The final results of the 1st round in the 2nd Division Rap Battle series in the Hypnosis Mic franchise are out. A 7th live was announced.
Hypnosis Mic’s 2nd Battle CD series kicked off in February 2021 and counted with 3 battles:
- 24/02/2021 (First battle): Dotsuitare Hompo (Osaka) vs Buster Bros!!! (Ikebukuro)
- 10/03/2021 (Second battle): Bad Ass Temple (Nagoya) vs Matenro (Shinjuku)
- 24/03/2021 (Third battle): Fling Posse (Shibuya) vs MAD TRIGGER CREW (Yokohama)
The battles were complemented with live shows held in January and February 2021 and a VR Battle in May 2021.
Votes using the serial code in the CDs + votes from those that had tickets for the live shows + VR battle, all weighed for the results announced.
The preliminary results were the following:
- Buster Bros!!! (87542 votes VS Dotsuitare Hompo’s 39910 votes)
- Bad Ass Temple (75088 votes VS Matenro’s 74220 votes)
- Fling Posse (93740 votes VS MAD TRIGGER CREW’s 80802 votes)
Advancing to the Final Battle are:
- Buster Bros!!! (158191 votes VS Dotsuitare Hompo’s 134544 votes)
- Matenro (158861 votes VS Bad Ass Temple’s 144411 votes)
- Fling Posse (181668 votes VS MAD TRIGGER CREW’s 167264 votes)
The voting in the Final Battle will count with the following elements:
- Primary source of votes: LIVE
- 2nd source of votes: Final Battle CD to be released in September
- 3rd source of votes: VR BATTLE in October
“SUMMIT OF DIVISIONS” is the title of the franchise’s 7th live, scheduled to be held on August 7 and 8, 2021 at a venue to be announced.
Confirmed to perform live are:
- Buster Bros!!! – Subaru Kimura, Haruki Ishiya, and Kouhei Amasaki
- MAD TRIGGER CREW – Shintaro Asanuma, Shinichiro Kamio, and Wataru Komada
- Fling Posse – Yusuke Shirai, Soma Saito, and Yukihiro Nozuyama
- Matenro – Show Hayami, Ryuichi Kijima, and Kento Ito
- Dotsuitare Hompo – Ryota Iwasaki, Takaya Kuroda, and Kengo Kawanishi
- Bad Ass Temple – Shouta Hayama, Yuki Sakakihara, and Eiji Takeuchi
More details about this live are going to be unveiled in the upcoming months.