Friday, July 06, 2018

ISML 2018: Violet Evergarden Wins Winter Diadem

ISML 2018: Violet Evergarden Wins Winter Diadem

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
July 6, 2018


As correctly predicted by the Bedlam on Baltic Avenue, Violet Evergarden is your 2018 International Saimoe League Winter Diadem Champion, defeating Ichigo in a 8729-3212 landslide victory. Zero Two finished third place with a 6034-3663 thumping of Takagi. With Evergarden's form having been overwhelming in the Winter Seasonal tournament, it will not be surprising if she can continue this form heading into her next few exhibition matches against the Spring, Summer and Fall Diadem winners.

Match Day 4 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is history. In the Female Division, Chtholly Nota Seniorious defeated Chiyo Sakura 5235-4428, Yoshino silenced Maika Sakuranomiya 5664-3647, Tamako Kitashirakawa clobbered Meiko Honma 5126-4549, Yukino Yukinoshita leveled Shiki Ryougi 6490-3326, Azusa Nakano rocked Hifumi Takimoto 5287-3409, Kaori Miyazono routed Nanami Aoyama 7243-4766, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Ram 6938-3227 and Megumin exploded past Cocoa Hoto 6023-3552.

Taiga Aisaka roared past Kuroko Shirai 5469-3851, Rin Tohsaka thumped Yuuki Konno 6737-3846, Utaha Kasumigaoka punished Yukina Himeragi 5938-3911, Haruhi Suzumiya cruised past Yui 5644-3608, Kurisu Makise faceplanted Iroha Isshiki 6456-3411, Eucliwood Hellscythe defeated Suzune Horikita 4582-3912, Sakura Kinomoto eased past Jeanne d'Arc 5374-4261 and Emilia  demolished Kirino Kousaka 6386-3736.

Wrapping up action in the Female Division, Tohka Yatogami thrashed Vignette April Tsukinose 5096-3936, Ai Haibara dismissed Sakura Matou 5585-4472, Schwi Dola slammed Aoba Suzukaze 5873-3194, Chino Kafuu flew past Satanichia McDowell Kurumizawa 4946-3750, Sagiri Izumi thumped Mordred 4944-3651, Illyasviel von Einzbern slayed Homura Akemi 6710-3018, Holo chomped up Mikasa Ackerman 4656-4134 and Saber slashed past Jibril 5536-4201.

In the Male Division, Gilgamesh impaled Ayumu Aiikawa 6111-2938, Shouto Todoroki bounced Ciel Phantomhive 4695-3515, Yuzuru Otonashi shot down Tomoya Aki 5365-3734, Riku Dola rocked Tetsuya Kuroko 6308-2433, Tsukasa Mizugaki hammered Masamune Izumi 4804-3770, Astolfo dominated Sadao Maou 4528-3770, Yuuta Togashi pumped Keima Katsuragi 5231-2247 and Eren Yeager routed Rentarou Satomi 5300-2911.

Ryuuji Takasu roared past Itachi Uchiha 4580-3887, Kiritsugu Emiya pummeled Makoto Naegi 5655-3010, Naruto Uzamaki outlasted Roy Mustang 4030-3173, Shouya Ishida dominated Akihito Kanbara 5329, Ainz Ooal Gown flattened Seijuurou Akashi 5300-3608, Edward Elric eased past Shizuo Heiwajima 4019-3207, Gintoki Sakata won the closest race of the round, a 3268-3018 snoozer over Kyon and Touma Kamijou broke Natsu Dragneel 5368-3429.

Wrapping up Male Division action, Shuu Ouma defeated Hei 4309-3759, Lancer impaled Tatsuya Shiba 5013-3541, Conan Edogawa throttled Inuyasha 5094-3748, Monkey D. Luffy whipped past Light Yagami 3898-2866, Kusuo Saiki scored the Upset of the Round, a 4968-3404 scalp of Koyomi Araragi, Karma Akabane stormed past Meliodas 5123-3521, Yuu Otosaka hung Kotarou Azumi 4923-3164 and Saitama punched Kaito Kuroba 5227-3622.

Match Day 5 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is scheduled for July 8, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.