Category Archive: Magic the Gathering (in Japan)

Historically Speaking: Amonkhet Remastered

The struggle is real on MTG Arena. With the recent bannings/suspensions of Teferi, Time Reveler and Wilderness Reclamation in Historic, the format was already in an upheaval.  Enter Amonkhet Remastered.  Historic is absolutely… Continue reading

Historically Speaking -Drangels and Angons

I honestly would have been happy finishing this current MTG Arena season at Diamond (Which I achieved last time I wrote), but since then I have been on an absolute tear and figured… Continue reading

Historically Speaking – Jump Start

I’m sure everybody that’s ever created media in some form or other has always run into dry spells. Mine might have been longer than others, but hopefully after today that will change. The… Continue reading

Being Wasteful in Pioneer

Geez, it’s been quite a while since I last wrote an actual paper article. I used to write about every topic under the sky; limited, card prices, you name it. But my schedule… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai #11 – Magic Fest Nagoya

Planning on coming to Nagoya for a Magic Fest in the future? Or how about visiting it on the way to a Magic Fest in Shizuoka or Kyoto? If so, this episode is… Continue reading

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