Paprika and Paranoia Agent director Satoshi Kon passed away this week, but before he died, he wrote a final blog post to his friends, family, and anime colleagues.
Japanese animation has lost one of its giants. Satoshi Kon, director of Paprika and creator of Paranoia Agent, has apparently died at age 47. Gainax employee Takeda Yasuhiro tweeted the news a short time ago, and it was confirmed by Madhouse's Masao Maruyama via the Otakon committee. Paprika, Kon's lush exploration of…
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