Aug. 16, 2019, 12:09 a.m.

2019 Takami Chika Fan Awards

We apologize for the delay to announce the winners. We adjusted the way scores of winners are calculated thanks to suggestions from this post and our Q&A, which is what caused the delay.

We were blown away by how many people entered for Chika! We didn't expect that many entries, and we loved them all so, so much that we decided to add 2 extra winners: we usually crown 4 winners, but 6 of you will get prizes for Chika Fan Awards! Thank you everyone!!

The winners of 2019 Takami Chika Fan Awards are...

Fan Awards winner - elected by our panel of judges


Voted top "Effort"!

  • nija ☆ (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "your love for Chika and what she means to you really came through! I especially love the letter to her, but also the collage - that must have taken a long time, but the result is wonderful to look at and it's great to see all those Chika-chis at once. plus, the cake and the birthday banner make it feel like an actual birthday party!"
  • PizzaHutte (Donator): "The letter was very nice."
  • kyuchiin☆ (Member of the judges panel, Starlight Academy staff, Graphic designer): "This entry shows great passion and effort, by showing their shrine, personal letter to Chika, graphic edit of all of Chika's cards and cake♡"
  • rubylovebot (Member of the judges panel): "i love how much love they have for chika. the letter was so beautifully written, and they did an amazing job at sharing their feelings for chika!"
  • julia (Member of the judges panel, Donator): "This person showed their adoration for Chika in multiple different ways! A web page telling their story of discovering her, a collage of her SIF cards, a heartfelt letter decorated in a very Chika-style color palette. I could definitely feel their passion through those different images!"
  • pandavodkachuu (Asteria) (Graphic designer): "This entry really stands out thanks to the crazy amount of effort they put into their post! Not only did they do what they can to make their entry lovely and presentable, they also poured in a lot of work to make graphics for Chika and a little birthday shrine with a cake! Not only that, their passion for Chika really stands out through their words. You can tell how much Chika really means to them."
  • Fratturobot (Developer): "While it's normal to find entries with well-written messages, pretty art/edits, or well-staged birthday celebrations, but it's rare to find one that contains such strong examples of all three simultaneously. Rinon has done an excellent job of conveying how important Chika is to her."
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "A very organized and pretty post with lots of love oozing from it"
  • caps (Developer), zippo / mspaint / Marie (School Idol Tomodachi staff, Graphic designer, Developer) and Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.

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Runner up Fan Winner


Runner up for "Passion"

Runner up for "Creativity and originality"

Runner up for "Effort"

  • Aoi (Starlight Academy staff, Translator): "I really love how they explain their connection to Chika. It also looks like they put a lot of effort on their cake~"
  • nija ☆ (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "I absolutely love how passionate this entry is about Chika! your love for her truly came through and I even teared up a little reading through it. I believe you in a heartbeat that she's a positive influence on your life and the way you talk about her and cherish her makes me love her a little more, too. I especially like the quotes you picked out to shine a light on! I also love that you sang for her and the cake you made for her, too; it made it feel a little more like a birthday party and I like that a lot. a love letter that shines almost as brightly as Chika does!"
  • nozomiinotic (Member of the judges panel): "It's so sweet to see how much of an impact Chika has had on you, MeiLovsChika! I can tell that a lot of heart was put into this entry! And although you said english was not your main language, your message was very clear! You'll do great with voice acting, i'm sure!"
  • PsyGemKo (Member of the judges panel): "I felt moved when I read your message. Chika is lucky to have you as a fan! "
  • julia (Member of the judges panel, Donator): "This is such an adorable and heartfelt entry! I felt so warm reading their story and seeing the effort they put in to create a Chika birthday celebration with what they had!"
  • Honk_Angel (Graphic designer) also liked this entry.

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3rd Fan Winner


Voted top "Passion"!

  • nozomiinotic (Member of the judges panel): "Azeku, you did a great job of explaining how Chika inspired you! It was very heartwarming to read this- and it's great that she encouraged you to follow your dreams! I wish you the best of luck with your future endeavors and welcome to Sukutomo! "
  • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "I was touched by their story and truly felt their passion for Chika"
  • pandavodkachuu (Asteria) (Graphic designer): "Out of all the entries in the giveaway, I feel like this entry stood out the most through the person's raw passion. It's not graphics-heavy or even merch-heavy, but the extent to how much this person genuinely loves and looks up to Chika more than makes up for this. It is a delight to hear how much Chika made an impact in their life and drove them to continue trying until they reached their own success. The art is really cute as well! Very well-made given they seem to just be starting out with drawing."
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "A post brimming with lots to say about Chika, a very passionate approach"
  • Honk_Angel (Graphic designer), Aoi (Starlight Academy staff, Translator), PsyGemKo (Member of the judges panel) and Tokimeki (Artist, Graphic designer, Translator) also liked this entry.
  • Hoshino☆ (Member of the judges panel, School Idol Tomodachi staff): "Their story on how they can love and relate to Chika using their own life experiences really touched me! It’s inspiring that Chika was able to become a real-life model for someone using lessons (like growing from failure) that will last them a lifetime. Their descriptive writing really captivated me, but gosh the drawing is adorable too!"

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Honorable mentions

  • Catarina - See activity

    • Voted top "Creativity and originality"!
    • PizzaHutte (Donator): "All the orange and the bird!"
    • julia (Member of the judges panel, Donator): "I love how different aspects of Chika's presence in their life were all cutely arranged and represented on one scrapbook-style image. It's a really creative way to show off how much Chika influences them!"
    • zippo / mspaint / Marie (School Idol Tomodachi staff, Graphic designer, Developer): "the cute graphic shows how chika is a part of her everyday life"
    • Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • mukuro.png - See activity

    • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "A cute and sweet to the point post with a deeper side to their love"
    • Jib (Artist): "Heartwarming~"
    • Tokimeki (Artist, Graphic designer, Translator) and zippo / mspaint / Marie (School Idol Tomodachi staff, Graphic designer, Developer) also liked this entry.
  • Henriak - See activity

    • PizzaHutte (Donator): "The drawing is great."
    • Fratturobot (Developer): "The art and scouting shrine construction in this entry are both top-notch."
    • Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • Aily - See activity

    • nozomiinotic (Member of the judges panel): "It's incredible how much effort you've put into your dances and cosplays, Aily! I'm glad Chika has given you so much comfort and has been able to calm you down during difficult times! Thank you for sharing your honest feelings about Chika in this post! Welcome to Sukutomo, by the way! "
    • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "Such a sweet and inspirational story!"
  • Fuyuri - See activity

    • Jib (Artist): "Such nice graphics!"
  • youngsterjulia - See activity

    • Fratturobot (Developer): "Displays a level of enthusiasm worthy of Chika herself."
    • rubylovebot (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • Snxwypelt - See activity

    • PsyGemKo (Member of the judges panel): "That beautiful card edit drew me in. I feel love radiating off the edit and message!"
  • Soleil.starry - See activity

    • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "Adorable art and sweet letter"

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


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Runner up Crowd's Favorite Winner


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3rd Crowd Favorite Winner


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Other participants:

Gay4EliAyase - See activity - "Adorable edits! We love all the different shades of orange you used!"

mewsicu - See activity - "Such a cute photo!!! The orange tablecloth is the perfect touch!"

LittleBecca - See activity - "What a cute little banner!! We also thought Chika shouting at the 3rd years and breaking up their argument was such an iconic moment! One of our favorites of the Shunshine anime!"

MaanaNugget - See activity - "Aodrable drawing! The glowy colors on her outfit are so pretty and she looks so happy!"

BellaVocA - See activity - "Cute edit!! The background shows other aspects of Chika's personality~"

kurama9tail - See activity - "Really cute drawing!!"

chikasthighs - See activity - "We love how she's such an inspiration for you and that you cosplayed her!"

madolchateau - See activity - "I honestly cried when I saw Anchan pull off that back handspring and especially when I saw the other actresses cheer for her and get emotional too. It's SUCH a memorable moment of Love Live history~"

Congratulations to our winners!

They will receive a prize of their choice among the Chika-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!

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