ISML 2017 Nomination Results

The Nomination Period lasted from 1 March to 7 March.

The follow characters advance to the Group Stages

Ties in the last position are resolved by favoring characters who did not appear in regular season (or male tournament, for male division).

Female Division

Rank Name Series Ballots
- Shiina Mashiro Sakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo Auto
- Tomori Nao Charlotte Auto
- Yukinoshita Yukino OreGairu Auto
- Tōsaka Rin Fate Series Auto
- Saber Fate Series Auto
- Makise Kurisu Steins;Gate Auto
- Megumin KonoSuba Auto
- Aqua KonoSuba Auto
- Rem Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Auto
- Emilia Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Auto
- Suzukaze Aoba NEW GAME! Auto
- Takimoto Hifumi NEW GAME! Auto
- Karasuma Chitose Girlish Number Auto
- Ai-chan Getsuyōbi no Tawawa Auto
1 Tokisaki Kurumi Date A Live 91
2 Yūki Asuna Sword Art Online 86
3 Aisaka Taiga Toradora! 81
4 Shiro No Game No Life 81
5 Katō Megumi Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 72
6 Illyasviel Von Einzbern Fate Series 63
7 Isshiki Iroha OreGairu 61
8 Yuigahama Yui OreGairu 61
9 Takanashi Rikka Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai! 55
10 Kafū Chino Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? 54
11 Oshino Shinobu Monogatari Series 53
12 Aoyama Nanami Sakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo 52
13 Sakura Chiyo Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun 52
14 Holo Spice and Wolf 49
15 Onodera Kosaki Nisekoi 46
16 Akemi Homura Puella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica 45
17 Nagato Yuki Suzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu 45
18 Nakano Azusa K-ON! 42
19 Kōsaka Reina Hibike! Euphonium 40
20 Yatogami Tōka Date A Live 40
21 Isla Plastic Memories 38
22 Miyamizu Mitsuha Kimi no Na wa 38
23 Nishikino Maki Love Live! 38
24 Sawamura Spencer Eriri Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 38
25 Usami Mizuki KonoBiju 38
26 Kirisaki Chitoge Nisekoi 37
27 Ōmae Kumiko Hibike! Euphonium 37
28 Yoshino Date A Live 37
29 Jibril No Game No Life 36
30 Kirigiri Kyōko Danganronpa 36
31 Kuroyukihime Accel World 36
32 Watanabe Yō Love Live! Sunshine!! 36
33 Darkness KonoSuba 35
34 Hoto Kokoa Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? 35
35 Nanami Chiaki Danganronpa 34
36 Senjōgahara Hitagi Monogatari Series 34
37 Hirasawa Yui K-ON! 33
38 Suzumiya Haruhi Suzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu 33
39 Asada Shino Sword Art Online 32
40 Kanzaki H. Aria Hidan no Aria 32
41 Miyazono Kaori Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso 32
42 Aragaki Ayase Ore no Imōto 31
43 Eucliwood Hellscythe Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? 31
44 Tedeza Rize Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? 31
45 Ram Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 30
46 Nakamura Yuri Angel Beats! 29
47 Yuzuriha Inori Guilty Crown 29
48 Nishizumi Miho Girls und Panzer 28
49 Kasumigaoka Utaha Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 27
50 Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko. 27
51 C.C. Code Geass 26
52 Kanbe Kotori Rewrite 26
53 Konjiki No Yami To LOVE-Ru 26
54 Louise Vallière Zero no Tsukaima 26
55 Miyauchi Renge Non Non Biyori 26
56 Momo Belia Deviluke To LOVE-Ru 26
57 Doma Umaru Himōto! Umaru-chan 25
58 Hishiro Chizuru ReLIFE 25
59 Kasugano Sora Yosuga no Sora 25
60 Tachibana Marika Nisekoi 25
61 Victorique de Blois GOSICK 25
62 Kōsaka Kirino Ore no Imōto 24
63 Mumei Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri 24
64 Rory Mercury GATE 24
65 Shiba Miyuki Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 24
66 Ayase Eli Love Live! 23
67 Hoshino Yumemi Planetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~ 23
68 Kuriyama Mirai Kyōkai no Kanata 23
69 Nakiri Erina Shokugeki no Sōma 23
70 Sakurauchi Riko Love Live! Sunshine!! 23
71 Sanzen'in Nagi Hayate no Gotoku! 23
72 Yazawa Nico Love Live! 23
73 Fate Testarossa Mahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha 22
74 Furukawa Nagisa CLANNAD 22
75 Hinazuki Kayo Boku Dake ga Inai Machi 22
76 Sakura Kyōko Puella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica 22
77 Sento Isuzu Amagi Brilliant Park 22
78 Tadokoro Megumi Shokugeki no Sōma 22
79 Beatrice Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 21
80 Shiodome Miuna Nagi no Asukara 21
81 Kinomoto Sakura Cardcaptor Sakura 20
82 Konno Yūki Sword Art Online 20
83 Nakatsu Shizuru Rewrite 20
84 Tamaki Ako Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta? 20
85 Tanaka Asuka Hibike! Euphonium 20
86 Edna Tales of Zestiria the X 19
87 Hestia DanMachi 19
88 Hiiragi Shinoa Owari no Seraph 19
89 Shiraishi Urara Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo 19
90 Hanekawa Tsubasa Monogatari Series 18
91 Izetta Shūmatsu no Izetta 18
92 Kaname Madoka Puella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica 18
93 Kirima Sharo Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? 18
94 Kōsaka Honoka Love Live! 18
95 Minami Kotori Love Live! 18
96 Shirayuki Akagami no Shirayukihime 18
97 Shokuhō Misaki Toaru Majutsu no Index 18
98 Tsushima Yoshiko Love Live! Sunshine!! 18
99 Yui-Nyan Angel Beats! 18
100 Hiiragi Kagami Lucky ☆ Star 17
101 Gasai Yuno Mirai Nikki 17
102 Matō Sakura Fate Series 17
103 Saten Ruiko Toaru Majutsu no Index 17
104 Sonō Momoka Girlish Number 17
105 Stella Vermillion Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry 17
106 Atsuko Kagari Little Witch Academia 16

Male Division

Rank Name Series Ballots
- Korosensei Ansatsu Kyōshitsu Auto
- Hikigaya Hachiman OreGairu Auto
- Araragi Koyomi Monogatari Series Auto
- Otonashi Yuzuru Angel Beats! Auto
- Archer Fate Series Auto
- Emiya Kiritsugu Fate Series Auto
1 Satō Kazuma KonoSuba 50
2 Okabe Rintarō Steins;Gate 39
3 Yukihira Sōma Shokugeki no Sōma 34
4 Kamijō Tōma Toaru Majutsu no Index 33
5 Natsuki Subaru Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 33
6 Natsume Takashi Natsume Yūjinchō 33
7 Shiba Tatsuya Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 31
8 Sakata Gintoki Gintama 30
9 Kyon Suzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu 28
10 Akabane Karma Ansatsu Kyōshitsu 25
11 Takasu Ryūji Toradora! 24
12 Saitama One-Punch Man 23
13 Shiota Nagisa Ansatsu Kyōshitsu 23
14 Katsuragi Keima Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai 21
15 Okazaki Tomoya CLANNAD 21
16 Tachibana Taki Kimi no Na wa 21
17 Yato Noragami 21
18 Okumura Rin Ao no Exorcist 20
19 Tennōji Kotarō Rewrite 20
20 Dazai Osamu Bungō Stray Dogs 19
21 Edward Elric Fullmetal Alchemist 18
22 Saiki Kusuo Saiki Kusuo no Ψ Nan 18
23 Sakamaki Izayoi Mondaiji 18
24 Maō Sadao Hataraku Maō-sama! 17
25 Sakamoto Sakamoto Desu Ga? 17
26 Satomi Rentarō Black Bullet 17
27 Victor Nikiforov Yuri!!! on ICE 17
28 Itsuka Shidō Date A Live 16
29 Katsuki Yūri Yuri!!! on ICE 16
30 Komaeda Nagito Danganronpa 16
31 Ayasaki Hayate Hayate no Gotoku! 15
32 Gilgamesh Fate Series 15
33 Kamina Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann 15
34 Orihara Izaya Durarara!! 15
35 Totsuka Saika OreGairu 15
36 Bell Cranel DanMachi 14
37 Hinata Shōyō Haikyū!! 14
38 Kaizaki Arata ReLIFE 14
39 Otosaka Yū Charlotte 14
40 Heiwajima Shizuo Durarara!! 13
41 Kanda Sorata Sakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo 13
42 Kōgami Shinya PSYCHO-PASS 13
43 Reigen Arataka Mob Psycho 100 13
44 Sorey Tales of Zestiria the X 13
45 Tanaka Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge 13
46 Aikawa Ayumu Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? 12
47 Felix Argyle Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 12
48 Lancer Fate Series 12
49 Sakai Yūji Shakugan no Shana 12
50 Kanie Seiya Amagi Brilliant Park 11
51 Kuroko Tetsuya Kuroko no Basket 11
52 Mikoshiba Mikoto Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun 11
53 Ginko Mushishi 10
54 Hinata Hajime Danganronpa 10
55 Kazami Yūji Grisaia no Kajitsu 10
56 Ōma Shū Guilty Crown 10
57 Yagami Light Death Note 10
58 Arima Kōsei Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso 9
59 Handa Seishū Barakamon 9
60 Hei DARKER THAN BLACK 9
61 Kazehaya Kamito Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance 9
62 Killua Zoldyck Hunter × Hunter 9
63 Kiriyama Rei 3-gatsu no Lion 9
64 Kraft Lawrence Spice and Wolf 9
65 Levi Shingeki no Kyojin 9
66 Roy Mustang Fullmetal Alchemist 9
67 Yuri Plisetskey Yuri!!! on ICE 9
68 Adlet Mayer Rokka no Yūsha 8
69 Ainz Ooal Gown Overlord 8
70 Amagiri Ayato Gakusen Toshi Asterisk 8
71 Edogawa Conan Detective Conan 8
72 Emiya Shirō Fate Series 8
73 Miketsukami Sōshi Inu × Boku SS 8
74 Mikazuki Augus Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans 8
75 Nozaki Umetarō Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun 8
76 Fujinuma Satoru Boku Dake ga Inai Machi 7
77 Iskandar Fate Series 7
78 Kageyama Shigeo Mob Psycho 100 7
79 Kira Yoshikage JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 7
80 Kurogane Ikki Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry 7
81 Midoriya Izuku Boku no Hero Academia 7
82 Monkey D. Luffy ONE PIECE 7
83 Nakajima Atsushi Bungō Stray Dogs 7
84 Natsume Kyōsuke Little Busters! 7
85 Shimazu Toyohisa Drifters 7
86 Shirogane Kei (Shiroe) Log Horizon 7
87 Uchimaki Subaru KonoBiju 7
88 Usui Takumi Kaichō wa Maid-sama! 7
89 Akasaka Ryūnosuke Sakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo 6
90 Allen Walker D.Gray-man 6
91 Inuyasha InuYasha 6
92 Inuzuka Kōhei Amaama to Inazuma 6
93 Itami Yōji GATE 6
94 Kageyama Tobio Haikyū!! 6
95 Kaiki Deishū Monogatari Series 6
96 Karasuma Gojō Girlish Number 6
97 Kikuhiko Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū 6
98 L Lawliet Death Note 6
99 Nishinoya Yū Haikyū!! 6
100 Simon Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann 6
101 Zen Wistalia Akagami no Shirayukihime 6
102 Akatsuki Kojō Strike the Blood 5
103 Alucard Hellsing 5
104 Doma Taihei Himōto! Umaru-chan 5
105 Genos One-Punch Man 5
106 Haruhiro Hai to Gensō no Grimgar 5
107 Kurapika Hunter × Hunter 5
108 Miyoshi Joker Game 5
109 Naegi Makoto Danganronpa 5
110 Nagai Kei Ajin 5
111 Spike Spiegel Cowboy Bebop 5
112 Togashi Yūta Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai! 5
113 Tōyama Kinji Hidan no Aria 5
114 Yang Wenli Legend of the Galactic Heroes 5

2017 Eligibles

Characters listed below do not advance to the next round, but some may appear in exhibition matches this year.

Many are also likely to be eligible to be nominated for ISML 2018.

Female Eligible

Rank Name Series Ballots
107 Black Bullet 16
108 Tales of Zestiria the X 16
109 Rewrite 16
110 16
111 Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta? 16
112 Inu × Boku SS 16
113 Mahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha 16
115 Bungō Stray Dogs 15
116 Ansatsu Kyōshitsu 15
117 15
118 CLANNAD 15
119 Mahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha 15
120 15
121 OreGairu 14
122 14
123 Rewrite 14
124 Steins;Gate 14
125 Toaru Majutsu no Index 14
126 14
127 Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko. 13
128 Fate Series 13
129 CLANNAD 13
131 Strike the Blood 13
132 13
133 13
134 Gintama 13
135 13
136 13
137 Love Live! Sunshine!! 13
138 Monogatari Series 13
139 13
140 Date A Live 13
141 Puella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica 13
142 PSYCHO-PASS 13
143 13
144 Hai to Gensō no Grimgar 13
145 12
146 12
147 Shūmatsu no Izetta 12
148 12
149 Monogatari Series 12
150 12
151 12
152 Hai to Gensō no Grimgar 12
153 12
154 12
155 12
156 12
157 No Game No Life 12
158 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk 12
159 12
160 12
161 Hataraku Maō-sama! 12
162 11
163 11
164 Detective Conan 11
165 Nagi no Asukara 11
166 Boku Dake ga Inai Machi 11
167 Love Live! Sunshine!! 11
168 11
169 Shokugeki no Sōma 11
170 11
171 Charlotte 11
172 11
173 Love Live! Sunshine!! 11
174 NEW GAME! 11
176 10
177 10
178 10
179 Amagi Brilliant Park 10
180 10
181 Puella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica 10
182 Love Live! Sunshine!! 10
183 Black Bullet 10
184 Love Live! 10
185 10
186 Sword Art Online 9
187 9
188 Rokka no Yūsha 9
189 Toaru Majutsu no Index 9
190 Lucky ☆ Star 9
191 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai 9
192 9
193 Sword Art Online 9
194 9
195 9
196 Love Live! Sunshine!! 9
197 Toaru Majutsu no Index 9
198 Shingeki no Kyojin 9
199 9
200 Little Busters! 9
201 9
202 9
203 9
204 Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? 9

Male Eligible

Rank Name Series Ballots
115 Kuroko no Basket 5
116 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 5
117 Shingeki no Kyojin 5
118 Gintama 5
119 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 5
120 5
121 5
122 5
123 5
124 5
125 5
126 4
127 Kuroko no Basket 4
128 4
129 Hunter × Hunter 4
130 4
131 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 4
132 4
133 4
134 Gintama 4
135 4
136 Kuroko no Basket 4
137 4
138 4
139 Tales of Zestiria the X 4
140 4
141 4
142 4
143 4
144 4
145 Haikyū!! 4
146 Steins;Gate 4
147 4
148 To LOVE-Ru 4
149 3
150 Detective Conan 3
151 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 3
152 Fullmetal Alchemist 3
153 Mirai Nikki 3
154 3
155 3
156 3
157 Danganronpa 3
158 3
159 3
160 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai 3
161 3
162 3
163 Zero no Tsukaima 3
164 3
165 Nisekoi 3
166 3
167 Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri 3
168 3
169 3
170 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 3
171 Planetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~ 3
172 3
173 3
174 Durarara!! 3
175 3
176 Haikyū!! 3
177 3
178 3
179 Kuroko no Basket 3
180 3
181 Bungō Stray Dogs 3
182 3
183 3
184 3
185 3
186 3
187 3
188 Monogatari Series 3
189 Rewrite 3
190 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 3
191 3
192 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 3
193 3
194 3
195 3
196 3
197 3
198 Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo 3
199 3
200 3
201 ReLIFE 3
202 Noragami 3