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2ch Forum's Anime Saimoe Tournament 2011 Round 1: Groups G, H (Updated)

posted on 2011-09-23 08:45 EDT by Daryl Bunao
1st round ends with 3 each from Index II/Railgun, Strike Witches 2, Oreimo moving on

The Anime Saimoe Tournament is an annual poll in which users from Japan's 2channel message board vote on the most moe female anime character of the past year.

Almost any female character in a television anime, anime film, original video anime (OVA), or web anime released in Japan between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 is eligible for the tournament. The main exceptions are characters from 18+ anime, who are not eligible.

Foreigners are technically capable of participating in the tournament; English-language instructions on how to vote have been provided by an Anime Saimoe fan site.

The results for groups G and H went as follows, with vote counts:

9/12:
* Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen - Strike Witches 2 - 228 (Winner)
Rose - Dragon Crisis! - 134
Isara Gunther - Senjō no Valkyria 3: Ta ga Tame no Jūsō - 73

9/12:
* Misaki Ayuzawa - Kaichō wa Maid-sama! - 180 (Winner)
Yashiro Hoshimiya - Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko - 119
Aiko Kudou - Baka to Test to Shōkanjū: Matsuri - 116

9/13:
* Tsumugi Toudou - Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi - 175 (Winner)
Ranka Lee - Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa - 160
Mayu Morita - Morita-san wa Mukuchi - 148

9/14:
* Kirino Kousaka - Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 328 (Winner)
Minko Tsurugi - Hana-Saku Iroha - 246
Yuri Nakamura - Angel Beats! - 102

9/14:
* Rihoko Sakurai - Amagami SS - 290 (Winner)
Mio Naganohara - Nichijō - 276
Futaba Marui - Mitsudomoe franchise - 51

9/15:
* Kyouko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 338 (Winner)
Ritsu Tainaka - K-ON!! - 180
Kanata Sorami - So-Ra-No-Wo-To (Sound of the Sky) - 82

9/16:
* Hitoha Marui - Mitsudomoe franchise - 175 (Winner)
Shizuku Sangou - Kämpfer für die Liebe - 167
Celty Sturluson - Durarara!! - 58

9/16:
* Miyako - Hidamari Sketch × SP - 228 (Winner)
Sawako Yamanaka - K-ON!! - 93
Sen Tokugawa - Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls - 92

9/17:
* Agnese Sanctis - A Certain Magical Index II - 203 (Winner)
Kazuha Migiwa - Yosuga no Sora - 186
Kurusu Fuyukawa - Softenni - 58

9/18:
* Ikaros - Sora no Otoshimono franchise - 465 (Winner)
Shiina - Angel Beats! - 176
Taeko Hiramatsu - Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? - 123

9/18:
* Ruri Gokou - Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 480 (Winner)
Sherlock Shellingford - Detective Opera Milky Holmes - 378
Ui Nakatsugawa - Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi - 49

9/19:
* Aria H. Kanzaki - Hidan no Aria - 267 (Winner)
Henriette Mystere - Detective Opera Milky Holmes - 162
Eiko Aizawa - Squid Girl - 74

9/12:
* Kokoro Akechi - Detective Opera Milky Holmes - 227 (Winner)
Yukionna - Nurarihyon no Mago - 120
Elfleda Mirjasdottir - Astarotte's Toy - 79

9/13:
* Index - A Certain Magical Index II - 278 (Winner)
Saku Touyama - Detective Opera Milky Holmes - 185
Anna Suehiro - Wandering Son - 66

9/13:
* Yui - Angel Beats! - 265 (Winner)
Komoe Tsukuyomi - A Certain Magical Index II - 178
Miho - A-Channel - 73

9/14:
* Charlotte E. Yeager - Strike Witches 2 - 287 (Winner)
Yoshinoya - Hidamari Sketch × SP - 160
Leonmitchelli Galette Des Rois - Dog Days - 151

9/15:
* Haruka L. Morishima - Amagami SS - 267 (Winner)
Haruna Yuuki - Fortune Arterial - 153
Kiriha Kuze - Fortune Arterial - 55

9/15:
* Ayase Aragaki - Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 283 (Winner)
Nazuna - Hidamari Sketch × SP - 185
Kiyomi Sakura - Squid Girl - 87

9/16:
* Kanon Nakagawa - The World God Only Knows franchise - 195 (Winner)
Nyarlathotep - Haiyoru! Nyaruani: Remember My Mr. Lovecraft - 106
Ryouko Ookami - OŌkami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi - 96

9/17:
* Haruna - Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? - 222 (Winner)
Akira Amatsume - Yosuga no Sora - 138
LaLa Satalin Deviluke - Motto To Love-Ru -Trouble- - 82

9/17
* Kuroko Shirai - A Certain Magical Index II - 254 (Winner)
Hazuki Shimada - Baka to Test to Shōkanjū: Matsuri - 131
Asuna Harukaze - Softenni - 88

9/18:
* Houki Shinonono - Infinite Stratos - 435 (Winner)
Orsola Aquinas - Toaru Kagaku no Railgun/A Certain Magical Index II - 242
Yukimura Sanada - Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls - 92

9/19:
* Asuha Tohara - Astarotte's Toy - 259 (Winner)
Yin - Darker than Black - Kuro no Keiyakusha: Gaiden - 136
Kanu Unchou - Shin Koihime Musō franchise - 94

9/19:
* Perinne H. Clostermann - Strike Witches 2 - 251 (Winner)
Itsuki Myoudouin - Heartcatch Precure! - 163
Sena Akagi - Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 73

The first round of Saimoe 2011 concludes with returning franchise A Certain Magical Index II/Toaru Kagaku no Railgun leading the poll with eight characters advancing - Index, Makoto Misaka, Shirai Koroko, Ruiko Saten, Kazari Uihara, Last Order, Agnese Sanctis and Itsuwa. Also a returning series, Strike Witches 2 sees seven characters going into the second round. (Erica Hartmann, Gertrud Barkhorn, Sanya V. Litvyak, Yoshika Miyafuji, Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen, Charlotte E. Yeager and Perinne H. Clostermann). Infinite Stratos leads all new series with six (Houki Shinonono, Cecilia Alcott, Charlotte Dunois, Laura Bodewig, Lingyin Huang and Honne Nohotok).

Among other popular series, five from Detective Opera Milky Holmes, four from Puella Magi Madoka Magica and three from Oreimo moved onto the second round. All characters from K-ON!!, including Saimoe 2010 winner Azusa Nakano, were eliminated in the first round.

Makoto Misaka of A Certain Magical Index II lead in total votes in the first round with 696. Akemi Homura from Puella Magi Madoka Magica amassed the second highest first round votes with 585; however losing to Misaka during the first match of the tournament. Kanade Tachibana of Angle Beats! collected the third highest amount of votes with 527.

Saimoe is currently proceeding with its second round. ANN's next results report will be posted shortly after the results for groups A-D have been decided.

Update: Nyarlathotep's vote count corrected. Thanks, DavidShallcross.


This article has a follow-up: 2ch Forum's Anime Saimoe Tournament 2011 Round 2: Groups A-D (2011-09-30 12:45)
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