MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,785 this week

Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
"Tekkon kinkurîto" (original title)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 8,094 users   Metascore: 65/100
Reviews: 27 user | 50 critic | 9 from Metacritic.com

In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Maikeru Ariasu)

Writers:

(screenplay), (manga 'Tekkon kinkurîto')
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 27 Nov 2010
 
a list of 40 titles
created 02 Aug 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 10 Jun 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 14 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Tekkonkinkreet" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tekkonkinkreet (2006)

Tekkonkinkreet (2006) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tekkonkinkreet.
5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.

Directors: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya
Stars: Tôru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto
Metropolis (2001)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.

Director: Rintaro
Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Scott Weinger, Yuka Imoto
Memories (1995)
Animation | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary »

Directors: Kôji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa, Kayoko Fujii
Dead Leaves (2004)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two awaken on Earth with no recollection of their past and embark on a devastating crime spree but are sent to an infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi
Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Takako Honda, Yûko Mizutani
Paprika (2006)
Animation | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

Director: Satoshi Kon
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori
Animation | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In an alternate postwar timeline, Japan is divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South.

Director: Makoto Shinkai
Stars: Hidetaka Yoshioka, Masato Hagiwara, Yuka Nanri
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A traumatized member of an elite para-military police force falls for the sister of a female terrorist courier who died in front of him on duty.

Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
Stars: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Sumi Mutoh, Hiroyuki Kinosha
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Director: Satoshi Kon
Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple.

Director: Masahiro Andô
Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Yuri Chinen, Kôichi Yamadera
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A teenage girl finds that she has the ability to leap through time. With her newfound power, she tries to use it to her advantage, but soon finds that tampering with time can lead to some rather discomforting results.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Stars: Riisa Naka, Takuya Ishida, Mitsutaka Itakura
Heaven's Door (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Michael Arias
Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Mayuko Fukuda, Keishi Nagatsuka
Mind Game I (2004)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends ... See full summary »

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto
Stars: Kôji Imada, Sayaka Maeda, Takashi Fujii
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Kuro / Itachi (voice)
...
Shiro (voice)
Yûsuke Iseya ...
Kimura (voice)
Kankurô Kudô ...
Sawada (voice)
...
Suzuki (voice)
Rokurô Naya ...
Jitcha (voice)
Tomomichi Nishimura ...
Fujimura (voice)
Mugihito ...
Kumichô (voice)
Nao Ômori ...
Chokora (voice)
Yoshinori Okada ...
Banira (voice)
Kazuko Kurosawa ...
Kozô (voice)
Tomoko Murakami ...
Kozô (voice)
Miyuki Ôshima ...
Kozô (voice)
Yûki Tamaki ...
Asa (voice) (as Yukiko Tamaki)
Mayumi Yamaguchi ...
Yoru (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their own. But in this town, an undercurrent of evil exists and has its sights set on the pair of brothers, forcing them to engage in battle with an array of old-world Yakuza as well as dangerous assassins vying to rule the decaying metropolis, Treasure Town. Written by Trenton Thompson {trentz985@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violent and disturbing images, and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 December 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Tekkonkinkreet  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the scene where Black gives money to "grandpa" the yin-yang symbol changes from white on top, black on top and then again white on top. See more »

Quotes

Jiccha: What is it about fire? So calm and peaceful but... inside, all power and destruction. It's hiding something. Just like people do. Sometimes you have to get close to find what's inside. Sometimes you have to get burned to see the truth.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The seed Black and White talk about through most of the film grows into a flower during the ending credits. See more »

Connections

References Godzilla (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Aru machi no gunjô
Performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Courtesy of Ki/oon Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Anime that's a little different,
29 March 2011 | by (US) – See all my reviews

If not quite the genius level of Miyazaki, this is still different, thoughtful and original.

It involves two 13 year old boys, Black and White, who live in a run down imaginary city, and who have to fight developers who want to take the city over, and in the process destroy it.

Black is dark and angry and needs White's almost Down's syndrome like simplicity and sweetness to balance him.

Obvious and heavy handed on a symbolic level, ('Black' and 'White' as character names?) some of the animation is breathtakingly beautiful, although the faces of the characters lack a certain expressivity. It's more the backgrounds, the world itself, and the sort of mock stedicam moving shots that are so striking.

See this in a theater, or at least on a great TV via blu-ray if possible. It's such a visual piece, that seeing it in any lesser way makes it likely to miss the film's greatest strengths.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Rating R?! hammoo
English Voice actors? brandpop
This movie doesn't deliver emotionally slippy3
Are Black and White... sells
Tekkon Vs Mind Game Vs Paprika imsocoolnow
Plaid soundtrack! sidlizard
Discuss Tekkonkinkreet (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?