Name Boris
Gender Male
Affiliates Balalaika
Affiliation Hotel Moscow
Race Russian
Status Alive
First Appearance
Manga Chapter 00: Black Lagoon
Anime Episode 01: The Black Lagoon
Anime Voice
Japanese Anime Voice Taiten Kusunoki
English Anime Voice Mark Acheson
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Boris (ボリス, Borisu) was Balalaika's second-in-command.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

He could be easily identified by the large scar running from the right side of his forehead to his left cheek.

Bio[edit | edit source]

Like Balalaika, he had served in the former Soviet army in the Afghan Civil War. She still referred to him as "Sergeant" rather than by his name, suggesting that he was her former platoon sergeant. He was very loyal and protective of Balalaika and often worried for her safety when she decided to fight in the field.

Personality[edit | edit source]

He was a calm, broad-built man with a deep Russian accent.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In Omake 6, he appeared as a 'weak girl-ish boy' who later joined the army to man-up. This caused a great amount of distress amongst Rock, Revy and Balalaika.
  • Boris has a strong resemblance to Bayman from the Dead or alive series.
  • In the First Popularity Poll, Boris ranked 18th place.
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