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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 Director
(2003)
Paprika Director
(2006)
Perfect Blue Director
(1997)
(2001)

Filmography

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 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2006 Paprika
 2004 Paranoia Agent (TV Mini Series) (13 episodes)
- Radar Man (2004)
- No Entry (2004)
- Mellow Maromi (2004)
- ETC (2004)
 1997 Forces (Video short)
 1997 Perfect Blue
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Manga series "Kaikisen" Japan: Kodansha

Official Sites:

Offical Site [Japan]

Alternate Names:

Yoshihiro Wanibuchi

Spouse:

Kyoko Kono  (his death)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The term Mr. Hirasawa [soundtrack composer for the film Paprika (2006)] used was 'falling into place'. It's not really intended in the literal sense though. But I understand what you're getting at. It's almost a sensory reaction. In Japanese, I'd say, "I'm able to swallow it." Technically, that saying is incorrect Japanese. You can only say, "I can't swallow it." But you get the gist. It's not a ... See more »

Trivia:

Kon was a fan of the "Monty Python" comedies. 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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