Hypnosis Mic -Alternative Rap Battle- Smartphone Game Delayed to March 2020
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Idea Factory's Otomate brand website announced on Friday that it is delaying its Hypnosis Mic -Alternative Rap Battle- smartphone game to late March 2020 in order to improve the quality of the game and to expand the game's service after release. The game was originally slated to release in December.
The franchise features voice actors who rap in the personas of original characters. The Hypnosis Mic performers are Ikebukuro Division Busters Bros (Subaru Kimura, Haruki Ishiya, Kōhei Amasaki), Yokohama Division Mad Trigger Crew (Shintarō Asanuma, Shin'ichirō Kamio, Wataru Komada), Shinjuku Division Matenrō (Sho Hayami, Ryūichi Kijima, Kent Itō), Shibuya Division Fling Posse (Yusuke Shirai, Sōma Saitō, Yukihiro Nozuyama), Osaka Division Dotsuitare Hompo (Kengo Kawanishi, Ryōta Iwasaki, Takaya Kuroda), and Nagoya Division Bad Ass Temple (Yūki Sakakihara, Shouta Hayama, Eiji Takeuchi).
Hypnosis Mic's first full album Enter the Hypnosis Microphone launched on April 24. The group earned the top spot as the most popular voice actor Twitter account in Japan for 2018. The project includes multiple manga tie-ins and live events.
The franchise is also inspiring two stage plays, the first of which will run from November 15 to December 1. The second play will run in spring 2020.