Tag Archive: Aichi

Going Native

The clouds were a murky gray and rain fell lightly. For some reason, I had decided to ride my bike. It wasn’t too heavy, but I wasn’t going to risk getting wet with… Continue reading

I’m Not Dead Yet

  Just a quick update to let you know what I’ve been up  to lately. I’ve had an absolutely insane last few weeks of work, writing tons of reports, working from morning to… Continue reading

The Japan Hobbyist presents: G(reat)P(arty) Nagoya

It’s official, we are now in countdown mode for GP Nagoya. In less than a month, hundreds (if not thousands) of players will be descending on Fukiage Hall. The last limited Grand Prix,… Continue reading

Modern Times: Combo Breaker

I was a kid of the arcades. When I was in elementary and middle school, on the weekends you would usually find me popping quarters into machines for hours on end (heck, I… Continue reading

Born of the Gods Game Day: Bruised Black and Blue

It’s been a busy week here in Nagoya. After Pro Tour Born of the Gods, many players made a dash to the stores to buy some modern staples before they shot up in… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Back to the Grind

Another week, another change in the metagame. GP Melbourne is rapidly approaching, and by the time March rolls around, the standard metagame will have begun to settle. We’ll finally be able to see… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Weight of the Underworld

The world of Theros has grown dark. Nightmares have begun to invade the dreams of its inhabitants and the gods grow restless. How is a simple mage to survive in this ever changing… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Unwavering Devotion

If you work hard, you can do anything – random fortune cookie For the longest time, I thought this saying was a lie, especially when it comes to Magic. Countless people I know… Continue reading

Grand Prix Shizuoka: Mind or Meta (Part 2)

After a weekend of tournaments and looking at HappyMTG’s website about Magic in Japan over the past week, I feel like I should revise the list I made before. Previously, my top 8… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – It takes more than faith, you need Devotion

 It’s been a rough week in Magic in Nagoya, Japan. Following GP Kyoto’s Super Sunday Series standard event, I thought I had learned my mistakes when facing GR devotion and mono blue devotion.… Continue reading