Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ISML 2017: Edward Shocks Archer, Touma Keeps It Close

ISML 2017: Edward Shocks Archer, Touma Keeps It Close

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
October 31, 2017

Match Day 1 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Diamond Period is history. In the Female Division, Rem routed Yui Yuigahama 2155-1395, Yukino Yukinoshita defeated Utaha Kasumigaoka 1667-1344, Shiro rolled past Rikka Takanashi 1853-1416, Asuna Yuuki slashed past Iroha Isshiki 2127-1215, Megumi Katou prevailed over Shino Asada 1679-1650 and Taiga Aisaka roared past Rin Tosaka 1724-1633.

Mashiro Shiina clobbered Kuroyukihime 1999-1180, Megumi exploded past Jibril 2044-1284, Nao Tomori won a 1681-1650 barnburner over Illyasviel von Einzbern, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Chino Kafuu 1975-1286, Emilia defeated Kurisu Makise 1792-1625 and Saber sliced and diced Mitsuha Miyamizu 1888-1472.

In the Male Division, Hachiman Hikigaya routed Rintarou Okabe 1734-1071, Touma Kamijou won the closest race of the round, a 1481-1460 thriller over Nagisa Shiota, Gintoki Sakata defeated Yato 1324-1207, Korosensei blew past Saika Totsuka 1707-1192, Yuzuru Otonashi blasted Gilgamesh 1491-1252 and Levi whipped past Shirou Emiya 1589-1265.

Saitama punched Koyomi Araragi 1553-1260, Edward Elric leveled Archer in the Upset of the Round 1572-1200, Souma Yukihira sailed past Yuuta Togashi 1631-1212, Ryuuji Takasu roared past Taki Tachibana 1293-1349, Kazuma Satou dismantled Felix Argyle 1768-1118 and Karma Akabane scalped Kiritsugu Emiya 1557-1370.

In Summer Seasonal action, Jeanne D'arc impaled Yukana Yame 1736-920, Aguri routed Michelle Watagi 1565-626, Chiaki Hoshinomori defeated Liones Yelistratova 1255-906, Princess rolled past Mari Fukami 1454-525, Sayaka Sumino drubbed Mikan Kise 1802-416, Suzune Horikita trounced Yumina Urnea Belfast 1661-893, Karen Tendou whipped past Aletta 1661-742 and Yoshiko Hanabatake stormed past Nanachi 1385-1074.

Match Day 2 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Diamond Period is scheduled for November 1, 2017. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.