Tag Archive: Nagoya

What to expect: Impact of M13 on the Metagame – Artifact and Lands

Well, you can’t win them all. I played on the second of day of the M13 Pre-release in Nagoya at Card Brunch and had pretty much the same results as the day before.… Continue reading

M13 Pre-release day 1 results: What I’ve learned

For most of you back in the USA or other parts of North and South America, you haven’t even opened up your first booster pack yet. However, I have just completed my first… Continue reading

M13 Pre-release: Play to your Weaknesses – White

Phew. We did it! We’ve reached the final color. I probably won’t have a chance to do the rares tonight, but do you even need me to? Most of the other websites on… Continue reading

Quick Update: Nagoya World Cup Qualifiers Top 8 decklist

If you’ve been following Star City Games, you’ve probably already seen my article about the Top 8 at the WMCQ last weekend, but just in case, here’s the link to the article. http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/standard/24410-The-Japan-Metagame-Diaries-World-Magic-Cup-Qualifier-In-Nagoya.html… Continue reading

June Update: Magic World Cup Qualifiers this weekend!

I really want to apologize for not posting anything since the 19th. I worked 11 days straight (with 6 of those days being 13 hour days) and barely had time to sleep, let… Continue reading

Turning the Tide: The Japan Meta Game 6/15/12

Hey. You guys. Yes, you, the ones reading this blog. YOU ROCK! Thanks for helping me to hit 10,000 hits in less than a year! Here’s to hoping for 10,000 more!  I feel… Continue reading

Nagoya Traveller 3: Ganbare! 頑張れ! Dragonzu . . . (baseball in Nagoya)

For those of you that live in Japan and have access to a TV set, you’ve probably watched a baseball game, or maybe just saw one for a few seconds while flipping through… Continue reading

Early M13 Speculation and the Nagoya meta game

Just a reminder, but June 30th is now only 26 days away! If you plan to play in the Magic World Cup Qualifiers (remember, you need to have had a Japanese address since… Continue reading

If your friends all jumped off a bridge, would you too? (A Black and Red ‘Suicide’ deck idea)

Breaking news! I went 2-1 on Monday at Card Brunch (18 people showed up) with my UR Titan Control deck. It feels good to win again, and I think I can keep 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.