Shigofumi anime, contests, reviews & more in ep. 118!

Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome NYAV Post founder Michael Sinterniklaas to episode 118 of ANIME TODAY.

In this new, three-segment interview, Sinterniklaas discusses how he got his start in acting and came to found NYAV Post, a bi-coastal studio that handles audio production for numerous anime, original animation, feature film, commercial and video game projects.

He then goes on to discuss his directing and acting work on the recent two seasons of The Slayers anime series, how acting has influenced his directing, how working on domestic projects (like the role of “Leonardo” in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) differs from his anime work, and the challenge of working on Kurokami, which was simulcast – with an English-language dub – on the same day and date of its Japanese broadcast.  Finally, he talks about his recent roles in Summer Wars, Eden of the East, and Sengoku Basara, as well as his production work on the worldwide release of the Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn) series.

Also in Episode 118:

  • Chad shares “What’s Hot” in the world of anime and manga.
  • Rich shares how fans can find “spectacular savings” on Blu-ray and DVD titles from Section23 Films and the labels it distributes.   
  • Christy takes a look at the Sentai Filmworks DVD release of Shigofumi.
  • Rich announces the latest Year of the Otaku winners, plus the winners of the Japanese limited-edition stamp set featuring artwork by Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito, of the Casshern Sins contest, and of the Assault Girls contest. Then he kicks off a new contest gearing up for VIZ Pictures’ release of the live-action Detroit Metal City movie.
  • Listen to clips from the Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi CD soundtrack from Geneon Music.
  • Also hear tracks from JapanFiles.com artists Sweet Vacation (“Trick or Treat” from Do The Vacation!!), MUFAS (“BONES” from MUFAS, BEING BORN, BAAANG!!), and malin harue + yancy (“Light my fire” from Apartment).
  • And finally, ANIME TODAY highlights some of the newest fan reviews from RightStuf.com visitors.

Ready to listen in? Check out episode 118 now!

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