Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association

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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 Grand Prix (日本ゲーム大賞 in Japanese).

CESA is located in Tokyo, Japan. Its current (as of 2008) chairman of CESA is Yoichi Wada, the president of Square Enix. The vice chairman is Michihiro Ishizuka of Konami.

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. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 

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