Posts Tagged ‘Satoshi Kon’

RIP Satoshi Kon (1963-2010)

After several tweets, Otakon confirmed that Tokyo Godfather & Paprika director Satoshi Kon has passed away. UK Anime Network wrote;

This is breaking news just coming in as I type this, emanating from the Twitter account of GAINAX’s Yasuhiro Takeda and later confirmed by Madhouse’s Masao Maruyama via theOtakon committee, but the renowned and much-admired anime director Satoshi Kon passed away yesterday at the age of 47.

Everyone at Podcast on Fire sends their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Satoshi Kon 🙁

Everyone should take a time out and rematch their favourite Satoshi Kon flick!

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

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Plot: It’s Christmas eve in Japan and three tramps stumble upon an abandoned baby. The trio take it upon themselves to reunite the child with his family, but unfortunately it isn’t that simple. Read the rest of this entry »

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