Presenter Ken Watabe (Unjash) and General Producer Kon-Umeda to introduce Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 contenders live from 18:00 on Friday, January 27 on the official Haten YouTube channel!

Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 will be held at Shibuya’s Club Camelot on Feb 11 (Sat)! Venue ticket sales underway!

January 23, 2023 (JST) – IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced that contenders for Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 will be introduced during a livestream on the official Haten YouTube channel from 18:00 on Friday, January 27.
Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 will take place on February 11 at Club Camelot in Shibuya, Tokyo.

*Please note that all dates and times listed in this press release are in Japan Standard Time (JST).

Livestream URL:

◆ Livestream details:
Date: January 27, 2023 from 18:00 (scheduled)
Channel: Official Haten MICROPHONE YouTube channel

Presenter: Ken Watabe (Unjash)
General Producer: Kon-Umeda

Haten MC Battle presenter Ken Watabe (Unjash) will talk us through the roster of MC contenders for Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 live on the official Haten MICROPHONE YouTube channel. The ever talkative Watabe is well-versed in Japanese rap and hip-hop culture, having impressed us all with his previous roundup on the Haten MC BATTLE 1.0 contenders. Don’t miss out on your chance to listen to Watabe and general producer Kon-Umeda and get thoroughly acquainted with the Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 lineup!

The Haten MC BATTLE 1.0 match-up introduction video is available on the official Haten MICROPHONE YouTube channel:

◆ Haten MC BATTLE 1.5 Tournament Overview:

◆ Lineup (Subject to change)


ANATSUME / Amg / Izayoi / whimsyboy / L-shitei / KAEDE / GachigireMC / CALDELABISTA / kurumi sora / gable / Dasso / Chiharu / Dr.Makidashi / Tomoshibi / Nidra Assassin / parmlight / HI-KING TAKASE / Ha0 / Hadakain / Hahanoshikyu / Higan / BOZ / Bonno / Madara / Mysterio / Mizokami Tanbo / Muyoku / MOGURA / Yamagen / yukarin(hy4_4yh) / Yurarin / Rushana

  • Beatboxer: TATSUAKI
  • Presenter: Ken Watabe (Unjash)
  • General Producer: Kon-Umeda
  • Official DJ: DJ Yuno

◆ Ticket Details

Ticket lottery period: 1/17/2023 (Tue) 13:00 – 2/10/2023 (Fri) 18:00 (JST)
*Venue ticket sales will end when all available tickets have been purchased.

◆ What is Haten MC BATTLE?

Original beats, jaw-dropping visuals, and Japanese rap talent spanning the generations.

Newcomers and veterans alike compete for the top spot in this brand new MC battle tournament.

Haten MC BATTLE X.5 hosts newcomers to the scene, while Haten MC BATTLE X.0 features a veteran lineup. The two events are held on an alternating schedule, with up-and-coming MCs who make it through the qualifying tournament earning the right to go toe to toe with the big guns and a shot at rap stardom!

Come and witness a new dawn in the MC battle scene.

Contact: IzanagiGames, Inc.

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◆ About IzanagiGames

IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo. The company produces interactive entertainment experiences, with a focus on console games, and is geared towards directly accessing the global games market with titles made in collaboration with Japanese creators. By expanding the company’s range of fund procurement, IzanagiGames aims to provide opportunities for exceptional creators to make new IPs and games which are then delivered as entertainment experiences to fans across the world. IzanagiGames has released titles including Death Come True, World’s End Club, and Yurukill: The Calumniation Games on a variety of different platforms worldwide. The company has also entered into the webtoon market and founded its own webtoon studio, Tsukuyomi.

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