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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 wrote an episode of the anthology film Memories (1995) (this Episode was "Magnetic Rose"... See full bio »

Died:

(age 46) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Paprika
Paprika Writer
(2006)
Perfect Blue
Perfect Blue Director
(1997)
Tokyo Godfathers
(2003)
Millennium Actress
(2001)

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 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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Personal Quote:

It's like drawing a line on the ground that's 8 inches wide. If you told someone to walk on top of it, they could. But then if you tell them that the line is 300 feet in the air, people start to use their imaginations. They think they'll fall through the sky. People will accept that as how it is. So now, we have a ton of rules and restrictions around us. Those things keep us safe, but I think it ... See more »

Trivia:

A fan of Astroboy. See more »

Trademark:

[posters] Frequently includes at least one poster in the background of a made up movie/tv show of his own. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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