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A New Frontier – Absolutely Shocking: The Impact of Guilds of Ravnica on Frontier (Part 2)

“A New Frontier” is a series of articles based around the MTG format created by Hareruya and Big Magic in Japan that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set… Continue reading

A New Frontier – Absolutely Shocking: The Impact of Guilds of Ravnica on Frontier (Part 1)

“A New Frontier” is a series of articles based around the MTG format created by Hareruya and Big Magic in Japan that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set… Continue reading

A New Frontier – DOMination: The Impact of Dominaria on Frontier

“A New Frontier” is a series of articles based around the MTG format created by Hareruya and Big Magic in Japan that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Fight for your Rites

You gotta fight, for your Growing Rites (of Itlimoc), to paaaarrrrttyyy   Ever since energy decks made a name for themselves in this current standard environment, I’ve made it my mission to build… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Dead to Rites

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote about the standard format. It was before the rotation, and I had just finished the Japan Nationals tournament. I went 8-4, with a 4-2… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Give me Back my Tokens!

(Special thanks to my old friend James Miles for this awesome gif! He really brought my idea to life! The picture is from the movie Taken 2, featuring Liam Neeson. Used under Fair… Continue reading

TJMGD: Grand Prix Kitakyushu – Learn to Walk Before you Run

It’s hard to accept failure. You try so hard, for so long, and you fall short. When I was in high school I played for my school’s soccer team. We were the “ghetto”… Continue reading

Jund No More – my prep for GP Kitakyushu

It’s getting down to the wire now. There are 4 days left until I hop on a plane and head down to Fukuoka prefecture to prove to myself that I’m not just a… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Popping My Cherry

“So what’s it like . . . you know?” “It’s like warm apple pie” I’m no stranger to Pro Tour Qualifiers. Since I moved to Nagoya and decided to become a serious Magic… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Listening to Your Inner Voice

You can’t always believe in what other people tell you. Sometimes you have to go with your gut and listen to your voice, your inner voice that is. Magic is the same way.… 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.

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