Act-Age Stage Play, Night on the Galactic Railroad, Has Been Canceled in Light of the Arrest of Manga Writer

The author for Act-AgeTatsuya Matsuki, was arrested on August eight by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police on the suspicion of sexually assaulting two junior highschool ladies. Due to this, Weekly Shonen Soar, who was publishing the manga sequence weekly, swiftly canceled the continued sequence after consulting with the artist Shiro Usazaki, and it was introduced on August 11 that the stage present primarily based on the manga, Act-Age: Night time on the Galactic Railroad, has additionally been canceled.



Hori-Professional, who was producing the stage play, delivered a press release on the official Hori-Professional web site:




— 舞台『アクタージュ act-age ~銀河鉄道の夜~』ヒロイン 夜凪景 役オーディション公式 (@act_age_info) August 11, 2020



"We’re taking arrest of the unique author of the 'Act-Age' manga, Tatsuya Matsuki, very critically. Because of discussions with numerous related events, we’ve determined to cancel each the 'Act-Age: Night time on the Galactic Railroad' stage play, which was scheduled for 2022, in addition to the audition of Kei Yonagi, which was at present underway.


We’re sorry that each the stage and the audition need to be canceled on this method, and are heartbroken for all of the candidates who utilized and all those that have been wanting ahead to the 2022 stage play.


Thanks on your understanding and cooperation.


Hori-Professional company / Hori-Professional worldwide company"


Beforehand launched visuals:



Supply: Act-Age Data on Twitter



Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts pictures of his travels on Instagram.