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Michieda, humble heartthrob, thanks Korea for fulfillment of ‘Even when This Love’

Japanese actor Shunsuke Michieda, who stars in “Even If This Love Disappears from the World,” poses throughout a press convention held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul on Wednesday. [YONHAP]

Shunsuke Michieda was on the town to thank Korea for making “Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight,” wherein he stars, a smash hit.

“If I used to be informed that our movie can be doing in addition to it’s in Korea a 12 months in the past, I’d not have believed it. I’m very joyful and honored,” the 20-year-old Osaka native mentioned.

“Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight” — a romantic fantasy drama a couple of promise, finally damaged, to not fall in love — follows “Love Letter” (1995) and “Ju-on: The Grudge” (2002) within the rankings of Japanese movies in Korea.

Japanese actor Shunsuke Michieda speaks with a translator during a press conference held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul on Wednesday. [YONHAP]

Japanese actor Shunsuke Michieda speaks with a translator throughout a press convention held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul on Wednesday. [YONHAP]

Throughout a press convention on Wednesday held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul, which was jam filled with swarms of his followers, Michieda mentioned he desires to work with Korean actors and administrators sooner or later and could be very honored for all of the help from Korean followers he have acquired.

“I heard that ‘Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight’ is the primary film in a protracted whereas that has damaged field workplace data in Korea,” he mentioned Michieda. “I’m very grateful for all the eye and help. This was potential due to director Takahiro Miki’s artistry, my fellow solid and all of the workers members who labored on the movie.”

On Korean dramas and movies, Michieda informed the press that he does not have an excessive amount of time to look at a number of movies, however that he enjoys Korean dramas and that he desires to work with actor Music Kang.

Shunsuke Michieda and Riko Fukumoto in

Shunsuke Michieda and Riko Fukumoto in “Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight” [HOLY GARDEN]

“I look as much as Music rather a lot and hope to work with him in the future,” he mentioned. “I additionally know that extra Korean-Japanese collaborations are occurring and extra movies from Japanese novels are being tailored by Korean administrators. I learn a number of manga and haven’t got a lot time to learn novels, however I want to play a wider scope of roles that maybe battle with my very own picture — possibly cops or workplace staff too.”

Concerning the huge success of “Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight,” which is nearing a million moviegoers within the Korean field workplace this week 57 days after opening, Michieda expressed his shock and extra gratitude.

“I did not have an opportunity to speak to the director or the opposite solid members concerning the success of our movie over right here, however I feel after we come to it the environment of our conversations will probably be lifted significantly due to the information,” Michieda mentioned. “I’m so very grateful for all of the Korean followers writing opinions and feedback on social media and supporting our movie.”

Japanese actor Shunsuke Michieda speaks during a press conference held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul on Wednesday. [YONHAP]

Japanese actor Shunsuke Michieda speaks throughout a press convention held at CGV Yongsan in central Seoul on Wednesday. [YONHAP]

Michieda claimed that he and his character Toru have about “60 p.c” related traits and “synchronization” and that he associated rather a lot with the function he was enjoying.

“Toru is somebody who could be very acute to different individuals’s feelings and needs to do issues for others,” mentioned Michieda. “I feel I’m additionally like that. I wish to achieve this a lot for my followers and provides again for the love and help I’ve acquired. In that approach, Toru and I are very related. However he’s additionally somebody who is excellent at issues like family chores and cooking, and I’m regrettably not superb at these issues, so I’d say we’re 60 p.c related.”

Michieda was surrounded by followers when arriving at Gimpo Worldwide Airport on Tuesday, and expressed his thanks for Korean and worldwide followers throughout the press convention.

“It was precisely one 12 months in the past at this time that I used to be within the first desk studying for the script of ‘Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight,’” mentioned Michieda.

“Even when This Love Disappears from the World Tonight” is enjoying in theaters throughout Korea.

BY LIM JEONG-WON [lim.jeongwon@joongang.co.kr]

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