Tag Archive: Aichi ken

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Innovation

We still have another week until the Pro Tour, but after the first week of standard at the SCG Open as well as at thousands of FNM’s around the world, the new “players”… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Getting Over Game Day

Japan summers are hot. We’re talking losing 2-3 liters of water in sweat every day. It can be unbearable sometimes, especially at night if you don’t have an air conditioner in or near… Continue reading

Nagoya MTG Stores: Hobby Station Osu No. 2 and Card Company/TCG 193

I haven’t done a store review in a while and that’s because I haven’t been traveling as much as I used to for MTG due to high tournament prices and time constraints. However,… Continue reading

Puca Pals: Hi Ho Silver, Away! – Week 27 and 28

Puca Pals is a monthly/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

A Call to Arms: The Rise of EDH in Japan

You can hear the horns echoing in the distance. Countless generals have gathered on the battlefield, bringing troops from across the land to do battle. The armies’ colorful banners flutter in the wind… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Machinations and Manifestations

It’s been a while. It’s not like there is a shortage of stuff to write about, but there has been a shortage of time to write over the past few weeks. Ever since… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Shaolin Masters

Dragons may rule the skies, but on the ground, nobody messes with Kung Fu masters. If you know where to hit, you can bring the most massive of monsters crashing down to the… 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

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 Hobbyist: 350 – A Card Odyssey

On December 5th, 2011, The Japan Hobbyist Was Born. It’s been a wild ride from a casual MTG player wanting to help other Magic players in Japan to the wannabe Magic pro looking… Continue reading