Wednesday, June 27, 2018

ISML 2018: Mikoto Misaka Reelected Saimoe Leader Of The Free World

ISML 2018: Mikoto Misaka Reelected Saimoe Leader Of The Free World
Sora Elected Vice-Leader, Levi Wins Aquamarine Pendant, Rem Wins Aquamarine Necklace

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam On Baltic Avenue
June 27, 2018

Mikoto Misaka was reelected Saimoe Leader Of The Free World with 11237 poinbts, defeating Mio Akiyama who has 6752.79 points. Kotori Itsuka was ranked third (6577.06), Eru Chitanda fourth (7075.74), current Saimoe Prime Minister Megumi Katou fifth (4586.43), Shana sixth (3196.54), Kanade Tachibana seventh (2468.12), and Ruri Gokou eighth (2221.44). Sora was elected Vice-Leader with 5887 points, defeating Lelouch Lamperouge (5614 points). Hideyoshi Kinoshita was fourth (4603.58), Deputy Saimoe PM Korosensei fourth (3892.96), Kazuto Kirigaya fifth (3510.48), Houtarou Oreki sixth (2722.58) and Accelerator last (2065.90).

"I've had a very good run of leading the way in terms of Saimoe, so it's good to know that the people are trusting me to lead our government around the world for another year," said Misaka in her victory speech. "I want to thank Touma, Index, and all the members of my campaign team for all they do. So let's get to work!"

Dark horse Rem won the Aquamarine Nechlace with 12801 votes, outpacing Asuna Yuuki in a landslide win. Yuuki only earned 3814. Kamui Kanna (2673), Mashiro Shiina (2238), Shiro (1986), Rikka Takanashi (1184) and Tooru (851) rounded out the order. Levi Ackerman is your Aquamarine Pendant winner with 9158 votes, more than twice as many as runner up Nagisa Shiota (4304 votes). Rounding the order were Hachiman Hikigaya (3918), Rintarou Okabe (3341), Yuuta Togashi (2324), Kiyotaka Ayanokouji (2004), Gilgamesh (1404), and Taki Tachibana (1197 votes).

Making the cut for the Female Wild Card are:
1 Onodera Kosaki 14982
2 Horikita Suzune 14936
3 Nishikino Maki 14882
4 Akemi Homura 14862
5 Ayano Keiko (Silica) 14767
6 Takimoto Hifumi 14729
7 Oshino Shinobu 14713
7 Kanzaki H. Aria 14713
9 Hoto Kokoa 14700
10 Kirishima Tōka 14689
11 Sakuranomiya Maika 14601

Making with cut for the Male Wild Card are:
1 Kasugano Haruka 14601
2 Hei 14574
3 Azumi Kotarō 14555
4 Inuyasha 14512
5 Heiwajima Shizuo 14434
6 Sebas Tian 14403
7 Yagami Light 14377
8 Bakugō Katsuki 14360
9 Tomoe 14332
10 Satomi Rentarō 14331
11 Natsu Dragneel 14328

These 22 will be in the main draw for the Topaz. In exhibition play, Eiri Yuki defeated Ryuusuke Minami 9236-8225 and Michiru Hyoudou prevailed over Miuna Shiodome 9704-9423. In Winter Seasonal action, Violet Evergarden, the favorite for the Diadem, routed Koizumi 12646-4007. Mei Aihara prevailed over Yuzu Aihara 9257-9127, Takagi pumped Popuko 12686-6016, Ginko Sora defeated Nadeshiko Kagamihara 10899-8039, Ichigo leveled Pipimi 12463-6241, Ai Hinatsuru defeated Rin Shima 10700-8069, Zero Two defeated Miyu Edeilfelt 11124-8978 and Ai Yashajin defeated Matsuri Mizusawa 11629-6167.

Match Day 1 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is scheduled for June 28, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate. And be sure to keep in on The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue for continuing coverage of the world's premier anime character competition, the International Saimoe League!