Kenichi and his detective uncle, Shunsaku Ban, leave Japan to visit Metropolis, in search of the criminal, Dr. Laughton. However, when they finally find Dr. Laughton, Kenichi and Shunsaku find themselves seperated and plunged into the middle of a larger conspiracy. While Shunsaku searches for his nephew and explanations, Kenichi tries to protect Tima (a mysterious young girl), from Duke Red and his adopted son Rock, both of whom have very different reasons for wanting to find her.
- Year: 2001
- Country: Japan
- Genre: Animation, Science Fiction
- Studio: Bandai Visual, Destination Films, TOHO, dentsu Music And Entertainment, King Records, Sony Pictures Television Studios, Metropolis Project, Madhouse, Kadokawa Shoten, Tezuka Productions, IMAGICA, STUDIO4℃
- Keyword: android, jealousy, metropolis, future, son, control, based on comic, steampunk, mecha, conspiracy, robot, synthetic human, anime
- Director: Rintaro
- Cast: Kei Kobayashi, Yuka Imoto, Kohki Okada, Tarō Ishida, Kôsei Tomita, Norio Wakamoto