S.C.A.M. Character Tournament – Update #2: Final + Game Characters

S.C.A.M.’s Greatest Anime Character Ever Tournament has come to an end. A little over a few weeks ago, 22 characters were nominated: one character has been selected. A returning champion from the Off-Season Saimoe Tournament in December met head-to-head with three characters from three popular series, with two of them favorites to win during the S.C.A.M. Tournament. Below is the full report from the Quarter and Semifinal rounds, along with Sunday’s winner of the first Anime Character Tournament. To view the preliminary rounds report, check out Update #1.

Quarterfinal: Round 5: Groups 1 & 3

Note: Winners in bold advance to the Quarterfinals.

  • Alucard (Hellsing) [11 Votes]
  • Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin) [19 Votes]
  • Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist) [23 Votes]
  • Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass) [18 Votes]

Quarterfinal: Round 6: Groups 2 & 4

  • Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) [15 Votes]
  • Ciel Phantomhive (Black Butler) [6 Votes]
  • Sousuke Sagara (Full Metal Panic!) [16 Votes]
  • Vegeta (Dragonball Z) [14 Votes]

Semifinal: Round 7

  • Kenshin Himura [45 Votes]
  • Sousuke Sagara [44 Votes]

Semifinal: Round 8

  • Haruhi Suzumiya [42 Votes]
  • Roy Mustang [41 Votes]

Final: Round 9

  • Haruhi Suzumiya [22 Votes]
  • Kenshin Himura [33 Votes]

The winner of the S.C.A.M. Character Tournament is Kenshin Himura from Rurouni Kenshin! It was a great fight to the end going up against leading Saimoe champ Lelouch Lamperouge of Code Geass and Sousuke Sagara from Full Metal Panic. In the end, it was both Haruhi Suzumiya and Kenshin to the finish. A predictable end to a first successful run of the tournament. Many congratulations go out to the winner and his supporters! ^_^

Greatest Video Game Character Ever

Now that the tournament is over for the anime characters, it’s time for the Greatest Video Game Ever Tournament. The game character tournament is larger than the anime character event. However, instead of 48 hour rounds, it will be 24 hours with 31 rounds total until the end of February. The tournament is currently in its 4th round, with each round ending at midnight. The full roster and tournament status can be viewed via BracketMaker.com. To vote, visit and like Scenic City Anime & More on Facebook to cheer on your character!

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