GetBackers (ゲットバッカーズ -奪還屋- GetBackers: Dakkan’ya, lit. “GetBackers: Recovery Service”) is a Japanese manga series written by Yuya Aoki and illustrated by Rando Ayamine. The plot follows the “GetBackers”, a group that retrieves anything that was lost. The team is primarily composed of Ban Mido, a man born with the illusionary technique “Evil Eye”, and Ginji Amano the former leader of a gang called “The VOLTS”, a powerful group in the dangerous territory called the Infinity Fortress in Shinjuku. The manga was adapted into an animated television series in 2002. The Studio Deen production aired on the Tokyo Broadcasting System from October 5, 2002 until September 20, 2003, for a complete run of 49 episodes.
Mido Ban and Amano Ginji are known as the Get Backers, retrievers with a success rate of 100%. Whatever is lost or stolen, they can definitely get it back. Despite their powerful abilities and enthusiastic behavior, Ban and Ginji are terminally broke no matter what they do simply because few people would actually desire to hire them. As a result, the pair of them tend to do dangerous jobs, often leading to unwanted re-encounters with their old (and dangerous) friends.
#1: “Yuragu Koto Nai Ai” by Naomi Tamura (eps 1-25)
#2: “Barairo no Sekai” by PIERROT (eps 26-49)
#1: “Ichibyo No Refrain” by Otoha (eps 1-13)
#2: “Namida no Hurricane” by Bon Bon Blanco (eps 14-25)
#3: “Mr. Déjà vu” by naja (eps 26-37)
#4: “Changin'” by Nona Reeves (eps 38-48)