Tag Archive: Osu Kannon

The Japan Metagame Diaries: GP Shizuoka – You’re a Wizard Harry

It’s not every day you get a chance to meet flesh and blood wizards, and while their ability to brew polyjuice potion might not be up to snuff for the Half-Blood Prince, Helene… Continue reading

The 63rd Osu Matsuri

This past weekend in Nagoya, Japan, there was an all day festival around Osu Kannon on Saturday and Sunday. There was live music from popular anime song artists such as nobody knows+, performances… Continue reading

Magic in the Wild West: Hobby Saloon

(UPDATE – Hobby Saloon is in the process of moving their shop to a place with cheaper rent, and will be closed until sometime in September. I will post an updated article once… Continue reading

Gatecrash Prerelease – What I learned and First Impressions

By now many of you have probably already received your guild boxes, are opening your packs, and building your decks. I, on the other hand, have just finished eating two pizzas with my… Continue reading

Welcome to the New Magic Season – Happy New Years!

Thanks again to everybody who made last year a record breaking year for me! The Japan Hobbyist received more than 40,000 views in 2012! From small beginnings, this blog has grown into something… Continue reading

Magic Game Day Return to Ravnica and MTG Event update

I have a few quick updates today. The first is about Magic Gameday next weekend. Most places will be hosting one next week, and the format is standard. I’m pretty psyched about the… Continue reading

Six Chances at Glory in Nagoya

The Nagoya GP is now only TWO MONTHS away! Time has really flown, and I am nowhere NEAR ready for the event. Luckily, there are quite a few chances for me to improve… Continue reading

Game Day M13: Get a Life

August 4th Saturday’s Game Day at Hobby Station Osu was another painful reminder that I still haven’t figured out how to control the metagame. It was 6 rounds of hell for me as… Continue reading

M13: Magic Game Day and Nagoya PTQ Correction

7/29 Nagoya PTQ Correction: I want to make a quick correction about the PTQ in Nagoya this Sunday. I don’t know if anybody in the area was planning on going, but I just… Continue reading

Upcoming Events in Nagoya Next Weekend!

Just a short post, but important nonetheless. There are two big events happening next weekend in Nagoya and I’d like to give my readers enough time to plan for them in case they… Continue reading