Press Release: haru (ex. universe) to Perform at PMX and NekoCon


LOS ANGELES, CA (August 8, 2018) - Chaotic Harmony is proud to present haru, formerly of the band universe, at PMX in Glendale, CA and NekoCon in Hampton, VA. PMX is scheduled to be held Oct. 27-28, 2018, and NekoCon will be held the following weekend on Nov. 2-4, 2018. While at both conventions, haru will perform live in concert, as well as host a Q&A panel and hold autograph sessions.

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Additionally, while at PMX, haru will perform an acoustic set.  There will be a special VIP package available exclusively for PMX through Chaotic Harmony. The VIP package will include front of the line privileges for the concert and other events, front row seat during the acoustic set, a signed 2-shot cheki, and a poster. There will be a maximum of 20 VIP packages available for $20.
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About haru: As the vocalist for universe, haru's overwhelming singing voice dazzled the crowd at the Lotte x Sony Music's "Uta no Aru Gum Project" competition, beating out five thousand other people to win the grand prize.  The single "Haruiro" (the song in the commercial for Lotte Ghana milk chocolate) was their major debut. Their second single "echoes" was used as the theme song for the Tokyo television anime "BLEACH". haru was the first Japanese artist to ever release an official cover of U2's "Vertigo", and he has been expanding his overseas performances by appearing two years in a row at Anime Weekend Atlanta, as well as giving a show in front of 3,000 people at Berlin's AniMaCo.

He has also garnered attention as the singer for the song used for MONSTER SUMMER!! Zettai Hansha Shugihen (Monster Strike (Monster) TV commercial).

During the summer of 2017, haru embarked on his first European tour as a soloist, performing a total of six shows in four countries, including Germany, France, Netherlands, and Belgium.  In 2018, he returned to Europe twice more. The first time on tour visiting France, Belgium, and Italy where he attended Comicon and again in June 2018 to attend Magnificon in Poland. He is looking forward to doing more shows overseas and is excited to add Los Angeles and Virginia to his resume.

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About PMX: Pacific Media Expo is a new generation of convention for a new generation of fans! PMX brings the cutting edge of Asian entertainment to America, whether it is the newest anime from Japan, the hottest bands from the Pacific Rim, the latest street fashion from Harajuku, or the most controversial topics in Asian America. PMX seeks to create an amazing entertainment community for artists, industry, and their fans. PMX will be held in 2018 from October 27-28 at the Glendale Hilton in Glendale, CA.

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About NekoCon: NekoCon is Virginia's oldest, largest, and longest running anime convention. Spanning over two decades, NekoCon is dedicated to bringing you the finest in entertainment from the world of anime, educating it's attendees on Japanese culture, and expanding horizons with new and innovative programming, NekoCon looks to the future with a big kitty smile!  

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