Category Archive: Magic the Gathering (in Japan)

Building a Brand: The Future of TheJapanHobbyist.com

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything for my blog. While I still believe it’s important to have written content for people to refer to, I believe that the future is all… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai #8: Judge-ment Day

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-w4mie-bc3559 For episode 8 of the Code of the Cardboard Samurai podcast I thought I’d try something new. I took the show on the road last week at Eternal Weekend and met up… Continue reading

A Guide to Being Trendy at Magic Fest Chiba

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-v7z23-b9af21 Welcome to episode 7 of the Code of the Cardboard Samurai podcast! In this episode, I’m joined once again by Ed Nguyen of the Cartel Aristocrats podcast as we talk about trends… Continue reading

Season’s Greetings: Summer MTG Review

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-x552j-b7863e In episode 6 of Code of the Cardboard Samurai, we welcome Ben Payne to the team and talk about everything that’s going on in Japan this summer such as recent news, events,… Continue reading

Dan and Ryan’s 10 Must visit Magic the Gathering places in Japan

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4dcxa-b3eb30 If you’re planning to visit Japan for an event in the future or are just coming over for vacation and some sightseeing, Dan and I have you covered. In this episode we… Continue reading

Talking the Talk – Playing Magic the Gathering in Japanese

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cxkxx-b13308 Currently living in Japan and want to play some Magic the Gathering but don’t speak Japanese? Thinking of coming to Japan for a Magic Fest in the near future but worried about… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samuari 2: Everything You Need to Know about MTG Finance in Japan

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6hauw-afef2d In this episode Dan and I welcome Ed Nguyen from the Cartel Aristocrats podcast to talk all about what MTG finance is like in Japan. We cover a variety of topics and… Continue reading

The Japanese War of the Spark Planeswalker Art Rankings

Wizards of the Coast pulled a fast one on us the other day by announcing that Japanese booster packs of War of the Spark will have a 50 percent chance of opening an… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai 1: Welcome to Magic the Gathering in Japan – Magic Fest Yokohama

If you’re visiting Japan or planning on attending a Magic event here in the future, give The Japan Hobbyist’s new podcast a Listen!  https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zzr89-ae4d96 Welcome to the Code of the Cardboard Samurai! Hosts… Continue reading

Ravnica Allegiance – Playing To your Weaknesses – Azorius, Simic, Gruul

NOTE: “Playing to your Weaknesses” is a series of articles I have been doing on my own blog since Avacyn Restored that cover all of the uncommons and commons in a new expansion… Continue reading