Monthly Archive: December, 2014

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Last Sun – A Tale of Two Kings

On December 20th and 21st, players from all around Japan who were qualified headed to the Hareruya game center in Tokyo, Japan. All in all, 173 players who made the top 8 of… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Aggro-vated Assault – a lead up to The Last Sun

The sun has set on the era of Pro Tour Qualifiers, and has rose on the era of PPTQs (Preliminary Pro Tour Qualfiers) and RPTQs (Regional). The LAST regular PTQ in Nagoya happened on… Continue reading

Modern Masters 2: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Rares

Tons of people are speculating on Modern Masters 2015 which will be released next year in May, and they are even starting to take reservations for the Las Vegas tournament. I’m pretty sure… Continue reading

Modern Masters 2: The Wager – Mythic Rare battle

Today’s guest article is by S.B. Jackel, a member of the cardboard samurai on The Japan Hobbyist’s website who resides near Tokyo. We decided to have a battle to see who can guess… Continue reading

Modern Masters 2 – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Mythic Rares

Well, Wizards of the Coast sure dropped a bomb on us all this weekend at Worlds. Modern Masters 2 – May 22nd, 2015 release – Covers Mirrodin to Scars of Mirrodin Block – $10… Continue reading

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  • List of Weekly Tournaments in Nagoya

    Nagoya has standard Magic tournaments almost every day.

    -- MONDAY: Card Brunch Kanayama, 6:30
    -- TUESDAY: Hobby Station Sasashima, 6:45 pm
    -- WEDNESDAY: Hobby Station Mei Eki, 6pm
    -- THURSDAY: TCG 193, 7pm
    -- FRIDAY: 6pm, FNM, Various locations (check MTG locator), Draft at Big Magic usually if enough people. Prinny Club Kanayama 8pm and 11pm.
    -- SATURDAY: Card Labo Mei Eki, 11:30 am - Hobby Station Mei Eki, 2pm.
    -- SUNDAY: Big Magic, 11 am. Usually a booster draft after standard tournament (3:30 or later depending on number of participants at the standard event).

    There are also Legacy and Modern events held around town during the week.

    -- Monday: TCG 193, 7pm (Modern)
    -- Tuesday: TCG 193, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Thursday: Advantage Kamimaezu, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Friday: Hobby Station Mei Eki (modern) 6pm, Advantage Kamimaezu (modern and legacy) 6:30pm, TCG Shop 193 (modern), 7pm
    -- Saturday: Hobby Station Osu, 1pm (Legacy), TCG 193 (Legacy)
    -- Sunday: Hobby Station Osu, 5pm (Modern)

    There are also modern, legacy, and vintage events about one time a month at Big Magic as well. Amenity Dream also hosts one Legacy even a month too I think. Check the "Magic the Gathering" tab on the top of my website to get more information about the locations of these stores.