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ISML 2018: Dark Horse Kamui Kanna Wins Diamond Necklace

ISML 2018: Dark Horse Kamui Kanna Wins Diamond Necklace
Longshot Willem Kmetsch Takes Diamond Pendant

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
December 25, 2018

Match Day 6 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Diamond Period is in the books and the stage is set for the postseason. Kamui Kanna won the Diamond Necklace, defeating Kurisu Makise 17417-17053. Rounding out the order were Rikka Takanashi (12491), Yukino Yukinoshita (9403), Saber (6729), Shouko Nishimiya (5847), Tooru (4904) and Shiro (3274).

In the Male Division, longshot Willem Kmetsch, listed at 40-1, won the Diamond Pendant, defeating Shouto Todoroki 17027-16933. Rounding out the order were Kiyotaka Ayanokouji (8752), Touma Kamijou (7015), Gilgamesh (5391), Riku Dola (4694), Shirou Emiya (4024) and Yuuta Togashi (3409).

In the wildcard rating for the Female Division, the top three were Illyasviel von Einzbern (278547.4), Shiro (241046.2) and Sagiri Izumi (240298.5). Over on the Male Division, the top three were Astolfo (217858.5), Saitama (204897.5) and Kusuo Saiki (143299.7).

In other Female Division actioon, Schwi Dola routed Tomoyo Daidouji 25541-11401, Chiyo Sakura won a 17599-17530 nailbiter over Haruhi Suzumiya, Nanami Aoyama defeated Taiga Aisaka 17426-16475, Megumin exploded past Nao Tomori in the closest victory of the round and Upset of the Round, a 13367-13323 thriller and Shinka Nibutani prevailed over Yuki Nagato 17514-16696.

In other Male Division action, Taki Tachibana defeated Itachi Uchiha 17081-16729, Izaya Orihara prevailed over Conan Edogawa 16943-16742, Takashi Natsume whipped past Edward Elric 17653-16299, Yato flew past Kazuma Satou 13704-12793, Li Syaoran routed Ken Kaneki 24184-11863 and Izuku Midoriya roared past Ryuuji Takasu 22610-13003.

The postseason nears in the 2018 International Saimoe League, the world's premier anime character competition. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe and join the ongoing debate and keep it right here on The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue for continuing coverage!