Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks Acting with Luci Christian

Interview, “How to become a VA,” learning Japanese and more in Episode 48!

GRIMES, IA, August 31, 2007 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome actor Luci Christian – the voice of “Duck” in Princess Tutu, “Ran” in Super GALS! Season 1 and “Kaname” in the Full Metal Panic! series – to episode 48 of ANIME TODAY!

In this new, three-part interview, Christian – who can currently be heard as “Haruko” in Air TV, “Tenma” in School Rumble and “KOS-MOS” in Xenosaga – shares how she got involved in the world of voice acting, discusses the challenges of taking on a diverse range of characters, and talks about her upcoming roles of “Deunan” in Ex Machina (Appleseed) and “Nami” in One Piece.

Additionally, in a special edition of the “ANIME TODAY Q & A,” Luci tackles the question “How do I become a voice actor?” from the performer's perspective, while Kris and Judy answer it from the producers' viewpoint.

Also in Episode 48 of ANIME TODAY:

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

- Kris and Judy talk about the best ways to learn Japanese in the “Anime and Gamers' Guide.”

- Shawne lets listeners know how they can “Bring on the Bargains” with the latest sale on Bandai Entertainment DVDs, UMDs and CDs.

- Marie reviews the anime Hellsing Ultimate.

- Judy-sensei returns with a new mini-Japanese 101 lesson about studying.

- And Rich reminds listeners about the Galaxy Angel Rune DVD contest, plus new additions to the series site for The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye (www.thethirdanime.com).

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.

Meet other ANIME TODAY listeners, submit your suggestions for future episodes and more at the official ANIME TODAY forums at AnimeOnDVD.com: (http://www.animeondvd.com/forum/showforum.php?fid/57/).

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, 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 RightStuf.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, Comic Party, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, To Heart and The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com.

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