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    Monday August 24, 2020
  • Act-Age Manga Artist Shiro Usazaki Releases Statement on Writer's Arrest Supporting the Victims

    Weekly Shonen Jump backed up her statement, giving her their full support

    The artist behind the now-canceled Act-Age manga, Shiro Usazaki, released a statement supporting the victims of the alleged sexual assault perpetrated by Act-Age writer Tatsuya Matsuki on two junior high school girls, of which he was arrested for and confessed to on August 8. Read her statement after the jump.

  • Monday August 17, 2020
  • Weekly Shonen Jump Discontinues Act-Age Manga Volumes After the Arrest of Writer

    Writer Tatsuya Matsuki was arrested on August 8 for allegedly sexually assaulting two junior high school girls

    After the arrest of Act-Age writer, Tatsuya Matsuki, Weekly Shonen Jump ended the serialization of Act-Age. Alongside that cancelation, the magazine announced today that future volumes will not be released and currently released volumes will not get reprints. More information after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 12, 2020
  • Act-Age Manga's Final Chapter Won't Be Published in English Following Writer's Arrest

    VIZ Media also removes listings of future compiled volumes

    Jump was relatively quick to act and cancel Act-Age after writer Tatsuya Matsuki's arrest, and now the final chapter will officially NOT be appearing in English. Read on for the latest update.

  • Tuesday August 11, 2020
  • Act-Age Stage Play, Night on the Galactic Railroad, Has Been Canceled in Light of the Arrest of Manga Writer

    The audition for the lead has also been canceled

    The writer for Act-Age, Tatsuya Matsuki, was arrested on August 8 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police on the suspicion of sexually assaulting two junior high school girls. Because of this, Weekly Shonen Jump swiftly canceled the ongoing series, and it was announced today that the stage show based on the manga, Act-Age: Night on the Galactic Railroad, has also been canceled. More information after the jump.

  • Monday August 10, 2020
  • Act-Age Manga Has Been Cancelled in Weekly Shonen Jump After the Arrest of Writer Tatsuya Matsuki

    "We have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to continue with [Act-Age's] serialization"

    Weekly Shonen Jump announced today that Act-Age will be ending in the magazine after consulting with the artist Shiro Usazaki after the writer Tatsuya Matsuki was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two junior high school girls. Read on for the full statement from Jump.

  • Saturday August 8, 2020
  • NHK: Act-Age Writer Tatsuya Matsuki Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Harassing 2 Junior High School Aged Girls

    Act-Age was Matsuki's first serialized series in Weekly Shonen Jump

    The Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported today that the writer behind Weekly Shonen Jump's Act-Age, Tatsuya Matsuki, has been arrested for allegedly performing obscene acts on a teenage girl by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. Learn more after the jump.

  • Sunday May 31, 2020
  • Tatsuya Matsuki & Shiro Usazaki's Act-Age Manga Gets Stage Play Adaptation in 2022

    The remote audition for the protagonist Kei Yonagi begins today

    Japanese talent agency Horipro announced today that a stage play adaptation of Tatsuya Matsuki (story) and Shiro Usazaki (art)'s Act-Age manga is slated for 2022. The agency's stage play department previously worked on a musical adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art)'s Death Note manga from 2015 to 2020. Hit the jump for more details.