Publisher: Stone Bridge Press (December 1, 2009)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.1 MB
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“Satoshi Kon makes an artwork of eastern anime.”—Rolling StoneThe head-spinning anime delusion Paprika (2006) brought new audience to at least one of Japan’s such a lot visionary administrators. Satoshi Kon crashed onto the realm scene in 1997 along with his shrewdpermanent slasher-thriller ideal Blue. His next movies variety from the silver-screen romance of Millennium Actress (2001) to the socially awake comedy Tokyo Godfathers (2003) and the surreally satirical television sequence Paranoia Agent (2004). This ebook offers a finished creation to the paintings and imaginative and prescient of Satoshi Kon, with historical past and research of the foremost reality-warping movies by way of anime’s prime illusionist. This well timed new assortment follows the 2007 US unlock of Kon’s most modern movie, Paprika, which was once met with an enthusiastic welcome from his enthusiasts. for plenty of, Paprika was once a primary advent to Kon’s paintings; different enthusiasts were following his occupation avidly from its early days. Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist will fulfill beginners and long term enthusiasts alike.Andrew Osmond is a British freelance movie reviewer and journalist who used to be a part of the “Akira iteration” of anime fanatics. He has been writing approximately cartoons and anime for ten years and has interviewed various anime execs, together with Satoshi Kon. His articles and reports have seemed in Animerica, overall Anime, Neo, Manga Max, SFX, Sight and Sound, Empire, and plenty of different magazines.