Monthly Archive: April, 2015

The Japan Metagame Diaries: My GP Kyoto Photo Journal

  As the first Legacy Grand Prix in Japan’s history, GP Kyoto had a lot to live up to. It started off a little shaky more than a month before the event when… Continue reading

Puca Pals: Week 5 – The Man with the Plan

Puca Pals is a weekly/bi-weekly article I write to chronicle my adventures on Puca Trade, the online trading system where Magic Players around the world trade with each other. In the articles, I… Continue reading

Nagoya MTG Stores: Card Brunch Motoyama and Card Company (Osu)

Just when you think you’ve found them all, more card stores pop up that you had no idea existed. At least, that seems to be the case in Nagoya. Since I’ve moved here… Continue reading

GP Chiba – Lost in Translation

Registration for Grand Prix Chiba went live at 8:30 pm Japan Standard Time (7:30 am EST) on April 7th, 2015. I was able to register just after that and finish the process around… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Butchers and the Bees

“Mommy, Daddy, where do baby dragons come from?“   Hehe, I love reading Cardboard Crack. If you haven’t read their MTG comics before, I recommend checking the website out somtime: http://cardboard-crack.com/ It’s been… Continue reading

Puca Pals: Week 4 Report – Wheeling, Dealing, and Stealing

Puca Pals is a weekly/bi-weekly article I write to chronicle my adventures on Puca Trade, the online trading system where Magic Players around the world trade with each other. In the articles, I… Continue reading

Bang for your Buck: Investing in Cards for Dragons of Tarkir – Artifacts, Lands, and Multicolor

Disclaimer: I can not be held responsible for any poor decisions I make in regards to any cards you might buy in response to my article. I’m going to post my thoughts and… 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.