Hiroaki Inoue is a longtime producer for AIC. He was also to join Gainax when it had been founded and served as producer on Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa and Top o Nerae Inoue won the Takumi Shibano Award for outstanding fan activity 1998. He was the Chairman of the: 6th SF Show 1984 1st4th SF Xmas 198386 and the Bid Chairman for Worldcon Nippon. He is now the Chairman for the Japanese Worldcon in 2007 Inoue was the coChair for both Migcon 27th Japan National Science Fiction Convention in 1988 and the Captain Future Con in 1990 1990. Since 1977 he has been a member of the Space Force Chief of the General Staff 19791987. And JASFIC Japanese Association for Science Fiction International Communication 2002present Chair. His first contact with fandom was in 1976.