Right Stuf's ANIME TODAY Hits the Tokyo Game Show with Mike Lewis of Underland Online

Plus full moon festivals, contests and reviews in Episode 50!

GRIMES, IA, September 28, 2007 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Mike Lewis – co-founder and webmaster of Underland Online – to episode 50 of ANIME TODAY for his first-hand impressions of the 2007 Tokyo Game Show!

In this new interview, Lewis discusses the trends he witnessed at the show and the sights he saw during side trips to Akihabara and Tokyo Disney, including maid cafés, shopping fit for an otaku and more. His site, Underland Online (www.phantasmagoriaonline.com) is celebrating its fifth year of anime, horror and gaming coverage.

Also in episode 50 of ANIME TODAY:

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

- Kris and Judy talk about Tsukimi, a festival honoring the first full moon of autumn, in the “Anime and Gamers' Guide.”

- Shawne kicks off “Prime Time for Bargains” on DVDs, books and more from ADV Films.

- Rich and Nick provide a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of AnimeCons.com.

- Marie reviews the classic anime El Hazard.

- Judy-sensei continues to celebrate Tsukimi with a new mini-Japanese 101 lesson.

- Rich and Nick announce the winners of our contest for Galaxy Angel prize packages and kick off a new contest from Net Comics.

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

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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