Very sad news to report... A giant of anime has passed away. Satoshi Kon, director of films such as 'Perfect Blue', 'Millenium Actress', 'Tokyo Godfathers' and his latest work 'Paprika', and on the TV series 'Paranoia Agent', as well as a writer for the 'Magnetic Rose' short from the 'Memories' anthology, has died from cancer... He was curently working on a film 'Dream Machine' for MADHOUSE studio. He and his amazing contributions to anime will be greatly missed!
Satoshi Kon... One of the Rare Creators of Anime For Grown-ups Has Passed Away
Perfect Blue/Paprika Director Satoshi Kon Passes Away