Satoshi Kon, His Wife, Madhouse Studio Write About His Passing (Update 4) - Anime News Network When I heard about his death, I felt pretty bad. I like his works, and it's a shame to lose such a talented man so early. Then I read a translation of his final words. Satoshi Kon's last words | Makiko Itoh : Not a nameless cat. I cried for 10 minutes.