Class 14: Anime A-listeners - Satoshi Kon Fri, 2015-10-30 14:58

School of Otaku and Anime Studies
Class 14: Anime A-listeners – Satoshi Kon

It has already been five years since when Satoshi Kon passed away and left Japanese animation mourning one of its most talented creators. The SOAS-SOAS?s crew has then decided to dedicate an entire episode to this brilliant artist?s career, going from his early collaborations with eminent mentors such as Katsuhiro Otomo, to the Dreaming Machine, an unfinished project which would have been Kon?s fifth feature film. Listen to our roundtable?s reviews of each one of his works and discover why the dreamlike world of Japanese animation?s illusionist is going to be very much missed.

This week?s music choice is “Nigeru Mono? by Susumu Hirasawa, a piece from the OST of one of Kon?s most popular works: Paprika

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Opening Theme:
Viva Namida – Yasuyuki Okamura from Space Dandy OST

This Week?s Anime List:


Perfect Blue

Millennium Actress

Tokyo Godfathers

Paranoia Agent


Dreaming Machine

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