The first (official) Best Girl Contest organized by the r/anime subreddit was hosted by the user Jordy56, and ran from ??? to ??? 2014.

The competition was won by Kurisu Makise of Steins;Gate fame, defeating Spice and Wolf main character Holo in the final match. The losing semifinalists consisted of Himeko Inaba from Kokoro Connect and Hitagi Senjougahara from the Monogatari series.


Bracket[edit | edit source]

Rounds 3-6[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Group A
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
1 Jibril1.png Jibril 4261
129 Misaki k.png Misaki Kamiigusa 1760
1 Jibril1.png Jibril 4167
64 Tsukiko.png Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi 2747 64 Tsukiko.png Tsukiko 2630
65 Misaka 10032.png MISAKA 10032 2448
1 Jibril1.png Jibril 4141
32 Akame.png Akame 3525 33 Hanekawa.png Hanekawa 3992
97 Kurumi.png Kurumi Tokisaki 1728 32 Akame.png Akame 3062
33 Hanekawa.png Hanekawa 3549
33 Hanekawa.png Tsubasa Hanekawa 3431
96 Mayumi.png Mayumi Saegusa 2063
--- 1 Jibril1.png Jibril 4816
16 Haruhi.png Haruhi Suzumiya 3949 17 Holo Holo 6584
113 Enju.png Enju Aihara 1682
16 Haruhi.png Haruhi 4279
49 Lisbeth.png Lisbeth 2769 80 Iri.png Irisviel 2317
80 Iri.png Irisviel von Einzbern 3005 16 Haruhi.png Haruhi 3574
17 Holo Holo 4475
17 Holo Holo 3964
112 Kaori f.png Kaori Fujimiya 1480 17 Holo Holo 4383
48 Suzuha.png Suzuha 2340
48 Suzuha.png Suzuha Amane 3407
81 Sayaka.png Sayaka Miki 2373


Group B[edit | edit source]

Group B
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
8 Asuna.png Asuna Yuuki 4472
121 Nui.png Nui Harime 1796
8 Asuna.png Asuna 4262
57 Mio kon.png Mio Akiyama 3358 57 Mio kon.png Mio A. 2975
72 Celty.png Celty Sturluson 2169
8 Asuna.png Asuna 4887
25 Mikasa.png Mikasa Ackerman 4211 25 Mikasa.png Mikasa 4050
104 Erza.png Erza Scarlet 1785 25 Mikasa.png Mikasa 3962
40 Eru Chitanda Chitanda 3222
40 Eru Chitanda Eru Chitanda 3080
89 Rias.png Rias Gremory 2331
--- 8 Asuna.png Asuna 5791
9 Shiro1.png Shiro 4347 24 Homura.png Homura 5773
120 Koneko.png Koneko Toujou 1551
9 Shiro1.png Shiro 3963
56 Yuno1.png Yuno Gasai 3166 56 Yuno1.png Yuno 3155
73 Ruri m.png Ruri Miyamoto 2523 9 Shiro1.png Shiro 3808
24 Homura.png Homura 5120
24 Homura.png Homura Akemi 3550
105 Emi yusa.png Emi Yusa 2225 24 Homura.png Homura 4399
41 Yui ab.png Yui (AB) 2655
41 Yui ab.png Yui (Angel Beats) 3019
88 Tomoyo.png Tomoyo Sakagami 2627


Group C[edit | edit source]

Group C
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
4 Nonon.png Nonon Jakuzure 4079
131 Shino.png Shino Amakusa 1726
4 Nonon.png Nonon 4194
61 Faris.png Faris 3163 61 Faris.png Faris 2589
68 Nia.png Nia Teppelin 2694
4 Nonon.png Nonon 4175
29 Tsugumi.png Seishirou Tsugumi 2993 36 Mashiro.png Mashiro 4257
100 Chiyo s.png Chiyo Sakura 2426 29 Tsugumi.png Tsugumi 2801
36 Mashiro.png Mashiro 3434
36 Mashiro.png Mashiro Shiina 3753
93 Lisa m.png Lisa Mishima 1747
--- 36 Mashiro.png Mashiro 4239
13 Mayuri Shiina Mayuri Shiina 3876 20 Inaba.png Inaba 6120
141 Miyuki shiba.png Miyuki Shiba 1979
13 Mayuri Shiina Mayuri 3815
52 Sinon.png Sinon 3533 52 Sinon.png Sinon 3084
77 Haqua.png Haqua du Lot Herminium 2323 13 Mayuri Shiina Mayuri 3726
20 Inaba.png Inaba 4627
20 Inaba.png Himeko Inaba 3701
109 Yui h.png Yui Hirasawa 1872 20 Inaba.png Inaba 4329
84 Chihiro k.png Chihiro K. 1882
45 Ene.png Takane Enomoto 2470
84 Chihiro k.png Chihiro Kosaka 2684


Group D[edit | edit source]

Group D
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
5 Taiga.png Taiga Aisaka 4382
133 Kouko.png Kouko Kaga 1626
5 Taiga.png Taiga 4739
60 Kyouko s.png Kyouko Sakura 2905 69 Rikka chuuni.png Rikka 2448
69 Rikka chuuni.png Rikka Takanashi 3182
5 Taiga.png Taiga 4979
28 Cc.png C.C. 4154 28 Cc.png C.C. 3444
101 Leafa.png Leafa 2247 28 Cc.png C.C. 3804
37 Satsuki.png Satsuki 3668
37 Satsuki.png Satsuki Kiryuin 3688
92 Rei ayanami.png Rei Ayanami 2504
--- 5 Taiga.png Taiga 5376
12 Shinobu Oshino Shinobu Oshino 4510 12 Shinobu Oshino Shinobu 5553
117 Fuuko i.png Fuuko Ibuki 1626
12 Shinobu Oshino Shinobu 4850
53 Yuki n.png Yuki Nagato 3102 53 Yuki n.png Yuki 2372
76 Azusa n.png Azusa Nakano 2753 12 Shinobu Oshino Shinobu 5727
21 Tsukihi.png Tsukihi 2046
21 Tsukihi.png Tsukihi Araragi 4041
108 Faye.png Faye Valentine 2070 21 Tsukihi.png Tsukihi 4538
44 Asseylum.png Asseylum 2553
44 Asseylum.png Asseylum Vers Allusia 3201
85 Ayano t.png Ayano Tateyama 2382


Group E[edit | edit source]

Group E
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
2 Kurisu.png Kurisu Makise 5124
127 Inori.png Inori Yuzuriha 1213
2 Kurisu.png Kurisu 5722
63 Elucia.png Elucia de Lute Ima 2890 66 Kallen.png Kallen 1548
66 Kallen.png Kallen Stadtfeld 3145
2 Kurisu.png Kurisu 6496
31 Mako.png Mako Mankanshoku 4102 34 Madoka.png Madoka 2030
98 Silica.png Silica 2385 31 Mako.png Mako 3589
34 Madoka.png Madoka 3614
34 Madoka.png Madoka Kaname 3352
95 Kirino.png Kirino Kousaka 2845
--- 2 Kurisu.png Kurisu 8061
15 Kanbaru.png Suruga Kanbaru 4010 15 Kanbaru.png Kanbaru 3134
114 Menma.png Meiko Honma 2041
15 Kanbaru.png Kanbaru 4178
50 Yui yuigahama.png Yui Yuigahama 3485 50 Yui yuigahama.png Yui Y. 2742
79 Sasha.png Sasha Blouse 2685 15 Kanbaru.png Kanbaru 4401
8 Kanade Tachibana Angel 3901
18 Kanade Tachibana Kanade Tachibana 3992
146 Hiyori.png Hiyori Iki 1988 18 Kanade Tachibana Angel 3696
82 Kyou.png Kyou 3183
47 Yurippe.png Yuri Nakamura 2964
82 Kyou.png Kyou Fujibayashi 3012


Group F[edit | edit source]

Group F
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
7 Steph.png Stephanie Dola 4448
122 Shiori.png Shiori Shiomiya 2086
7 Steph.png Steph 3400
58 Chaika.png Chaika Trabant 2452 71 Minori.png Minori 3857
71 Minori.png Minori Kushieda 3764
71 Minori.png Minori 4287
26 Mayoi.png Mayoi Hachikuji 4333 26 Mayoi.png Hachikuji 3763
103 Mami Tomoe Mami Tomoe 2053 26 Mayoi.png Hachikuji 3926
39 Winry Rockbell Winry 3316
39 Winry Rockbell Winry Rockbell 3875
90 Charlotte.png Charlotte Dunois 2406
--- 71 Minori.png Minori 4796
10 Ryuuko Matoi Ryuko Matoi 4874 10 Ryuuko Matoi Ryuko 6473
138 Yasuko.png Yasuko Takasu 1797
10 Ryuuko Matoi Ryuko 4424
55 Riza.png Riza Hawkeye 3098 74 Nagisa.png Nagisa 2858
74 Nagisa.png Nagisa Furukawa 3296 10 Ryuuko Matoi Ryuko 6009
23 Izuna.png Izuna 2399
23 Izuna.png Izuna Hatsuse 3698
106 Kanon.png Kanon Nakagawa 2702 23 Izuna.png Izuna 4294
42 Chlammy.png Chlammy 2205
42 Chlammy.png Chlammy Zell 3314
87 Minene.png Minene Uryuu 3132


Group G[edit | edit source]

Group G
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
3 Hitagi.png Hitagi Senjougahara 4724
131 Mikuru.png Mikuru Asahina 1559
3 Hitagi.png Hitagi 5267
62 Sena.png Sena Kashiwazaki 2830 62 Sena.png Sena 1993
67 Shinka.png Shinka Nibutani 2791
3 Hitagi.png Hitagi 5372
30 Ami.png Ami Kawashima 4295 35 Nanami.png Nanami 2855
99 Sheele.png Sheele 1751 30 Ami.png Ami 3239
35 Nanami.png Nanami 3799
35 Nanami.png Nanami Aoyama 3748
94 Mine.png Mine 2192
--- 3 Hitagi.png Hitagi 6280
14 Karen a.png Karen Araragi 4068 19 Saber.png Saber 4825
142 Kobeni.png Kobeni Yonomori 1783
14 Karen a.png Karen 4161
51 Asuka ls.png Asuka Langley Soryu 3060 51 Asuka ls.png Asuka 3168
78 Rin tohsaka.png Rin Tohsaka 2812 14 Karen a.png Karen 3476
19 Saber.png Saber 4809
19 Saber.png Saber 4180
110 Kyh.png Kuroyukihime 1763 19 Saber.png Saber 4595
46 Marika.png Marika 2755
46 Marika.png Marika Tachibana 3377
83 Ayumi t.png Ayumi Takahara 2384


Group H[edit | edit source]

Group H
Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Sweet 16
6 Chitoge.png Chitoge Kirisaki 4414
123 Shirley.png Shirley Fenette 1722
6 Chitoge.png Chitoge 4447
59 Touka t.png Touka Takanashi 3066 59 Touka t.png Touka T. 2439
70 Ruri Gokou Ruri Gokou 2663
6 Chitoge.png Chitoge 4415
27 Mikoto.png Mikoto Misaka 3845 27 Mikoto.png Mikoto 3892
155 Yin dtb.png Yin 1736 27 Mikoto.png Mikoto 3842
38 Ayase.png Ayase 2887
38 Ayase.png Ayase Aragaki 3637
91 Leone.png Leone 2180
--- 6 Chitoge.png Chitoge 5248
11 Kosaki.png Kosaki Onodera 3965 22 Yoko.png Yoko 5940
118 Shizuka.png Shizuka Hiratsuka 1765
11 Kosaki.png Kosaki 3686
54 Yukino.png Yukino Yukinoshita 3489 54 Yukino.png Yukino 3022
75 Touka tg.png Touka Kirishima 2105 11 Kosaki.png Kosaki 4212
22 Yoko.png Yoko 4391
22 Yoko.png Yoko Littner 4222
107 Masami.png Masami Iwasawa 1974 22 Yoko.png Yoko 4659
43 Nadeko.png Nadeko 2502
43 Nadeko.png Nadeko Sengoku 3798
86 Saeko.png Saeko Busujima 2117


Elite Eight[edit | edit source]

Elite Eight Bracket
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
17 Holo Holo 6751
8 Asuna.png Asuna Yuuki 4404
17 Holo Holo 6058
20 Inaba.png Himeko Inaba 5395 20 Inaba.png Himeko Inaba 4790
12 Shinobu Oshino Shinobu Oshino 5149 17 Holo Holo 5507
2 Kurisu.png Kurisu Makise 6620
2 Kurisu.png Kurisu Makise 7200
10 Ryuuko Matoi Ryuko Matoi 4018 2 Kurisu.png Kurisu Makise 5619
3 Hitagi.png Hitagi Senjougahara 5501
3 Hitagi.png Hitagi Senjougahara 6619
22 Yoko.png Yoko Littner 4353


External links[edit | edit source]

Full bracket

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Best Chars. Roy.png RoyHitagi.png HitagiShinobu Oshino ShinobuOkabe.png OkabeEdward.png EdwardBCh6
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