History Anime / Tekkonkinkreet

9th Oct '16 3:33:49 PM eroock
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* GrowingUpSucks



* HeelFaceDoorSlam: [[spoiler:Kimura]]. He's killed in a drive-by before he can skip town and start an honest life.



* RedemptionEqualsDeath

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* RedemptionEqualsDeathRedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Kimura]]. He's killed in a drive-by before he can skip town and start an honest life.



** A minor hint of the years in which the show takes place does surface early on, explaining the aesthetics. Suzuki is depicted reading [[http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2135/tekkonkinkreetastrology.jpg an astrology book for 1967/Showa 42]], implying the storyline unfolds between the summers of 1967 and 1968.

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** A minor hint of the years in which the show takes place does surface early on, explaining the aesthetics. Suzuki is depicted reading [[http://img219.[[https://web.archive.org/web/20131115002714/http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2135/tekkonkinkreetastrology.jpg an astrology book for 1967/Showa 42]], implying the storyline unfolds between the summers of 1967 and 1968.
9th Oct '16 3:32:44 PM eroock
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* BathroomEscape: Black and White escape one of Mr Snake's henchmen by climbing out of a bathroom window.

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* BathroomEscape: BathroomBreakOut: Black and White escape one of Mr Snake's henchmen by climbing out of a bathroom window.
9th Oct '16 3:32:10 PM eroock
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* BathroomEscape: Black and White escape one of Mr Snake's henchmen by climbing out of a bathroom window.



* BrainsAndBrawn: Mr. Snake calls himself the "brain" and his three superpowered henchmen the "muscles".



* CloudCuckoolander: White, big time.



* ComfortingComforter: Black covers up White when the latter is sleeping in the car.
* CompartmentShot: A shot from inside a washing machine onto Black.



* CloudCuckoolander: White, big time.



* [[FingerInTheMail Ear In The Mail]]: Kimura's EstablishingCharacterMoment is chopping off a delinquents ears and sending them to his friends.



* FingerInTheMail: Kimura's EstablishingCharacterMoment is chopping off a delinquents ears and sending them to his friends.



* GogglesDoNothing: Black does wear his sometimes, if only to look cool.



* GogglesDoNothing: Black does wear his sometimes, if only to look cool.



* GroinAttack: Black uses this technique when fighting Kimura at the office.



* HappyPlace: White retreats to his vision of the beach when things are tough. Black joins him later in the movie.



* ImpairmentShot: Kimura's blurry vision when [[DrowningMySorrows getting drunk at a bar]].



* LegitimateBusinessmensSocialClub: Treasure Town used to be a yakuza stronghold, a haven of smut and vice. Snake convinces the boss to turn it into a theme park, similar to how the mafia was edged out of Vegas by conglomerates.



* LegitimateBusinessmensSocialClub: Treasure Town used to be a yakuza stronghold, a haven of smut and vice. Snake convinces the boss to turn it into a theme park, similar to how the mafia was edged out of Vegas by conglomerates.



* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: Suzuki's death is made to look like a suicide.
* MatchCut: There is a fade from Black's face to white's when both are in different places in third act.
* MeaningfulEcho: "All you need is love."



* NoHuggingNoKissing: It's not that type of a movie.



* ParentalAbandonment: Black and White grew up without their parents. Also the old mentor notes that he had no parents.



* PicturePerfectPresentation: At one point an aerial shot of Treasure City dissolves into a map of said location at the yakuza's office.



* POVCam: A number of shots are assuming the perspective of a character.



* SanitySlippage: Black undergoes one without White by his side to [[LivingEmotionalCrutch balance his dark side out]].



* ShootHimHeHasAWallet: During the early confrontation between the yakuza and the Apaches, Kimura reaches into his inside pocket and ... produces a cigarette.



* SuperpoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler:The Minotaur to Black.]]



* SuperpoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler:The Minotaur to Black.]]

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* SuperpoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler:The Minotaur ThwartedCoupDeGrace: When one of Aliens is about to Black.]]finish off Black with his sword, White pours gasoline on him which makes the Alien stop.
* TraintopBattle: The two boys fight one of the Aliens on the rooftop of a train.



* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Black sports it.
* UnbrokenVigil: It is mentioned that Black did not leave White's side after the latter was hospitalized.
* VerbThis: White's "Light this!" before setting the Alien on fire.



* WormThatWalks: A pecular variation - a giant crow made out of hundreds of ordinary-sized crows flying in precise formation.

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* WormThatWalks: A pecular peculiar variation - a giant crow made out of hundreds of ordinary-sized crows flying in precise formation. formation.
* WouldHurtAChild: Mr Snake's three henchmen would kill Black and White without flinching.
18th Mar '16 1:44:41 AM HyperEmerson
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* BadassBoast: While playing with Black, White claims he has the strongest kick in the world. He does it much more seriously later, when he burns a man alive after boasting that while he might be smaller than adults, he's still a giant in comparison to ants.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: "What if [[spoiler:Black]] is the [[spoiler:Minotaur]]?", says one character. Other scenes of the story, including the anime's opening, also foreshadow that.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: "What if [[spoiler:Black]] is the [[spoiler:Minotaur]]?", says one character. Other Several other scenes of the story, including the anime's opening, also foreshadow that.this reveal. The anime's opening scene in particular is a blatant metaphor about how Black holds a terrifying darkness inside him and White, the only thing holding him back, must eventually confront this in order to save him.



* HopeSproutsEternal: [[spoiler:After failing to grow for much of the movie's duration, White's apple seed finally sprouts and blossoms during the end credits, after the brothers are reunited]]. [[spoiler:In the manga, Black finds out about it just before the confrontation with the Minotaur, which leads to him keep his promise to White and refuse the Minotaur's help]].

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* HopeSproutsEternal: [[spoiler:After failing to grow for much of the movie's duration, White's apple seed finally sprouts and blossoms during the end credits, after the brothers are reunited]]. [[spoiler:In the manga, Black finds out about it just before the confrontation with the Minotaur, which leads to making him determined to keep his promise to White and refuse the Minotaur's help]].to give in to darkness]].



* [[SatisfiedStreetRat Satisfied Street Cats]] Though they do hope to someday escape Treasure Town.

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* [[SatisfiedStreetRat Satisfied Street Cats]] Cats]]: Though they do hope to someday escape Treasure Town.
24th Dec '15 8:20:35 AM morenohijazo
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* SuicideDare: The quote at the top of the page. A rare example of a character not meaning this seriously.
24th Oct '15 11:29:06 AM nombretomado
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--> '''Suzuki:''' At least believe in love, Kimura. [[JohnLennon Love is all you need.]]

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--> '''Suzuki:''' At least believe in love, Kimura. [[JohnLennon [[Music/JohnLennon Love is all you need.]]
2nd Sep '15 10:42:22 AM eneuman96
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* CoversAlwaysLie: The [[http://www.imdb.com/media/rm2464873216/tt0831888?ref_=tt_ov_i poster]] for the film makes it out to be an upbeat romp. It's not.
7th May '15 2:23:18 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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''Tekkonkinkreet'' (a mispronunciation of the Japanese word for "reinforced concrete") is an anime film by [[Studio4C Studio 4°C]], the animation studio known for creating ''Anime/TheAnimatrix''. It was adapted from [[AdaptationDisplacement a manga]] that originally was called ''Black and White'' in English but nowadays is sold under its original title.

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''Tekkonkinkreet'' (a mispronunciation of the Japanese word for "reinforced concrete") is an anime film by [[Studio4C Studio 4°C]], Creator/Studio4C, the animation studio known for creating ''Anime/TheAnimatrix''. It was adapted from [[AdaptationDisplacement a manga]] that originally was called ''Black and White'' in English but nowadays is sold under its original title.
28th Dec '14 4:05:32 PM eroock
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28th Dec '14 4:00:41 PM eroock
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* ProductionThrowback: Scenes from the [[ShowWithinAShow "Time Boy" anime]] from ''MindGame'', an earlier Studio 4°C production, show up on television in Suzuki's safehouse as [[spoiler:he leaves for the last time]].

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* ProductionThrowback: Scenes from the [[ShowWithinAShow "Time Boy" anime]] from ''MindGame'', ''Anime/MindGame'', an earlier Studio 4°C production, show up on television in Suzuki's safehouse as [[spoiler:he leaves for the last time]].
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