batta is a Japanese 4-person rock band. They perform "chase", the second opening theme song for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable and the sixth opening overall for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series.
Its members are vocalist and guitarist Tatsu Hoshino (ホシノ タツ Hoshino Tatsu), guitarist Tomomori Mano (マノ トモモリ Mano Tomomori), support bassist Takashi Ishiwata since May 2017, and drummer Takeshi Hoshino (ホシノ タケシ Hoshino Takeshi).
Asato Shinohara (シノハラ アサト) was the original support bassist when the band performed for Diamond is Unbreakable, but left the band in April 2017. Kazuhiro Tanizaki (タニザキ カズヒロ Tanizaki Kazuhiro) and Masaki Yoshida (ヨシダ マサキ Yoshida Masaki) were former drummers in the band but left before the group performed "chase".
batta was formed in March 2009. The band split up in March 2010, but then reunited in October the same year. The band has released 4 studio albums to date.
At the end of 2016, Tatsu returned to sing for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure as JO☆UNITED among Hiroaki "TOMMY" Tominaga, Coda, Jin Hashimoto, THE DU, Karen Aoki, and Daisuke Hasegawa. They sang Great Days -Units Ver.-, featured in the final episode of Diamond is Unbreakable.
|Cover||Album / Single Name||Artist||Use||Release Date|
|1||chase||batta||DU Episodes 15-26||July 27, 2016|
|2||Great Days UNITS ver.||JO☆UNITED
(Hiroaki "TOMMY" Tominaga, Coda, Jin Hashimoto, Jun Shirota, Taisuke Wada, Jeity, Tatsu Hoshino, Karen Aoki, Daisuke Hasegawa)
|DU Episode 39||December 24, 2016|
|3||chase (English Ver.)
|batta||N/A||October 17, 2018|
- "Nichiyōbi"/"Mizuiro" (日曜日/水色) - August 4, 2011
- Game Over (ゲームオーバー Gēmuōbā) - October 24, 2012
- MY ENDROLL e.p - April 10, 2013
- Eternal (エターナル Etānaru) - October 23, 2013
- bug's bootleg - November 2014
- "Kakurenbo" (かくれんぼ) - August 1, 2015
- "chase" - July 27, 2016
- "Kanashimi ni Tsuba o Haite" (哀しみに唾を吐いて) - March 7, 2018
- "Tōmei na Heart" (透明なハート Tōmei na Hāto) - June 15, 2018
- Prelude (プレリュード Pureryūdo) - October 17, 2018
- "Kaze" (風) & "Imitation" - June 8, 2021
- "Asa ga Kitara" (朝が来たら) - December 15, 2021
- "WHEN THE SUN COMES UP" - December 29, 2021
- "Tsugi no Machi e" (次の町へ) - January 19, 2022
- "NEXT TOWN OVER" - January 26, 2022
- "Hanasanai de" (離さないで) - February 23, 2022
- Tatsu Hoshino and Takeshi Hoshino are not related, but happen to have the same surname.
- Tatsu Hoshino's favorite Diamond is Unbreakable character is Rohan Kishibe, while Tomomori Mano's favorite is Okuyasu Nijimura, Asato Shinohara's favorite is Shigekiyo Yangu, and Takeshi Hoshino's favorite is Jotaro Kujo.