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A Golden Age

Fortunately, November 1 was not a working day, meaning Yu Meng’en could attend the China Science Fiction Convention 2020 on its opening date. The convention, featuring both online and offline events, took place in Beijing.

“As a super fan, how could I not be one of the first to get here?” she said. In the eyes of Yu, a government employee, it has not been the easiest of feats for China’s science fiction industry to have made it this far.

A booming industry

In 2019, China’s total box office for science fiction films came to more than 19.5 billion yuan ($2.94 billion), according to

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