Right Stuf's Anime Today Talks New Media with Anime News Network's Justin Sevakis

Oct 24th 2008
Jyu-Oh-Sei anime, kunoichipanda, reviews, contests & more in episode 78!


GRIMES, IA, October 24, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Justin SevakisAnime News Network's director of new media – to episode 78 of ANIME TODAY.


In this new interview, Sevakis discusses the video section of the Anime News Network (ANN) site, which currently hosts more than 300 anime trailers, episodes of ANNtv, news features and convention coverage. Sevakis also talks about how the section developed, from concept to execution, and shares ANN's future online media plans.

Also in episode 78 of ANIME TODAY:


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

- Shawne shares how fans can “Fall Into BIG Savings” on DVDs and manga from Viz Media.

- Rich and Nick announce the winners for the I Really, Really Like You Korean drama contest and remind listeners about the contest celebrating Nozomi Entertainment's November DVD release of Maria Watches Over Us - Season 2. Plus, they kick off a new contest centered around Bandai Entertainment's release of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.

- Marie takes a look at FUNimation's complete series, box set release of the Jyu-Oh-Sei anime.

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

- Listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CD akai itazura by kunoichipanda.

- 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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