Anime Today: Episode 83

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ANIME VICE With Managing Editor Gia Manry HIMAWARI, Miyazaki Q&A, reviews, contests & more in episode 83!

GRIMES, IA, December 31, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Gia Manry – the managing editor of ANIME VICE –

to episode 83 of ANIME TODAY.During this interview, Manry talks about the recently launched site’s focus, its user-driven content and extensive wiki-style database, and its relationship with sibling sites Giant Bomb (gaming) and Comic Vine (comics). In addition to Anime Vice, her writing and reporting can be found in Anime Insider and has appeared online at and

Also in episode 83 of ANIME TODAY:

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


– Shawne reminds fans about the last days of’s big

year-end clearance sale.

– Rich and Nick announce the winners of The Grand Chef contest,

remind listeners about the current FUNimation Claymore DVD 1 contest, and kick off a new K-drama contest for posters and preview DVDs of YA Entertainment’s The King and I.

– Marie checks out Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara,

the writer/creator of The Good Witch of the West novel series.

– In the Anime Today Q & A segment, Christy fields a question from

a caller who asks if Hayao Miyazaki will be directing more films.

– Nick and Rich provide a rundown of upcoming conventions,

courtesy of

– Listen to musical clips from the CD Pomposo by


– 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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