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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Hashire Melos (Movie)
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JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
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Memories
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[Retracted] Anime Project for Satoshi Kon's Manga 'Opus' Launched

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

An anime project for Satoshi Kon's incomplete manga series, Opus, was announced at Japan Expo in Paris last weekend. The adaptation will be produced by Masao Ma...read more

MADHOUSE Resumes Production of Kon Satoshi's Yume Miru Kikai

According to MyCom Journal, Madhouse Studios announced that they resumed the production of Kon Satoshi's moive Yume Miru Kikai. The character designer Itazu Yos...read more


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Mandarinenschale | Nov 16, 10:15 AM
Just read his last words, he left behind before dying. Man was sigma in his work and even at death's door. What a legend, rest in peace!


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_Misaki_47 | Nov 10, 4:12 AM
G.O.A.T!!


Sam_Mrtz | Nov 9, 10:53 PM
GOAT RIP.


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