今敏 (1963-2010)

今敏 (1963-2010)

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今敏 (Kon Satoshi) passed away on August 24, 2010 from pancreatic cancer. He is the director of several mesmerizing critically acclaimed animated features. His animation projects which he directed include パーフェクトブルー (Perfect Blue), 千年女優 (Millennium Actress), 東京ゴッドファーザーズ (Tokyo Godfather), パプリカ (Paprika) – The film that has been discussed among fans about the similarities in Christopher Nolan’s Inception.

His latest animated film titled 夢みる機械 (The Dream Machine) is still in production. The film was first scheduled to hit cinemas in 2011. According to his interview, it will be a fantasy adventure film with no human character.

R.I.P.
His imaginary vision will continue to inspire millions of people until the end of time.

3 comments
  • RIP i like his anime so much T_T

  • Totally shocked!
    Wish him rest in peace.
    Love all of his animes (except Paprica, no time to watch it yet)

  • i heard from bioscope via facebook which i was very shocked cause i really like his animation.

    r.i.p [eyeclose]

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