Press Releases

September 14, 2007

Right Stuf's Anime Today talks conventions with founder Patrick Delahanty

Plus travel gear for your trip to Japan, contests and reviews in Episode 49!

GRIMES, IA, September 14, 2007 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome the webmaster of, Patrick Delahanty, to episode 49 of ANIME TODAY!

Delahanty – who is also a founder of Anime Boston and the upcoming Providence Anime Conference – helps the podcast expand its convention coverage with an overview of the extensive information found at, a discussion of anime convention trends and advice for first-time con-goers.

Also in episode 49 of ANIME TODAY:

  • Chad tells listeners "What's Hot" in the world of anime and manga.
  • Kris and Judy talk about the necessity of "traveling light" during your trip to Japan in this edition of the "Anime and Gamers' Guide."
  • Shawne kicks off "Fast-Forward to Fall Savings" on most in-stock items at
  • Marie reviews the shoujo manga Love*Com.
  • Judy-sensei returns to the classroom with a mini-Japanese 101 lesson on dialects.
  • Rich announces the winners of our contest for Galaxy Angel Rune DVDs 1 and 2 and unveils a new contest for Galaxy Angel prize packages.
  • And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from visitors.

Visit 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 TODAY listeners, submit your suggestions for future episodes and more at the official ANIME TODAY forums at (

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

Founded in 1987, 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 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, Comic Party, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, To Heart and The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit and