On Monday, Aug 24, Usazaki Shiro, the artist for the act-age manga, issues a statement on her Twitter account regarding the arrest of the manga’s writer Tatsuya Matsuki, and the manga’s subsequent cancellation. Usazaki first expressed their sympathies for the victims, who Usazaki said “bravely spoke up about the incident despite their […]

On Wednesday, Aug 19, Indonesian publisher M&C! announced that it has cancelled its publication and release of Tatsuya Matsuki and Shiro Usazaki‘s act-age manga, adding that the cancellation was the best step it could take as its moral responsibility, given the sensitivity of the issue. The editors of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine had announced last Monday that […]

On Monday, Aug 17 the official website for Shueisha‘s Shonen Jump brand announced that sales and distribution of Tatsuya Matsuki and Shiro Usazaki‘s act-age manga volumes have been indefinitely suspended. That includes the print edition of the 12 existing volumes, as well as the digital edition via B‘s services (as of 11:59 p.m. on Monday evening) […]

The entertainment companies Hori Pro and Hori Pro International announced on Aug 11 that they decided to cancel the stage play of Tatsuya Matsuki and Shiro Usazaki‘s act-age manga. Their message on the act-age ~Ginga Tetsudō no Yoru~ (act-age: Night on the Galactic Railroad) play’s website explained that they took the August 8 arrest of Matsuki seriously and canceled the play after discussing the […]

Tatsuya Matsuki (writer) and Shiro Usazaki’s (illustrator) manga “Act-age” to get a TV anime adaptation. The Staff, Cast, and Broadcast hasn’t been confirmed yet and will be revealed at a later date. Act-Age (アクタージュ) is a Japanese manga series written by Tatsuya Matsuki and illustrated by Shiro Usazaki and serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since January […]

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