Appearing at last weekend's Japan Expo in Paris, Masao Maruyama, co-founder of Madhouse and Mappa Studios, and producer of movies of late director Satoshi Kon (Perflect Blue, Tokyo God Fathers, Millennium Actress, Paprika) announced his intention to produce an anime adaptation of Kon's manga Opus at his new Studio M2. More after the jump.
Now's your chance to see another Satoshi Kon classic -- the ad-supposed streaming site Tubi TV has made Millennium Actress free to watch online! Find out more after the jump.
You wouldn't expect a major Hollywood studio to randomly post a feature film on YouTube by one of the most revered directors in anime without at least some sort of notice, but it seems Paramount Pictures has a good way to surprise people. Hit the jump to watch Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress.
Pacific Rim and Crimson Peak director Guillermo del Toro is no stranger has been a vocal proponent of Japanese media, whether it was a broad endorsement of it for last year's Sugoi Japan program or his recent list of favorite classics. Over the last couple of days, he's praised the works of the late, acclaimed anime director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress). Check them it out after the jump