AXCN: Perfect Blue 25th Anniversary – Satoshi Kon Fest

R / 1hr 22min


Lark Theater Sun, Sep 17, 2023 5:00 PM
(In Japanese w/ English subtitles)
Lark Theater Mon, Sep 18, 2023 6:00 PM
(English Dubbed)
Film Info
Event Type:Anime Expo Cinema Nights
Release Year:1999
Genre:Anime, Crime, Drama
Production Country:Japan
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Satoshi Kon
Cast:Junko Iwao, Masaaki Okura, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Yutaka Togo
Screenwriter:Sadayuki Murai




AXCN: Perfect Blue 25th Anniversary – Satoshi Kon Fest

Iconic Events and Anime Expo are proud to present the 2023-24 AX Cinema Nights. A selection of some of the best, highest regarded anime titles of all time including 3 highly renowned Japanese animated films from acclaimed director Satoshi Kon.

SYNOPSIS: Anime Expo Cinema Nights invites you to revisit PERFECT BLUE, the groundbreaking and rarely screened first film from the legendary director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Paranoia Agent), as it returns to theatres for its 25th anniversary. Rising pop star Mima has quit singing to pursue a career as an actress and model, but her fans aren't ready to see her go... Harboring feelings of guilt and haunted by visions of her former self, Mima's reality and fantasy meld into a frenzied paranoia. As her stalker closes in, in person and online, the threat he poses is more real than even Mima knows, in this iconic psychological thriller that has frequently been hailed as one of the most important animated films of all time.