Right Stuf's ANIME TODAY Prepares for Convention Season With Patrick Delahanty of AnimeCons.com

BUZZ DOGS, If you like Tweeny Witches..., contests & more in episode 88!

GRIMES, IA, March 13, 2009 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Patrick Delahanty, of AnimeCons.com, to episode 88 of ANIME TODAY.

In this interview, Delahanty discusses the new monthly video podcast at AnimeCons.com. The podcast includes news about upcoming conventions and "how to" segments, plus feature stories, such as the "top 10 highly attended conventions of 2008" and a look at how anime cons compare to other types of fan-centered conventions.

Also in episode 88 of ANIME TODAY:

  • Nick tells listeners "What's Hot" in the world of anime and manga.
  • Shawne reminds fans about the last days of the "Infusion of Savings" on graphic novels and books from TOKYOPOP.
  • Rich and Nick remind listeners about the first Year of the Otaku contest for RightStuf.com gift certificates.
  • Christy offers recommendations to fans of Tweeny Witches anime in a new "If.../Then" segment.
  • Listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CD Viva la Buzz by BUZZ DOGS.
  • 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 .

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

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 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 and ARIA, 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.