Satoshi Kon( Mangaka, director anime)
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Biography Satoshi Kon
Satoshi Kon (p. 12/10/1963, Hokkaido) - manga beginner, but already well-known director anime.
Career as a professional manga Kon began in 1990, the publication of the manga "Tropic" [Kaikisen]. Along its publication, he worked as an assistant and student Otomo Katsuhiro, illustrating his manga "Nightmare housing question" [World Apartment Horror] (1991).
In the same 1991 Cohn took part in a full-length OAV "Old Z" [Roujin Z] explanations manga Otomo.
His first significant work in the anime was coordinating the establishment of OAV-series Strange Adventures Dzedze "[Jojo no Kimiyona Bouken] (1993-1994) directed Kitakubo Hiroyuki, who did the" Old Man Z ".
In 1995, Cohn, along with Koji Morimoto took part in the creation of the first novel Otomo anime movie "Memoirs" [Memories].
In 1993, the author of the popular psychological thriller "Perfect blue" [Perfect Blue] Yoshikazu Takeuchi suggested the company "Rex Entertainment" movie based on his book. It was supposed to do the film version, but later was taken a fateful decision to make anime-screen version.
Draw this experimental anime studio agreed to "Madhouse", and Otomo, previously illustrated novel, Kohn suggested as a film director.
Released in 1997 feature film "Perfect blue" [Perfect Blue] became a real hit. He received the first prize at the festival "Fant-Asia Film Festival" as the best Asian film. Cohn instantly became one of the most iconic and renowned anime directors.
New full-length anime Cohn - "Millennium Actress" [Sennen Joyuu] (2001). This film tells about the life and work of famous Japanese actress Chiyoko Fujiwara.
Like his teacher Otomo, Satoshi Kon does not accept "charming" style. He is not interested in images of beautiful girls and boys in banal situations, . and dive into the depths of human psychology, . not self-sufficient "animation", . and the use of animation as a special kind of art to communicate ideas and concepts, . interesting Creator,
Con - one of the first directors in the anime using ideas generated in the film montage and kinooperatorskoy work.