Kon, Satoshi

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Birthday: Oct 12, 1963
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Died: August 24, 2010 (aged 46)
Birth place: Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

Satoshi Kon was a Japanese director of anime films. Kon started his career as a manga artist and editor in Young Magazine, and then made his screenwriting debut with Magnetic Rose, a section of the anthology film Memories. Kon made his directorial debut film, Perfect Blue, in 1997, followed by Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, Paprika and the television series Paranoia Agent. A fifth film, The Dream Machine, is also in production. All of his works as a director have been made by Studio Madhouse, where he was a staff director along with Rintaro and Yoshiaki Kawajiri. He is a founder and part of the 15-member steering committee of the Japan Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) labor group.

Satoshi Kon died of pancreatic cancer shortly before his 47th birthday. Before dying, he left a final statement on his blog.

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[Retracted] Anime Project for Satoshi Kon's Manga 'Opus' Launched

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Rejuvenated | Jan 26, 6:01 PM
Amogus


aShigekuni | Jan 26, 2:02 AM
Un padre


Kryptoleaf | Jan 23, 6:34 AM
The best anime director(11) RIP Legend


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The best anime director (10)


Zevven | Jan 16, 12:11 PM
The best anime director


Joshhhp | Jan 14, 6:07 AM
God director


web157web | Jan 9, 4:27 PM
legend
relish what he created
lament what he wasn't able to


MonadProxi | Jan 7, 9:19 AM
The best anime director (9) RIP Legend


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Fascinating works.


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