Right Stuf's Anime Today Previews Season 2 of AnimeTV with Hosts Johnny Yong Bosch & Cristina Vee

Moyasimon, reviews, contests & more in episode 109!

GRIMES, IA, January 21, 2010 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome the hosts of AnimeTV – Johnny Yong Bosch and Cristina Vee – to episode 109 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new interview, Bosch and Vee discuss their roles as hosts of AnimeTV, as well as what fans can expect to see as part of the show's second season, which is available via the Revision3 online television network.

Bosch first came to fans' attention as “Adam” in the Power Rangers television show and is a prolific actor and musician whose vocal roles include “Ichigo” in Bleach, “Lelouch” in Code Geass, “Renton” in Eureka Seven, “Vash the Stampede” in Trigun and many more. His band, Eyeshine, also often appears as a musical guest at anime conventions across North America.

Vee was discovered by Bang Zoom! Entertainment, during a voice acting panel at Anime Expo, and she has gone on to portray several lead characters in both anime series and video games, such as “Nanoha” in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, “Louise” in The Familiar of Zero, “Machi” in Blade of the Immortal, and “Noel Vermillion” in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger.

Also in episode 109 of ANIME TODAY:

* Chad shares “What's Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
* Nick announces the latest Year of the Otaku weekly winners and the winners of the 20th Century Boys gift sets from Viz Pictures. Then he kicks off a new contest where listeners have the chance to win an ARIA lithograph.
* Rich provides a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of AnimeCons.com.
* Marie checks out the first volume of Moyasimon from Del Rey Manga.
* Listen to clips from Gun X Sword Soundtrack 2 from Geneon Music. Also hear tracks from JapanFiles.com artists cargo (“Winter Song” from the CD MARS) and FLOPPY (“Snow, Moon, and Flower” from the CD Deus ex machina).
* And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from RightStuf.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.rightstuf.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.rightstuf.com/ubbthreads/.

Follow ANIME TODAY on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/animetoday.

Find Right Stuf on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rightstuf.

Released once a month, 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

Currently celebrating its 22nd 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 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, 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, ARIA, Gakuen Alice and Rental Magica, 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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