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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

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

Filmography

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 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series)
 2006 Paprika (screenplay)
 2004 Môsô dairinin (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")
 1994 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Wârudo apâtomento horâ (story)
Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Animation department (6 credits)
Show Show Art department (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Set decorator (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Manga series "Kaikisen" Japan: Kodansha

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Alternate Names:

Yoshihiro Wanibuchi
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Did You Know?

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:

Began work on his final film "The Dream Machine" in 2008, despite his failing health, producer Masao Maruyama promised the film would be finished. After his death in 2010 the film was put on hold but resumed that year with Yoshimi Itazu assuming director duties, based on the completed storyboards. Financial difficulties however forced the film to be put on hold again with 600 shots out of 1500 ... 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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