In the past few hours, a Japanese newspaper reported that the manga author Act-Age, Tatsuya Matsukiwas again "arrested" for sexually assaulting minors. The original article, the translation of which has not been confirmed, contained the following:
""The re-arrest of the original Act-Age writer for the crime of sexually assaulting a younger age has been reported. The perpetrator and suspect, Tatsuya Matsuki, 29, was recaptured by the Nakano Police Department after being reported by the young woman. The capture took place on August 26th. According to police reports, Matsuki was in the Nakano neighborhood on the night of June 18 when he sexually assaulted a young woman who was going home. The suspect stated that the allegations were not false".
Prior to the text, Japanese users pointed out that the term "re-arrest" is being used in this case to indicate the fact that new criminal charges have been brought against the author, reported by new victims. After all, Act-Age was a manga series by Tatsuya Matsuki and illustrated by Shiro Usazakiwho began their publication in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in January 2018.
The editorial Shueisha issued a statement announcing that the sale and distribution of the compiled volumes of the Act Age manga has been suspended indefinitely. This includes the printouts of the twelve available volumes as well as the digital versions of the services of Shueisha and other providers. The release of future volumes has also been canceled, as has any planned franchise-based merchandise.
The story revolves around Kei Yonagi, a student whose dream is to become an actress. She lives with her two younger brothers after her father left her and her mother passed away.
Kei has an impressive knack for acting, to the point where he can get into character enough to give up on reality. During a foreplay, some speculate that her incredible talent could be dangerous to herself as well, and she is not accepted. However, Kei attracts the attention of a renowned director named Sumiji Kuroyama, who hires her to showcase her talent and potential.
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