Promoting Yomei in South Korea

The Last Ten Years was released in South Korea on Wednesday May 24 and though it is screened in a limited number of theaters it entered the country’s box office at #4. The two leads, Komatsu Nana and Sakaguchi Kentaro have a solid and loyal fan base in South Korea where they attended various events -previews with fan greetings, press conference- on Sunday 4 and Monday 5. June 2023 !

see more: arrival, stage greetings, Press conference…

Yomei in Mainland China

The success story continues for The Last Ten Years aka Yomei Ten Nen (余命10年), Michihito Fujii‘s movie starring Komatsu Nana and Sakaguchi Kentaro. The film was a major box-office hit in Japan and Taiwan in 2022 and it has now reached Mainland China where it was released on Saturday May 20.

The movie got a nationwide release in more than 35,000 screens and had a very decent box office debut with about 2 million US dollars (15,3 million yuan) on the first day. ‘The Last Ten Years‘ seems to be actively promoted there with lots of film posters, ads and gifts for viewers.

see more: movie posters & ads, clips (messages in Chinese)…

The Last Ten Years Photobook

A big box-office hit in Japan last year and comparatively even more successful in Taiwan (1 million+ viewers for a population of 21M), The Last Ten Years will soon hit theaters in South Korea (May 24). The two leads, Komatsu Nana and Sakaguchi Kentaro, who both enjoy a solid fanbase in this country, are expected to participate in PR events on June 4. To celebrate here’s another post with a few selected scans from the photobook.

The Yomei 10 Nen photobook was published on March 2, 2022. 96 pages, quality paper, over 200 pics, this nice collectable item is available from several online stores for 2200 yens (about $18): Amazon Japan.

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New Project: Who Were We?

Step by step or rather bit by bit, more news have become available about Who Were We? one of the new film projects starring Komatsu Nana. Directed by Tetsuya Tomina, it was shot in 2022 and Komatsu Nana‘s co-star is seasoned actor Ryuhei Matsuda. The movie is still listed as work in progress (post-production).

The storyline/synopsis surfaced a few days ago and a poster (temp? final?) was included on various reports on March 3.

Short Synopsis (from HKIFF): A woman who has no memory of her past falls in love with a man who also has no memory. Who were they before they met?

see more: storyline, poster