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ASTRO BOY & Anime With Fred Ladd
“If you like ARIA…,” the AUTOMATICS, contests & more in episode 82!
GRIMES, IA, December 19, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Mr. Fred Ladd – the producer of anime classics including Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion and the author of the upcoming book Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas –
the history of anime in the U.S., the live-action Speed Racer movie, and his early impressions of Imagi’s CGI Astro Boy movie, which is scheduled to hit theaters in 2009.
Also in episode 82 of ANIME TODAY:
- Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and
- The Right Stuf staff sings a rousing chorus of “The 12+ Days of
Anime” and reminds fans about the last few days the sale. The special items may be ordered through 11:59 p.m. CST on December 21, 2008.
- Rich and Nick announce the winners of the Black Jack contest and
the EMMA: A Victorian Romance contest. Then they kick off two new
contests: One for copies of Claymore DVD 1, from FUNimation, and a second for posters and preview DVDs of The Grand Chef, the latest K-drama from YA Entertainment.
- Christy launches a new segment, If… Then, which suggests titles
that fans of the ARIA anime may enjoy.
- Nick and Rich provide a rundown of upcoming conventions,
courtesy of AnimeCons.com.
- Listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CDs Quietude and
Good Melodies by the AUTOMATICS.
- And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan
reviews from RightStuf.com 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!