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Satoshi Kon (1963–2010)

Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he directed an episode of the anthology film Memories (1995) (this Episode was "Magnetic ... See full bio »

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(age 46) in Tokyo, Japan

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 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series)
 2006 Paprika (screenplay)
 2004 Paranoia Agent (TV Series) (story - 13 episodes)
- The Final Episode (2004) ... (story)
- Radar Man (2004) ... (story)
- No Entry (2004) ... (story)
- Mellow Maromi (2004) ... (story)
- ETC (2004) ... (story)
 2003 Tokyo Godfathers (screenplay) / (story)
 1995 Memories (segment "1 "Magnetic Rose")
 1991 Wârudo apâtomento horâ (story)
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Other Works:

Manga series "Kaikisen" Japan: Kodansha

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Alternate Names:

Yoshihiro Wanibuchi
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Things become confusing when you force something ephemeral to become something more concrete. See more »

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Founding member of the Japan Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) labor group. See more »

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Frequently uses Tokyo as the backdrop in his movies See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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