ISML 2017: Utaha Shocks The World With Saber Scalp
By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
October 13, 2017
Match Day 2 of the 2017 International Saimoe League is history and this time it was the Female Division to come up with a classic nailbiting upset. In this division, Megumin exploded past Touka Yatogami 1395-737, Megumi Katou rolled past Yui Yuigahama 1121-918, Rikka Takanashi destroyed Ram 1231-897, Taiga Aisaka roared past Nanami Aoyama 1187-923, Rem routed Eriri Sawamura Spencer 1265-949, Nao Tomori defeated Chino Kafuu 1075-920, Yoshino silenced Yuuki Konno 1035-898 and Asuna Yuuki slashed past Kuroyukihime 1225-858.
Utaha Kasumigaoka scored the closest race of the round and the Upset of the Round with a 1070-1055 scalp of Saber, Mitsuha Miyamizu demolished Mirai Kuriyama 1156-851, Mashiro Shiina stormed past Chiyo Sakura 1213-950, Rin Tosaka pasted Kurisu Makise 1179-959, Illyasviel von Einzbern thumped Sora Kasugano 1207-829, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Iroha Isshiki 1265-946 and Yukino Yukinoshita dismantled Aqua 1273-898.
In the Male Division, Archer crushed Takashi Natsume 1072-688, Yuzuru Otonashi gunned down Izayoi Sakamaki 912-768, Karma Akabane prevailed over Ryuuji Takasu 952-917, Felix Argyle defeated Iskandar 975-872, Hachiman Hikigaya routed Saika Totsuka 1239-484, Yuuta Togashi overran Subaru Natsuki 1027-771, Touma Kamijou broke Roy Mustand 906-860 and Korosensei crushed Sorata Kanda 1125-731.
Koyomi Araragi defeated Yato 918-798, Levi won an 903-881 barnburner over Tomoya Okazaki, Taki Tachibana whipped past Tatsuya Shiba 964-881, Souma Yukihira rolled past Rintarou Okabe 917-843, Gintoki Sakata punished Ryuunosuke Akasaka 999-742, Saitama punched Sakamoto 1144-636 and Kiritsugu Emiya impaled Gilgamesh 889-726.
In Summer Seasonal action, Aletta upened Manami Mitama 783-622 and Yoshiko Hanabatake dismantled Chris Yukine 946-633.
Match Day 3 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Ruby Period is scheduled for October 13, 2017. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.