Right Stuf Launches Episode 21 of Anime Today

Grimes, IA August 18, 2006 – The Right Stuf International (“TRSI”), anime producer and mega-online anime retailer, announced today it has launched the latest episode of Anime Today, the first commercial podcast and one of the top rated podcasts aimed at Japanese animation (“anime”) and manga enthusiasts.

Released every other week, each episode features fresh anime 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, contest and prizes and more!

In episode 21 of Anime Today:

* Chad has the latest news on what's hot in the world of anime and manga.
* Think you know anime and manga? Test your skills in “Uso Deshou” Trivia!
* In this episode's edition of “The Anime and Gamer's Guide to Japan”, Kris and Judy talk about the current boom in Japan - manga being turned into live action movies and TV series!
* Shawne talks about his new Specials and our latest “Supernatural Savings!” event for Manga Entertainment products.
* Judy-sensei continues her lessons on dining social etiquette with basic dinner terminology in her “Mini Japanese 101 Lesson”!
* Marie speaks out about her new favorite manga series - Viz's Hunter X Hunter.
* Kris sits down to talk with translator extraordinaire Shoko Oono about her career in translating and to get some insights into how it's all done.
* Nick grabs the spotlight to talk about the latest contests and website updates.
* Finally, Judy answers a listener's question about how Square Enix's Final Fantasy gaming series began.

You can find this episode, as well as an archive of all Anime Today episodes and extended show notes, at http://www.RightStuf.com

Anime Today fans have been raving about the show since its initial debut last November. “Reviews, News and Japanese culture that is engaging and is produced well. How did you guys know exactly what I wanted in an anime podcast?!” posted one reviewer on iTunes.

About Podcasting
The term ‘Podcasting’ is a blend of Apple's ‘iPod’ and ‘broadcasting’, and is a blanket term used to describe a collection of technologies for automatically distributing audio and video programs over the internet via a publish and subscribe model. Anime Today can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes Music Store and directly from the company's website at www.rightstuf.com, and the podcast can be played on a variety of PC MP3 players and hand held devices, including the Apple iPod.

About The Right Stuf International
Founded in 1987, The Right Stuf International (“TRSI”) was one of the first players in the US Japanese Animation (“anime”) industry. Both a giant online anime/manga retailer and a US Producer of anime, TRSI works to promote knowledge of its own products as well as information about the anime/manga industry in general. On the production side, TRSI is dedicated to creating the highest quality products and selects only a limited number of anime titles to focus on each year. With a product line ranging from anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba, and Gigantor to the most modern comedies and dramas such as His or Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu, and Ninja Nonsense. TRSI produces quality anime for fans of all ages! For more information, visit us on the web at http://www.rightstuf.com.

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