DJ Professor K

He’s back, and he’s on the Up-Set Attack! The Professor has re-entered the building, and this time he’s brought his whole crew along for the ride! The Noise Tanks of this competition better watch out, because DJ Professor K is ready to enact his revenge with power grooves that will rock your soul!

  • Sources
  • Rips featuring music from any SEGA game outside of the Sonic and Puyo Puyo series
  • Rips featuring music by or in the style of Hideki Naganuma (includes Sonic Rush)
  • Examples
  • Songs from the Jet Set Radio, Super Monkey Ball, and Sega Rally series
  • Songs from Daytona USA, Space Channel 5, NiGHTS into Dreams…, Phantasy Star Online
  • Songs from the original Bayonetta, and the Yakuza series and its spinoffs
Illustration: Galacksy (@GaIacksy)

Off the Hook ft. Paruko

After a respectable second place finish in the last tournament, Off the Hook are looking to wow the crowd once more with an encore performance! Marina and Pearl are once again joined by Paruko, bringing her chiptune-rock flair to the stage. With their talents combined, these seaborn superstars are more motivated than ever to claim their turf on the throne once and for all!

  • Sources
  • Rips featuring songs from the
    Splatoon franchise
  • Rips featuring “God of ink”
  • Arrangements done in a Splatoon style
  • Examples
  • Ebb & Flow, The Girl From Inkopolis, Octarmaments, Fly Octo Fly
Individual portraits: PearlMarinaParukoIllustration: Dead Line (@DeddoRain)

Paruko was previously known under the stage name “Glenna Nalira” but has opted to return to using her real name.

King Dedede

After his loss in the last tournament, King Dedede has decided it’s time to reveal his secret weapons… his brand-new Dedede Hammer, and a cool mask to boot! He’s once again determined to win the right to truly call himself a king… and ready to eat his way through our entire tournament budget, too. Asshole.

  • Sources
  • Rips featuring boss themes and other songs from the Kirby series
  • Examples
  • Moonstruck Blossom, , The Greatest Warrior in the Galaxy
  • Ripple Star, Iceberg, the Kirby: Right Back At Ya! theme song
Illustration: Keeby (@KeebyAstrokat)