Tag Archive: Nagoya

Bang for your Buck: Investing in cards for Modern Masters 2015 – Tier 1 Decks

Disclaimer: I can not be held responsible for any poor decisions I make in regards to any cards you might buy in response to my article. I’m going to post my thoughts and… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Shaolin Masters

Dragons may rule the skies, but on the ground, nobody messes with Kung Fu masters. If you know where to hit, you can bring the most massive of monsters crashing down to the… Continue reading

Nagoya MTG Stores: Card Brunch Motoyama and Card Company (Osu)

Just when you think you’ve found them all, more card stores pop up that you had no idea existed. At least, that seems to be the case in Nagoya. Since I’ve moved here… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Butchers and the Bees

“Mommy, Daddy, where do baby dragons come from?“   Hehe, I love reading Cardboard Crack. If you haven’t read their MTG comics before, I recommend checking the website out somtime: http://cardboard-crack.com/ It’s been… Continue reading

Puca Pals: Week 3 Report – Diving into Madness

Puca Pals is a weekly/bi-weekly article I write to chronicle my adventures on Puca Trade, the online trading system where Magic Players around the world trade with each other. In the articles, I… 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

Nerdy Nagoya: Super Potato

Today I’m taking a break from my usual MTG articles to give my readers some information on cool places to visit in Nagoya. I’ve done this before when I talked about stores like… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Fate Reforged Game Day

Someday, someone will best me. But it won’t be today, and it won’t be you. – Flavor Text from “Last Word”   The Horde has treated me well these past 2 weeks. Last… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Clan Warfare

You can’t remain on the sidelines forever. Eventually you have to choose sides. When you do, you’re bound to make enemies. In the world of standard Magic, the Clans of Tarkir are at… Continue reading

Bang for your Buck: Investing in Cards for Fate Reforged – Blue and Black

Disclaimer: I can not be held responsible for any poor decisions I make in regards to any cards you might buy in response to my article. I’m going to post my thoughts and… 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.