Friday, October 05, 2012

ISML 2012: All In For The Division Finals

ISML 2012: All In For The Division Finals

By JR Salazar
October 5, 2012

The 2012 International Saimoe League Division Finals are now officially set. Kanade Tachibana and Ruri Gokou will be facing each other in the Nova Division Final, while defending champion Mikoto Misaka is facing Taiga Aisaka in the Stella Division Final.

Tachibana sliced and diced Yui 7005-2849, while in the closest match of the night, a single vote separated Gokou from Eucliwood Hellscythe, 5062-5061. Misaka electrocuted Yuki Nagato 5984-4044, while Aisaka roared past Saber 6524-3648.

Six other exhibition matches also took place on Day 3 of the postseason. Charlotte Orleans, a.k.a. Tabitha, defeated Marika Katou 4685-2333. Madoka Kyouna was a disappointing third with 1747 votes. Yuka Hanaki won her exhibition, defeated Kanata Shinonome 3889-2663. Serika Itou was third with 1174 votes.

In the third exhibitiom, Miu Takanashi did just enough to silence Tsukasa Ayatsuji, 3826-3092. Cordelia Glauca was third with 2010 votes. Nyaruko, a.k.a. Nyarlathotep, proved that she will be a threat in the Nova with a 5921-1977 whipping of koko Hekmatyar. Tamaki Kasuga was third with 1305 votes.

Riding on the coattails of another good campaign for Bakemonogatari, Tsubasa Hanekawa flexed her muscles against Zessica Wong, 55141-1601. Taki Tooru was third with 1512 votes. Toki Onjouji, already an established threat for Saki in the 2channel Anime Saimoe Tournament, defeated Maiya Hisau to win her exhibition 4091-2513. Sasaki was third with 1048 votes.

The Division Finals wrap up with Day 4 of the 2012 International Saimoe League postseason, scheduled for October 7, 2012. Vote for your favorite candidates at and join the ongoing debate.

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