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Act-Age Manga Officially Ended

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On 10 August 2020, the Editorial Department of Shonen Jump officially announced that the Act-Age manga serialization has officially ended.

Official English Translation of the Statement

“The editorial department takes this situation very seriously, and after confirming the matter and discussing it with Shiro Usazaki Sensei, the artist for the series, we have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to continue with its serialization. The chapter that is in combined issue 36/37 of Weekly Shonen Jump will be the final chapter. It is extremely unfortunate to have to end a series that has received so much support from so many readers in this way. However, this decision was made because of the nature of the incident, and because Weekly Shonen Jump recognizes the weight of its social responsibility.

We offer our deepest regrets and apologies to our readers. This is a difficult time for Usazaki Sensei, but the editorial department offers Usazaki Sensei our support and encouragement for future works. Information about graphic novel volumes and related publications and events will be announced as they are decided.” – via Manga Plus

NHK reported on 8 August 2020 that the Act-Age author, Tatsuya Matsuki, was arrested for alleged sexual assault against middle school girls.

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Manga Plus Official Website

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