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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.