The Satoshi Kon Anime Shop contains brief descriptions and links to all of the products for the anime films directed by Satoshi Kon that I have reviewed in the Anime section. Not only have I reviewed every item that appears in the Satoshi Kon Anime Shop, but I also personally own each and every item.
If you would like to purchase any of the items included in the Satoshi Kon Anime Shop, click on the review link for the item (or items) you are interested in. The image on the right-hand side of each review is a link for that item's webpage at Amazon.com.
Millennium Actress is a film directed by Satoshi Kon that tells the life story of an elderly actress named Chiyoko Fujiwara. The film is told as a "play within a play," and the line constantly blurs between Chiyoko's real life and the roles that she played during her film career.
Read the full review of Millennium Actress
Paprika has a compelling story to tell, and it is illustrated with some wonderful animation. This film explores the idea of dream therapy and how it can be used to manipulate others' dreams through a device called the DC Mini. This film is based on a novel of the same name written by Yasutaka Tsutsui.
Read the full review of Paprika
Perfect Blue was the first anime film directed by Satoshi Kon, and it is loosely based on a novel by the same name. The film cleverly tells a story of a young pop idol named Mima Kirigoe who tries to switch careers; she wants to be an actress. However, danger follows her along the way, and the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur.
Read the full review of Perfect Blue
Tokyo Godfathers is a film set at Christmas, and it tells a heartfelt story of three homeless people (a middle-aged alcoholic, a former drag queen, and a teenage runaway) who find a newborn baby girl in the trash. The story of the film follows these three homeless people and the adventures they go on to try and reunite the baby with her mother. As the film goes along, secrets about each one of the protagonists is revealed.
Read the full review of Tokyo Godfathers