Top 11 Perfect Blue Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Perfect Blue 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 Perfect Blue film message.

At the moment the train passes a sign with lights that seems to repeat the word "Lotus", Virtual Mima appears. Lotus can symbolize detachment and purity in Asian culture, which fits with Mima as a character and her situation where she is detached from reality.
At the moment the train passes a sign with lights that seems to repeat the word "Lotus", Virtual Mima appears. Lotus can symbolize detachment and purity in Asian culture, which fits with Mima as a character and her situation where she is detached from reality.
The Double Bind movie shows a case of a murder with a character mentioning this is the fifth victim. The very screenwriter of the film is revealed to be dead on the fifth floor of the studio.
The Double Bind movie shows a case of a murder with a character mentioning this is the fifth victim. The very screenwriter of the film is revealed to be dead on the fifth floor of the studio.

Perfect Blue Hidden Details

1 - We see a scene where 2 agents argue what Mima should do with her life and Mima is too afraid to speak up. When she seems she is about to, it transitions to Mima singing where she says:"Hold on a moment", hinting she stopped herself from talking and she didn't speak up for herself.
We see a scene where 2 agents argue what Mima should do with her life and Mima is too afraid to speak up. When she seems she is about to, it transitions to Mima singing where she says:"Hold on a moment", hinting she stopped herself from talking and she didn't speak up for herself.
1 - Everytime (besides the scenes in Mima's room) Mima is in a red area, Virtual Mima appears.
Everytime (besides the scenes in Mima's room) Mima is in a red area, Virtual Mima appears.
1 - You can see a picture of fishes in the photographer's apartment. Fishes are one of the most iconic things in the film. Also, that both fishes and images of them are only present in Mima's room.
You can see a picture of fishes in the photographer's apartment. Fishes are one of the most iconic things in the film. Also, that both fishes and images of them are only present in Mima's room.
1 - When the car get inside a tunnel, you can see that the tissue coming out of the box behind Mima suddenly haves blood on it when before, it wasn't there at all and it is never shown either of them using it or anything at this moment of the film.
When the car get inside a tunnel, you can see that the tissue coming out of the box behind Mima suddenly haves blood on it when before, it wasn't there at all and it is never shown either of them using it or anything at this moment of the film.
1 - Mima says some lyrics at the very moment it shows Me Mania that fits in to his motivation of killing for Pop Idol Mima and foreshadows him becoming responsible for the assaults and deaths of later on in the film. It also shows he will do this as a way of getting her attention.
Mima says some lyrics at the very moment it shows Me Mania that fits in to his motivation of killing for Pop Idol Mima and foreshadows him becoming responsible for the assaults and deaths of later on in the film. It also shows he will do this as a way of getting her attention.
1 - A paper says that a CHAM hater was left in critical stage due to a hit-and-run by Me Mania and later in the film, we see a dream of Mima where she "dies" by being run over. Reincorporating it, showing Mima still remembers it and it's imagining that fate in the hands of Me-Mania.
A paper says that a CHAM hater was left in critical stage due to a hit-and-run by Me Mania and later in the film, we see a dream of Mima where she "dies" by being run over. Reincorporating it, showing Mima still remembers it and it's imagining that fate in the hands of Me-Mania.

" you can track Mima's breakdown by the progressively messier state of her room

1 - Virtual Mima unfinished sentence seems to continue with the lyrics of the Cham concert. If we combined them, it would say:"What everyone wants is... ...read comic books instead of hard books...." Like a sort of message.
Virtual Mima unfinished sentence seems to continue with the lyrics of the Cham concert. If we combined them, it would say:"What everyone wants is... ...read comic books instead of hard books...." Like a sort of message.
Perfect Blue poster
Perfect Blue poster

Perfect Blue Plot

A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Perfect Blue. 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, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director Satoshi Kon
Stars Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura
IMDB score 8.0