Anime adaptation of popular novel canceled in Japan after offensive tweets english.kyodonews.net

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 2 months ago in Anime & Manga

A plan to turn a popular graphic-style novel into an animated television series has hit a dead end after the author's past discriminatory tweets on China and South Korea sparked a controversy.

The anime adaptation of Mine's "Nidome no Jinsei o Isekai de" ("Young Again in Another World") was scheduled to premiere in October, but producers decided Wednesday to cancel it in view of the gravity of the situation surrounding the remarks by the author, whose name is a pen name.

0 | #13191 by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 2 months ago
"These tweets were posted before the first volume was published in 2014 and have already been deleted." I don't know how to feel about this. I do agree that offensive actions should have concequences, but years have passed...