Tag Archive: Amenity Dream

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

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Going Goth(ic)

With the introduction of Eldritch Moon into the fold, the standard format is looking to become full on gothic. You can be sure that there will be a lot of vampires, zombies, ghosts,… Continue reading

Osaka MTG Stores: The Magical Land of Nipponbashi

It’s about time I got around to doing this article. I’ve been sitting on the pictures for a few months and just haven’t gotten around to putting the article together. Get ready for… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Marching Forward

The end of February nears and with it the end of the current PPTQ season here in Nagoya. The metagame in Nagoya was turbulent switching from UB control to Mardu to RW to… Continue reading

Tokyo MTG stores: Ikebukuro

A few months ago, I was in Tokyo for the first World Magic Cup Qualifier and a Khans of Tarkir Pro Tour Qualifer. The weather was rainy that weekend, but that didn’t stop… Continue reading

Hobby Stores Revisited: Amenity Dream, Big Magic, and Yellow Submarine

Before Grand Prix Nagoya, I will be taking another look at all the Magic stores in Nagoya and offering new insights and information that I hadn’t done before. I hope that this more… Continue reading

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

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

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

Born of the Gods Pre-release: Building a Better Olympus

Wherever the gods in Theros reside, it’s getting packed. This last weekend was the Born of the Gods pre-release, and it added 5 new gods and 160 cards to the Theros limited format.… 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.