Nihon SF Taikai

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The Japan National SF Convention or Nihon SF Taikai (日本SF大会), Japan’s natcon, has been held annually since 1962. The Seiun Award for the best science fiction of the year, as voted by members of the convention, is presented there. It typically attracts between 1,000 and 1,500 attendees.

No. Con Dates Location GoHs, Notes
1 Meg-Con 1962 Tokyo 180 attendees.
2 Tokon 1963 Tokyo
3 Daicon 1964 Osaka
4 Tokon 2 1965 Tokyo
5 Meicon 1966 Nagoya
6 Tokon 3 1967 Tokyo
7 Tokon 4 1968 Tokyo
8 Kyukon 1969 Kumamoto-ken
9 Tokon 5 1970 Tokyo
10 Daicon 2 1971 Osaka
11 Meicon 2 1972 Nagoya
12 Ezocon 1973 Hokkaidō
13 Miyacon 1974 Kyoto
14 Shincon 1975 Kobe
15 Tokon 6 1976 Tokyo
16 Hincon 1977 Yokohama
17 Ashinocon 1978 Kanagawa-ken
18 Meicon 3 1979 Nagoya
19 Tokon 7 1980 Tokyo
20 Daicon 3 1981 Osaka
21 Tokon 8 1982 Tokyo
22 Daicon 4 1983 Osaka
23 Ezocon 2 1984 Hokkaidō
24 Gatacon Special Summer Fest 1985 Niigata-ken
25 Daicon 5 1986 Osaka
26 Uracon '87 1987 Ishikawa-ken
27 Mig-con 1988 Gunma-ken
28 Daina Con Ex 1989 Nagoya
29 Tokon 9 1990 Tokyo
30 i-Con 1991 Kanazawa, Ishikawa
31 HamaCon 1992 Yokohama
32 Daicon 6 1993 Osaka
33 Ryucon 1994 Okinawa
34 Hamanacon (はまなこん) 1995 Shizuoka (Hamamatsu)
35 Kokuranomicon (コクラノミコン) 1996 Kitakyushu
36 Akicon (あきこん) 1997 Hiroshima
37 Capricon 1 1998 Nagoya (Mars)
38 Yanecon (やねこん) 1999 Nagano-ken ~4,000 attendees.
39 Zero-con 2000 Yokohama
40 SF2001 2001 Makuhari Messe, Chiba International Future Confererence 未来国際会議 Mirai Kokusai Kaigi.
41 Yūcon (ゆ~こん) 2002 Tamayu, Shimane
42 T-con 2003 2003 Shiobara, Tochigi
43 G-con 2004 Gifu
44 HamaCon 2 2005 Yokohama
45 Michinoku SF Matsuri Zuncon (みちのくSF祭ずんこん) 2006 Matsushima
46 Nippon 2007 August 30–September 3, 2007 Yokohama 65th Worldcon.
47 Daicon 7 2008 Osaka
48 T-con 2009 2009 Shiobara, Tochigi
49 Tokon 10 2010 Tokyo
50 Donburacon-L 2011 Shizuoka
51 Varicon 2012 Yūbari, Hokkaidō
52 Koicon 2013 Hiroshima
53 Nuts-con 2014 Tsukuba, Ibaraki
54 Comecon 2015 Yonago, Tottori
55 Iseshimacon 2016 Toba, Mie
56 Donburacon-LL 2017 Shizuoka
57 Juracon 2018 Minakami, Gunma
58 Sci-con July 29–30, 2019 Saitama
59 F-Con August 22–23, 2020 Kōriyama, Fukushima Postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19.
60 SF60 August 21–22, 2021 Takamatsu, Kagawa
61 F-Con August 27–28, 2022 Kōriyama, Fukushima


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