has announced through their official Facebook page that official website of this year’s Cosplay Mania ’12 is already up.

Registration to this year’s Tournament of Champions has also begun. Interested participants must register online at the and fill-up the online registration form provided. There will be no registrations at the venue itself.

Here are the schedules of the TOrCH III Preliminaries

  • June 30 @ SM Baguio indoor Atrium center
  • July 14 @ SM Cagayan De Oro activity center
  • July 21 @ SM Bacoor activity center
  • July 28 @ SM Consolacion (Cebu)
  • August 11 @ SM Davao activity center
  • August 25/26 @ SM City North Edsa Cyberzone activity center
  • September 8 @ SM City Iloilo activity center
  • September 22 @ SM Manila (Cyberzone Event Center) will be selecting a “representative” from each leg to participate at the TOrCH III Championships to be held on Cosplay Mania ’12, September 30, 2012 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Metro Manila.

In TorCH II that was held last year, the winning pair became the official Philippine representatives to Anime Festival Asia convention’s Regional Cosplay Championship in Singapore. This is aside from the prizes given to them by and the sponsors.

Tournament of Champions
Introduced in 2010, it is a national cosplay competition where tournament legs are held in selected major cities in the Philippines. Usually held in SM Supermalls, it is a pair competition with winners of each leg taking the finals at the Cosplay Mania event.  [From Official site]

Cosplay Mania is an annual cosplay-centered convention usually held in the final quarter of the year in the Philippines and it is created and hosted by a Philippine-based cosplay website and organization,