Anime Today: Episode 93

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Right Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Gears Up for Anime Expo 2009 With
Convention Chair Liyin Liang
Morning Musume, Case Closed anime, reviews, contests & more in episode 93!

GRIMES, IA, May 22, 2009 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Liyin Liang – the convention chairperson for Anime Expo 2009 – to episode 93 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new interview, Liang previews this year’s edition of Anime Expo and what fans attending the event can expect to see, including guests of honor from the anime and video game industries, a maid café, the AX Idol competition, and the North American debut of the long-running Japanese supergroup Morning Musume.

Also in episode 93 of ANIME TODAY:

Chad shares “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
Shawne tells fans all about the “Monster Savings” to be found on DVDs and more from ADV Films.
Nick announces the winners of the two most recent contests in our Year of the Otaku weekly prize blitz, kicks off this week’s contest and reminds listeners about the current contest for day passes to Anime Expo 2009.
Marie investigates the Case Closed anime series.
Rich provides a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of
Listen to musical clips from the CDs PLATINUM 9 DISC and Shouganai Yume Oibito by Morning Musume.
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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