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« on: August 24, 2010, 09:34:33 PM »

So now the only two anime/manga dudes I actually liked are *both* dead.

This week fucking sucks.
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010, 09:45:04 PM »

I'm not into anime, it doesn't seem very targeted towards me, however Perfect Blue and Millennium Actress will always be two of my favourite films of all time.

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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2010, 10:07:44 PM »

This is really sad.  If you guys ever want a quick watch - watch his segment in the 3-part Memories on YouTube.  Magnetic Rose is the shortest and best way to explain why this guy was awesome.

I hope they still go ahead with his current project anyways.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2010, 10:24:11 PM »

That is a major bummer. I loved Paprika, and enjoyed Paranoia Agent. I should go see more of his works.

R.I.P Satoshi Kon
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2010, 09:19:52 AM »

I didn't think his condition was this serious...

One of my top favourite directors and one of the pioneers of excellent animation. I watched everything this guy made, and just recently watched Magnetic Rose which was the best short-film in the Memroies compilation. His work was always different and unique so whenever he makes something I get excited because I know it's gonna be something magnificent and unique whether it was the animation or direction.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpGrD5wUzKE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqg3Sw3s9Wg

I have a feeling anime will continue its downfall even faster now. This is some very sad news.

Master Satoshi, you'll be missed.
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« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2010, 04:51:44 PM »

http://makikoitoh.com/journal/satoshi-kons-last-words

As the link reads, Satoshi Kon's last words.

I can never imagine how I'd live knowing I'd be dying in a few months. Very sad read.
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2010, 05:14:08 PM »

This is really sad.  If you guys ever want a quick watch - watch his segment in the 3-part Memories on YouTube.  Magnetic Rose is the shortest and best way to explain why this guy was awesome.

I hope they still go ahead with his current project anyways.
I have that on VHS. It's a fantastic film.

I'm not big into anime myself anymore, but Satoshi Kon is definitely a name I remember. Perfect Blue is most definitely one of my favorite works from him. R.I.P.
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« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2010, 05:59:04 PM »

Paprika was awesome.  RIP. 
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« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2010, 04:19:09 AM »

Can't believe I missed the news.

Satoshi Kon was a great artist and the world has lost something special.

RIP.
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« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2010, 08:28:05 AM »

I'm late in hearing the news about the late Satoshi Kon. Paranoia Agent is probably my favorite anime ever. Shitty.
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