Anime director Satoshi Kon has passed away
Downer for anime fans: acclaimed filmmaker Satoshi Kon has reportedly passed away from cancer at age 47.
Kon started as a manga artist and graduated to anime features with the drama PERFECT BLUE, which he followed with the comedy TOKYO GODFATHERS, the time-spanning memoir MILLENNIUM ACTRESS and the TV series "Paranoia Agent".
The influential filmmaker had been working on his lastest project THE DREAM MACHINE with his regular collaborators at animation company Studio Madhouse. His last completed film was the trippy dream adventure PAPRIKA:
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