ISML 2018: High Turnouts Plateau On Ruby 5
By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam On Baltic Avenue
November 22, 2018
Match Day 5 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Ruby has concluded and the turnouts have stabilized to 38-42,000 unique voters for the marquee races, well short of the anticipated 60,000 mark. Rinne Ohara will go into the 2018 International Saimoe League Summer Seasonal Championship as the odds-on favorite after a 16075-15050 win over Erythrocyte. She takes on Platelet, who defeated Mahiru Tsuyuzaki 15999-14935. The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue projects Ohara to win by under 500 votes with an over/under of 35000 votes and the over.
In Female Division action, Chiyo Sakura defeated Yuki Nagato 16370-15117, Rin Tohsaka eased past Kamui Kanna 17510-14940, Saber slashed past Mirai Kuriyama 17018-14979, Nagisa Furukawa prevailed over Shinka Nibutani 16199-15966, Rem defeated Tooru 18016-17784 and Emilia whipped past Shiro 17384-15000.
Tamako Kitashirakawa flattened Tomoyo Daidouji 19130-14744, Asuna Yuuki routed Ai Haibara 24263-14484, Illyasviel von Einzbern rumbled past Taiga Aisaka 16419-15056, Reina Kousaka roared past Nanami Aoyama 18170-15131, Rikka Takanashi scored the Upset of the Round, a 18931-14549 scalp of Yukino Yukinoshita and Schwi Dola pummeled Kurisu Makise 18443-15157.
Wrapping up Female Division play, Nao Tomori defeated Utaha Kasumigaoka 15657-15208, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Shouko Nishimiya 20315-14687, Azusa Nakano romped past Sakura Kinomoto 17847-15512, Chtholly Nota Seniorious defeated Mashiro Shiina 18604-15230 and Sagiri Izumi dominated Haruhi Suzumiya 16625-14746.
In the Male Division, Shouto Todoroki prevailed over Ken Kaneki 15417-15313, Hachiman Hikigaya routed Kiyotaka Ayanokouji 15374-14697, Touma Kamijou broke Shouya Ishida 15454-15337, Subaru Natsuki prevailed over Kazuma Satou 15816-14951, Ainz Ooal Gown won a 17020-16940 barnburner over Levi and Li Syaoran defeated Kusuo Saiki 15489-15285.
Edward Elric roared past Ryuuji Takasu 15568-15372, Taki Tachibana defeated Rintarou Okabe 15650-15374, Willem Kmetsch punched Saitama 15970-15423, Eren Yeager prevailed over Itachi Uchiha 15819-15515, Gilgamesh impaled Archer 17473-12353 and Takashi Natsume defeated Karma Akabane 16354-14883.
Wrapping up Male Division play, Kyon defeated Izuku Midoriya 15666-15335, Nagisa Shiota whipped past Shirou Emiya 15728-15370, Tomoya Okazaki eased past Conan Edogawa 15454-15337, Astolfo defeated Izaya Orihara 15311-15138, Riku Dola rocked Yuuta Togashi 18806-14596 and Kiritsugu Emiya flew past Yato 15711-15197.
In action involved eliminated ISML participants, Chino Kafuu defeated Umaru Doma 16020-15680, Sakura Matou belted Eucliwood Hellscythe 16379-15139, Taihei Doma moved down Shizuo Heiwajima 15514-15353, Isla prevailed over Inori Yuzuriha 15687-15146, Sakamoto slammed Satoshi 15708-15167 and Monkey D. Luffy romped past Izayoi Sakamaki 15543-15167.
In Vocaloid action, favorite Miku Hatsune routed Meiko 16905-12869, Gumi defeated Lily 16498-15183, IA won the closest race of the round, a 15045-15035 thriller over Yukari Yuzuki, Rin Kagamine defeated Teto Kasane 15470-14626, Luka Megurine defefeated SeeU 15536-14972 and Len Kagamine defeated Kaito 15313-14598.
Match Day 6 of the 2018 International Saimoe League Ruby Period is scheduled for November 25, 2018. Vote for your favorite characters at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.