Photo from Steven Vivero Facebook page

Cosplay Tournament of Champions III has named its Western Visayas  representative last September 8 at SM City Iloilo.

Team Bankai, composed of Bacolod-based cosplayers Steven Vivero and Edward Amparado will be representing Western Visayas  to this year’s Cosplay Tournament of Champions III Finals which will be held in Manila. They were cosplaying characters from action video game, Dynasty Warriors.

Team Bankai was also last year’s TorCH II – Bacolod preliminary representative.

Winners of the TORCH III preliminary legs will be competing in the TorCH III Grand Finals on September 29-30, 2012 at Cosplay Mania ’12 in the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Manila.

They will also get a chance to be the official representative of the Philippines to the Asian Regional Cosplay Championships happening within Anime Festival Asia in Singapore.

The last TORCH III Preliminary leg will be held at SM City Manila on September 22.