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Media: Amazon is preparing a series based on the anime “Paprika” from the director of “Birds of Prey” Cathy Yan


Deadline citing his own sources, he states that Amazon will be engaged in the production of a series based on “Peppers“. Producer and director of a television adaptation of a novel by a Japanese writer Yasutaka Tsutsui will supposedly become Cathy Yanfamiliar to the audience from the film “Predator birds» from Warner Bros. and DC Films.

The action of “Paprika” takes place in the near future, where a breakthrough occurred in psychiatry and the Daedalus collector device was invented, which allows you to penetrate the patient’s dreams and thus treat neurological disorders.

Atsuko Chiba, a luminary of the Institute of Clinical Psychiatry and a Nobel Prize candidate, is known in the world of dreams as a young girl named Paprika. The story begins when a prototype of the newest, miniature version of the collector goes missing, and the kidnapper uses the Daedalus to drive enemies and rivals crazy. It must be stopped at any cost, before the madness has taken on the character of an epidemic.

Tsutsui’s novel was published in several parts in the early nineties, and in 2006 its adaptation was released as an animated film by the director Satoshi Konaknown from “Perfect sadness», «Millennium Actress“and the anime series”Paranoia Agent».


How close the new adaptation is to the original book and when filming will begin has not been revealed.

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