Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association

Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA) is a Japanese organization that was established in 1996[1] to "promote the computer entertainment industry [...] with the aim of contributing to the strengthening of Japanese industry as well as to the further enrichment of people's lifestyles."[2] It organizes the annual Tokyo Game Show and Japan Game Awards.

Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association
Founded1996; 27 years ago (1996)
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Area served

CESA is located in Tokyo, Japan. Its current (As of 2015) chairman of CESA is Hideki Okamura, the president of Sega Holdings. The Executive Managing Director is Hironori Hirogichi.[3]

The Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO), a rating agency, was established in 2002 as a branch of CESA.

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  1. ^ "CESA Survey: 5.24 million Internet game users in Japan, a high recognition among the young in Japan" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-04-08. (1996, when CESA was established)
  2. ^ "CESA/ Overview". CESA. 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-03-27. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  3. ^ CESA新会長に、セガゲームス会長の岡村秀樹氏が就任 日経トレンディネット 2015年6月3日

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