Held August 30 - September 3, 2007 at the Pacifico Yokohama. GoHs: Sakyo Komatsu, David Brin, Yoshitaka Amano, and Michael Whelan. FGoH: Takumi Shibano. Chairman: Hiroaki Inoue
The World Science Fiction Convention was held in conjunction with the Japan Science Fiction Convention (Nihon SF Taikai).
Bidders (for Worldcon): Nippon 2007, DC in 007, Columbus in 2007. (Note that the name of the Nippon 2007 bid was the same as the name of the convention.) 2007 Worldcon Site Selection
2007 Hugos, 2009 Worldcon Site Selection.
Nippon 2007 initially reported a loss of about $40,000, but in December 2011, at the 2011 Smofcon, it increased the estimate to at least $70,000 while announcing a new bid for 2017. In August, 2012 at Chicon 7 it announced that the remaining loss was around $84,000 after having received around $30,000 in donations.
Pete Tyers conrep (IA)
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