Satoshi Kon’s movies, including Perfect Blue, are streaming for free this weekend

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If you’ve someway ne'er had the pleasance of watching immoderate of Satoshi Kon’s films, this play is the cleanable clip and accidental to start.

In concern with the Japan Information & Culture Center and the Embassy of Japan, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art is hosting an online retrospective dedicated to the bequest of the precocious anime auteur, streaming each of the director’s 4 feature-length films — Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, and Paprika — successful summation to Pascal-Alex Vincent’s 2021 documentary Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist.

A erstwhile manga creator and adjunct to Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo, Kon made his people connected the anime mean done his genre-blurring assemblage of enactment centered connected the inextricable narration and tenuous separation betwixt world and fiction.

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