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Rockin' Nippon is a Japanese Music TCG that covers all genres in Japanese Music. It was originally created by Ayay as Music Station on January 29, 2011, which was previously an Idol TCG named Only You and a Jrock TCG named Media Junky. Rockin' Nippon was officially opened for prejoin on August 18, 2014 and the official opening was on September 1, 2014.

What is a TCG?

Online Trading Card Games are similar to the trading cards you knew as a child. Rather than playing in person and collecting cards from packs at the store, you collect everything online. The goal is to collect all of the cards you like, also know as mastering a deck. Online TCGs are free to play, a lot of fun, and very addictive! Interested in joining? Check out the rest of this section before moving on to the join form!

Trade Post

Before you join, you need a place to store your stuff, also know as a trade post. To make life easier for you and for your fellow TCG members, you should separate your cards, at least into groups of keeping and trading. You are also required to keep a detailed card log, showing how you got every card. The final thing you need on your site is a way to contact you, either a form or an email link, so you can trade.

Cards

There are several types of cards at Rockin' Nippon. The majority of decks are 20 cards a deck and are worth 1. These are "regular" cards.

Group Artist Band Member Solo Artist Promotional Video


General Card Naming Guide:


Photoshoot Decks are worth 2 and have 10 cards per deck. You can trade 2 regular cards for one special card. The naming for the photshoot cards follows the following format: artist-ps-deckname##. These are also known as "special" cards.
Photoshoot Card


Member Cards, however, are worth 0, but each member has an infinite supply of their own member card, and can freely trade it with each member once. That is, Ayay cannot have two copies of Megumi's card.
Member cards can only be traded with other member cards.

Member Cards can be obtained when you join or through the member card form if you did not fill in that field when you joined.

Event Cards are worth 0 and are untradeable.

Currency

For currency at Rockin' Nippon, we are using Musical Notes. If you were a member during the original run of Music Station, these might look familiar to you. You can exchange them for pins on the forums. These pins can be permanent power-ups, temporary power-ups or card packs.


Levels & Level Ups

When you join Rockin Nippon, you begin at level one and work your way up through the levels. The requirements for each level are posted here. The rewards for leveling up are 1 regular card(s) of choice, 3 random regular cards.

LEVELCARDS
First Single001-100
Second Single101-200
Third Single201-300
Fourth Single301-500
Fifth Single501-700
Sixth Single701-900
Seventh Single901-1200
Eighth Single1201-1500
Ninth Single1501-1800
Tenth Single1801-2100
Singles Collection2101+


Once you get to Singles Collection, you can request a custom badge on the forums to be made. If you max both your level and your rank, you can also request an event card to be made in your honour. Also, when you max your level, you can also receive royalties every x amount of cards -- please check the level-up form when you get to Singles Collection for the values

Ranks

Ranks are an additional level up system that is completely optional. The requirements for each ranks are posted here. The rewards for ranking up are 2 regular card(s) of choice, 4 random regular cards, and 2 random special cards.

RANKMASTERIES
First Album0-5
Second Album6-10
Third Album11-15
Fourth Album16-20
Fifth Album21-25
Sixth Album26-30
Seventh Album31-35
Eighth Album36-40
Ninth Album41-45
Tenth Album46-50
Best Album51+


Once you get to Best Album, you can request a custom badge on the forums to be made. If you max both your level and your rank, you can also request an event card to be made in your honour.

Mastering

Once you have collecting all of the cards in a deck, you have mastered the deck. This means you cannot trade away any of these cards (except for doubles, of course) but you will receive some rewards for doing so. For every card deck you master, you receive 2 regular card(s) of choice, 3 random regular cards, and 1 random special cards.

When you master a deck, you also receive a mastery badge for the deck you mastered:



CD Shop

For every 30 points you trade in the TCG, you receive rewards and a CD! This is similar to stamp cards, except you get an extra CD instead of only getting card rewards. Fill up more stamp cards, and earn more CDs for your collection! Acquire your CDs through the forums please~.


Points:
Trading with the TCG (doubles, melting pot, Maru) is not worth any points.

For members who want to keep track of their trades via stamp cards, please go to the stamp Card Gallery
For our CD shop gallery, go here.

Fanclub Badges

Fanclub badges are something you can earn every 6 masteries of any specific artist. There are no perks for joining a fanclub; however, you do get extra rewards for collecting the same artist. For example, if you collect 6 decks of Morning Musume decks as listed on the artist pages, you get a custom fanclub badge, which will be displayed on your profile.

There are 5 levels per artist in total and you can join multiple fanclubs. Please check our the Fanclub Badges section of the forums for more detailed information.



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