ISML 2015 Nomination Period


The Nomination Period lasted from 1 March to 15 March.
The following characters advance to the Preliminary Round.
Ties in the last position are resolved by favoring newer characters (Nova) and more recent Regular Season appearances (Stella).

Nova Division

No.NameSeriesBallots
1Tokisaki KurumiDate A Live420
2YoshinoDate A Live261
3Nishikino MakiLove Live!254
4Miyazono KaoriShigatsu wa Kimi no Uso232
5Yukinoshita YukinoOreGairu223
6Yatogami TōkaDate A Live212
7Minami KotoriLove Live!211
8Yazawa NicoLove Live!195
9JibrilNo Game No Life180
10Kafū ChinoGochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?171
11Ayase EliLove Live!171
12Sonoda UmiLove Live!161
13Tsutsukakushi TsukikoHentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.157
14AkameAkame ga Kill!155
15Tina SproutBlack Bullet152
16Kuriyama MiraiKyōkai no Kanata151
17Shiba MiyukiMahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei148
18Tōjō NozomiLove Live!135
19Kōsaka HonokaLove Live!129
20AkatsukiLog Horizon124
21Latifa FleuranzaAmagi Brilliant Park123
22YayaMachine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai120
23Terminus EstSeirei Tsukai no Blade Dance119
24Kirishima TōkaTokyo Ghoul119
25Tachibana MarikaNisekoi118
26Hoshizora RinLove Live!117
27NoelSora no Method115
28Asseylum Vers AllusiaAldnoah.Zero114
29MineAkame ga Kill!113
30Fujimiya KaoriIsshūkan Friends.106
31Shiodome MiunaNagi no Asukara106
32Shichimiya SatoneChūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!104
33Tobiichi OrigamiDate A Live104
34Celty SturlusonDurarara!!100
35Tateyama AyanoMekakucity Actors98
36Shokuhō MisakiToaru Majutsu no Index98
37KurousagiMondaiji94
38Koizumi HanayoLove Live!93
39YonaAkatsuki no Yona92
40Miyauchi RengeNon Non Biyori91
No.NameSeriesBallots
41Misaki MeiAnother90
42Kanzaki TomoyoInō-Battle wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de89
43Stephanie DolaNo Game No Life89
44Miyamori AoiShirobako86
45Azuki AzusaHentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.85
46EsdeathAkame ga Kill!84
47Yasuhara EmaShirobako84
48Kitashirakawa TamakoTamako Market84
49Suō AmaneGrisaia no Kajitsu82
50Tedeza RizeGochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?81
51Seo YuzukiGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun79
52Kawai RitsuBokura wa Minna Kawai-sō78
53Kaname MadokaPuella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica78
54Izayoi MikuDate A Live77
55Kujō KarenKin'iro Mosaic77
56Chaika TrabantHitsugi no Chaika76
57Gasai YunoMirai Nikki76
58Mukaido ManakaNagi no Asukara76
59Himeragi YukinaStrike the Blood75
60Mikasa AckermanShingeki no Kyojin74
61Himeki ChifuyuInō-Battle wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de73
62Hiradaira ChisakiNagi no Asukara72
63Sakura KyōkoPuella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica71
64Hoto KokoaGochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?67
65Kushikawa HatokoInō-Battle wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de67
66Tsunemori AkanePsycho-Pass66
67Saegusa MayumiMahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei62
68Enomoto TakaneMekakucity Actors62
69Inaba HimekoKokoro Connect61
70Yuigahama YuiOreGairu60
71Yonomori KobeniMikakunin de Shinkōkei59
72Asami LilithTrinity Seven59
AutoKirisaki ChitogeNisekoi-
AutoOnodera KosakiNisekoi-
AutoShiroNo Game No Life-
AutoAihara EnjuBlack Bullet-
AutoSakura ChiyoGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun-
AutoAsada ShinoSword Art Online-
AutoSento IsuzuAmagi Brilliant Park-
AutoKonno YūkiSword Art Online-

Stella Division

No.NameSeriesBallots
1Yūki AsunaSword Art Online492
2Shiina MashiroSakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo458
3ShanaShakugan no Shana441
4Aisaka TaigaToradora!342
5SaberFate Series332
6Takanashi RikkaChūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai!323
7Itsuka KotoriDate A Live299
8Chitanda EruHyōka291
9Tōsaka RinFate Series282
10Nakano AzusaK-ON!264
11KuroyukihimeAccel World248
12Yuzuriha InoriGuilty Crown242
13Makise KurisuSteins;Gate229
14Aoyama NanamiSakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo220
15Eucliwood HellscytheKore wa Zombie Desu ka?218
16Nagato YukiSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu199
17Akemi HomuraPuella Magi Madoka ☆ Magica193
18Suzumiya HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu178
19Oshino ShinobuMonogatari Series177
20HoloSpice and Wolf177
21Aragaki AyaseOre no Imōto172
22Hirasawa YuiK-ON!161
23Furukawa NagisaCLANNAD159
24Illyasviel von EinzbernFate Series154
25Victorique de BloisGOSICK152
26Senjōgahara HitagiMonogatari Series149
27Nakamura YuriAngel Beats!138
28Kasugano SoraYosuga no Sora127
29Honma MeikoAnoHana127
30C.C.Code Geass125
31Momo Belia DevilukeTo LOVE-Ru122
32YuiSword Art Online120
33Konjiki no YamiTo LOVE-Ru119
34Yui-nyanAngel Beats!113
35Kanzaki H. AriaHidan no Aria113
36Charlotte DunoisIS <Infinite Stratos>110
37Shirai KurokoToaru Majutsu no Index110
38Nibutani ShinkaChūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai!106
39Sakagami TomoyoCLANNAD102
40Kōsaka KirinoOre no Imōto98
No.NameSeriesBallots
41Fujibayashi KyōCLANNAD94
42Natsume RinLittle Busters!91
43Kashiwazaki SenaBoku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai89
44Shirakiin RirichiyoInu x Boku SS89
45Louise VallièreZero no Tsukaima87
46IkarosSora no Otoshimono85
47Last OrderToaru Majutsu no Index84
48Hasegawa KobatoBoku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai82
49Nōmi KudryavkaLittle Busters!73
50Tōwa ErioDenpa Onna to Seishun Otoko67
51Kinomoto SakuraCardcaptor Sakura67
52Hiiragi KagamiLucky ☆ Star67
53NyarlatholepHaiyore! Nyaruko-san66
54Kotobuki TsumugiK-ON!63
55Ryōgi ShikiKara no Kyōkai62
56Izumi KonataLucky ☆ Star61
57Kirigaya SuguhaSword Art Online61
58Sanzen'in NagiHayate no Gotoku!59
59Saten RuikoToaru Kagaku no Railgun59
60Sengoku NadekoMonogatari Series55
61Yūki MikanTo LOVE-Ru55
62Ichinose KotomiCLANNAD52
63Roromiya KarutaInu x Boku SS52
64Index L. ProhibitorumToaru Majutsu no Index51
65Haqua du Lot HerminiumKami nomi zu Shiru sekai50
66Mikazuki YozoraBoku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai48
67Iwasawa MasamiAngel Beats!47
68NymphSora no Otoshimono44
69SuigintōRozen Maiden43
70Laura BodewigIS <Infinite Stratos>42
71Kuroi MatoBlack★Rock Shooter39
72Shiomiya ShioriKami nomi zo Shiru sekai38
73Kamio MisuzuAIR37
74Takamachi NanohaMahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha37
75Ibuki FūkoCLANNAD36
76Okazaki UshioCLANNAD36
77Furude RikaHigurashi no Naku Koro ni33
78Kirishima ShōkoBaka to Test to Shōkanjū32
79Ryūgū RenaHigurashi no Naku Koro ni32
80Matō SakuraFate Series27

Male Division

No.NameSeriesBallots
1SoraNo Game No Life211
2AcceleratorToaru Majutsu no Index158
3Hikigaya HachimanOreGairu147
4Kanie SeiyaAmagi Brilliant Park136
5Kaneki KenTokyo Ghoul131
6Araragi KoyomiMonogatari Series120
7Sakamaki IzayoiMondaiji118
8Itsuka ShidōDate A Live116
9Shiba TatsuyaMahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei109
10Kamijō TōmaToaru Majutsu no Index109
11Okabe RintarōSteins;Gate108
12Katsuragi KeimaKami nomi zo Shiru Sekai107
13Kaizuka InahoAldnoah.Zero105
14Mikoshiba MikotoGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun102
15Orihara IzayaDurarara!!99
16Okazaki TomoyaCLANNAD97
17Sakata GintokiGintama90
18ArcherFate Series82
19Heiwajima ShizuoDurarara!!77
20KyonSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu75
21LeviShingeki no Kyojin73
22YatoNoragami71
23Slaine TroyardAldnoah.Zero65
24Otonashi YuzuruAngel Beats!63
25Kuroko TetsuyaKuroko no Basket61
26Kanda SorataSakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo60
27Nozaki UmetarōGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun58
28Shirogane KeiLog Horizon57
29Togashi YūtaChūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!56
30Mitsuka SōjiOre, Twintails ni Narimasu.56
31Satomi RentarōBlack Bullet55
32Ōma ShūGuilty Crown54
33Akasaka RyūnosukeSakura-sō no Pet na Kanojo53
34Takasu RyūjiToradora!53
35Andō JuraiInō-Battle wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de53
36Kōgami Shin'yaPsycho-Pass52
37GilgameshFate Series49
38Kazami YūjiGrisaia no Kajitsu48
39Ichijō RakuNisekoi48
40Emiya ShirōFate Series47
No.NameSeriesBallots
41Emiya KiritsuguFate Series47
42Kazehaya KamitoSeirei Tsukai no Blade Dance47
43Maō SadaoHataraku Maō-sama!45
44Nanase HarukaFree!44
45Arima KōseiShigatsu wa Kimi no Uso44
46Natsume KyōsukeLittle Busters!42
47Edward ElricFullmetal Alchemist40
48Izumi Shin'ichiKiseijū40
49Akashi SeijūrōKuroko no Basket39
50Ayasaki HayateHayate no Gotoku!37
51Kaiki DeishūMonogatari Series37
52Matsuoka RinFree!36
53Usui TakumiKaichō wa Maid-sama!36
54MeliodasNanatsu no Taizai36
55TatsumiAkame ga Kill!35
56Tachibana MakotoFree!35
57Natsume TakashiNatsume Yūjin-chō35
58Handa SeishūBarakamon34
59Killua ZoldyckHunter x Hunter32
60Ciel PhantomhiveKuroshitsuji31
61Kisaragi ShintarōMekakucity Actors31
62Kida MasaomiDurarara!!30
63Natsu DragneelFairy Tail30
64Hori MasayukiGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun30
65Sugisaki KenSeitokai no Ichizon30
66L LawlietDeath Note29
67TomoeKamisama Hajimemashita28
68Kise RyōtaKuroko no Basket28
69Naoe RikiLittle Busters!28
70Kuroba KaitoDetective Conan27
71KaminaTengen Toppa Gurren Lagann27
72Kasuga ArataTrinity Seven27
73Son HakAkatsuki no Yona26
74Hyōdō IsseiHighschool DxD26
75Aikawa AyumuKore wa Zombie Desu ka?25
76GinkoMushishi25
77Sakai YūjiShakugan no Shana24
78Kano ShūyaMekakucity Actors24
79Sebastian MichaelisKuroshitsuji23
80HeiDarker than Black23

Characters listed below do not advance to the next round, but some may appear in exhibition matches this year.
Many are also likely to be eligible to be nominated for ISML 2016.

Nova-Eligible

No.NameSeriesBallots
73Rias GremoryHighschool DxD59
74Tsugumi SeishirōNisekoi59
75Kotegawa YuiTo Love-Ru59
76Tsuchimikado NatsumeTokyo Ravens59
77Yūki YūnaYūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru57
78Kotoishi NaruBarakamon54
79Nase MitsukiKyōkai no Kanata52
80Tokido SayaLittle Busters!51
81Dekomori SanaeChūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!50
82Kirima SharoGochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?50
83ChelseaAkame ga Kill!49
84MorgianaMagi49
85Nijino YurikaRokujō-ma no Shinryakusha!?48
86Claire RougeSeirei Tsukai no Blade Dance48
87Tōgō MimoriYūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru48
88Shibasaki RokaD-Frag!47
89Tsumiki MiniwaAcchi Kocchi46
90NoireChōjigen Game Neptune45
91Ikkyū TensaiRyūgajō Nanana no Maizōkin45
92Restia AshdollSeirei Tsukai no Blade Dance45
93NeptuneChōjigen Game Neptune44
94TakaoD-Frag!44
95Matsushima MichiruGrisaia no Kajitsu44
96SankareaSankarea44
97Kashima YūGekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun43
98Mitsumine MashiroMikakunin de Shinkōkei43
99Angelise Ikaruga MisurugiCross Ange42
100Kozakura MarryMekakucity Actors42
101Hanekawa TsubasaMonogatari Series42
102Iki HiyoriNoragami42
103Shiina MayuriSteins;Gate42
104Fuwa AikaZetsuen no Tempest42
105Hachikuji MayoiMonogatari Series41
106Imai MidoriShirobako41
107Erza ScarletFairy Tail40
108ChocolatNōKome40
109Miki SayakaPuella Magi Madoka Magica40
110Sakaki ShizukaShirobako40
111Kazama LeviTrinity Seven40
112Kirigiri KyōkoDanganronpa39
113Kuroha NekoGokukoku no Brynhildr39
No.NameSeriesBallots
114Kido TsubomiMekakucity Actors39
115Hatsuse IzunaNo Game No Life39
116Natsukawa MasuzuOreShura39
117Kisaragi ChihayaThe [email protected]39
118Lieselotte SherlockTrinity Seven38
119Hyūga HinataNaruto37
120Ayanami ReiNeon Genesis Evangelion37
121Chloe von EinzbernFate/stay Night36
122KaguraGINTAMA36
123Matoi RyūkoKill la Kill36
124Tainaka RitsuK-ON!36
125Yamai YuzuruDate A Live35
126Millhiore Firianno BiscottiDog Days35
127Ujimatsu ChiyaGochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?35
128Haibara AiDetective Conan34
129Sonohara AnriDurarara!!34
130Lucy HeartfiliaFairy Tail34
131Ichimatsu KohinaGugure! Kokkuri-san34
132Yusa EmiHataraku Maō-sama!34
133WatashiJinrui wa Suitai Shimashita34
134Elucia de Lute ImaKami nomi zo Shiru Sekai34
135Lala Satalin DevilukeTo LOVE-Ru34
136Wendy MarvellFairy Tail33
137Kazami KazukiGrisaia no Kajitsu33
138Hana N. FountainstandHanayamata33
139Eleonora ViltariaMadan no Ō to Vanadis33
140Kanbaru SurugaMonogatari Series33
141Sōryū Asuka LangleyNeon Genesis Evangelion33
142Myucel FoaranOutbreak Company33
143Irisviel von EinzbernFate/stay Night32
144Kaga KōkoGolden Time32
145Komine SachiGrisaia no Kajitsu32
146Kurugaya YuikoLittle Busters!32
147Araragi KarenMonogatari Series31
148Araragi TsukihiMonogatari Series31
149Minato TomokaRo-Kyu-Bu!31
150KuromeAkame ga Kill!30
151Fuyuumi AiOreShura30
152Miyanaga SakiSaki30
153Ayano Keiko (Silica)Sword Art Online30
154Hoshii MikiThe [email protected]30

Stella-Eligible

No.NameSeriesBallots
81ShinkuRozen Maiden26
82Asahina MikuruSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu26
83Kushieda MinoriToradora!26
84Hirasawa UiK-ON!25
85Kawashima AmiToradora!25
86ChiiChobits24
87Tsukimiya AyuKanon22
88SuiseisekiRozen Maiden22
89Huang LingyinIS <Infinite Stratos>20
90Takanashi TōkaChūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!19
91Konoe SubaruMayo Chiki!18
92Shiina MafuyuSeitokai no Ichizon17
93Shinonono HoukiIS <Infinite Stratos>15
94Sawatari MakotoKanon15
95Hinamori AmuShugo Chara!15
96Mizunashi AkariARIA14
97Hiiragi TsukasaLucky ☆ Star14
98Kawasumi MaiKanon13
99Haramura NodokaSaki13
100Fujibayashi RyōCLANNAD12
101Kōzuki KallenCode Geass12
102YunoHidamari Sketch12
103SōseisekiRozen Maiden12
104HarunaKore wa Zombie Desu ka?11
105Evangeline A.K. McDowellMahō Sensei Negima!11
106Sawachika EriSchool Rumble11
107Misaka ShioriKanon10
108Yagami HayateMahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha10
109Teletha TestarossaFull Metal Panic!9
110MariaHayate no Gotoku!8
111ShiinaAngel Beats!7
112Nishizawa AyumuHayate no Gotoku!7
113Shihō Matsurisola7
114SakuraTsubasa Chronicle7
115Alice CarrollARIA6
No.NameSeriesBallots
116Sonozaki MionHigurashi no Naku Koro ni6
117Minase NayukiKanon6
118VitaMahō Shōjo Lyrical Nanoha6
119Minami ChiakiMinami-ke6
120Fukuji MihokoSaki5
121Sakurano KurimuSeitokai no Ichizon5
122Kasuga Ayumu (Osaka)Azumanga Daiō4
123Sunohara MeiCLANNAD4
124Saginomiya IsumiHayate no Gotoku!4
125Kurata SayuriKanon4
126SeraphimKore wa Zombie Desu ka?4
127Shiina MinatsuSeitokai no Ichizon4
128Kōsaka TamakiToHeart 24
129ErurūUtawarerumono4
130Anya AlstreimCode Geass3
131Furude HanyūHigurashi no Naku Koro ni2
132NagiKannagi2
133Miyazaki NodokaMahō Sensei Negima!2
134Sakurazaki SetsunaMahō Sensei Negima!2
135Komori KiriSayonara Zetsubō Sensei2
136Konoe KonokaMahō Sensei Negima!1
137Akaba ChizuruSeitokai no Ichizon1
138Minamoto ChikaruStrawberry Panic!1
139Kyon no ImōtoSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu1
140TsuruyaSuzumiya Haruhi no Yūutsu1
141Katagiri YūhiAkane-iro ni Somaru Saka0
142Chiba KirinoBAMBOO BLADE0
143Kawazoe TamakiBAMBOO BLADE0
144Hitotsubashi YurieKamichu!0
145Ayase YueMahō Sensei Negima!0
146Suzumi TamaoStrawberry Panic!0
147Yuzuhara KonomiToHeart 20
148ArurūUtawarerumono0
149TōkaUtawarerumono0

Male-Eligible

No.NameSeriesBallots
81Hinata ShōyōHaikyū!!22
82Hijikata TōshirōGintama22
83Joseph JoestarJoJo's Bizarre Adventure22
84Okumura RinAo no Exorcist21
85Yagami LightDeath Note21
86Kanbara AkihitoKyōkai no Kanata21
87Eren YeagerShingeki no Kyojin21
88Mabuchi KōAo Haru Ride20
89Yoshii AkihisaBaka to Test to Shōkanjū20
90Kazama KenjiD-Frag!19
91Kokkuri-sanGugure! Kokkuri-san19
92Ōji MochizōTamako Market19
93Yūki RitoTo LOVE-Ru19
94Kudō ShinichiDetective Conan18
95Okita SōgoGintama18
96Maebara KeiichiHigurashi no Naku Koro ni18
97Hase YūkiIsshūkan Friends.18
98Nase HiroomiKyōkai no Kanata18
99Tigrevurmud VornMadan no Ō to Vanadis18
100Sakishima HikariNagi no Asukara18
101Tsuchimikado HarutoraTokyo Ravens18
102IskanderFate/stay Night17
103Kageyama TobioHaikyū!!17
104Arikawa HimeHimegoto17
105Miketsukami SōshiInu x Boku SS17
106Kūjō JōtarōJoJo's Bizarre Adventure17
107Kihara TsumuguNagi no Asukara17
108Monkey D. LuffyOne Piece17
109Aomine DaikiKuroko no Basket16
110Kumagawa MisogiMedaka Box16
111Mitsumine HakuyaMikakunin de Shinkōkei16
112BanNanatsu no Taizai16
113Uchiha ItachiNaruto16
114Akatsuki KojōStrike the Blood16
115Yoshida HaruTonari no Kaibutsu-kun16
116Kokonose HarukaMekakucity Actors15
117KingNanatsu no Taizai15
118Makishima ShōgoPsycho-Pass15
119Hinata HidekiAngel Beats!14
120Gray FullbusterFairy Tail14
121Kotomine KireiFate/stay night14
122Tōyama KinjiHidan no Aria14
123Fukube SatoshiHyōka14
No.NameSeriesBallots
124Kōsaka KyōsukeOre no Imōto14
125Totsuka SaikaOreGairu14
126Kurosaki IchigoBleach13
127Spike SpiegelCowboy Bebop13
128Cinque IzumiDog Days13
129Roy MustangFullmetal Alchemist13
130Kira YamatoGundam SEED13
131Yatogami KurōK13
132Kasugano HarukaYosuga no Sora13
133Kishitani ShinraDurarara!!12
134Hazuki NagisaFree!12
135Alibaba SalujaMagi12
136Amakusa KanadeNōKome12
137Sakurai TomokiSora no Otoshimono12
138Lawrence KraftSpice and Wolf12
139Hiraga SaitoZero no Tsukaima12
140LubbockAkame ga Kill!11
141Furukawa AkioCLANNAD11
142Kururugi SuzakuCode Geass11
143Ryūgazaki ReiFree!11
144Dio BrandoJoJo's Bizarre Adventure11
145Kizuna Astin (Hampnie Hambart)Kami-sama no Inai Nichiyōbi11
146Hibari KyōyaKatekyō Hitman Reborn!11
147Kazehaya ShōtaKimi ni Todoke11
148Akabane RaishinMachine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai11
149Isaki KanameNagi no Asukara11
150Maiko ShūNisekoi11
151Hoshino DarukuRyūgajō Nanana no Maizōkin11
152Li SyaoranCardcaptor Sakura10
153Mashima TaichiChihayafuru10
154NiceHamatora10
155Yokodera YōtoHentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.10
156Midorima ShintarōKuroko no Basket10
157TetraLog Horizon10
158Uchiha SasukeNaruto10
159Uzumaki NarutoNaruto10
160YukineNoragami10
161Kōtarō SatomiRokujō-ma no Shinryakusha!?10
162Itoshiki NozomuSayonara Zetsubō Sensei10
163DandySpace Dandy10
164Urushibara RukaSteins;Gate10
165Ushiromiya BattlerUmineko no Naku Koro ni10