Yomei 10 Nen Documentary

Among the numerous features (about 4 hours of footage) included in the Premium bluray edition of The Last Ten Years, the making of documentary stands out. The Diary of The Last Ten Years is a 59′ long report which presents the filming of key scenes as well as short interviews. The focus is on Komatsu Nana, Sakaguchi Kentaro and director Michihito Fujii, yet you have sequences with all the members of the remarkable supporting cast: Yuki Yamada, Nao, Haru Kuroki, Tetsushi Tanaka, Hideko Hara, Yutaka Matsushige, Lily Franky

Bluray Premium: Amazon Japan – DVD Premium: CD Japan. Official Film DVD&Bluray page (Japanese): Yomei Ten Nen.

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Yomei 10 Nen DVD on July 22

Director Michihito Fujii‘s latest opus The Last Ten Years reached Japanese theaters just a couple of months ago on March 4, yet it will be released on DVD and Bluray on July 22 and available on digital format as soon as June 24 ! Usually, it takes about 6 months (sometimes more) for films to be released on physical disc formats but surely Warner Japan wants to build on the momentum of the movie’s remarkable success.

Box Office Hit: Yomei10nen/The Last Ten years entered the charts at #1, topped the box office for three weeks in a row and remained in the top ten until it stopped being screened on a nationwide basis, bar a few selected theaters and some special events, on May 12. With a gross revenue of nearly 3 billion yens (about 23.5 million USD), it has become the number 1 live action film in 2022.

Two different editions of The Last Ten Years will be issued: a standard version and a premium version (see below for some details), both on DVD or Bluray, all of them are already available for pre-order from various online stores. Bluray Premium: Amazon Japan – DVD Premium: CD Japan.

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Yomei 10 Nen in Theaters

The Last Ten Years aka Yomei10Nen/余命10年, director Michihito Fujii‘s new film, was released on Friday 4 March and it topped the box office right away. With a glorious cast, a much appraised director and screenings in more than 350 theaters all over Japan, the movie is expected to become quite a hit.

The following day, Komatsu Nana, co-star Kentaro Sakaguchi, supporting thespians Nao and Yuki Yamada were in the company of the director at the Marunouchi Picadilly Cinema (Tokyo) for stage greetings. They entertained the audience and things went quite emotional when the MC read a letter from Ruka Kosaka‘s family*.

*Ruka Kosaka, whose heroine Matsuri led a life similar to hers, passed away in 2017 before her novel was published

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