A promotional video of the TV anime “Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle: Rhyme Anima”, which was broadcast on Abema TV during the special show “Hypnosis Mic -D.R.B- 5th LIVE @ AbemaTV《SIX SHOTS UNTIL THE DOME》”, has been revealed. In addition, it was also announced that an official book will be on sale.
The live was exclusively broadcast on AbemaTV's channel “Hypnosis Mic ch” as a special show titled “Hypnosis Mic -D.R.B- 5th LIVE @ AbemaTV《SIX SHOTS UNTIL THE DOME》” on Mar. 29 (Sunday), 2020 from 7 pm. The program was seen by more than 3.7 million viewers, and the hashtag “#Abema de Hyp Mic Live” has become the world's most trending topic on Twitter.
A promo video of the TV anime “Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle: Rhyme Anima” was revealed as a “special news” at the end of the live. For the first time since this project had been started, characters were shown in their animated motion.
Furthermore, information regarding the opening theme, some BGM soundtracks, the broadcast date, and the main staff, who was involved in the project, have been announced. It is scheduled to be broadcast on TOKYO MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and other TV channels.
In addition, Hypnosis Mic's first official book “Hypnosis Mic-Division Rap Battle- Official Guide Book” is scheduled to be released.
It will contain the official information of Hypnosis Mic, including the story, the characters' description, correlation charts, glossaries, etc. It will be an enjoyable volume for fans as well as for Hypnosis Mic's beginners.
The official guidebook will be available in two types; first-run limited edition and regular edition. The first-run limited edition includes new songs by Division All Stars (18 members) and the first BGM and drama tracks by three members of Chuuouku Administrative Inspection Bureau, Touhouten Otome (CV: Kobayashi Yuu), Kadenokoji Ichijiku (CV: Takahashi Chiaki), and Aohitsugi Nemu (CV: Yamamoto Nozomi). Further product details and shop benefits will be announced soon.
The show, which has received a lot of positive feedback, is currently being distributed on “Abema Video”. In addition to the full live event, a special commentary by the voice actors of all 6 divisions will be available exclusively on “Abema Video” in the next day.
Photo: Kumei Kenta