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 COSMODE.

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 (http://retail.animegamers.com/).