Act-Age (アクタージュ Akutāju) was a manga series serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine by Shueisha. Story was written by Tatsuya Matsuki and art was drawn by Shiro Usazaki.
Act-Age prototype with title Welcome to Asagaya Art High School Film Section was written and illustrated by same duo. That one-shot manga chapter was included in Weekly Shōnen Jump Issue 9 / 2017 that was released on February 6, 2017.
On January 22, 2018 in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine Issue 8 / 2018, the serialization of Act-Age started, with Kei Yonagi and Sumiji Kuroyama appeared on magazine cover with color illustration. As of July 2020, there are 12 volumes of tankōbon books that released under imprint label Jump Comics.
This is the story of Kei Yonagi. She comes from a poor family. Her father ran out on her and her two younger siblings, leaving her to fend for the family herself after their mother's death. When the opportunity comes to chase her dream of becoming an actress, Yonagi jumps at the chance. Catching the eye of Director Sumiji Kuroyama, Yonagi's opportunity to shine has come. However, Yonagi's talent for acting comes from her extreme and innate ability for Method Acting, one that various individuals note as potentially self-destructive.
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