ISML 2018: Eight Days In!
By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
May 30, 2018
Eight days of the 2018 International Saimoe League Aqumarine Period have come and gone, with separation being the rule in the Male and Female Divisions. At long last, a shortlist of contenders for the Tiara and Scepter can be had. In the Female Division, Inori Yuzuriha thumped Shalltear Bloodfallen 4043-2029, Tamako Kitashirakawa won a 3430-3380 barnburner ober Sakura Matou, Kaori Miyazono eased past Aoba Suzukaze 4058-2266, Nao Tomori cruised past Kaho Hinata 3722-1851, Kuroyukihime flew past Chise Hatori 3494-1664, Ai Haibara routed Ruiko Saten 4269-2716, Haruhi Suzumiya hammered Miku Izayoi 4584-2178 and Shinka Nibutani dominated Kosaki Onodera 3648-2214.
Rikka Takanashi rocked Mitsuha Miyamizu 4177-3224, Taiga Aisaka roared past Karen Tendou 3940-1847, Miyako Shirakawa defeated Yuuri 2752-2347, Illyasviel von Einzbern trounced Gabriel White Tenma 4418-2022, Emilia soared past Ayase Aragaki 4380-2698, Tomoyo Daidouji won the closest race of the round, a 3055-3032 thriller over Kotori Minami, Homura Akemi shot down Ikaros 2835-2697 and Asuna Yuuki slashed past Jeanne d'Arc 4984-1901.
Wrapping up Female Division action, Mirai Kuriyama defeated Shiki Ryougi 3721-2543, Kumiko Oumae prevailed over Maika Sakuranomiya 2766-2614, Mashiro Shiina crushed Nanami Aoyama 5061-1539, Nero Claudius roasted Louise Francoise Le Blanc De La Valliere 3897-2036, Vignette April Tsukinose defeated Victorique de Blosi 2941-2441, Rem pummeled Eucliwood Hellscythe 5375-2191, Yui Yuigahama hammered Yukina Himeragi 3508-2107 and Albedo got off the schneid with a 2829-2466 win over Akane Mizuno.
In Male Division action, Izuku Midoriya deferated Kotarou Azumi 3018-2048, Yashiro Isana thumped Joutarou Kuujou 2589-1979, Kusuo Saiki slammed Armin Arlert 3285-1932, Subaru Natsuki whipped past Itsuki Hashima 3373-1710, Shirou Tokisada Amakusa defeated Mikoto Suou 2518-2330, Takashi Natsume rumbled past Saika Totsuka 3219-2477, Edward Elric rammed past Rei Kiriyama 2996-1570 and Kaito Kuroba defeated Tsunayoshi Sawada 2868-1838.
Yuuta Togashi dominated Tetsuya Kuroko 3835-1598, Conan Edogawa manhandled Kojou Akatsuki 3620-1723, Reg prevailed over Makoto Itou in a 2252-2197 snoozer, Gilgamesh impaled Sadao Maou 3515-2037, Hachiman Hikigaya routed Sorata Kanda 4414-1690, Shidou Itsuka dismantled Haruka Kasugano 3160-1856, Killua Zoldyck defeated Houzuki 2470-1636 and Nagisa Shiota pounded Eren Yeager 3916-2285.
Wrapping up action in the Male Division, Kyon stormed past Ryouma Echizwen 2953-1460, Sasuke Uchiha defeated Satoshi 2690-2451, Souma Yukihira prevailed over Masamune Izumi 3060-2546, Itachi Uchiha scored the Upset of the Round, a 2710-2622 scalp of Koyomi Araragi, Natsu Dragneel defeated Glenn Radars 2492-2072, Touma Kamijou broke Monkey D. Luffy 3432-2342, Shouto Todoroki annihilated Yang Wenli 3437-1044 and Hideri Kanzaki won a 2425-2345 nailbiter over Shizuo Heiwajima.
In Winter Diadem action, Ai Hinatsuru routed Evileye 3826-2011 and Yuzu Aihara defeted Feng Baobao 3075-2330.
Match Day 9 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period is scheduled for May 31, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.