Tag Archive: Nagoya

Return to Ravnica: Play to your Weaknesses – Red

I’m doing Red tonight, and I don’t think I’ll be able to touch multicolor and hybrid until tomorrow morning or tomorrow evening. This will be alright for those of you playing overseas in… Continue reading

In the End, it doesn’t really matter – a Massive Metagame recap

I’ve posted a few articles in the past months about the metagame in Nagoya, Japan, but I have fallen behind on posting it. So now, less than a week until the Return to… Continue reading

Get a Life (Post rotation build) – a Farewell to Wurms

It’s almost time to say goodbye to my Scars of Mirrodin, Mirrodin Besieged, New Phyrexia, and M12 friends. I want to thank you all for your hard work. You got me back on… Continue reading

Return to Ravnica: The Pre-Release

The pre-release for Return to Ravnica is just around the corner. This set is going to be big. Bigger than Innistrad, bigger than Avacyn Restored . . . it’s going to be the… Continue reading

Off the Beaten Path: Magic Store profiles around Nagoya

1/16/13 Update – Fireball has changed it’s name to Advantage and has remodeled their store. It’s still in the same place but now it’s a little bit shinier ^_^. I have edited the… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: 13 Ways to Die

(This article was originally for SCG but due to their busy summer schedule of opens, the World Magic Cup, and the release of Return to Ravnica, they were not able to put it… Continue reading

Grand Prix Trials in Nagoya

This is just a short post today, but I wanted to let players living in Japan know that there are two GP Trials coming up in Nagoya at Amenity Dream. These trials are… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Out of Control

(NOTE – This is a Star City Games report that I wrote a few weeks ago. With all of the Magic news going on in August, I believe there is a good chance… Continue reading

Playing Magic in Japan – How is it Different from overseas? (Part 2)

I think there are a lot more cultural differences between Japan and other countries when it comes to Magic so I’d like to continue my articles about how they are different. Today I’ll… Continue reading

My So Called Life Gain Deck (revisited)

I’ve had a lot of practice with my life gain deck recently and the results have been nothing less than amazing. It’s been very consistent and has battled back from the brink on… 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.