Anime Gamers Moving After Five Years in Westwood

Los Angeles, CA (April 14, 2006) – Anime Gamers, the US flagship store
of the Japanese hobby store chain Gamers, will be closing its Westwood
store after five years of operation. Anime Gamers hosted a variety of
events such as autograph sessions for Kazuya Tsurumaki (director of
FLCL), Koge-Donbo (creator of Di Gi Charat), Kunihiko Ikuhara (director of
Revoluntionary Girl Utena), and Mari Iijima (voice actor, Minmei of
Macross); art contests and art classes; and a cosplay photo shoot with

Anime Gamers will move to its temporary location at 1728 S. La Cienega
Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90035 in August 2006.

Details of the re-open date will be updated on the Anime Gamers retail
store website (

Gamers is an anime, manga and video game specialty store operated by
Broccoli Co., Ltd., the parent company of Broccoli International USA,
Inc. Established in 1996 in Ikebukuro, currently there are 20 Gamers
stores in Japan, lead by an eight-story flagship store in Akihabara, Tokyo.

Anime Gamers opened in Los Angeles, CA on September 15, 2001, and is
operated by Broccoli International USA, Inc.

Established in February 2002, Broccoli International USA, Inc. is a
Delaware corporation, with offices in Los Angeles, CA. Broccoli
International is a fully-owned subsidiary of Broccoli Co, LTD, a multi-media
company which created sensational properties such as Di Gi Charat, Galaxy
Angel, Aquarian Age, and Bushi Lord.

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