MTG Japan Previews New Tournament And Manga Promo Cards

MTG Japan previews some incredible PWCS and manga exclusive promo cards!

Counterspell, illustrated by Hannibal King

Courtesy of Wizards of the Coast (WotC), take a look at these exclusive Japanese promo cards — Basri Ket, Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose, Seasoned Hallowblade, and Counterspell!

Available through The Planeswalker Championship Series (PWCS) tournaments in Japan, the three promo cards are available as follows:

  • 1st place – Basri Ket
  • Top 8 – Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose
  • All participants – Seasoned Hallowblade

The PWCS started in the fall of 2019 and originally featured Vraska, Golgari Queen, Experimental Frenzy, and Pteramander as prizes.

In 2020, the tournament featured six additional cards — Narset, Parter of Veils, Nissa, Who Shakes the World, and Liliana, Dreadhorde General in the spring, and Mystical Dispute, Fae of Wishes, and Elspeth, Sun’s Nemesis in the fall.

MTG Japan also previewed a manga exclusive promo — Counterspell!

Sporting its Fifth Edition artwork by Hannibal King, this special foil Counterspell is available by purchasing a copy of the Destroy All Humankind. They Can’t Be Regenerated. manga.