Manila Champs Wins ToRCH Finals


Manila leg winners, Team Cuddle Club Buddies Again were crowned the Grand Champions in the recently concluded Cosplay Tournament of Champions Fourth Stage Finals.

The team, composed of Cebu’s Momoko Matsuyama and Butuan’s Rommil Donaire beat the other 8 teams coming from different parts of the country in competition held last October 6 at Function Room 5, SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

They performed a skit from role-playing video game Valkyrie Profile as Hrist Valkyrie and Dylan which was commended by the international guest judges due to their great acting and fighting skills.

The runner up trophy went to the Team Purple Flurp. The CDO Champions, Zenon Hernandez and Chinx Banquerigo dedicated their performance to all Naruto fans.10072013_team_cdo

Team Cuddle Club Buddies Again received a cash prize worth Php20,000 and they will be representing the Philippines in the upcoming  Anime Festival Asia’s (AFA) Regional Cosplay Championship (RCC) to be held next month in Singapore.