So after nearly 4 months of voting, fake voting, support materials, post rushes, joyous victories and despairing heartbreak, Saimoe 2008 finally comes to an end. The results is:
1位 1037票 柊かがみ＠らき☆すた [Hiiragi Kagami @ Lucky Star]
2位 976票 柊つかさ＠らき☆すた [Hiiragi Tsukasa @ Lucky Star]
And, this year’s Saimoe is Kagamin! YATTA! Finally, a Saimoe winner that is deserving in my eye.
There was quite a lot of fakes too, but it seems to be in support of Kagami rather than to sabotage her. Unofficial vote counter had 1350 Kagami votes to 1005 Tsukasa votes.
Well, I’m really glad to finally have this over with, and to see Kagami rise up above the rest to win the Tournament. Hinagiku even got third place too (based on vote counts) and it’s just a bit too bad Kyou had to face Kagami in the group stages. Congrats and good work to all the Lucky Star supporters, especially for Kagami :).
I’d like to give my thanks to the people hosting the unofficial vote counter as well as the people over at the Saimoe thread on ASuki Forums (even if I wasn’t really a regular poster and didn’t really agree with many things that people said there). Also thanks to the readers of my blog that followed and commented on my daily posts for their support too.
Till next year then, which should be a bit more interesting to see.