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2ch Forum's Anime Saimoe Tournament 2011 Semifinals, Finals

posted on by Daryl Bunao
Madoka Magica's Kyouko Sakura, Mami Tomoe face off in finals

After a competition that lasted four months and featured over 2,000 anime characters, Mami Tomoe of Puella Magi Madoka Magica has been crowned as this year's Anime Saimoe champion. Tomoe's victory makes her the 10th champion in the tournament's history.

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.

The semifinals and finals results went as follows, with vote counts:

(Finals) 11/5:

* Mami Tomoe - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 512 (Winner)
Kyouko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 435

(Semifinal I) 11/2:
* Kyouko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 509 (Winner)
Erica Hartmann - Strike Witches 2 - 334
(Semifinal II) 11/3:
* Mami Tomoe - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 407 (Winner)
Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 392

Based on total number of votes acquired throughout the course of this year's tournament, the top ten vote-getters are ranked as follows:

  1. Mami Tomoe - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 3484 (Champion)
  2. Kyouko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 3380 (Runner-up)
  3. Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 2274 (Eliminated in quarterfinals)
  4. Erica Hartmann - Strike Witches 2 - 2268 (Eliminated in semifinals)
  5. Ruri "Kuroneko" Gokou - Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 2225 (Eliminated in semifinals)
  6. Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 2217 (Eliminated in semifinals)
  7. Squid Girl - Squid Girl - 2106
  8. Mikoto Misaka - Toaru Kagaku no Railgun OVA/A Certain Magical Index II - 2086 (Eliminated in round 4)
  9. Kanade Tachibana - Angel Beats! - 1717 (Eliminated in round 4)
  10. Astarotte Ygvar - Astarotte's Toy - 1714 (Eliminated in quarterfinals)

For a look back at this year's previous results, ANN's reports can be found below:


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