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Tekkon Kinkreet Give Away

On September 25th, Sony releasedTekkon Kinkreet on DVD, Blu-ray and UMD. Michael Arias helmed the Studio 4°C adaptation of Taiyo Matsumoto's manga, and he produced something that is new and significant. It's not offering more of what has been seen before. Tekkon Kinkreet is not another Mind Game or another Hayao Miyazaki film or another Katsuhiro Otomo film. It's an immersive experience in a unique environment that engages concerns about urban development and human dependencies.
To mark the occasion of the release, our Taiyo Matsumoto-style self portrait contest has awarded five prize packs that include: Tekkonkinkreet DVD Tekkonkinkreet Graphic Novel Tekkonkinkreet animation book Tekkonkinkreet t-shirt Black Figurine White Figurine

Winners include

Adam Tierney
Barbara Benas
Brian Coldrick
Doug Williams
Marcus Parcus

Please check out the contest post for some thoughts on the movie.

Readers Talkback
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  • Oct. 15, 2007, 12:20 p.m. CST


    by Fish Tank

    Some talented AICNers!

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 12:22 p.m. CST

    much better than anything i submitted

    by theWarning


  • Oct. 15, 2007, 12:25 p.m. CST


    by veritasses

    Congratulations. Those are pretty darned good. I noticed though that Adam has no love for Sony.

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 1:32 p.m. CST

    Yup, better than mine too!

    by Frank Black

    Congrats to the winners! Beautiful work!

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 2:36 p.m. CST

    The Vault of Horror

    by Wu Fang

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Who are the ad wizards...

    by wampa 1

    ...that came up with this one?

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 3:54 p.m. CST

    lol...that guys name is..

    by StrokerX

    marcus parcus...hi my name's adam great work tho! Especially Brian Coldrick

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 4:12 p.m. CST

    more horrible, juvenile japanese cartoonery

    by Irie

    Why can't japanese cartoons grow up and make films audiences want to SEE? There's a reason the VAST majority of people can't stand japanese cartoons: THEY SUCK. Miyazaki excepted (except for that horrible mess spirited away).

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 4:27 p.m. CST

    I liked Paprika better

    by Orionsangels

    This was kinda boring

  • Oct. 15, 2007, 11:23 p.m. CST


    by Frank Black

    Unless you have seen everything produced from Japan, your sweeping generalization isn't valid and comes off like another negative troll just trying to hit the bees nest with a stick. The VAST majority meaning Americans? Canadians? Russians? Care to elaborate (especially since there are plenty of brilliant Japanese animated films that are plenty grown up.) Before posting somewhere on a subject you don't truly seem to care (or know) much about why not check and see if there is one more appropriate for you like "Angry Douche-Bags Who Just Want to Piss People Off" or a talkback for people who lash out at things and people because I didn't get Mommy's nipple and grew up to be a little on the heavy side with limited social skills.

  • Oct. 16, 2007, 9:22 a.m. CST

    "(except for that horrible mess spirited away)"

    by mbeemer

    Don't you mean the Academy Award winning "Spirited Away"?

  • Oct. 16, 2007, 9:59 a.m. CST

    Ignore the trolls.

    by veritasses

    Let 'em be. If they can't get beyond their prejudice and appreciate the medium for what it is or if they can't understand why directors like Spielberg, Lucas, Cameron, Tarantino, the Wachowskis etc respect it as an art form then that's their loss, not ours. There's no need to enlighten those who wish to remain stubbornly, childishly, foolishly, sadly ignorant.