that beautiful women :). I just could not tear myself away from this manga. I sincerely recommend this one.
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Get Backers: The duo that will get back anything you've lost.   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
December 20th, 2005, 10:23am
This is a great manga that's a lot more ecchi than it's anime counterpart. The artwork changes, and to my opinion, improves later as the chapters are released.
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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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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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