May 3, 2019, 1:05 a.m.

2019 Nishikino Maki Fan Awards

The winners of 2019 Nishikino Maki Fan Awards are...

#1 Fan Winner - elected by our panel of judges


1700 points
  • Kanon-Kun (Developer): "tsumikis really know the personality and attitude of Maki when i read her letter. I kinda know Maki personality and attitude bacause I also watch all the Love Live series but Maki's not my waifu >.< also her collection is Insane, you can see it clearly that she really likes Maki (That cost a lot :O) and the art that she made for her was so good, you can see the effort on how beautiful it was. that was the best art that I saw from all the entries. 9.9/10"
  • kimpo (Donator): "All the passion, from the writing, to the baked goods, to the drawing. It oozes passion and genuine love! Also has a blend of creativity and effort."
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "Amazingly beautiful and gorgeous art, a cake with cookies, and a do it for her board? A lot of love and dedication emanating for this post for our favorite tomato!"
  • db0 (Developer): "Everything about your entry screams "I love Maki!". You definitely went all out to celebrate her birthday, even making a cake for her (which looks delicious) and making that really detailed drawing of her birthday card. A beautiful birthday shrine! Your letter for her is very sweet and the efforts you put into SIF to tier for her are remarkable."
  • rubylovebot (Member of the judges panel) and Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.

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Runner up Fan Winner


1300 points
  • kimpo (Donator): "Shows passion, creativity, and effort with 17 different drawings, all high-quality with no laziness."
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "The absolute dedication to draw 17 of your favorite Maki's for her Birthday is inspiring and absolutely precious! Coupled with heartfelt sentiments and an adorable art style I can really feel your love for Maki~"
  • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "I admire that they took the time to illustrate all of their favorite best grill cards."
  • BlakeW1995 (Donator): "Very nice drawings of Maki, well done."
  • db0 (Developer): "You spent an entire week preparing for her birthday and drawing her in so many different outfits. Now that's what I call true dedication! The drawings are beautiful and I love your art style. Amazing job!"
  • Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.

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#1 Crowd's Favorite Winner - elected by the community



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Runner up Crowd's Favorite Winner



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Honorable mentions

  • cynonic - See activity

    • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "So many great entries, as always. I loved the soft colors in this illustration's entry, and the UR birthday cake was a nice touch!"
  • Ruby_Storm__ - See activity

    • kimpo (Donator): "Shows passion and effort with the lovemail, even going as far as saying Maki helped the person choose their future."
    • rubylovebot (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • _xMakix_ - See activity

    • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "True devotion to a best grill is what this entrant said about being happy even if they pull a R card."
  • tuesyay - See activity

    • db0 (Developer): "A very cute drawing of Maki, with many details showing you spent a lot of time on it and really wanted to celebrate her birthday in style. I love the character design you used to draw her, it's very unique and original and suits her very well."
  • flyingrainbowshrimp - See activity

    • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "Cute pirate board and Chibi art~ Love the dedication!"
  • soulheart - See activity

    • Miss (Member of the judges panel) liked this entry.

Other participants:

Lubi, EmiliaLisa, HappyCookie, IchigoReimu

Congratulations to our winners!

They will receive a prize of their choice among the Maki-themed goodies we offer. You can see the list of prizes with pictures in the original awards details post.

Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! We loved your entries!

Miyashita Ai Toujou Nozomi Ohara Mari

The birthdays of Miyashita Ai (May 30), Toujou Nozomi (June 9) and Ohara Mari (June 13) are coming soon, so look forward to their Fan Awards as well!

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