First Preliminary Group 8 Results:
=====Qualified for the Tournemant=====
1st 462 votes | Sanzen’in Nagi @ Hayate no Gotoku!!
2nd 461 votes | Senjougahara Hitagi @ Bakemonogatari
3rd 423 votes | Maria @ Hayate no Gotoku!!
4th 407 votes | Inami Mahiru @ Working!!
5th 343 votes | Aizawa Sakuya @ Hayate no Gotoku!!
6th 336 votes | Umenomori Chise @ Mayoi Neko Overrun!
7th 334 votes | Asahina Mikuru @ The Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi
8th 314 votes | Shimada Minami @ Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
9th 292 votes | Akaba Chizuru @ Seitokai no Ichizon
10th 287 votes | Korone @ Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou
11th 266 votes | Tsuchida Satsuki @ Hanamaru Kindergarten
12th 249 votes | Kuronuma Sawako @ Kimi ni Todoke
=====Qualified for Round 2 Preliminaries=====
13th 242 votes | Sae @ Hidamari Sketch x ☆☆☆
14th 201 votes | Kirishima Akari @ Nyan Koi!
15th 188 votes | Chikumaen Kaho @ Mayoi Neko Overrun!
16th 176 votes | Airi @ Queen’s Blade: Gyokuza wo Tsugu Mono
17th 168 votes | Shimada Hazuki @ Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
18th 158 votes | Saikyou Tomomi @ Ladies versus Butlers!
19th 137 votes | Ume-sensei @ Hidamari Sketch x ☆☆☆
20th 114 votes | Komaki Manaka @ ToHeart2 adplus
21st 107 votes | Yumeno Maho @ Saki
22nd 104 votes | Kuzumi Mana @ Ookami Kakushi
23rd 103 votes | Disk @ NEEDLESS
24th 101 votes | Kazumiya Rio @ So Ra No Wo To
25th 93 votes | Higashi Setsuna (Eas / Cure Passion) @ Fresh Pretty Cure!
26th 80 votes | Sasaki Makie @ Mahou Sensei Negima! Mou Hitotsu no Sekai
27th 78 votes | Akashi-san @ The Tatami Galaxy
28th 76 votes | Seto @ NEEDLESS
29th 68 votes | Shuutai Youhei (Minmei) @ Shin Koihime†Musou series
30th 60 votes | Kirihara Misaki @ Darker than Black – Ryuusei no Gemini
31st 59 votes | Kousonsan Hakukei (Pairen) @ Shin Koihime†Musou series
32nd 58 votes | Furude Ouka @ Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei
33rd 57 votes | Choukaku (Tenhou) @ Shin Koihime†Musou series
33rd 57 votes | Kobushi Abiru @ Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Series
35th 55 votes | Kuro @ Kurokami: Tora to Tsubasa
36th 52 votes | Magical Kyouko (Kirisaki Kyouko) @ To LOVE-Ru
37th 49 votes | Momoe Maria @ Ookiku Furikabutte -Natsu no Taikai-hen-
38th 47 votes | Terakado Tsuu @ Gintama
38th 47 votes | Android #18 @ Dragon Ball Kai
Nagi beating Hitagi by 1 vote is just pure fantastic, this whole group churned out votes in the 400s like crazy…anyone of these characters could’ve topped a group had they not been together. Im also suprised at the strength of Overrun, they could be a dark horse this saimoe.