Top 4 Paprika Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Paprika facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Paprika film message.

When detective Konakawa is explaining ways to shoot movies in his dream, he is dressed like famous Japanese director Akira Kurosawa
When detective Konakawa is explaining ways to shoot movies in his dream, he is dressed like famous Japanese director Akira Kurosawa

Toshimi explains that 'Pan Focus' means everything in the frame can be in focus at once. As he does this, the blurry chairs in the background slowly come into focus

Paprika Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The sign for the abandoned amusement park features characters that were to be in dir. Satoshi Kon's next film, Dreaming Machine. The film was left unfinished upon Kon's death in 2010.
    The sign for the abandoned amusement park features characters that were to be in dir. Satoshi Kon's next film, Dreaming Machine. The film was left unfinished upon Kon's death in 2010.

Paprika Hidden Details

Paprika poster
Paprika poster

Paprika Plot

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Paprika. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Satoshi Kon
Stars Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Furuya, Kôichi Yamadera, Katsunosuke Hori
IMDB score 7.7