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Time for a winner: Toki Onjouji wins Saimoe 2012

And it's over! The official 2ch Saimoe 2012 tournament is over (as of a couple of days ago, really), and we have a winner! According to the whims of the internet and the deadly organization of the pro-Saki voting bloc, it seems 2012's ...


Damn you, Saki! Moe Mahjong dominates Saimoe group finals

Imagine my raising a fist and shaking it at the cruelty of the heavens, and you'll have my reaction to the latest news to come out of Saimoe, the yearly contest that rocks the moe world as anime heroines battle it out in that most poin...

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Japanator Saimoe 2012: Award Ceremony

We've reached the end of Japanator Saimoe 2012 and it has been quite a journey. Over the past two months we selected 64 of our favorite anime girls and week by week narrowed the list down to one. With the final votes cast, we can now announ...


Japanator Saimoe 2012: Spring Nominations

Get those anime season charts and wiki pages ready because Japanator Saimoe 2012 starts today! In the year since our last tournament we've seen dozens of memorable new characters as well as some returning contenders. Now's the chance for yo...


Saimoe 2011: Mami-san Is Kawaii!

Puella Magi Madoka Magica continued to be the big story well into the finals as Mami and Kyouko both secured 53 percent of the vote to knock out Squid Girl and Ruri respectively. The only Puella Magi causality in the first ro...


Saimoe 2011: Elite Eight and the home stretch

I'll be the first to admit: A lot of things happened during this year's 2ch Saimoe tournament and it flashed by before I could've seized the moment and write it up. Perhaps with the quarterfinal redraw break we can regroup and look to the f...


Saimoe 2011 returns with round 1, tough pick off the bat

A little later than previous years, but Saimoe round one has begin in earnest today. Those Japanese otaku returning from Comiket or Oban break are now hammering the code-generating server, because not only I can't get a code from the server...

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So anyone down for a Japanator Saimoe?

[Jel-X proposed a Japanator-run SaiMoe tournament, and I figured this'd bea great idea for everyone to participate in. Check out the schedule and proposed rules after the jump, and give your own suggestions if you see anything. Let us know ...


Saimoe 2010: Azusa wins, yes we nyan!

And so it goes into the history books, that Saimoe 2010 crowns K-ON's Azusa Nakano as the most moe in the past year as she defeats two-time finalist Nagi Sanzenin from Hayate no Gotoku. Yes we nyan indeed.The journey, while never was easy, ...


Saimoe 2010 Final: Nagi versus Azusa

Azusa Nakano from K-ON, the twin-tailed starlet-to-be, goes up against Saimoe two-time-finalist Nagi Sanzenin from Hayate no Gotoku. The throwdown begins tomorrow at 11:30PM JST, or 10:30AM Eastern time. I know I am voting for the kawaii ko...


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