Vocalist haru will perform special solo concerts in several cities throughout Europe at the end of summer 2017 to debut music from his band universe.
There are shows planned in France, Belgium and German, but also a show at the convention Abunai! in the Netherlands. haru and his band universe are best known for the single Echoes, the 24th theme song for the anime Bleach.
The following tour dates are announced:
Rock band universe was formed in 2002, when all the members were freshman in high school. The band worked hard by giving street performances, performances at live houses, and hosting charity events. In 2009, the band won grand prize that was hosted by Lotte and Sony Music. The prize was that they earned the right to debut from Sony Music with a commercial song for Lotte. They went majore with DefSTAR RECORDS and later on released the themesong for Bleach. In 2014 the band came to Europe for the first time for a performance at the convention AniMaCo in Berlin. Now in 2017 the band released one album, 3 mini-albums, 1 concept mini-album and 6 singles. haru was the first Japanese artist to release an official cover of U2’s Vertigo and has performed overseas as well. haru’s appeared for two years in a row at Atlanta’s Anime Weekend Atlanta.