Best 8 Moe Characters of the Year in Anime Saimoe Tournament 2009; Final on Oct. 17
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 18:35 Oct. 09, 2009)
Anime Saimoe Tournament is a 2channel-origin online popularity contest to decide the most moe anime character of the year, held annually since 2001.
This year, the quarterfinals has finished yesterday and the best 4 came out. The final will be held on October 17. So here are the best 8 moe characters of 2009, and the result of the quarterfinals.
Read on for details and pics.
Outcome: Yui(873) beats Koromo(819)
Here are the schedule for the semifinals and final.
Final Rounds: Anime Saimoe Tournament 2009
Oct. 14(Wed) Semifinal 1: Taiga Aisaka vs Nodoka Haramura
Oct. 15(Thu) Semifinal 2: Mihoko Fukuji vs Yui Hirasawa
Oct. 17(Sat): Final
For your information, here are the results of last three years.
Anime Saimoe Tournament 2006
Winner: Suiseiseki(Rozen Maiden: Träumend)
Runner-Up: Fate Testarossa(Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's)
Third and Fourth: Chikaru Minamoto(Strawberry Panic!), Shana(Shakugan no Shana)
Fifth through Eighth: Eri Sawachika(School Rumble), Eluluu(Utawarerumono), Yuki Nagato(The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya), Rin Tosaka(Fate/stay night)
Anime Saimoe Tournament 2007
Winner: Rika Furude(Higurashi no Naku Koro ni)
Runner-Up: Nagi Sanzen'in(Hayate the Combat Butler)
Third and Fourth; Rena Ryugu(Higurashi no Naku Koro ni), Shinku(Rozen Maiden: Ouvertüre)
Fifth through Eighth: Nanoha Takamachi(Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS), Konata Izumi(Lucky Star), Louise(The Familiar of Zero), Tsukasa Hiiragi(Lucky Star)
Anime Saimoe Tournament 2008
Winner: Kagami Hiiragi(Lucky Star)
Runner-Up: Tsukasa Hiiragi(Lucky Star)
Third and Fourth: Nagisa Furukawa(Clannad), Hinagiku Katsura(Hayate the Combat Butler)
Fifth through Eighth: Tomoyo Sakagami(Clannad), Fuko Ibuki(Clannad), Kirino Chiba(Bamboo Blade), Tamaki Kawazoe(Bamboo Blade)
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