Monday, August 19, 2013

ISML 2013: Topaz Necklace Field Set!

ISML 2013: Topaz Necklace Field Set!

By JR Salazar
August 19, 2013

So, we have come to the conclusion of the regular season round-robin matches here in the 2013 International Saimoe League, still the world's premier anime character competition. However, there is a necklace to be won before we dive into the postseason. Eucliwood Hellscyuthe, Mashiro Shiina, Taiga Aisaka, Kobato Hasegawa, Mikoto Misaka, Kuroyukihime and Kirino Kousaka have punched their tickets for one final shot at winning the Topaz Necklace.

Let's take a look at the action in Match Day 7 of the 2013 ISML Topaz Necklace Period.

NOVA DIVISION

In the Nova Division, Rea Sanka edged Shouko Kirishima 4272-4072, Fuuko Kurasaki defeated Tsukihi Araragi 4699-3658, Rikka Takanashi won a 4574-4447 thriller over Kobato Hasegawa, Karuta Roromiya defeated Subaru Konoe 4180-3861, Meiko Honma pounded Yui Kotegawa 53736-3269 and Rin Natsume defeated Ririchiyo Shirakiin 4253-3829.

Sena Kashiwazaki trampled over Keiko Ayano 5362-3492, Momo Velia Deviluke rolled past Erio Touwa 4493-3643, Mikan Yuuki whipped past Karen Araragi 41506-3485, Noumi Kudryavka stunned Suguha Kirigaya 4573-3944, Mashiro Shiina obliterated Yui 6192-2829 and Eru Chitanda dismantled Touka Takanashi 5394-3469.

Wrapping up Nova action, Nyarlathotep cruised past Shinobu Oshino 4767-3668, Aria Holmes Kanzaki shot down Homura Akemi 5118-3489, Nanami Aoyama leveled Yozora Mikazuki 5146-3517, Kurisu Makise finished her ISML run on a winning note over Mei Misaki 4601-3712, Asuna Yuuki defeated Kuroyukihime 4929-3949 and Inori Yuzuriha tormented Shinka Nibutani 5151-3787.

STELLA DIVISION

In the Stella Division, Illyasviel von Einzbern routed Nymph 4991-3313, Kyou Fujibayashi defeated Holo 4271-3783, Eucliwood Hellscythe silenced Azusa Nakano 5444-3548, Nagisa Furukawa rolled past Ui Hirasawa 4476-3885, Ayase Aragaki annihilated Last Order 5856-3620 and Yuki Nagato steamrolled past Charlotte Dunois 4918-3655.

Mio Akiyama boomed past Yui Hirasawa 4911-3266, Louise Francoise Le Blanc De La Valliere defeated Tomoyo Sakagami 4437-3948, Hinagiku Katsura won a 4103-4084 nailbiter over Victorique de Blos, Shana torched Nadeko Sengoku 5193-3773, Taiga Aisaka roared past Yui-nyan 5189-3863 and Mikoto Misaka electrocuted Konjiki no Yami 5406-3889.

Wrapping up Stella play, Masami Iwasawa rocked Mato Kuroi 4377-4091, C.C. defeated Konara Izumi 4247-3894, Yuri Nakamura stunned Haruhi Suzumioya 4750-4094, Hitagi Senjougahara whipped past Rin Tosaka 4304-3851, Kirino Kousaka abused Saber 5129-3922 and Ruri Gokou has thrust herself as the  contender to beat in the race for the Tiara, delivering both the closest race of the night and the Upset of the Round: a 4798-4764 thriller over defending champion Kanade Tachibana.

Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
2013 ISML Topaz Necklace Odds
As of 8:25 p.m. PT
August 19, 2013

Mashiro Shiina 1-5
Eucliwood Hellscythe 2-1
Taiga Aisaka 5-1
Kobato Hasegawa 10-1
Mikoto Misaka 20-1
Kuroyukihime 35-1
Kirino Kousaka 50-1

Mitsuki Kouyama and Yuki Morikawa also delivered in their special exhibition, defeated Nana Komatsu and Mylene Flare Jenius 3944-2091.

Match Day 8 of the 2013 International Saimoe League Topaz Necklace Phase is scheduled for Thursday, August 22, 2013. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.

NOTE: During the course of the 2013 ISML season, Momo's middle name had been misspelled. For the record, the correct spelling of her name is "Momo Velia Deviluke." The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue will use this appelation when referring to Momo in future saimoe contests and on this blog.
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