Tag Archive: Aichi

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

Eldritch Moon: Playing to Your Weaknesses – Artifact, Colorless, and Multicolor

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

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Going Dark

Darkness has been slowly spreading throughout the land. Little by little it has crept into every facet of the metagame and begun to shape it. Without a big tournament to shape the metagame,… 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

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

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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.