April 5th, 2007

Manga Kevin

Where the Worldcon Members Are

A misunderstanding of how Nippon 2007 organizes its membership databases (there are two of them) led to some people concluding that there were only a handful of Japanese members. This is not true, and I was just this morning sent a map of the membership breakdown by country (and state or prefecture in some cases) by Peggy Rae Sapienza, the convention's North American agent, with permission to redistribute to anyone who might be interested.

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While I think that anything you post in an unlocked LJ entry is fair game anyway, do feel free to point people to this post if you think they would be interested. In particularly, point people here if you see them claiming that Nippon 2007 had no Japanese Hugo nominees because it has no Japanese members.