A Video Essay Exploring Japanese Director and Animator Satoshi Kon’s Unique Style of Editing

Creator and editor Tony Zhou explores the unique editing style of Japanese director and animator Satoshi Kon in a recent video essay. Kon is best known for the animated films Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, and Paprika.

Four years after his passing, we still haven’t quite caught up to Satoshi Kon, one of the great visionaries of modern film. In just four features and one TV series, he developed a unique style of editing that distorted and warped space and time. Join me in honoring the greatest Japanese animator not named Miyazaki.

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