Reports affirmed the destiny of Act-Age after its author Tatsuya Matsuki was arrested for acting profanely towards a minor. Shueisha has decided to formally drop the hit arrangement considering the arrest. And Matsuki was arrested by police after supposedly contacting a middle school young girl inappropriately. Further, examination educated police Matsuki may have acted revoltingly towards another center school young girl prior in the day, and the author didn’t deny the charges when stood up to by police.
The final chapter of Act-Age will be shared in issue 36-37 of Weekly Shonen Jump.
Shueisha has released an announcement (on their official Twitter account) with respect to the unexpected finish of Act-Age on the web. The distributer shared the note on MANGA PLUS, its online library for all of Shonen Jump. It was there Shueisha apologized to fans for disappointing them, yet the magazine’s staff said it needed to take responsibility given the current violations.
“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.”