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Hypnosis Mic Franchise Gets TV Anime in 2020

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Rapper character franchise includes manga, mobile game, stage plays, live events

The staff behind the Hypnosis Mic multimedia franchise announced on Wednesday that the franchise is inspiring the Hypnonsis Mic -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima television anime in 2020. The staff will reveal more information about the anime in March.

The rap-themed project features voice actors who rap in the personas of original characters, and it launched in September 2017. 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, a planned mobile game, stage plays, and live events.

Sources: Hypnonsis Mic -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima's website, Comic Natalie


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