Hypnosis Mic 2nd D.R.B: Buster Bros!!!, Matenro and Fling Posse advance to the final battle

Hypnosis Mic 2nd DRB

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:

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

7th Live

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.


SOURCE: Hypnosis mic official twitter account / Hypnosis Mic official website

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