2014 Postseason general discussion thread

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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Momento10 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:12 am

xcrossfacekillahx wrote:Just wait, you'll see it.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Exxin » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:53 am

Progeusz wrote:
Exxin wrote:It's almost terrifying how quickly even slightly older girls are being forgotten already...
The only ones who dropped:
Ruri - repeat champion + she wasn't that great near OreImo ending
Eu - I guess it finally got to her, it's a miracle she was in the top at all.
Mikoto - bad day + Ausna eliminated her early
Asuna - barely a drop + likely sniped
Azusa - it was bound to happen
Rikka - S2 sucked and Rikka was probably hurt the most there. Not insanely popular show either.
Kobato - I have no idea why she was present in last year's top16


I see nothing extraordinary, even if the numbers suggest otherwise.
That is still almost all of them. I was also talking about the girls who didn't make it to top 16 who were strong just a few years ago.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by maglor » Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:37 am

smartboyhw wrote:ISML 2014 Final Standings:

1st/2nd: Shiina Mashiro/Itsuka Kotori
3rd/4th: Aragaki Ayase/Tachibana Kanade
5th/6th: Aoyama Nanami/Kuroyukihime
7th/8th: Gokou Ruri/Aisaka Taiga
9th/10th: Yuuki Asuna/Tokisaki Kurumi
11th/12th: Yoshino/Shana
13th: Misaka Mikoto
14th: Eucliwood Hellscythe
15th: Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko
16th: Takanashi Rikka
ISML 2014 Final Standings:

1st: Itsuka Kotori
2nd: Shiina Mashiro
3rd: Tachibana Kanade
4th: Aragaki Ayase
5th: Aoyama Nanami
6th: Kuroyukihime
7th: Aisaka Taiga
8th: Gokou Ruri
9th: Tokisaki Kurumi
10th: Yuuki Asuna
11th: Yoshino
12th: Shana
13th: Misaka Mikoto
14th: Eucliwood Hellscythe
15th: Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko
16th: Takanashi Rikka
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by minhtam1638 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:04 am

So Itsuka Kotori wins the Heavenly Tiara in her first year of participation? That hasn't happened since Akiyama Mio in 2010.

Now 2015 is going to be interesting. How will Kotori fit into the Stella division, what with the ever ongoing Kanade/Mikoto rivalry still taking no prisoners after 4 years?
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Kiwigiwi » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:22 am

Congratulations to Kotori!!! :D

Finally after many years of Isml, the tiara winner is someone I'm happy with >< It was a close battle but this match I felt had the least case of anti-votes and what not.

Faith in the tiara has been restored!

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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Chocola » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:46 am

minhtam1638 wrote:Now 2015 is going to be interesting. How will Kotori fit into the Stella division, what with the ever ongoing Kanade/Mikoto rivalry still taking no prisoners after 4 years?
She will get whooped. She (and Mashiro) were both used as tools to get rid of some big players. In regular season of Stella I don't think she stands a chance. IMO she won mainly because people wanted to see a "Nova" winner, and that's it.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Homura » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:56 am

minhtam1638 wrote:So Itsuka Kotori wins the Heavenly Tiara in her first year of participation? That hasn't happened since Akiyama Mio in 2010.

Now 2015 is going to be interesting. How will Kotori fit into the Stella division, what with the ever ongoing Kanade/Mikoto rivalry still taking no prisoners after 4 years?
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Homura » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:57 am

Kurogarasu wrote:Congratulations to Kotori!!! :D

Finally after many years of Isml, the tiara winner is someone I'm happy with >< It was a close battle but this match I felt had the least case of anti-votes and what not.

Faith in the tiara has been restored!
Finally a girl with fire ^^
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Nyanderic » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:58 am

Could it be that people voted for these newer characters because they didn't want to see old winners win again? :o /shot
Need to get more updated with my anime knowledge >.<
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by matchbaby » Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:42 am

Next year's stella seeding prediction:

T1: Kanade,Mikoto,Mashiro,Asuna,Kotori
X: Kuroneko
T2: Shana,Taiga,Eu,Ayase,KYH
T3: Rikka,Mio,Azu,Eru,Inori
T4: Saber, Yui-nyan, Yuri, Nanami, Kobato
T5: Haruhi, Shinka, Yami, Illya, Kurisu
T6: Mikan, Momo, Sena, Oshino, Yuki(SOS)


by matchbaby,avery-kun,tehyc,Curisu in ISML Chatroom on 22-8-2014

I really want to delete this after Kotori's lose in PS1
but finally, somehow, this seeding can be re-used...

(Don't ask me why Nanami is T4, This is written on 22/8, before PS1)
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by smartboyhw » Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:47 pm

Final rank changes and some comments:

Gokou Ruri: 1 -> 8 (-7)

Ruri has faded after winning the 2013 Heavenly Tiara. Her strength will allow her to still stay around for maybe at least 2 years, but not strong enough to get a Tiara again.

Tachibana Kanade: 2 -> 3 (-1)

Not fading, anti-Tiara factor might have caused her loss to Kotori.

Eucliwood Hellscythe: 3 -> 14 (-11)

Disappointment of the year. Or maybe not, considering that Eu's strength has already been declining since RS.

Misaka Mikoto: 4 -> 13 (-9)

Aquamarine Necklace winner and Circlet finalist, yet poor performance in Postseason Phase II.

Shiina Mashiro: 5 -> 2 (+3)

Worked hard but not so hard to win the Tiara.

Aragaki Ayase: 6 -> 4 (+2)

Luck it maybe, but Ayase has showed that OreImo is not so quickly forgotten (yet).

Yuuki Asuna: 7 -> 10 (-3)

Another disappointment based on late Regular Season and Postseason Phase I results. Her fans basically left her after she lost to Mashiro in Postseason Phase II Quarterfinals.

Takanashi Rikka: 9 -> 16 (-7)

Originally looked like a strong candidate for a run this year, yet failed to make a pleasing performance at all.

Kuroyukihime: 10 -> 6 (+4)

If Accel World had had a second season she might have won the Tiara. This year she has created a relatively eye-catching performance.

Aisaka Taiga: 11 -> 7 (+4)

Good run but as a veteran, her strength is indeed declining.

Aoyama Nanami: 13 -> 5 (+8)

Staggering Postseason performance despite a lousy run in RS. Definitely the miracle of the year. Convincing victories over KYH, Ruri and Kurumi in PS.

Shana: N/A -> 12

Really nice for the seven-year old veteran, but her strength declined anyways after so many years of running.

Itsuka Kotori: N/A -> 1

Definitely an astounding performance, getting a loseless Regular Season and Tiara, despite a rather unconvincing PSI.

Tokisaki Kurumi: N/A -> 9

Should still be a great force in Nova next year, but need to get her act worked up to clinch a necklace.

Yoshino: N/A -> 11

As a wildcard, she got No. 2 in RS, which is pretty much great. For Tiara though, she needs more hard-core fans.

Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko: N/A -> 15

Not bad, but I would really like to see that her win over Kotori in PS1 is not a one-hit wonder.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by avery-kun » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:33 pm

Kyubey's Visualization of Regular Season

Key:
'=' = As strong as
'=>' = About equal, but a bit stronger than
'>' = Stronger Than
'>>' = Way stronger than

2012: (Best of Nova) > (Best of Stella) > (The pack)
2013: (Best of Stella) >> (Best of Nova) > (The pack)
2014: (Kanade and Mikoto) > (Best of Stella) => (Best of Nova) > (The pack)

What will 2015 look like?
Maybe
(Kanade, Mikoto, Shiro) => (Best of Nova) = (Best of Stella) > (The pack)
or
(Akame) >> (Kanade, Miktoro) => (Best of Nova) > (Best of Stella) > (The pack)
or my personal
(Terminus Est, Mikoto, Shiro) >> (Best of Stella) = (Best of Nova) > (The pack)
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Vella » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:18 pm

So, will there be two posters for winter and spring exhibition champion?
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by maglor » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:48 pm

Vella wrote:So, will there be two posters for winter and spring exhibition champion?
Yes, but please give the art people time to do their homeworks and test preparations.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Sphire » Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:12 pm

matchbaby wrote:Next year's stella seeding prediction:

T1: Kanade,Mikoto,Mashiro,Asuna,Kotori
X: Kuroneko
T2: Shana,Taiga,Eu,Ayase,KYH
T3: Rikka,Mio,Azu,Eru,Inori
T4: Saber, Yui-nyan, Yuri, Nanami, Kobato
T5: Haruhi, Shinka, Yami, Illya, Kurisu
T6: Mikan, Momo, Sena, Oshino, Yuki(SOS)


by matchbaby,avery-kun,tehyc,Curisu in ISML Chatroom on 22-8-2014

I really want to delete this after Kotori's lose in PS1
but finally, somehow, this seeding can be re-used...

(Don't ask me why Nanami is T4, This is written on 22/8, before PS1)
Tohsaka Rin will likely return to Stella next year, higher than T7 too I expect. Saber could probably be stronger too.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Momento10 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:47 am

So, in the end, did the division of promotional threads for specific match dates garner more views, less views, or a relatively equal amount in comparison to Topaz's promotional thread? Is there enough or not enough data to reach this conclusion, and, if not, what else is needed to give the verdict on the continuation of those threads?
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Magnux7 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:22 am

It will be fun to see Kotori getting her ass whooped next year in stella only to confirm she was used much as a tool this whole season XP
lol, so many people think she's actually really strong
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Fuijiwara » Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:38 am

Magnux7 wrote:It will be fun to see Kotori getting her ass whooped next year in stella only to confirm she was used much as a tool this whole season XP
lol, so many people think she's actually really strong



Stop being butthurt. Now you're just being childish. If you have nothing better to say , then don't comment s tall.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Desufire » Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:57 am

Fuijiwara wrote:
Magnux7 wrote:It will be fun to see Kotori getting her ass whooped next year in stella only to confirm she was used much as a tool this whole season XP
lol, so many people think she's actually really strong



Stop being butthurt. Now you're just being childish. If you have nothing better to say , then don't comment s tall.
It's true.
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Re: 2014 Postseason general discussion thread

Post by Magnux7 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:11 am

Desufire wrote:
Fuijiwara wrote:
Magnux7 wrote:It will be fun to see Kotori getting her ass whooped next year in stella only to confirm she was used much as a tool this whole season XP
lol, so many people think she's actually really strong



Stop being butthurt. Now you're just being childish. If you have nothing better to say , then don't comment s tall.
It's true.
Well if we're talking about being childish, I would say denying the truth and thinking Kotori is on par with strong stella characters is also childish and naive.
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