people: Satoshi Kon

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2017


Anime Roundup: April 14, 2016 
'Perfect Blue''s source material is seeing an English release for the first time; 'Ghost' bombs at the b.o.; and 'your name.' makes a modest splash in the U.S.
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2015


Tears Of Joy For 'The Art of Satoshi Kon' 
A splendidly curated art collection from across the career of an anime and manga luminary reminds us of what we had, and what we lost
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Finishing Someone Else's Work 
When does it make sense to have others continue work left unfinished by the creator's death, and when is it best to just leave well enough alone?
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'Seraphim: 266613336 Wings': Oshii And Kon's Fragment 
An unfinished but tantalizing collaboration between two of anime (and manga's) most idiosyncratic creative personalities, Satoshi Kon and Mamoru Oshii, this book inspires a close reading -- and no end of wonder about where one man's imagination began and the other one's ended
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'Opus': Satoshi Kon's Unfinished Symphony 
Never finished and lost to time, Satoshi Kon's mini-epic about a manga artist caught in the interpenetration of reality and his imagination works both on its own terms as an adventure -- and as an unintentional metaphor for its creator's own career
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2014


'Paranoia Agent': We Have Met The Enemy And He Is Us 
The real monster in Satoshi Kon's genre-defying black comedy of horrors is human nature itself
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On Older Anime Characters: A Touch Of Gray Would Suit Us Anyway 
When will we see older characters in anime as things other than supporting cast members, comic relief, or objects of repugnance?
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