Anime Gamers and COSMODE Magazine Team Up for a Second Annual Cosplay Photo Shoot

Los Angeles, CA (October 26, 2006) – Anime Gamers, the US flagship store of the Japanese hobby store chain Gamers, has teamed up with COSMODE magazine and for the second annual cosplay photo shoot to take place at the Anime Gamers store on Saturday, November 4, 2006. Cosplayers will be photographed by Kyle Johnsen of, and photos taken at the event will be showcased in the photo gallery.

The best cosplayers will be selected to be featured in COSMODE magazine to be released in January 2007.

Details of the event 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 17 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. Anime Gamers is located at 1728 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035.

Established in February 2002, Broccoli International USA, Inc. is a Delaware corporation. 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.

COSMODE is the premiere Japanese magazine that covers cosplayers, or fans who dress up in costumes of their favorite anime, manga or video game characters. A bi-monthly publication, COSMODE launched in 2004. (

About is the largest English language cosplay online community, with over 57,000 members. Featuring event news, photos and forums, is the forefront of cosplay trends around the world. Kyle Johnsen is the webmaster and official photographer for, and will be doing the photography for the event. (