Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks To Heart with Actor Rich McNanna

Plus, healthcare while traveling in Japan , reviews & more in the 35th episode!

GRIMES, IA, March 2, 2007 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer The Right Stuf International is pleased to welcome actor Rich McNanna – the voice of “Hiroyuki” in Right Stuf's upcoming release of To Heart and of “Shuichi” in Gravitation – to the 35th episode of ANIME TODAY.

In this exclusive interview, McNanna shares his thoughts about the two series and discusses the challenges of shifting gears from Gravitation's hyperactive rock star to To Heart's laidback male lead.

Also in Episode 35 of ANIME TODAY:

- Chad tells listeners “What's Hot” in the world of anime and manga.

- Kris and Judy talk about what to expect if you become ill during your trip to Japan during the “Anime and Gamers' Guide.”

- Shawne tells listeners about the abundance of savings they will find on select ADV Films titles.

- Vic's back with an action-packed review of the Burn Up W and Burn Up Excess anime series.

- Judy-sensei teaches you how to tell the doctor where it hurts in this episode's mini-Japanese 101 lesson.

- Rich and Nick announce the winners of our “Aim for the Top!” Gunbuster contest, kick off this month's Linda Linda Linda contest and remind listeners about the current Gravitation, Ninja Nonsense and To Heart contests.

- And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from RightStuf.com visitors.

Have questions about anime, manga or Japan ? Call the Anime Today “Q and A” Hotline at 1-800-338-6827, ext. 7424. (Fans whose questions are featured on the podcast will receive a $10 Right Stuf gift certificate.)

Visit www.rightstuf.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.


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


Founded in 1987, The Right Stuf International was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation ("anime") industry. Both a giant online anime/manga retailer and a U.S. producer of anime, Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products as well as information about the anime/manga industry, in general. On the production side, Right Stuf is dedicated to creating the highest quality products and chooses to focus on a limited number of anime titles 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 and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu, Ninja Nonsense and To Heart. Right Stuf produces quality anime for fans of all ages. For more information, visit www.rightstuf.com.

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