Cosplay team from Cebu, Butuan Completes TorCH 4 Finalists


Cosplay team duo , Cuddle Club Buddies Again, wins the final leg of the fourth Cosplay Tournament of Champions competition held at SM Manila last September 28.

The team, composed of Cebu’s Momoko Matsuyama and Butuan’s Rommil Donaire performed a skit from role-playing video game Valkyrie Profile as Hrist Valkyrie and Dylan.


Runner up prize was given to Team March-mallows composed of former TorCH winner Erika Garbin and HEROtv Ambassadress Christine Blardony. They were cosplaying characters from science fiction role-playing video game XenoBlade.


Other teams who participated in this leg are Knightro, Crazy Bunny and B.D.X.

Team ‘Cuddle Club Buddies Again’ will join Epic Meal Team (Baguio),  Purple Flurp (CDO), B.L. (Bacoor), Bankai O.T.P (Bacolod), CGA Jaeger (Davao), Adventure Team (North Edsa), Mugen (Cebu) and the Wildcard team M.Y.C.P (CDO) who will be competing in the Finals of Cosplay Tournament of Champion to be held during Cosplay Mania ’13 on October 6 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay.


In related news, Christian Umali wins the ‘Cyberzone Cosplay Grand Prix 2nd Heat’ SM Manila Preliminary Leg as War Machine from Iron man. Umali was entitled to participate in the CCGP 2 Finale to be held at Cosplay Mania ’13 but he declined to ‘give way to other cosplayers’.

Other winners are John Charles Carmona as Captain America (Runner up) and Mark Rosario as Fiddlestick (2nd runner up).