Right Stuf's "Anime Today" Previews Anime Expo 2010

GRIMES, Iowa, June 24, 2010 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Kim Groomes – the director of public relations for Anime Expo 2010 – to episode 114 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new interview, Groomes previews this year's edition of Anime Expo and what fans attending the event can expect to see, including guests of honor from the anime and manga industries, an array of musical guests, the masquerade, the AX Idol competition, and much more!

Also in episode 114 of ANIME TODAY:

  • Chad shares “What's Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
  • Rich announces the latest Year of the Otaku winners, the winners of the Brilliant Legacy K-drama contest, and the winners of the contest for tickets to Anime Expo 2010! Then he kicks off a new contest celebrating the VIZ Pictures DVD release of the live-action, Japanese film K-20: The Fiend With 20 Faces.
  • Kris and Judy are back with a wedding-themed edition of the “Anime and Gamers!' Guide.”
  • Christy offers recommendations to fans of The Slayers anime in a new “If… /Then…” segment.
  • Listen to clips from the Mahoromatic: Something More Beautiful soundtrack from Geneon Music. Also hear tracks from JapanFiles.com artists Ken Yokoyama (“Can't Take My Eyes Off of You” from the CD Nothin' But Sausage), MIX MARKET (“wedding you” from the CD chronicle), CURRICULUMACHINE (“ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE” from the CDSPEED), and POP DISASTER (“Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You” from the CD FLASHBACK TO MEMORIES).
  • 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 23rd 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,Rental Magica and Junjō Romantica, 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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