Satoshi Kon didn’t die suddenly like we have read on the reports but a gradual death. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in may this year and was told he will have not long on this world.

Before he left, he has written this post, which his family so kindly published for him, and translated by Makikoitoh.com. In it, he noted down his worries and what have been done along with the thanks to the family, other people and the fans. Whom have supported him during this painful 3 months.

I, myself will not be able to convey the same message effectively for I am equally touched and speechless by the end of the article. We have really lost a great man.

Without a doubt, I cried a little when I read the post…

The Japanese TV studios will be airing memorial tributes to Satoshi Kon thou his movies and works,

Fuji TV station will be airing a special episode of the popular Talk show “情報プレゼンター とくダネ!” on 31st August while Animax Japan and WOWOW will be showing Satoshi Kon’s movie on the 4th and 15th respectively.

Source: Saniani.net | Makikoitoh.com

Website: Translated Version of Satoshi Kon’s Final Blog post by Makiko Itoh

d年9月15日(水)3:25~ September 15, 2010 (Wednesday) 3:25 –
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