Queen of /v/ 2022

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The Queen of /v/ 2022 was the fourth edition of 4chan's annual video game waifu tournament held inside the /v/ - Video Games board. Based on American East Coast Time (UTC-04:00), the nominations started on November 11, 20:00 while the final round ended at November 20.


How to nominate[edit]

  • Character must appear in a video game (vidya)
  • You must post the image, type the character name AND the correct series name (e.g. [I nominate] Link from Legend of Zelda)
  • 12 replies / (You)s are needed in a single thread to qualify as a nominee.
  • One nominee per post only
  • Check the nomination list (Ctrl+F, click the "three vertical dots" icon, and enter character name) to see if your girl is already nominated

Character / series eligibility[edit]

  • FOTM Clause: Characters who first appeared at the month before the start of this contest (October 01 and later) are banned.
  • Visual novels / eroge games / galgames are allowed (e.g. Fate, Steins;Gate, Hunie Pop)
  • Characters debuting in non-vidya media that is part of an established vidya franchise are accepted (e.g. Miss Pauling @ Team Fortress 2[a 1], Jeanne d'Arc @ Fate/Apocrypha[a 2], Tokai Teio @ Uma Musume[a 3])
  • Characters debuting in a game that is part of a non-vidya / multimedia franchise are accepted (e.g. Android 21 @ Dragon Ball FighterZ[a 4], Iroha Tamaki @ Magia Record[a 5])
  • Characters that do not debut in a video game may be accepted if they are deemed to have a sufficiently strong presence in /v/ board culture, or are better known for their video game appearance. (e.g. Geralt @ The Witcher, AM @ I Have no Mouth)
  • Characters who are not male/female or whose gender is unknown are eligible for both Queen and King tournaments, but if they appear in the main bracket in the Queen contest, they will be ineligible for nomination in King (and vice versa).
  • Spinoffs and crossovers are counted as separate series. This rule mainly applies to characters debuting and/or are better known from said series. (e.g. Leona @ King of Fighters, Joker @ Persona, Sora @ Kingdom Hearts, Master Hand @ Super Smash Bros., Wario @ Wario series)
    • However, if a given character has previously appeared in another game prior to being featured in a spinoff/crossover/guest appearance, they will be entered under their original series whenever the host deems it convenient.
  • No fan-made characters, including memes, OCs and custom characters (e.g. Anonymous Guy, Coomer, Coldsteel the Hedgeheg, Create-A-Player from NBA 2K )
  • No inanimate objects (e.g. L-Block, Ebony & Ivory)
  • No grandfather clause: a contestant that appears here may not be allowed for future editions (e.g. Hatsune Miku after 2019, Ebony & Ivory after 2021)

Excluded Characters[edit]

Elite Eight Rule[edit]

Characters who reached the Elite Eight of the previous tournament are temporarily ineligible this year; they will be eligible for nomination next contest.

2021 Elite Eight (Will be eligible next contest)
2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Madotsuki Marisa Kirisame Roll Alice Curly Brace Fio Germi Shantae
Yume Nikki Touhou Project Mega Man Black Souls Cave Story Metal Slug Shantae

Tournament champions, on the other hand, are permanently retired and will be banned for future editions.

Queens of /v/alhalla (PERMANENTLY RETIRED)
2019 2020 2021
Samus Aran Reimu Hakurei Recette Lemongrass
Metroid Touhou Project Recettear

Voting policy[edit]

All rounds last 24 hours starting from the first relevant thread posted. Countdowns via the its.almo.st website will be provided by the host.

Starting from the qualifiers, all polls and results will be held in Google Polls. A Gmail account is needed to access the voting form. Emails will not be visible to the host and other users. Before voting, a user must answer a question related to 4chan board culture and tournament history, and must fulfill a CAPTCHA test before they can submit their votes. A user can change their choices at any time before the round ends; this is to allow campaigns like fan arts, voice recordings, video edits, songs, and poetry to convince someone to change their mind.

In the main bracket rounds, you must vote for all matches.

Qualifying round[edit]

1104 successful nominees will be consolidated into a single massive group where voters select the girls that they want to advance. There is no restriction on how many girls they can select. This format is called Approval voting. After the round ends, 128 girls with the most votes will advance into the bracket. Ties are broken by whoever gets properly nominated earlier.

A maximum of 3 girls per series can enter the bracket. However, if a series makes it into last year's Elite Eight, including the champion, their limit will be reduced to 2 girls for this edition.


Bold text indicates character who appears in the bracket for the first time.
Recettear, Yume Nikki, Touhou, Mega Man, Black Souls, Cave Story, Metal Slug, and Shantae will only have 2 girls in the bracket instead of 3.

# Name Series Votes
1 Midna The Legend of Zelda 338
2 GLaDOS Portal 335
3 2B Nier 312
4 Maya Fey Ace Attorney 281
5 Bayonetta Bayonetta 279
6 Hat Kid A Hat in Time 273
7 Ashley WarioWare 272
8 Gardevoir Pokemon 270
9 Muffet Undertale / Deltarune 263
10 Zelda The Legend of Zelda 262
11 Ranni the Witch Elden Ring 258
12 Susie Undertale / Deltarune 249
13 Hex Maniac Pokemon 248
14 Rosalina Mario 247
15 Rouge the Bat Sonic 243
16 Cirno Touhou 242
17 Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy 241
18 Ankha Animal Crossing 239
19 Hornet Hollow Knight 238
20 Angela Lobotomy Corporation 234
21 Baba Baba is You 233
22 Plain Doll Bloodborne 233
23 Miss Pauling Team Fortress 233
24 Vibri Vib-Ribbon 229
25 Isabelle Animal Crossing 223
26 Gebura Lobotomy Corporation 221
27 AK-12 Girls' Frontline 218
28 Lady Devil May Cry 217
29 Alice Liddell American McGee's Alice 216
30 Kazooie Banjo-Kazooie 216
31 Roxanne Wolf Five Nights at Freddy's 216
32 Tron Bonne Mega Man 216
33 Amaterasu Okami 216
34 Palutena Kid Icarus 215
35 Princess Daisy Mario 215
36 Jill Stingray VA-11 Hall-A 215
37 Marina Splatoon 213
38 Princess Peach Mario 212
39 Dark Samus Metroid 210
40 Amy Rose Sonic 210
41 Gruntilda Banjo-Kazooie 209
42 Toriel Undertale / Deltarune 208
43 Binah Lobotomy Corporation 208
44 YoRHa Type A No. 2 Nier 208
45 Jill Valentine Resident Evil 207
46 Alice (SMT) Shin Megami Tensei 205
47 Lucifer Helltaker 203
48 Tali'Zorah nar Rayya Mass Effect 203
49 Dawn Pokemon 203
50 Coco Bandicoot Crash Bandicoot 202
51 Plague Doctor Darkest Dungeon 201
52 Pixie Shin Megami Tensei 201
53 Crossbreed Priscilla Dark Souls 200
54 Buddy Lisa: The Painful 200
55 Alice (AliceSoft) AliceSoft 199
56 The Boss Metal Gear 198
57 Lusty Argonian Maid The Elder Scrolls 196
58 Marie Splatoon 195
59 Chun-Li Street Fighter 195
60 Alyx Vance Half Life 194
61 Justice Helltaker 194
62 Nobeta Little Witch Nobeta 194
63 Franziska von Karma Ace Attorney 193
64 Android 21 Dragonball FighterZ 193
Pos Name Series Votes
65 Lain Iwakura Serial Experiments Lain (PS1) 192
66 Pyro Team Fortress 2 192
67 Nia Xenoblade Chronicles 190
68 Sue Sakamoto Cave Story 189
69 Spooky Spooky's Jumpscare Mansion 189
70 Flandre Scarlet Touhou 189
71 Red Hood Black Souls 188
72 Administrator Team Fortress 2 188
73 Neco-Arc Tsukihime 187
74 Blaze the Cat Sonic 186
75 Template:Reisalin Stout Atelier 184
76 Leaf Black Souls 184
77 Ib Ib 184
78 Monika Doki Doki Literature Club 182
79 Zoey Left 4 Dead 182
80 Dorothy VA-11 Hall-A 182
81 Yuffie Kisaragi Final Fantasy 181
82 Rebecca Cyberpunk 2077 180
83 Malon The Legend of Zelda 180
84 Beatrice Umineko 180
85 Etna Disgaea 178
86 Illyasviel von Einzbern Fate 176
87 Aigis Persona 173
88 Lady Maria Bloodborne 171
89 Sunflower Plants vs. Zombies 170
90 Krystal Star Fox 169
91 Kumatora Mother / Earthbound 168
92 Claire Redfield Resident Evil 168
93 Sorceress Dragon's Crown 167
94 Witch Left 4 Dead 167
95 Jack-O' Valentine Guilty Gear 166
96 Callie Splatoon 165
97 Cammy White Street Fighter 165
98 Chell Portal 164
99 Felicia Darkstalkers 162
100 Renamon Digimon 162
101 Adeleine Kirby 162
102 Mari OMORI 162
103 Mia Fey Ace Attorney 161
104 Kat Gravity Rush 161
105 Lady Dimitrescu Resident Evil 161
106 Paula Mother / Earthbound 160
107 Viper X-COM 160
108 D.Va Overwatch 159
109 Peacock Skullgirls 159
110 Cala Maria Cuphead 158
111 Daisy DOOM 157
112 Saber Fate 157
113 Cortana Halo 157
114 Beelzebub Helltaker 157
115 Ender Dragon Minecraft 157
116 Kaine Nier 156
117 Alipheese Monster Girl Quest 155
118 Essex Azur Lane 154
119 Cacodemon DOOM 153
120 Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers 152
121 Rika Furude Higurashi 152
122 Gwynevere Dark Souls 151
123 Filia Skullgirls 151
124 Fire Keeper Dark Souls 150
125 Viridi Kid Icarus 150
126 Chie Satonaka Persona 150
127 Pyra Xenoblade Chronicles 150
128 Splash Woman Mega Man 147
Denied by Series Limit
(arranged by series name, alphabetical order)
# Name Series Votes
1 Cheshire Cat Black Souls 159
2 Template:Mabel (Black Souls) Black Souls 155
3 Template:Prickett (Black Souls) Black Souls 152
4 Template:Miranda (Black Souls) Black Souls 151
5 Template:Malina (Helltaker) Helltaker 151
6 Template:Azazel (Helltaker) Helltaker 149
7 Template:Queen of Hatred Lobotomy Corporation 175
8 Template:Malkuth (LobCorp) Lobotomy Corporation 174
9 Template:Leaetitia (LobCorp) Lobotomy Corporation 152
10 Template:Tiphereth (LobCorp) Lobotomy Corporation 150
11 Cynthia Pokemon 203
12 May Pokemon 186
13 Template:Misty pkmn) Pokemon 171
14 Template:Marnie pkmn Pokemon 159
15 Template:Vaporeon Pokemon 159
16 Template:Ada wong Resident Evil 155
17 Template:Cream the Rabbit Sonic 164
18 Template:Shiver (Splatoon) Splatoon 161
19 Template:Scout's Mom Team Fortress 2 186
20 Template:Koishi Komeji Touhou 180
21 Template:Remilia Scarlet Touhou 171
22 Template:Clownpiece Touhou 162
23 Alice Margatroid Touhou 162
24 Template:Patchouli Knowledge Touhou 160
25 Template:Sakuya Izayoi Touhou 159
26 Queen Undertale / Deltarune 156
27 Noelle Holiday Undertale / Deltarune 153
28 Undyne Undertale / Deltarune 148


The main bracket

128 characters, single elimination. The bracket is seeded according to qualifier votes; if multiple characters have the same amount of qualifier votes, the higher seed goes to whoever is nominated properly first. If a match ends in a tie, both characters will advance to the next round, resulting in some matches having 3-4 characters. However, if the tied match is a final, then the higher seed wins the title.

Characters who reach the quarter-finals are granted Elite Eight status and will be temporarily suspended for next edition, except the champion who will be permanently banned afterwards.

  • Quarter-final losers will play each other in a four-way match. Scoring method TBA.
  • Semi-final losers will play each other for 3rd place.

All rounds begin and end at Eastern Time evening hours (UTC-04:00, around 20:00~22:00).

  • Bracket Link: Challonge
  • Voter Turnout: 1648 - 1506 - 1245 - 1402 - 1455 - 1312 - 1238


An unofficial spin-off bracket called Queen /v/ No Hopers Tournament, later known as Maid of /v/ 2022, was hosted by an anon known in Challonge as 2Obscure4v, who wanted a bracket fought by the bottom 128 nominees of this edition.

Thread links[edit]

Archived thread links:

Notes / Sources[edit]

  1. Miss Pauling first appeared in WAR! Comic, a tie-in webcomic to Team Fortress 2's WAR! Update
  2. Fate/Apocrypha is originally a light novel, but Jeanne d'Arc also appears in the gacha game Fate/Grand Order; furthermore, the Fate franchise began as a visual novel.
  3. Uma Musume was first announced as a mobile gacha game, but it was delayed to the point that the anime came out first; regardless, both the game and the anime are equally popular among fans
  4. Android 21 is a game-original fighter from Dragon Ball, which originated as a manga.
  5. Iroha Tamaki is the protagonist of Magia Record, a mobile gacha game spinoff of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, which began as a 2011 anime.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Due to a mistake in calculation no one noticed at the time, Ranni was placed at 6th while Maya Fey was placed in 7th.

External links[edit]


4chan Tournaments
/co/mics & cartoons Ms. /co/ 201820192020202120222023
Mr. /co/ 201820192020202120222023
/v/idya Queen 20192020202120222023
King 20192020202120222023
Queen of /v/
Tournaments 20192020202120222023
Champions Samus Aran Reimu Hakurei Recette Midna Curly Brace
Elite Eight
Bold indicates a girl has achieved semifinalist status. Bold underlined indicates a girl finished runner-up at least once.
2B Ashley Ashley Graham Aigis Alipheese Alice Amaterasu Bayonetta Cirno Chun-Li Fio Germi GLaDOS Hornet Madotsuki Malon Marisa Kirisame Maya Fey Morrigan Aensland Princess Peach Ranni the Witch Roll Shantae Taokaka Tifa Lockhart
Qualified characters
AK-12 Adeleine Angela Baba Beatrice Buddy Cammy White Chell Chie Satonaka Ebony & Ivory Essex Fang Felicia Filia Flandre Scarlet Franziska von Karma Gardevoir Gebura Glamrock Chica Gruntilda Hat Kid Hatsune Miku Hex Maniac Illyasviel von Einzbern Jill Stingray Jill Valentine Kaine Kat Lady Lady Maria Mari Miss Pauling Monika Muffet Neco-Arc Palutena Peacock Pixie Plague Doctor Plain Doll Princess Daisy Pyro Remilia Scarlet Rosalina Rouge the Bat Roxanne Wolf SHODAN Tali'Zorah nar Rayya The Boss Tron Bonne YoRHa Type A No. 2 Zelda
Other characters
Erika Furudo Koishi Komeiji