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Challenger Decks 2019 Japan
Set Information
Set symbol This set has no own expansion symbol.
Symbol description Cards use the symbol of their original expansion.
Release date November 8, 2019
Set size Two 75-card constructed decks
Challenger Deck series
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Magic: The Gathering Chronology
Mystery Booster Convention Edition Challenger Decks 2019 Japan Game Night 2019

Challenger Decks 2019 Japan is a set of two individual preconstructed 75-card challenger decks that exclusively became available in Japan on November 8, 2019.[1]


These Challenger Decks were only available in Japan, and only in Japanese.

The decks are tailored for the Japanese market, probably because Magic is not as popular in Japan as other card games (Pokémon, Duel Masters, Yu-Gi-Oh!), and is much more expensive in comparison. The presence of top level Magic players from Japan means that there is interest, but the low market share means that people aren't buying and/or it isn't popular. These decks are meant to get people interested in Standard. Beacuse of this, it was speculated that the decks were loaded with expensive cards because they were fighting in a saturated market where players might not have the patience or knowledge to build a somewhat competitive deck.[2]


Awakening Earth[]

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A blue/green deck, featuring 18 rares and 1 mythic rares.

Awakening Earth

Song Dance[]

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A red/white aggro deck, featuring 18 rares and 3 mythic rares.