Tekkon Kinkreet

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tekkon Kinkreet (2006), Black & White, Tekkon Kinkurito, Tekkon Kin Creat
Japanese: 鉄コン筋クリート
English: Tekkonkinkreet
German: Tekkonkinkreet
Spanish: Tekkonkinkreet
French: Amer Béton
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 23, 2006
Producers: Aniplex, Tokyo MX, Beyond C.
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.961 (scored by 4133641,336 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6302
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1768
Members: 101,773
Favorites: 1,339

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Synopsis

The streets of Treasure Town are said to belong to "The Cats." They know everything that goes on in the city, and no one can stir up trouble without going through them first. In reality, The Cats are a pair of orphan boys called Black and White, who aren’t afraid of anything or anyone.

But their rule of the streets is challenged when the Yakuza come to town and start making changes. The wild Black and the carefree White have no one to rely on but themselves to get their Treasure Town back to the way it was. But their bond is tested as they quickly realize going back to how things were may no longer be an option.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

At the 2006 Mainichi Film Awards, the film won the Best Film Award. At the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair it won the Best Original Story and Best Art Direction awards. It also won the 2008 Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shiro

Main
Aoi, Yuu
Japanese

Kuro

Main
Ninomiya, Kazunari
Japanese

Suzuki

Supporting
Tanaka, Min
Japanese

The Minotaur

Supporting
Ninomiya, Kazunari
Japanese

Snake

Supporting
Motoki, Masahiro
Japanese

Kimura

Supporting
Iseya, Yusuke
Japanese

Jiccha

Supporting
Naya, Rokurou
Japanese

Yakuza Boss

Supporting
Mugihito
Japanese

Fujimura

Supporting
Nishimura, Tomomichi
Japanese

Sawada

Supporting
Kudou, Kankurou
Japanese

Staff

Kamagata, Eiichi
Producer
Arias, Michael
Director, Storyboard, Series Composition, Special Effects
Andou, Hiroaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Morimoto, Kouji
Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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"this city" by Plaid
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Ending Theme

"Aru Machi no Gunjō (或る街の群青)" by Asian Kung-Fu Generation



Dec 20, 2007
Coming from the dream combination of the emphatically cool Studio 4C and much admired manga-ka Taiyou 'Ping Pong' Matsumoto, Tekkonkinkreet is a movie I've long waited to see. Based on those two names alone, you should expect several things - let's start with moody and stylish visuals; almost-surreal art that gleefully shuns fan-pandering anime conventions and embraces the meaning of creative freedom, and then there is Matsumoto's dazzling talent for empathetic story telling; his subtle use of natural dialogue and eccentric body language that's clearly intent on plumbing the darkest depths of the human soul.

Tekkonkinkreet is also known as Black and White, and so named ...
Mar 13, 2008
Believe the hype. If you see "ZOMG TEKKON KINKREET IS LIKE THE COOLEST THING EVAR!" Believe them. I had heard the hype about this anime for a long time, and I know to never take what people say about stuff like this seriously. However, I decided to go ahead and watch it, it couldn't be boring right? And I had seen a recommendation from Mind Game (another terrific anime) and so...I watched it. At first I was a little sceptical, the director is Michael Arias. This is the first thing he has directed. He produced the Animatrix, which ...
Oct 26, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Overview:

This isn't going to be an easy one to review. I have very mixed feelings towards Tekkon Kinkreet. It's one of those anime that to me wasn't great and certainly wasn't bad. However, that isn't to say it was average. It's more accurate to say it was simultaneously spectacular, and a total piece of shit...so it ended up in the middle.

Oh and Spoiler alert! I can't really talk about why I'm conflicted with this film unless I go into some spoiler territory.


Plot and characters:

We are introduced to a wild and beautifully animated city. According to the director, this city was created by taking elements ...

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