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Anime Saimoe Tournament 2009, or in short Saimoe 2009, is an anime popularity contest that took place from June 20 to October 17 of 2009. The main tournament lasted from August 4 to October 17. The winner of Saimoe 2009 is Taiga Aisaka, and the runner up is Yui Hirasawa.

Finals Bracket[edit | edit source]

Winner Taiga Aisaka
Final 1332 1278
Taiga Aisaka Yui Hirasawa
Semifinals 1077 998 988 1019
Taiga Aisaka Nodoka Haramura Mihoko Fukuji Yui Hirasawa
Quarterfinals 812 736 910 716 613 660 873 819
Taiga Aisaka Isumi Saginomiya Nodoka Haramura Louise Vallière Yuuki Kataoka Mihoko Fukuji Yui Hirasawa Koromo Amae

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Rules[edit | edit source]

Qualifications[edit | edit source]

  • To qualify, a character must be female and appear in anime between 07/01/2008 and 06/30/2009.
  • Non-humans that are female-like are not allowed.
  • Fan-made productions are not allowed.
  • Characters from 18+ anime are not allowed.

Preliminaries[edit | edit source]

  • First Preliminaries: All characters are split into 18 groups.
    • Top 12 of each group (216 total) advances to the first round directly.
    • Characters ranked 13th to 40th of each group advances to second preliminaries.
  • Second Preliminaries: All characters are shuffled and split into 7 groups.
    • Top 24 of each group (168 total) advances to the first round.
  • All tied characters move on the next round, if applicable.

Main Tournament[edit | edit source]

  • All characters are shuffled and split into 8 blocks (A-H) of 48.
  • Within each block, 48 characters are split into 12 groups of 4.
  • Round 1: Winner of each group of 4 advances. (384 -> 96)
    • Winners of Round 1 form groups of 3.
  • Round 2: Winner of each group of 3 advances. (96 -> 32)
    • From here on, matches will consist of pairs.
  • Round 3: Winner of each pair advances. (32 -> 16)
  • Block Finals: Winner of each pair advances. (16 -> 8)
  • The remaining 8 characters undergo single-elimination as shown above.

See Also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]


Major Saimoe Contests
ISML 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 · 2020
r/anime Best Girl BG1: (2014) · BG2: (2015) · BG3: (2016) · BG4: (2017) · BG5: (2018) · BG6: (2019) · BG7: (2020)
r/anime Best Guy BGuy1: (2015) · BGuy2: (2016) · BGuy3: (2017) · BGuy4: (2018) · BGuy5: (2019) · BGuy6: (2020) · BGuy7: (2021)
r/anime Best Chr. ☆ ‡ BCh1: (2015) · BCh2: (2016) · BCh3: (2017) · BCh4: (2018) · BCh5: (???)
Bilibili Moe ★ ‡ 2015 (Japan) · 2016 (Japan // China) · 2017 (Japan // China) · 2018 (Japan // China)
AST ☆ † 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014
KBM ☆ † 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012
Information What is "Saimoe" ? · Roster · List of champions · Records
Legend: Defunct, Hiatus / Unknown fate
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