Yomei 10 Nen Stills

Directed by Michihito Fujii. English Title: The Last Ten Years – Starring Nana Komatsu and Kentaro Sakaguchi – Distributed by Warner Bros Japan – Release (Japan): Spring 2022. Official site.

Plot by Asian Wiki: ’20-year-old Matsuri Takabayashi learns that she only has 10 years to live due to an incurable disease. She decides to not dwell on her life and not to fall in love, but she meets Kazuto Manabe at a school reunion.’ Based on Ruka Kosaka‘s real life story.

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Parasites on the set

Parasite in Love has entered its second week of release and in spite of a relatively limited number of theaters where it’s screened (150+, not the ‘usual’ 250+) the movie remains in the Top 15 in terms of box office, according to Eiga.com. Viewers’ reviews are positive more often than not with a 3.3 average at Eiga.com and 3.4 at Filmarks

The production team has released a new clip with footage from the ‘making of’. Check outtakes and on the set pictures from the film’s official Insta.

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Some More Love for Parasites

Parasite in Love is the latest film from director Kensaku Kakimoto. It was released in Japan on Friday November 12 and will be screened until mid December: Theaters list.

Synopsis from Asian Wiki: a young man named Kengo Kosaka (Kento Hayashi) suffers from extreme mysophobia. Due to his compulsive disorder, he is unable to maintain a relationship with anyone. Kengo Kosaka is also a lonely young man. Meanwhile, high school student Hijiri Sanagi (Nana Komatsu) has scopophobia. Because of her fear of being stared at, she refuses to go to school. Both Kengo Kosaka and Hijiri Sanagi do not expect to find love with another person, but they meet and fall in love. They have happy days, but ….

Shinjuku’s special screening on Saturday 13: Report from the Official Film Site

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Filming Yomei Ten Nen

Based on the real life story of novelist Ruka Kosaka, The Last Ten Years directed by Michihito Fujii (The Journalist, Day and Night, Yakuza and the Family…), starring Nana Komatsu and Kentaro Sakaguchi is a WarnerBros Japan film set for a theatrical release in Spring 2022 (Japan). Official Film Site.

News about the shooting and making of have surfaced on the internet: Director Michihito said he did not want his movie to be a melodramatic romance but rather a ‘documentary’, not about how the heroin died but about how she lived and spent those last ten years.

Ruka Kosaka suffered from an incurable disease and sadly passed away in 2017, at the age of 38, before her book, a fiction with a strong bind with her own life, was published and became a best-seller. Long discussions with her bereaved family convinced the director he had to make a movie that would also celebrate life, as a testimony….

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