This is a complete mismatch in Usagi's favor as such where Sakura has no decent shot at winning.
Locking this up.
First match is tied 1-1 and Toriko/Rin has 2 votes.
@EvilMegaCookie: Visual novel characters are only allowed if they have had an anime or manga adaptation. Otherwise, any match you make in this forum must involve at least one anime or manga character in some form.
Now have the tournament started up. So I'm unpinning this from the General Discussion board.
Let us get this tournament rolling. We have 32 anime and manga couples to vote on to see whom is your favorite among them in a series of single-elimination matches. Rules for this are simple enough. I will post 2 pairs of matches to be voted on and you have 3-4 days to vote for what couple you think is the best in each match. Whichever couple gets the most votes within that time will advance to the next round. In the event of a tie, I will make the winning vote(s).
For those unaware, here is the entrant list for the tournament:
With all that said, let us get going with the first pair of matches for the First Round of this tournament:
This couple had known each other as childhood friends since they were two years ago. Despite having “normal” abilities compared to his superpowered better half, the male half of this pair wanted to protect his girl of interest from harm due to being emotionally scarred from failing to save a classmate in middle school. To become worthy of being her guardian, the male lead went through brutal training that would allow to become a fierce fighter in Savate. Both are revealed to have feelings for one another, which they confess in front of school Student Council members. This is Medaka Box's Medaka Kurokami and Zenkichi Hitoyoshi.
And their opponents...
This pairing came together when the male, a traveling ronin swordsman, decided to settle at the female's dojo that taught the Kamiya Kasshin-ryu sword style. Throughout the series, the female came to learn more of her love interest's dark and tragic past as a hitokiri for the Meiji government during the final years of the Tokugawa shogunate's rule over Japan. This would lead the two of them and their allies to cross paths with rivals and enemies to the male, and the female's feelings for the male increasing greatly out of knowing the kind of man he wants to be. This is Rurouni Kenshin's Kenshin Himura and Kaoru Kamiya.
One of the Heavenly Kings, the titular male lead of this series finds himself normally dealing with the affections of this girl, the younger sister of another of his fellow Heavenly Kings named Sunny. Being around the girl in question leads our male lead to break down in shyness, yet the girl is willing to put her life at risk to protect her love interest from harm. In recent developments, the two have gotten engaged for marriage. This is Toriko's Toriko and Rin.
And their opponents...
Finding herself whisked away to Japan's Sengoku period through her shrine's old well, this modern era schoolgirl would come across a dog hanyou sealed to a tree 50 years earlier whom she freed to save her life from a caterpillar youkai. The two start off on shaky terms with one another as they are forced to cooperate together to retrieve the shards of a powerful jewel called the Shikon no Tama. As the series progresses, the two get on more friendlier terms with another and are seemingly starting to fall in love with another. However, complications such as the enemy threat Naraku and the male lead's dead former love Kikyo being resurrected prevent our pairing's relationship from progressing. This is Inuyasha's Kagome Higurashi and Inuyasha.
Voting for these matches will end on either Monday or Tuesday. Have fun voting!
@waybig1010101: The deadline for votes was yesterday. The final tourney roster is posted on the opening post of this thread.
@waybig1010101: No, they weren't nominated nor are they in the tourney.
@reiyo: Gil on his own isn't a galaxy-buster as it's more Ea's showing than his. However as I've highlighted, all Servants in Extra/CCC are planetary-level with FTL. That is well beyond what the Naruto team could fend off.