Act-Age Manga Volume Sales Suspended Indefinitely after Writer’s Arrest

It has been almost two weeks since the first announcement regarding the arrest of the Writer Tatsuya Matsuki, now, there is a new announcement from Publisher, Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump Brand regarding the sales and distribution of the Manga Series, Act-Age; as of Monday, the sales and distribution of Tatsuya Matsuki and Shiro Usazaki‘s Manga Series have been suspended indefinitely. Last Monday, Viz Media announced that it canceled the publication of the final chapter in the English Shonen Jump Service, this includes that volumes and chapters being delisted.

This includes the edition of the twelve existing print edition volumes as well as the digital edition on Shueisha’s Services (as of 11:59 pm Monday evening) and in other digital services as well (gradually later,) according to the Editorial Staff’s newest statement, the hypothetical publications of volumes 13 and up and beyond are canceled. This also goes for the Act-Age 2021 Comic Calendar, it was slated for a release on September 4th, the Natsu-Comi 2020 Photo Contest Tosho Card (which is now substituted with a card of another title,) 200 Rasetsujo Stage Play DVD-Box Prizes, and the Jump Shop’s 366-Day Sticker. Weekly Shōnen Jump does still plan on mailing the act-age gifts offered from this year’s Issues 21 and 22, also from Issues 33, 34, and Jump Giga’s Spring issue. This includes the 10 randomly distributed gift metal badges offered with Jump Character Store orders. People can call to cancel their gifts if they wish.


Source: Anime News Network, Weekly Shonen Jump

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