The revolutionary technology DC Mini, which allows people to share other people's dreams, has been stolen from a mental health research facility. As a result, researchers begin to experience strange dreams one after another, and their minds are gradually taken over. Atsuko Chiba, a beautiful therapist who tries to solve the mystery, transforms herself into the completely different-looking dream detective Paprika, in order to conduct a top-secret therapy that takes her clients into their dreams. However, in the dreams polluted by crazy images, Paprika is trapped by a horrible trap...
Director: Satoshi Kon
Original Work: Yasutaka Tsutsui
Screenplay: Seishi Minakami/Satoshi Kon
Character Design and Animation Director: Masashi Ando