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Kanda Game day!
Joins us at our Kanda game day, the best place to meet same minded friends and game in the most prolific area for board games in Tokyo! Go grab the latest hotness from one of the numerous board game shops in the area representing the amazing Japanese board game scene and bring them over to our venue and play with us! Attendance fee will be around the usual 300 yen we charge for most of our other locations too, just to cover the room booking fees. Food and drinks are ok in the Akihabara/Kanda venues but we would kindly like to ask everyone to take all your trash back with you. We ll be delighted to see many of you there, lets make it a good one! ジャパン・インターナショナル・ゲーマーズ・ギルド(JIGG)は 首都圏近郊で最大級となる国際アナログゲームサークルです。 秋葉原といえば、日本屈指の娯楽の街。東京周辺から交通の便も良く、 駅の周囲にはゲーム会にそのまま持ち込めるボードゲーム、 ミニチュアゲーム、TRPGなどを調達できるお店も充実しています! なお、今回の参加者の上限は45人ですが、参加者に応じて 次回はより広い会場での開催も検討しております。 日本ではまだあまりお目にかかれない外国産の珍しいゲームを 遊んでみたい方、海外からやってきたメンバーとゲームを遊びつつ 国際交流をしてみたい方、そんなあなたの参加をお待ちしています。 もちろん、気軽にゲームを楽しみたいという方も大歓迎です! イベント名: ジャパン・インターナショナル・ゲーマーズ・ギルド(JIGG) 秋葉原ゲームデイ 日時: 13:00~22:00 会場:神田公園公民館 所在地:東京都千代田区神田司町2-2 参加費:300円 注記1: Meetupのアカウントをお持ちでない方は以下のtwitter アカウントの担当者に参加を希望する旨をご連絡ください。 『@jigg_tokyo』 注記2: ボードゲームだけでなく、TRPG、ミニチュアゲームなどもプレイ可能です。 ただし、広いスペースを必要とするミニチュアゲームのプレイは 他の卓との兼ね合いがあるため、必ず事前にご相談ください。

Kanda-Koen Kuminkan

Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Kanda Tsukasamachi, 2 Chome 2 · Tokyo

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This is a meetup page for Japan`s International Gamers Guild in the Tokyo/Kanto area--Since 1992, JIGG has been Japan's largest and longest running English speaking and bilingual gaming group. We play roleplaying games, boardgames, CCGs (Collectible Card Games, i.e., Magic) historical simulation games (wargames), miniatures games (including historical miniatures and games by Games Workshop), and traditional games like chess. Regular meetings are organized at least once a month. Just bring your favorite board game and there will definitely be someone willing to try it with you.
Are you visiting Tokyo on vacation/business tip and need a game fix? JIGG Tokyo caters also for you, come play board games in Tokyo with us!

JIGG was started by Steve Brown a.k.a. "STAN" and Kevin Burns a.k.a. "greatpowers" to find gamers and help promote game events in the Tokyo/Kanto area. We welcome new hosts that can schedule game days in the greater Tokyo area. If you would like to host a game day, feel free to contact us.

Minimum requirements for possible candidates are:

• A substantial board game collection of their own 100+ games at least.

• Being able to provide space for a minimum of 20 people in a public location.

• Anyone can join their game day and bring and play any game they like (with exception to games related to gambling).

JIGGとは、言ってしまえば毎週末に集まってボードゲームをやってるグループです。名前にインターナショナルと付く通り、参加者は海外の方が多いです。 と はいえ、日本にお住まいの方々ですから大体日本語はわかりますし、「英語全然しゃべれない!」と心配する必要は無いです。



Make sure you also join the JIGG Tokyo guild on boardgamegeek (

Information for gaming outside the greater Tokyo area

JIGG Kansai
This meetup group is primarily for JIGG Kansai which encompasses Osaka and its surrounding prefectures (mainly Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto).

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JIGG Tokai
The Tokai Chapter of JIGG, mainly encompasses Nagoya but has active members from Mie and Shizuoka prefectures. JIGG Tokai and JIGG Kansai intermingle often especially for larger events!

Facebook Group (

BoardGameGeek (

JIGG Shinshu
This branch of JIGG covers the Nagano and Niigata prefecture areas. Most gamers are located in Nagano city and Matsumoto city and regular events are held in Nagano.

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And a bit of JIGG history (

Dont forget to visit Kevin's blog ( one of the fathers of JIGG.

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