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.
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.
Horipro, one of the major talent agencies in Tokyo, announced an Anime Vision Development initiative to cultivate new voice actors and anime theme song singers. Bump the jump for more details!