Right Stuf's Anime Today Chats Up Fans at Anime Expo 2010

GRIMES, Iowa, July 22, 2010 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to present this year's Anime Expo 2010 fan special – featuring interviews with cosplayers and other convention attendees – in episode 115 of ANIME TODAY!

Also in episode 115 of ANIME TODAY:

* Chad shares “What's Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
* Shawne shares how fans can “Bag Some Bargains” on titles from VIZ Media.
* Rich announces the latest Year of the Otaku winners and the winners of the VIZ Pictures/ K-20: The Fiend With 20 Faces contest. Then he kicks off two new contests: a chance to win a Golgo 13 figure from Max Factory's Figma line and a K-drama contest for a copy of the Tamra Island DVD box set from YA Entertainment.
* Shawne honors writer, director and actor Peter Fernandez (Speed Racer).
* Kris and Judy are back with a second wedding-themed edition of the “Anime and Gamers' Guide.”
* Listen to clips from the Revolutionary Girl Utena: Virtual Star Embryology CD soundtrack from Geneon Music. Also hear tracks from JapanFiles.com artists END OF START (“PHOTOGRAPH” from ALL THE THINGS), tokyo pinsalocks (“Travelling Spoon”), kaori (“Dear best friends” ), Daisuke Suzuki (“Two For The Road” from The Cinema Paradise Love Stories), and Jun Abe (“Built for Speed” from THE SENSIMILLIA FAMILY TREE).
* 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.comm 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 the White Lion 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 Junjo 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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