On the official site for the anime adaptation of the Hypnosis Mic multimedia project, which is titled Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle - Rhyme Anima, the distribution information for the Blu-ray / DVD volumes was revealed, also confirming that the series will have thirteen episodes.
- Volume 1 (episodes 1 and 2): December 23, 2020.
- Volume 2 (episodes 3 and 4): February 10, 2021.
- Volume 3 (episodes 5 to 7): March 17, 2021.
- Volume 4 (episodes 8-10): April 14, 2021.
- Volume 5 (episodes 11-13): May 19, 2021.
The anime will premiere in Japan on October 3 and, in fact, was scheduled to premiere in the month of July, however, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production postponed the premiere.
Cast of voices
The rap project includes voice actors who perform the genre, and was released in September 2017. Performers include the following groups:
- Ikebukuro Divison Busters Bros (Subaru Kimura, Haruki Ishiya, Kohei Amasaki).
- Yokohama Division Mad Trigger Crew (Shintaro Asanuma, Shinichiro Kamio, Wataru Komada).
- Shinjuku Division Matenro (Sho Hayami, Ryuichi Kijima, Ken Ito).
- Shibuya Divison Fling Posse (Yusuke Shirai, Soma Saito, Yukihiro Nozuyama).
- Osaka Division Dotsuitare Hompo (Kengo Kawanishi, Ryota Iwasaki, Takaya Kuroda).
- Nagoya Division Bad Ass Temple (Yuki Sakakihara, Shouta Hayama, Eiji Takeuchi).
- Katsumi Ono (Hataraki Man, Senki Zesshou Symphogear, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5 Duel Scoop, Girly Air Force) is directing the project at A-1 Pictures Studios.
- Minako Shiba (Kuroshitsuji, Dakaretai Otoko Ichi-ni ni Odosarete Imasu) is in charge of character design for animation.
- Shin Yoshida (Yu Gi Oh !, Zone of the Enders) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- The Division All Stars group performs the opening song titled "Hypnosis Mic -Rhyme Anima-"
Synopsis for Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle - Rhyme Anima
In a world where women dominate the government, the creation and use of weapons is strictly prohibited. However, by no means has the conflicts been ended: instead of weapons, wars are fought with words. With the power of the "Hypnosis Mic", the letters can affect the opponent in various ways and cause real damage. Those in the divisions outside the Chuou Ward use it to wage fierce rap battles as a weapon in the constant quest to expand territories.
Source: Official Site
© 『ヒ プ ノ シ ス マ イ ク -Division Rap Battle-』 Rhyme Anima 製作 委員会