19 wins & 5 nominations.
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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 ...
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 ...
[posters] Frequently includes at least one poster in the background of a made up movie/tv show of his own.