Tag Archive: Nagoya

Game Day Results: Avacyn Restored

Avacyn Restored Game Day is over. How did everybody do? I had to work on Saturday so sadly I didn’t have a chance to do an event on each day, but I still… Continue reading

Gearing up for Gameday Avacyn Restored: A look at the Nagoya Metagame

I’m deeply sorry I haven’t posted more lately. Luckily I’ve gotten some more work as of late (I need the money), and haven’t been able to attend all of the tournaments I’d like… Continue reading

Nagoya Traveller 2: Oasis 21

It’s been a while since I did one of my Nagoya posts, so I thought it would be nice to break from the usual Magic oriented posts and talk about my city instead.… Continue reading

Avacyn Restored: The Good, the Bad, and the Glorious (an article by Chris Bradford)

Today on The Japan Hobbyist, we have a guest columnist giving us his opinions about the Avacyn Restored set, and how he thinks the cards will affect the different formats in the future.… Continue reading

Magic World Cup Qualifiers and GP Yokohama news

Today I have more news about the Magic World Cup qualifiers in Nagoya as well as news about GP Yokohama. GP Yokohama: I have been so focused on GP Nagoya in December that… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Misery loves company

I’ve finally come to realize while they call it “Cavern of Souls”. All of those blue mages out there that die when a big creature hits the field and they can’t counter it… Continue reading

Nerdy Nagoya

I’ve decided to switch gears for a change and talk about some of the more interesting stores I’ve been to in Nagoya. I’ve been talking only about Magic stores lately, but there are… Continue reading

Avacyn Unleashed (in Japan)

First off, let me thank everybody for checking out my site this last week! There was a huge surge in traffic over the weekend and I received over 2400 views in a 3… Continue reading

Preparing for the Worst: Updating your deck post Avacyn (Part 3)

It looks like I’ll be busy tomorrow going around town looking for cheap commons and play testing before Friday Night Magic, so tonight I’ll be posting the last part of my Post Avacyn… Continue reading

Preparing for the Worst: Updating your decks post Avacyn Restored (part 2)

Welcome back for my next installment of updating your decks with Avacyn cards. Hopefully you got some good ideas from the previous post. I definitely think that Frites is going to be horrifying… 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.