Monthly Archive: February, 2015

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Marching Forward

The end of February nears and with it the end of the current PPTQ season here in Nagoya. The metagame in Nagoya was turbulent switching from UB control to Mardu to RW to… Continue reading

Nerdy Nagoya: Super Potato

Today I’m taking a break from my usual MTG articles to give my readers some information on cool places to visit in Nagoya. I’ve done this before when I talked about stores like… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Fate Reforged Game Day

Someday, someone will best me. But it won’t be today, and it won’t be you. – Flavor Text from “Last Word”   The Horde has treated me well these past 2 weeks. Last… Continue reading

Shizuoka MTG Stores: TCG 193, Master’s Guild (2.5), and Duel King

Hello again, its nice to have some time to write a store article again finally. I’ve been sitting on these pictures and reviews for quite sometime, so today I will be talking about… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Clan Warfare

You can’t remain on the sidelines forever. Eventually you have to choose sides. When you do, you’re bound to make enemies. In the world of standard Magic, the Clans of Tarkir are at… Continue reading

YOUUUUU SHALLL NOT PAAASSS!!! (REMOVAL IN FRF STANDARD)

I usually only did this article when a set rotated out so players could see what cards they were left to work with, but I’ve decided that I will now do it at… 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.