Anime Today: Episode 76

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERight Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Discusses the State of Anime on TV with V.P. Tom Flinn Webkare, Swinging Popsicle, reviews, contests & more in episode 76!

GRIMES, IA, September 26, 2008 –

Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Tom Flinn,’s vice president of content, to episode 76 of ANIME TODAY.A long-time industry observer who writes the regular “Anime on American TV” column for the ICv2 Guide to Anime and Manga, Flinn provides a historical perspective on the effect television has had on the North American anime industry. Also, Flinn discusses the impact television trends have had on “Region 1” licensing decisions and the introduction of new fans to anime. And he shares his thoughts about the current state of anime on television, the most recent programming trends, who is driving these trends, and how fans can constructively voice their opinions to decision makers.

Also in episode 76 of ANIME TODAY:

– Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and


– Shawne shares how fans can “Sink Their Teeth Into Savings” on

DVDs from Geneon Entertainment.

– Kris and Judy talk about Webkare, a new virtual boyfriend social

dating site in Japan, in a new installment of the “Anime and Gamers’


– Rich and Nick announce the winners of the My Girl and New York

Anime Festival contests and kick off a new month-long contest celebrating the release of the Korean drama I Really, Really Like You from YA Entertainment.

– Marie takes a look at Monkey High, a shoujo manga by Shouko


– Judy-sensei checks in with a new mini Japanese 101 lesson.

– Rich and Nick provide a rundown of upcoming conventions,

courtesy of

– Listen to musical clips from the release Transit

by Swinging Popsicle.


– And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan

reviews from visitors.

Have a question about anime and manga? Want to comment on one of the podcast’s segments? Call our Anime Today Hotline at 1-800-338-6827, ext.

7424. You may hear yourself on a future episode of Anime Today!

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