HYPNOSISMIC Announces the Line-Up for Its Live 2nd Division Rap Battle

Hypnosis Mic 2nd Division Key Visual


The boys of HYPNOSISMIC -Division Rap Battle- fight on in the anime world this season, but a new battle is about to begin on the live stage this January.


The media mix project, in which voice actors take on the roles of near-future rappers battling for dominance, has announced its “2nd Division Rap Battle” live show, taking place early in 2021. A key visual (seen above) showcases all six divisions currently active in the project. Otome Tohoten (CV Yu Kobayashi), leader of the ruling trio known as the Party of Words, lays down more info in the concert’s PV:



Shows will be performed in Osaka, Aichi, and Tokyo, with each performance showcasing a different pair of divisions going head-to-head.


The first show (January 30-31) will take place at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka. Osaka’s Doitsutare Honpo (CV Ryota IwasakiKengo Kawanishi, and Takaya Kuroda) will face off against Ikebukuro’s Buster Bros!!! (CV Subaru KimuraHaruka Ishiya, and Kohei Amasaki). 


Osaka: Doitsutare Honpo vs. Buster Bros!!!


The second show (February 13-14) will take place at Aichi Sky Expo. Nagoya’s Bad Ass Temple (CV Shota HayamaYuki Sakakihara, and Eiji Takeuchi) will square off against Shinjuku’s Matenrou (CV Sho HayamiRyuchi Kijima, and Kento Ito).


Aichi: Bad Ass Temple vs. Matenrou


Finally, on Feburary 20-21, the last show will go up at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan. The card that night will be Shibuya’s Fling Posse (CV Yusuke ShiraiSoma Saito, and Yukihiro Nozuyama) vs. Yokohama’s MAD TRIGGER CREW (CV Shintaro AsanumaWataru Komada, and Shinichiro Kamio). 


Tokyo: Fling Posse vs. Mad Trigger Crew


Tickets are 8,500 yen per person, with HYPNOSISMIC HYPSTER fan club members getting a first crack at seats strting November 30.


HYPNOSISMIC -Division Rap Battle- currently has feelers in the worlds of concerts, theater, anime, manga, and mobile games. The anime adaptation, Rhyme Anima, is being simulcast by Funimation.


Source: Anime! Anime!


Kara Dennison @RubyCosmos


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