Tag Archive: Aichi ken

Betting on the Long Shot

As you may already know, I have been writing for the Magic website 60cards.com, but today I posted my new article on http://www.mythicmtg.com. Click on the link below to check it out.  http://www.mythicmtg.com/blog/2013/04/betting-on-the-long-shot/… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: First Reactions (and a store review)

We finally got some spoilers for Dragon’s Maze, and to tell the truth it kind of snuck up on me. I have been so engrossed in current metagame, always tweaking, always brewing .… Continue reading

Not Dead Yet – Rising from the Ashes

I just wanted to let my readers know that I’m not dead yet, and neither is this standard metagame. We are mere WEEKS away from a new set and people are still churning… Continue reading

Food for Thought – a Metagame update

I’ve been busy preparing for my trip to the USA this Friday so I haven’t had that much time to write anything for my blog. The blog will be on a hiatus until… Continue reading

Taking out the Trash- Moeru Gomi

I don’t know if many of my readers have lived in Japan for long (or even at all), but if you have then you know how overly complicated garbage removal is. Every day… Continue reading

Magic in the Wild West: Hobby Saloon

(UPDATE – Hobby Saloon is in the process of moving their shop to a place with cheaper rent, and will be closed until sometime in September. I will post an updated article once… Continue reading

Preparing for Gatecrash Gameday

(For all those interested, I have a new article posted on 60cards.com. Please follow the link below to check it out: http://60cards.com/flash-gordon/) It’s been rough here in Nagoya since Gatecrash hit the scene.… Continue reading

Gatecrash tips: Playing to your Weaknesses – Green

Gah, even with two posts a day, it doesn’t look like I’ll be able to get all of the articles done in time. Tomorrow will definitely be black and blue, but multicolor might… Continue reading

Taking Hits – Strategies for the RTR and GTC metagame

Yessss!!! Back to the Magic the Gathering posts finally! Right?!? Today I went to a Yokohama Grand Prix trial and did pretty well for myself. Going into the event, I felt like I… Continue reading

Nagoya Mall Rats: Part 2 – Nagoya Dome Aeon

Sorry to all of you waiting for more Magic the Gathering information from Japan. I’m still absorbing all of the information we’re getting from Gatecrash, and by this weekend I plan on writing… 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.