Tuesday, November 15, 2016

ISML 2016: Kurisu Makise, Kiritsugu Emiya Win Diamond Prizes

ISML 2016: Kurisu Makise, Kiritsugu Emiya Win Diamond Prizes

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam On Baltic Avenue
November 15, 2016

Match Day 3 of the 2016 International Saimoe League Postseason was the Diamond Necklace and Pendant Match. Kurisu Makise ended a long wait to win a big one, taking the Diamond Necklace with 731 votes (17.20$), beating out Kurumi Tokisaki (691 votes, 16.40%) and Iroha Isshiki (641 votes, 15.08%). Rounding out the order were Asuna Yuuki (614 votes, 14.44%), Illyasviel von Einzbern (559 votes, 13.15%), Shiro (450 votes, 10.59%), Nanami Aoyama (379 votes, 8.92%) and Jibril (180 votes, 4.23%).

Kiritsugu Emiya (680 votes, 16.62%) delivered the Upset of the Round, edging Touma Kamijou (646 votes, 15.79%) to win the Diamond Pendant. Rounding out the order were Rintarou Okabe (529 votes, 12.93%), Souma Yukihira (521 votes, 12.73%), Izayoi Sakamaki (509 votes, 12.44%), Ryuuji Takasu (463 votes, 11.31%), Kyon (394 votes, 9.63%) and Keima Katsuragi (350 votes, 8.55%).

Four other Round of 128 - Consolation matches took place. Nagisa Furukawa won the first match with 731 votes (17.78%). Shiki Ryogi was another match winner with 728 votes (17.67%). Also coming up huge as match winners were C.C. (945 votes, 23.19%) and Rory Mercury (734 votes, 17.93%).

Match Day 4 of the 2016 International Saimoe League Postseason, part of the Round of 16, is scheduled for Monday, November 21, 2016. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate. Keep it right here on The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue for continuing coverage of the 2016 International Saimoe League, the world's premier anime character competition!