The Kiku Matsuri

Pledge your Allegiance in Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game 


Gen Con 50 not only marks the launch of Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game, but also an opportunity for the seven great clans of Rokugan to compete for the Emperor’s favor.

The Kiku Matsuri, also known as the Chrysanthemum Festival, is being held at Gen Con from August 17th through 20th. The stunning event will feature over 700 participants competing in the very first Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game  tournament!

Pledge your Allegiance

Those not attending Gen Con can still support their clan in a bid for the Emperor’s Favor. Simply send out a tweet with two hashtags: “#Kikumatsuri” and the other in support of your clan. Tweets will be counted between noon and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 17th. Be sure to support your clan with the following hashtags:

  • #CrabClan
  • #CraneClan
  • #DragonClan
  • #LionClan
  • #PhoenixClan
  • #ScorpionClan
  • #UnicornClan

This social media support, combined with the Great Clans’ performances at Gen Con, will determine which Clan wins the Emperor’s Favor. The victorious Clan will have their sigil featured in the decorations and many prizes at the annual Winter Court in November. L5R play will continue throughout the convention. An additional tournament on Friday and Saturday will determine what role the clans will take in the months leading up to the Winter Court!

Be sure to tune into L5RLive on the Fantasy Flight Games Facebook Page starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern standard time for a view of the Kiku Matsuri Opening Ceremonies! Join L5R fans around the world as we celebrate the Gen Con release of Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game with a parade and opening remarks!


Samurai attending Gen Con will no doubt be parched after a day of battling for supremacy. Be sure to head to Mikado, a Japanese Restaurant located at 148 Illinois St. across the street from the convention center. A cover charge of $10 can be used on Food and Drinks. Be sure to wear your L5R wristband to get an additional $3 in Mikado cash!

Be a part of history with the Kiku Matsuri. Support your clan and be sure to purchase Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game when it releases in the fourth quarter of 2017!

Rally your clan during the Kiku Matsuri by tweeting out your support this Thursday, August 17th, between noon and 2:30 p.m.!

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