Episode 81 Run Time: 1:03:40 | Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Tyler Walker – the ADR director for FUNimation’s upcoming release Baccano! – to episode 81 of ANIME TODAY.
In this new, two-segment interview, Walker – who has directed the English-language dubs of series including Black Cat, Basilisk, Ghost Hunt and Hell Girl – talks about the challenges of directing and adapting an anime that depicts a distinctly American time and place, the intensive process of auditioning actors to portray its huge cast of characters, and how he personally prepared to take on the project.
Also in Episode 81: •Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and manga. • Shawne reminds fans about the last few days of our Thanksgiving “Incredible Deals” sale on almost everything found on RightStuf.com. • Kris and Judy talk about some of the notable recent video game releases in Japan during this episode’s “Anime and Gamer's Guide.” • Rich and Nick announce the winners of the FUNimation My Santa contest. They also remind listeners about the last two weeks to enter the EMMA: A Victorian Romance contest for a replica of creator Kaoru Mori’s Emma art and copies of the Emma and Shirley graphic novels from CMX Manga. Then, they kick off a new contest celebrating Vertical’s release of the Black Jack manga by Osamu Tezuka. • Marie checks out Mars, another manga by the Fuyumi Soryo, the creator of E.S. (Eternal Sabbath). • Nick and Rich provide a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of AnimeCons.com. • Listen to musical clips from the JapanFiles.com CD Ni do to arukoto wa by Twenty Four Page.Full Show Notes