Friday, June 12, 2015

ISML 2015: Form follows in Aquamarine

ISML 2015: Form follows in Aquamarine

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
June 12, 2015


Match Day 3 of the 2015 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period concluded, and form has followed for the most part. In the Nova Division, Jibril throttle Origami Tobiiichi 3713-2016, Kaori Miyazono defeated Nico Yazawa in both the closest race of the night and the Upset of the Round: a 2694-2656 nailbiter, Isuzu Sento crushed Yukina Himeragi 3286-1972, Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi romped past Satone Shichimiya 3239-2135, Kurousagi bounced past Enju Aihara 2957-2386 and Maki Nishikino pummeled Eli Ayase 2943-1708.

Stephanie Dola outwitted Akame 3072-2486, Yukino Yukinoshita routed Misaki Shokuhou 3816-1949, Kosaki Onodera annihilated Marika Tachibana 3302-1917, Yoshino hammered Terminus Est 3454-1899, Yaya prevailed over Tina Sprout 2710-2475 and Shino Asada blew past Azusa Azuki 3195-2486.

Wrapping up Nova play, Tohka Yatogami drilled Umi Sonoda 3143-2336, Shiro pulverized Mirai Kuriyama 3994-1920, Chitoge Kirisaki rolled past Latifa Fleuranza 3320-2189, Chiyo Sakura whipped past Kotori Minami 3431-2221, Yui Yuigahama belted Yuuki Konno 3425-2312 and Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Miyuki Shiba 3598-2092.

In the Stella Division, Yuri Nakamura won a 2836-2781 thriller over Azusa Nakano, Mashiro Shiina defeated Saber 3208-2758, Inori Yuzuriha routed Nyarlathotep 3200-2223, Shinka Nibutani obliterated Kirino Kousaka 3462-2082, Eucliwood Hellscythe silenced Haruhi Suzumiya 3279-2465 and Illyasviel von Einzbern defeated Rikka Takanashi 3137-2745.

In a battle of the Yuis, Yui-nyan rocked Yui Hirasawa 3082-2516, Charlotte Dunois defeated Yuki Nagato 2817-2642, Hitagi Senjouhara took down Nadeko Sengoku 2685-2179, Eru Chitanda trounced Sena Kashiwazaki 3326-2279, Asuna Yuuki slashed past Kuroyukihime 3367-2527 and Rin Tohsaka leveled Nanami Aoyama 3523-2474.

Wrapping up Stella play, Shana torched Mikan Yuuki 2956-2343, Shinobu Oshino chomped up C.C. 2899-2436, defending champion Kotori Itsuka cruised past Taiga Aisaka 3171-2846, Kurisu Makise defeated Momo Velia Deviluke 2896-2596, Kobato Hasegawa rolled past Holo 2880-2486 and Ayase Aragaki throttled Konjiki no Yami 3109-2431.

In the Male Division, Accelerator accelerated past Mikoto Mikoshiba 3418-1935, Seiya Kanie defeated Umetarou Nozaki 2778-2199, Sorata Kanda prevailed over Yuuta Togashi 2509-2420, Yuzuru Otonashi whipped past Rintarou Okabe 2778-2391, Izaya Orihara blew past L Lawliet 2600-2195 and Sora routed Ayumu Aikawa 3485-1784.

Gilgamesh won a 2606-2548 barn-burner over Tomoya Okazaki, Archer destroyed Raku Ichijou 3147-2171, Edward Elric mowed down Levi 2883-2344, Hachiman Hikigaya obliterated Shidou Itsuka 3517-1799, Kiritsugu Emiya defeated Ryuji Takasu 2784-2546 and Izayoi Sakamaki demolished Yato 2872-2004.

Wrapping up Male Division play, Shizuo Heiwajima rolled past Ken Kaneki 2676-2257, Touma Kamijou defeated Tatsuya Shiba 2781-2309, Keima Katsuragi wiped out Sadao Maou 2715-2144, Koyomi Araragi pulverized Ryuunosuke Akasaka 2867-2187, Gintoki Sakata defeated Rentarou Satomi 2718-2422 and Kyon prevailed over Shirou Emiya 2639-2508.

In special exhibition action, Tama defeated Pino 2064-1572 and Mayoi Hachikuji deep-fried Ika-Musume 2598-2114.

Match Day 4 of the 2015 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period is scheduled for June 14, 2015. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.