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The episodes for the anime series GetBackers were produced by Studio Deen and based on the manga series of the same name written by Yuya Aoki and illustrated by Rando Ayamine. The series premiered on Tokyo Broadcasting System in Japan on October 5, and ran for forty-nine episodes until September 20, under direction of Kazuhiro Furuhashi and Keitaro Motonaga. Vision started streaming the series online in their The Anime Network website. The anime's music was composed by Taku Iwasaki, and two original soundtracks were released by Pioneer Corporation in Japan on January 24, and July 25, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
After many failed plans, The GetBackers finally retrieve the stolen object, but Natsumi has been captured by the cop and yakuza henchmen.
The GetBackers rush to the scene, Ginji summons lightning from his body, resembling that of an electric eel. Afterward, Ban whips out a two hundred kilogram-force grip. An illusion from Ban's Evil Eye causes the cop to dream of killing both Ban and Ginji, and then being shot to death by policemen. After the Evil Eye ends, Natsumi is given back her key chain. Ban and Ginji are out of jobs and are starving to death.
However, a homeless man, named Yamamura, gives them food as well as shelter. He later reveals that he used to be a factory owner, but his daughter, Rika Yamamura, was kidnapped, due to continuous recessions and pressure from the yakuza henchmen. Yamamura then asks Ban and Ginji to retrieve Rika from the yakuza henchmen. After the GetBackers infiltrate the mansion to save her, Rika betrays them, admitting that she has every thing she needs from the yakuza henchmen. However, the yakuza henchmen admit that they planned on taking her as well as forcing her father to sell her.
Using Evil Eye, Ban causes Rika to dream of the yakuza henchmen leader killing both Ban and Ginji, but then witnesses the yakuza henchmen being burned alive. Once she wakes up, Ginji try to convince Rika to return to her father, much to their chagrin. Yamamura later suffers a fatal heart attack, which causes Ban to give him a dream in which Rika comes back for him.
Hevn, a negotiator, tells The GetBackers of an job. They meet Haruo Ohtaki, who informs them to reclaim the box from a group called The Transporters. They, in turn, ask to have a portion of what is inside the box in order to accept the case, which was later assumed to be platinum. The GetBackers prepare to stop The Transporters, but soon engage in a high-speed pursuit. As they attempt to close in on the semi-trailer truck, Himiko Kudo, sprays a poisonous perfume on Ginji, giving him the mind of an ape for a short while.
This, in turn, causes Ban to lose control, sending them off a cliff. The Transporters are then blocked by an interceptor and his gang. However, Kuroudo Akabane, kills the interceptor and his gang single-handedly. As The GetBackers catch up with The Transporters, both groups halt their vehicles in order to prepare to fight. Not long after, the GetBackers are in a bind when Akabane attempts to slice Ginji apart.
Ban surrenders and Ginji is captured by the Transporters. In the semi-trailer truck, Ginji and Himiko converse about Ban. Himiko reminisces about her time with Ban and her older brother, Yamato, as a former recovery service. However, Himiko regrets having ever met Ban, since he was responsible for Yamato's death, but Ginji states he believes in Ban.
Ban catches up with The Transporters to rescue Ginji. Using the Evil Eye, Ban rescues Ginji and retrieves the box. The Transporters then plan out their next attack on GetBackers with Himiko explaining to Akabane that the Evil Eye can only be used three times on a person in a single day, and that he can't do it again on the same person. The Transporters face off with The GetBackers in an abandoned shrine. Ginji and Akabane battle while Himiko and Ban fight.
Ban surprises Himiko with his grip, defeating her, before he almost tells her of Yamato's death. Akabane presents the extent of his glowing knives, however Ginji manipulates them with magnetic electricity, defeating him. Ban and Ginji leave the shrine to resume their retrieval. The next morning, Himiko wants to find the GetBackers, but Akabane claims that he has had more than enough fun with them for the time being.
As Maguruma prepares to ram The GetBackers head-on, Ban uses Evil Eye on a nearby crow, causing it to dream of many crows attacking the semi-trailer truck, which then results in Maguruma crashing into a pole. They then find out from Ohtaki that inside the box has nothing but a "platinum" watermelon, as they receive one tenth of the watermelon as their reward. A blind and prodigious violinist, named Madoka Otowa, and her guide dog, named Mozart, are bullied by a group of street thugs. Ginji and Madoka head to the Honky Tonk cafe, where the GetBackers are asked to retrieve a Stradivarius violin from Shunsuke Akutsu, a world-renowned violinist.
They must obtain this violin no later than Madoka's performance the following evening The GetBackers, including Paul, Hevn, and Natsumi, arrive disguised as musicians at Akutsu's estate.
They plan out their next move, only to fall into Akutsu's trap. Meanwhile, as Madoka searches the estate for her Stradivarius violin among many violins, meeting Shido who spares her.
While the GetBackers are caged by Akutsu, a lion is placed inside the cage as well. Ban uses Evil Eye on the lion, to cause a diversion and escape. After splitting, Ban, Paul and Natsumi are surrounded by Shido's army of animals. Ban uses the Evil Eye on the animals, reaching his limit, but tells Shido to continue fighting outside. Just when Ban attempts to kill Shido with his grip, Kazuki arrives to aid Shido.
Ginji then creates a power outage in the estate. Akutsu gives her back the Stradivarius, but after they leave, Akutsu commands Kazuma Kurobe, one of his men, to bury Madoka with her violin at the estate. Ginji's group meet up with Ban's group, and escape from the estate, and Sugahara, Madoka's guardian, arrives just in time.
He drops off Ban and Ginji on the highway, revealing himself to be Tsujima Kurobe, the younger brother of Kazuma Kurobe. Back at the estate, Kurobe tells Shido of his plans to kill Madoka, and the two engage in battle.
Meanwhile, Sugahara tries to kill Madoka, but he realizes he was trapped in Ban's Evil Eye, having realized he was traitor, and having faked a third Evil Eye on Shido. Then Kurobe returns to face Shido off again, only to witness the animal transformation of Shido head-on. Hishiki returns as well to face Ginji off again. Ban and Sugahara battle it out as well, which ends up as a defeat for Sugahara.
Ginji electrifies himself, shocking Hishiki until leaving him unconscious. Ginji apologizes to Ban for causing Shido to attack the group, as he blames himself for abandoning Shido.
Ginji tries to help Shido who asks him to fight alone. After defeating Kurobe, Shibo discreetly commands Mozart to steal the Stradivarius violin and return it to the estate. Madoka, in turn, says that she will allow herself to play a regular violin during her performance in the evening. Later on, Shido returns the Stradivarius to Madoka. In return, Madoka offers to perform for Shido in the streets in the afternoon, attracting Visconti, Madoka's violin teacher.
Visconti later compliments her performance with the others, jokingly noticing that Madoka is in love with Shido. Later in the evening, before a performance, Ban uses the Evil Eye on Akutsu, thereby ruining the performance.
The next day, Shido hangs out with Madoka in her backyard as both start getting closer. Part One " Transcription: " Maboroshi no himawari wo tori kaese! Hachisu, an art dealer, and Abukawa, the museum curator, ask the GetBackers to form a peculiar thirteen painting of Sunflowers by Van Gogh.
Ban and Ginji decide to accept the case, and later in the evening, Ban and Ginji set out to surveil the whereabouts of Clayman. Working for Clayman, Himiko starts leading the GetBackers to Clayman, using people who take her appearance.
Himiko and Clayman grin at the situation, as the GetBackers follow closely behind them. Ban gets sprayed by Himiko's poisonous perfume, being controlled like a puppet. He chokes Ginji with his grip, but suggests Ginji to use his lightning to break free of the control. Himiko and Clayman take Ban and Ginji to their hideout, having them tied up. They easily break free Clayman reveals the thirteen painting of Sunflowers to Ban and Ginji, questioning whether they think it is a fake or not. Part Two " Transcription: " Maboroshi no himawari wo tori kaese!
The GetBackers are taken to Clayman's art gallery, displaying many masterpieces. Clayman offers to be a "replacement" client for The GetBackers, since Ban and Ginji were in awe of all the masterpieces displayed. Clayman explains that she became an art thief to protect the masterpieces from the so-called "con artists". He further admits that the thirteenth painting of Sunflowers was indeed a fake.