Perfect Blue and Tokyo Godfathers Paprika

Watch these 3 Satoshi Kon films: Perfect Blue Tokyo Godfathers Paprika *Tokyo Godfathers and Paprika are available for free on sonycrackle *Perfect Blue has some sexually triggering scenes
Explore one specific and creative trend/thread shared betveeen these three films. The trend/thread can be a theme (ex: the male gaze; identity; reality & fantasy; the uncanny; etc) or a film technique (ex: color use; editing; framing device; recurring symbol; etc). Choose an argument/topic that is creative and not too obvious. Quickly introduce the films and the work of the director but don’t do too much plot summary. Use a minimum of 3 outside sources to help support the argument but don’t over-rely on these sources.