By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
March 19, 2014
The 2014 International Saimoe League Preliminaries are history, and we now know who are the last 16 in. There will be tears shed for those who didn't make the cut, and jubilation for those who did. Let's take a look at the results from the Nova Division.
Mikan Yuuki lynched Asuka Kudou 3899-2061, Sanae Dekomori redeemed herself for last year by bouncing Noire 3447-2642, Haqua du Lot Herminium obliterated Natsume Tsuchimikado 3402-2372 and Nyarlathotep is promoted to the Stella Division after defeated Ouka Yuuouji 3093-2790.
Karuta Roromiya gets promotion to the Stella after crushing Frenda Seivelun 3387-2652, Shiori Shiomiya moves up after rolling past Yuiko Kurugaya 3257-2599, Momo Velia Deviluke will be in the Stella Division next year after obliterating Kyouko Sakura 3755-2219 and Misaki Shokuhou is in after prevailing over Renge Miyauchi 3338-2759.
Charlotte Belew will be joining Yaya in fighting for the Machine Doll card after defeated Leticia Draculair 3014-2712. Chocolat rolled past Akatsuki 3297-2447 to move on, Laura Bodewig will be a Stella contestant next year after mowing down Yui Yuigahama 3008-2798 and Ririchiyo Shirakiin is getting the call-up to Stella after punishing You Kasukabe 3084-2600.
Wrapping up Nova action, Noumi Kudryavka will be flying the flag for Little Busters after mowing down Mitsuki Nase 2992-2850, Furano Yukihira will be joinin g Chocolat on the NouKome card after edging Frey 2884-2817, Rin Natsume is moving to the Stella Division next year after pushing aside Cthugha 3175-2582 and Yukina Himeragi, one of the surprise faces at this year's ISML, will be in the show after pulling off the second upset in three days, a 2875-2839 nail-biter over Ai Shindou.
Match Day 1 of the 2014 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period is scheduled for April 13, 2014. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate. And don't forget to keep it on the Bedlam on Baltic Avenue for continuing coverage of the world's premier anime character competition, the International Saimoe League!