ANIME TODAY Interviews New York Anime Festival Organizers Lance Fensterman & Peter Tatara

Japanese weddings, TsuShiMaMiRe, reviews, contests & more in episode 75!

Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Lance Fensterman and Peter Tatara – the show manager and programming manager for the New York Anime Festival – to episode 75 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new interview, Tatara and Fensterman discuss the array of special guests appearing at the New York Anime Festival over the weekend of September 26-28, 2008. Guests include Vampire Hunter D creator and novelist Hideyuki Kikuchi, artist Yoshitaka Amano, “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto, Japanese voice actor Rie Tanaka, and fashion house Baby, The Stars Shine Bright, plus musical acts and a variety of guests from all facets of the North American anime and manga publishing industries.

Also in Episode 75:

  • Chad tells listeners “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
  • Shawne tells fans about the “Amazing Deals” they can find on DVDs and merchandise from ADV Films.
  • Kris and Judy are back with a wedding-themed installment of the “Anime and Gamer's Guide.”
  • Rich and Nick remind listeners about a month-long contest centered around the Korean television series My Girl. They also kick-off two new contests: one for tickets to theatrical screenings of Death Note II: The Last Name and a second for passes to the New York Anime Festival.
  • Marie checks out the YuYu Hakusho Season 1 DVD Box Set.
  • Judy-sensei returns with a new mini Japanese 101 lesson about how to congratulate newlyweds and new parents.
  • Rich and Nick provide a rundown of upcoming conventions, courtesy of
  • Listen to musical clips from the release Pregnant Fantasy by TsuShiMaMiRe, a rock trio that will be performing at the New York Anime Festival.
  • And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from visitors.

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