has announced a while ago its North Metro Manila representative for this year’s Cosplay Tournament of Champions 3rd Impact.

Out of the 5 group participated in the tournament , cosplay duo “Adventure Team”, composed of Marko Villaluz cosplaying as Mitsurugi and Doho Lobaha Pururiin as Kilik from Soul Calibur IV, was crowned TORCH 3 – North Manila Leg Champions. They garnered 91.33 pts overall.

TORCH 3 North Manila Champions – Adventure Team

All female duo Team Armamento, composed of  Daphne Anne Pichay as Arnval MK.2 and Jessa Maine  as Strarf MK.2 from Busou Shinki Moon Angel, grabbed runner up place with 81.16 pts.

Both the Champions and runner ups were given prizes from sponsors.

TORCH 3 North Manila Runner Up – Armamento

Here are the other groups who also participated:

Philippine Final Fantasy Cosplay Group – Soldiers (Zephiroth and Zack Fair from Final Fantasy 7)
The Beetles (Blue Beet and Black Beet of Juukou B-Fighter)
Grandline PH (Dracule Mihawk and Rononoa Zoro of One Piece)

Furthermore, winners of Cyberzone Cosplay Grand Prix were also announced. A total forty-one cosplayers participated in the competition. Winners received cash prizes courtesy from sponsors.

Here is the list of winners:

1st: Rox Garbin as Barbarian (Diablo 3)
2nd: Ashley Misaki as Azure Rathalos (Monster Hunter)
3rd: Joanne Raveolla as Cassiopeia the Serpent’s Embrace (League of Legends)

Cyberzone Cosplay Grand Prix Winners

All winners of the TORCH III preliminary legs will compete in the Grand Finals on September 29-30, 2012 at Cosplay Mania ’12 in the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Manila and get a chance to be the official representative of the Philippines to the Asian Regional Cosplay Championships happening within Anime Festival Asia in Singapore.

Cosplay Tournament of Champions 3rd Strike – SM North EDSA Preliminary Leg was held last August 25 at SM North EDSA Annex, Nort Ave. cor EDSA,  Quezon City.

Updated: More info added.