Anime Today: Episode 90

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Right Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Talks TYLOR & More With
Translator Neil Nadelman
“If you like Emma,” Dazzle Vision, reviews, contests & more in episode 90!

GRIMES, IA, April 10, 2009 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Neil Nadelman – an industry veteran and the translator of projects including The Irresponsible Captain Tylor and Code Geass – to episode 90 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new, three-segment interview, Nadelman discusses his translation work on The Irresponsible Captain Tylor TV series and OVAs, the challenges of subtitling His and Her Circumstances, how he broke into the anime industry, how translation and adaptation standards have evolved over the years, and his current and upcoming projects.

Nadelman got his start as a fan-turned-professional in the early 1990s, and he gained notoriety for his translation and subtitling work on a long list of projects, from the Macross Plus OVAs, the Slayers and Slayers Try TV series, Revolutionary Girl Utena and The Irresponsible Captain Tylor to ARIA The ANIMATION, Zegapain and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. In addition to his translation and subtitling work, he is also well-known among anime convention goers for his “Totally Lame Anime” panel.

Also in episode 90 of ANIME TODAY:

Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
Shawne reminds fans about the last days of’s “Spring Cleaning In-Stock Clearance” sale.
Rich and Nick announce the winners of the first Year of the Otaku contest for gift certificates. Then they remind listeners about the contest for Darker Than Black starter sets from FUNimation and the latest installment of the Year of the Otaku weekly prize blitz.
Christy offers recommendations to fans of the anime Emma: A Victorian Romance in a new “If…/Then” segment.
Nick and Rich provide a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of
Christy returns with a new “Anime Today Q & A” question about keeping up with the latest manga releases.
Listen to musical clips from the CDs Crystal Children and Camellia Japonica by Dazzle Vision.
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!

Visit and for this episode, as well as an archive of all ANIME TODAY episodes and extended liner notes. Listeners can also download and subscribe to ANIME TODAY via the Apple iTunes Music Store.

Meet other anime fans, talk with ANIME TODAY listeners, submit your suggestions for future episodes and more at the new ANIME TODAY forums:

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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.

“If you’re into anime and what’s happening in the anime market then this is the podcast for you!”
– User review on iTunes

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 and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.

Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf’s production division, is dedicated to the highest quality releases. True to the Japanese word that inspired its name, Nozomi’s focus is on “what fans want.” By focusing on a limited number of anime properties each year, the Nozomi production team ensures each release receives the care and attention to detail it deserves.

From anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba and Gigantor to modern comedies, dramas and favorites such as The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, His and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, To Heart, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us, ARIA and Gakuen Alice, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit and

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