19 wins & 5 nominations.
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(segment "1 "Magnetic Rose")
Manga series "Kaikisen" Japan: Kodansha
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I was constantly trying to delve into my subconscious instincts [while making Paprika (2006)]. Which is pretty difficult to do when you're completely conscious. The problem is that you lose focus, and the actual creation process stalls. Still, you try to re-create that sensation of dreaming although it's nearly impossible. I found that it was hard to force myself to ignore things like logic and ...
Founding member of the Japan Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) labor group.
Frequently uses Tokyo as the backdrop in his movies