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Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon made his directorial debut on the widely acclaimed psychological thriller Perfect Blue. Millennium Actress is the director's second feature, and he more recently completed work on his third film, Tokyo Godfathers, which is slated for release in Japan in August 2003.

Prior to embarking on his directing career, Kon worked with such respected animé directors as Katsuhiro Ôtomo and Mamoru Oshii and on such films as Kidô Keisatsu Patoreb 2, JoJo's Mysterious Adventures, Memories, Melos and Akira.

Kon was still attending Musashi Arts of College (Musashi Bijutsu Daigaku) when he made his debut as a cartoonist in a popular magazine called Young Magajin. In 1990, he published a Manga book called Kaikishen. Following that he also published a book called World Apartment Horror that was later made into a film by award-winning young director Sabu.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Satoshi Kon Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
BirthdayOctober 12, 1963 (58)
BirthplaceHokkaido, Japan

Selected Filmography

Not available.