Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks Toward The Terra TV with Bandai Entertainment

Nov 21st 2008
Gintama, girugamesh, reviews, contests & more in episode 80!

GRIMES, IA, November 21, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome the team responsible for Bandai Entertainment's release of the Toward the Terra television series to episode 80 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new, two-segment interview, Richard Kekahuna (series producer), Brian Cutts (series assistant producer), Robert Napton (director of marketing) and Anthony Foronda (marketing coordinator) share details about the series' production, including how they decided upon its release format. They also discuss their exclusive video interview with the creator of the To Terra manga, Keiko Takemiya, as well as why they feel Toward the Terra is a classic sci-fi story. And finally, they offer hints about future projects.


Also in episode 80 of ANIME TODAY:


Chad tells listeners “What's Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
Shawne details how fans can find “Charming Deals” on manga and books from Del Rey.
Judy discusses the various “walking assist” devices being developed in Japan in this episode's “Anime and Gamers' Guide.”
Rich and Nick announce the winners of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time contest from Bandai Entertainment and remind listeners about the new Emma: A Victorian Romance contest for a replica of creator Kaoru Mori's Emma art and copies of the Emma and Shirley graphic novels from CMX Manga. Then they kick off a holiday-themed My Santa contest from FUNimation.
Marie checks out Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama manga, released by Viz Media.
Nick and Rich provide a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of AnimeCons.com.
Listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CD MUSIC by girugamesh.
And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from Right Stuf.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!

Visit www.Right Stuf.com and www.animetoday.com 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: http://www.Right Stuf.com/ubbthreads/ .

Follow ANIME TODAY on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/animetoday .


ABOUT ANIME TODAY
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


ABOUT RIGHT STUF, INC.
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 Right Stuf.com 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 and ARIA, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit www.Right Stuf.com and www.nozomient.com.

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