FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERight Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Talks Blood+ & More With Translator John Thomas Plus Anime Expo, kids activities in Japan, contests, & Auroranote in episode 69!
– Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome John Thomas – the translator of Dark Horse’s Blood+ novels and the media columnist for Portland, Oregon’s Yuuyake Shimbun newspaper –
Also in episode 69 of ANIME TODAY:
- Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and
- Shawne shares how listeners can up the drama with savings on
Korean dramas and comedies from YA Entertainment.
- Kris and Judy talk about things visitors to Japan can do with
their kids in the “Anime and Gamers’ Guide.”
- Rich and Nick announce the winners of the FUNimation Full Metal
Panic! The Second Raid and the Viz Pictures’ Honey and Clover and Love*Com contests. Plus, they remind listeners about the EMMA: A Victorian Romance contest for a replica of creator Kaoru Mori’s Emma art and copies of the Emma graphic novels from CMX Manga, and they kick off a new contest celebrating the Viz Pictures’ release of Maiko Haaaan!!!
- Liyin Liang, the convention chair for Anime Expo 2008, previews
the event and shares details about its new location and shuttle service.
- Marie checks out Takashi Hashiguchi’s manga Yakitate!! Japan.
- And listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CDs Short
Stories and Play Life Enjoy Pop by Auroranote.
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Released every other week, ANIME TODAY is the first commercially-produced podcast aimed at enthusiasts of Japanese animation and comics (“anime” and “manga”). Each episode features fresh content and gives listeners a glimpse into what’s new and what’s hot in the world of anime and manga. Segments include reviews of titles from all major anime studios, insights into the industry from anime producers, tips on traveling to and around Japan, interaction with listeners, contests, prizes and more.
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Currently celebrating its 21st year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation (“anime”) industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.
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