For those who haven't voted yet, you have until January 20, 2009
to place in your votes. According to the host of the polls, which goes by the name of popularity_princess, this online popularity poll will be featured in a local magazine (title and place have not been revealed yet). Once after all rounds are over, results will be available in the magazine, and popularity_princess will be the one to personally scan the magazine. It will be a Shoujo based manga, featuring Anime and Manga Reviews, Trivia, Latest News on Anime and Manga. The Kodansha award will also be mentioned I think. There will also be a small portion where it will feature other genre's of anime and manga.
Please vote for your favorite Shoujo Manga Characters!!! They need your support. Here are the rules of this competition again:
Online popularity polls are up. This is a tournament to designate the most popular Shoujo Manga Character among a many contestants. The rules are as follows:
- Nominations: online users were asked to submit their choices. The characters are all female characters from manga of the Shoujo genre.
- First Round: the nominations were divided into four groups. Users may vote for two characters in each bracket. The 5 characters with the highest votes in their bracket will be qualified to the next round.
- Second Round: characters here are divided in 5 groups, with four characters in each bracket, in which voters could pick two of their favorite characters. The two characters with the highest votes in each bracket will go to the next round of the tournament.
- Third Round: the 10 qualified characters will be shuffled and divided into five groups where there would be two characters each. The character with the highest votes wins their bracket.
- Special Awards Round: voters will be prompted to decide on voting for their favorites in the following categories: Most Moe/Cutest Character, Most Interesting Character, Best Hairstyle, Best in Character Design
- Semi-finals: the five qualified characters will be grouped in one bracket where voters must vote for their top two characters. The two characters with the highest votes will move to the finals.
- Finals: The two characters will face off in an one-on-one battle, and voters must decide on who to pick as their winner. The character with the highest vote will be crowned as the Best Shoujo Manga Character for this Season!!!
Nominations were done by various users from different parts all over the world. All it needs now are the votes!!! Please vote for your favorite Shoujo Manga Characters. Polls will end on January 20, 2009. Second Round will start on January 22, 2009.
Links to:Bracket A: http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/376200
> Mikan Sakura
, the adorable and energetic heroine of Gakuen Alice, is leading Bracket A with 63% of the votes. She is sure to proceed to the second round.
Bracket B: http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/376209
> Skip Beat's protagonist, Kyoko Mogami
, is going strong with the votes, and Tohru Honda
from Fruits Basket is following closely.
Bracket C: http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/376212
> Unbelievable! Beauty Pop's super cool and aloof Kiri Koshiba
is number one in this bracket. Let's hope the others can catch up.
Bracket D: http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/376215
> Haruhi Fuijioka
from Ouran High School Host Club has the highest votes of all brackets. She is expected to be the overall champion at the end of the competition. Well, we'll just see about that.