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(Did you mean the Canadian convention?)

HAL-CON is a science fiction and fantasy convention held in Japan, which was started in 2010 by staff members of the Nippon 2007 Worldcon. The Guests of Honor each year are a non-Japanese writer who is published also in Japan, plus their Japanese cover artist.

Convention Dates GoHs
HAL-CON 2010 April 10-11, 2010 Charles Stross, Masaru Ohishi
HAL-CON 2011 April 9-10, 2011 Robert J. Sawyer, Naoyuki Katoh
HAL-CON 2012 April 14-15, 2012 Alastair Reynolds, Naohiro Washio
HAL-CON 2013 April 27-28, 2013 Joe Haldeman, Naoyuki Katoh
HAL-CON 2014 April 12-13, 2014 Peter Watts, Hotaru Unno
HAL-CON 2015 April 11-12, 2015 Hannu Rajaniemi, Noriko Nagano
HAL-CON 2016 April 16-17, 2016 Ann Leckie, Nozomu Tamaki
HAL-CON 2017 April 22-23, 2017 Ken Liu, Rasenjin Hayami
HAL-CON 2018 April 14-15, 2018 Peter Tieryas, Tooru Yoshida
HAL-CON 2019 April 13-14, 2019 Lavie Tidhar, Misato Hisa
HAL-CON 2020 April 11-12, 2020 Elizabeth Bear, Yuko Shiraishi
HAL-CON 2021 April 17-18, 2021 Elizabeth Bear, Yuko Shiraishi
HAL-CON 2022 April 16-17, 2022 Larry Niven, Yagi Nagaharu
HAL-CON 2023 April 15-16, 2023 Christopher Priest

Website 2010
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