Saturday, May 27, 2017

ISML 2017: Topaz A Go Go!

ISML 2017: Topaz A Go Go!

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
May 27, 2017

Match Day 1 of the 2017 International Saimoe League is in the books, and no Upset of the Round took place. In the Female Division, Mashiro Shiina routed Yuno Gasai 1701-613, Aoba Suzukaze defeated Hifumi Takimoto 1078-711, Utaha Kasumigaoka handled Misaki Shokuhou 1282-842, Emilia cruised past Miuna Shiodome 1670-713, Nanami Aoyama whipped past Isuzu Sento 1222-925, Azusa Nakano rocked Kyouko Kirigiri 1249-954, Megumin trounced Kotori Kanbe 1816-548 and Ram rammed Nico Yazawa 1494-950.

Yuuki Konno prevailed over Yuki Nagato 1242-1031, Rem slaughtered Kagami Hiiragi 1785-728, Yui Yuigahama won the closest race of the rount, a 1146-1073 thriller over Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi, Beatrice won a 1223-1144 barnburner over Touka Yatogami, Yukino Yukinoshita defeated Aria Holmes Kanzaki 1432-792, Umaru Doma coasted past Rize Tedeza 1203-992 and Chino Kafuu hammered Reina Kousaka 1409-763.

In the Male Division, Hachiman Hikigaya routed Tobio Kageyama 1488-381, Sadao Mao defeated Subaru Uchimaki 1056-696, Lancer rolled past Ainz Ooal Gown 1030-757, Korosensei demolished Yuri Plisetskey 1703-302, Izayoi Sakamaki dominated Yuuji Kazami 1111-541, Genos punched Ikki Kurogane 1100-784, Yuzuru Otonashi shot down Ginko 1330-375 and Gilgamesh impaled Arata Kaizaki 1130-702.

Saika Totsuka whipped past Satoru Fujinuma 1144-643, Kazuma Satou leveled Simon 1479-474, Karma Akabane dismantled Kyousuke Natsume 1327-561, Tatsuya Shiba defeated Killua Zoldyck 1041-799, Saitama punched Sorey 1572-390, Tomoya Okazaki took down Kei Shirogane 954-636 and Kyon rolled past Kraft Lawrence 936-695.

In Winter Seasonal action, Gabriel White Tenma flew past Serval 1433-664 and Hikari Takanashi defeated Fuuka Akitsuki 1198-609.

Match Day 2 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is scheduled for Monday, May 29, 2017. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.

Friday, May 26, 2017

BoBA ISML 2017 Predictions: Topaz Match Day 1

ARENA 01: Gasai Yuno [[Shiina Mashiro]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 02: [[Suzukaze Aoba]] Takimoto Hifumi
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 03: Shokuhō Misaki [[Kasumigaoka Utaha]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 04: Shiodome Miuna [[Emilia]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 05: [[Aoyama Nanami]] Sento Isuzu
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 06: Kirigiri Kyōko [[Nakano Azusa]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 07: Kanbe Kotori [[Megumin]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 08: [[Ram]] Yazawa Nico
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 09: [[Konno Yūki]] Nagato Yuki
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 10: Hiiragi Kagami [[Rem]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 11: [[Yuigahama Yui]] Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 12: Beatrice [[Yatogami Tōka]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 13: Kanzaki H. Aria [[Yukinoshita Yukino]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 14: [[Doma Umaru]] Tedeza Rize
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 15: Kōsaka Reina [[Kafū Chino]]
by >=500
Over/Under: 1500
Over

ARENA 16: Kageyama Tobio [[Hikigaya Hachiman]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 17: Maō Sadao [[Uchimaki Subaru]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 18: Ainz Ooal Gown [[Lancer]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 19: Yuri Plisetskey [[Korosensei]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 20: [[Sakamaki Izayoi]] Kazami Yūji
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 21: [[Kurogane Ikki]] Genos
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 22: Ginko [[Otonashi Yuzuru]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 23: [[Gilgamesh]] Kaizaki Arata
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 24: Fujinuma Satoru [[Totsuka Saika]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 25: Simon [[Satō Kazuma]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 26: Akabane Karma [[Natsume Kyōsuke]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 27: Killua Zoldyck [[Shiba Tatsuya]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 28: Sorey [[Saitama]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 29: [[Okazaki Tomoya]] Shirogane Kei (Shiroe)
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 30: Kraft Lawrence [[Kyon]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1900
Under

ARENA 31: [[Tenma Gabriel White]] Serval
by >=1000
Over/Under: 1800
Under

ARENA 32: [[Takanashi Hikari]] Akitsuki Fūka
by <=800
Over/Under: 1500
Over

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ISML 2017: Rem Wins Aquamarine Necklace

ISML 2017: Rem Wins Aquamarine Necklace
Korosensei Takes Pendant, Lelouch and Mikoto Elected Saimoe Leaders Of The Free World

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
May 24, 2017

Match Day 21 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period is history and a couple of modest upsets took place. Rem won the Aquamarine Necklace, defeated Mashiro Shiina 2371-1733, while Korosensei delivered the Upset of the Round, unseating Hachiman Hikigaya 1817-1346 to win the Aquamarine Pendant.

Mikoto Misaka was elected Saimoe Leader of the Free World, defeated Eru Chitanda 2860-1472, while Lelouch Lamperouge was elected Saimoe Vice-Leader with a 2587-1494 hammering of Sora. In Winter Seasonal Action, Tooru routed Kasumi Touyama 2786-635 while Mashi Kyrielight defeated Aki Adagaki 1928-1435.

The wild card round for the Aquamarine Period also took place. In the Female Division, the top three vote getters were Sakura Kinomoto (1444 votes), Nico Yazawa (1275 votes) and Hestia (1082 votes). In the Male Division, the top three vote getters were Conan Edogawa (1509 votes), Kusuo Saki (1065 vortes) and Osamu Dazai (972 votes).

Match Day 1 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is scheduled for May 26, 2017. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate. And be sure to keep it here on The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue for continuing coverage of the world's premier anime character competition, the International Saimoe League.

Monday, May 22, 2017

BoBA ISML 2017 Predictions: Aquamarine Match Day 21

ARENA 01: [[4 - Rem]] [[5 - Megumin]] [[1 - Shiina Mashiro]] [[2 - Tomori Nao]] [[3 - Yukinoshita Yukino]] [[6 - Emilia]] [[7 - Saber]] [[8 - Tōsaka Rin]]
Over/Under: 20000
Over

ARENA 02: [[3 - Korosensei]] [[1 - Hikigaya Hachiman]] [[8 - Satō Kazuma]] [[2 - Otonashi Yuzuru]] [[6 - Yukihira Sōma]] [[4 - Saitama]] [[5 - Kamijō Tōma]] [[7 - Okabe Rintarō]]
Over/Under: 20000
Over

ARENA 03: Yazawa Nico [[Ōmae Kumiko]] Nakiri Erina Hiiragi Kagami Gasai Yuno Sakurauchi Riko Hoto Kokoa Sakura Kyōko Tadokoro Megumi Karasuma Chitose Kanbe Kotori Fate Testarossa Miyauchi Renge Shiodome Miuna Kanzaki H. Aria Kinomoto Sakura Yui-Nyan Nakatsu Shizuru Tanaka Asuka Hestia
by <=1000
Over/Under: 20000
Over

ARENA 04: Miyoshi Miketsukami Sōshi Edogawa Conan Akatsuki Kojō Haruhiro Alucard Spike Spiegel Kurapika Yuri Plisetskey Midoriya Izuku [[Uchimaki Subaru]] Saiki Kusuo Kazehaya Kamito Kikuhiko Dazai Osamu Tennōji Kotarō Zen Wistalia Itami Yōji Ginko Kageyama Tobio
by <=700
Over/Under: 18000
Over

ARENA 05: [[Tōru]] Toyama Kasumi
by >=500
Over/Under: 18500
Over

ARENA 06: [[Adagaki Aki]] Mash Kyrielight
by >=600
Over/Under: 18500
Over

ARENA 07: [[Lelouch Lamperouge]] Sora
by <=400
Over/Under: 24000
Over

ARENA 08: Chitanda Eru [[Misaka Mikoto]]
by >=600
Over/Under: 25000
Over



ISML 2017 Aquamarine Necklace Odds
Mashiro Shiina Even
Nao Tomori 3-1
Yukino Yukinoshita 4-1
Rem 6-1
Megumin 8-1
Emilia 14-1
Saber 30-1
Rin Tosaka 50-1

ISML 2017 Aquamarine Pendant Odds
Hachiman Hikigaya 1-5
Yuzuru Otonashi EVEN
Kurosensei 3-1
Saitama 4-1
Touma Kamijou 10-1
Souma Yukihira 20-1
Rintarou Okabe 40-1
Kazuma Satou 50-1

Thursday, May 18, 2017

ISML 2017: First Drawn Match Yields Unique Upset Of The Round

ISML 2017: First Drawn Match Yields Unique Upset Of The Round

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
May 18, 2017

Match Day 20 of the 2017 International Saimoe League is in the books, and we have our first drawn contest of the season. In the Female Division, Momo Velia Deviluke defeated Honoka Kousaka 1019-710, Asuna Yuuki slashed past Shinobu Oshino 1192-838, Ayase Aragaki rolled past Sakura Kinomoto 1119-755, Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi won a 943-912 thriller over Yui-Nyan, Shiro dominated Chino Kafuu 1137-814, Eucliwood Hellscythe silenced Ako Tamaki 1042-653, Utaha Kasumigaoka routed Edna 1186-509 and Taiga Aisaka roared past Rikka Takanashi 1046-941.

Rize Tedeza shot down Shizuru Nakatsu 1011-576, Urara Shiraishi belted Miho Nishizumi 968-533, Megumi Katou defeated Iroha Isshiki 993-863, Ram rammed Asuka Tanaka 1253-653, Inori Yuzuriha prevailed over Hestia 986-860, Yuri Nakamura shot down Shinoa Hiiragi 1059-743, and in the closest race of the round that doubles as the Upset of the Round, Yui Yuigahama delivered a 982-982 scalp of Illyasviel von Einzbern. The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue, by rule, declares a UotR victory for the candidate not selected by BoBA to win a contest. There can be multiple Upsets of the Round as long as the vote totals are even per contest.

In the Male Division, Kosei Arima thrashed Gojou Karasuma 947-457, Karma Akabane bashed Kotarou Tennouji 1031-530, Seiya Kanie defearted Ryuunosuke Akasaka 823-750, Levi routed Inuyasha 1046-536, Ryuuji Takasu roared past Rin Okumira 1004-553, Mikoto Mikoshiba eased past Zen Wistalia 738-585, Hajime Hinata defeated Allen Walker 671-464 and Saitama punched Taki Tachibana 991-811.

Tetsuya Kuroko won a 720-669 barnburner over Youji Itami, Simon defeated Ginko 602-462, Nagisa Shiota whipped past Tomoya Okazaki 915-775, Light Yagami thumped Deishuu Kaiki 883-473, Yuuji Kazami whipped past Tobio Kageyama 796-408, Yato defeated Keima Katsuragi 820-766 (this match would have been the Upset of the Round if there was no drawn contest this round) and Shuu Ouma leveled Yuu Nishinoya 910-466.

In Winter Seasonal action, Hanabe Yasuraoka defeated Koyori Akutagawa 999-579 and Satanichia McDowell Kurumizawa dominated Kyouko Touno 1250-384.

Match Day 21 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Period is the Necklace match and is scheduled for May 22, 2017. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BoBA ISML 2017 Predictions: Aquamarine Match Day 20

ARENA 01: Kōsaka Honoka [[Momo Belia Deviluke]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 02: [[Yūki Asuna]] Oshino Shinobu
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 03: Kinomoto Sakura [[Aragaki Ayase]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 04: Yui-Nyan [[Tsutsukakushi Tsukiko]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 05: [[Shiro]] Kafū Chino
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 06: Tamaki Ako [[Eucliwood Hellscythe]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 07: Edna [[Kasumigaoka Utaha]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 08: [[Aisaka Taiga]] Takanashi Rikka
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 09: Nakatsu Shizuru [[Tedeza Rize]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 10: [[Shiraishi Urara]] Nishizumi Miho
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 11: [[Katō Megumi]] Isshiki Iroha
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 12: Tanaka Asuka [[Ram]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 13: Hestia [[Yuzuriha Inori]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 14: [[Illyasviel Von Einzbern]] Yuigahama Yui
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 15: Hiiragi Shinoa [[Nakamura Yuri]]
by >=300
Over/Under: 1300
Over

ARENA 16: Karasuma Gojō [[Arima Kōsei]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 17: [[Akabane Karma]] Tennōji Kotarō
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 18: Akasaka Ryūnosuke [[Kanie Seiya]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 19: Inuyasha [[Levi]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 20: [[Takasu Ryūji]] Okumura Rin
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 21: Zen Wistalia [[Abstain]] Mikoshiba Mikoto
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 22: Allen Walker [[Hinata Hajime]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 23: [[Saitama]] Tachibana Taki
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 24: [[Itami Yōji]] Kuroko Tetsuya
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 25: [[Simon]] Ginko
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 26: Shiota Nagisa [[Abstain]] Okazaki Tomoya
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 27: Kaiki Deishū [[Yagami Light]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 28: Kageyama Tobio [[Kazami Yūji]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 29: [[Katsuragi Keima]] Yato
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 30: Nishinoya Yū [[Ōma Shū]]
by <=1000
Over/Under: 1700
Under

ARENA 31: Yasuraoka Hanabi [[Akutagawa Koyori]]
by <=900
Over/Under: 1500
Under

ARENA 32: [[Kurumizawa Satanichia McDowell]] Tōno Kyōko
by >=800
Over/Under: 1500
Over