- Formed in Osaka with members
revolving around Tetsu.
drummer: pero, bassist tetsu,
vocal hyde, Guitar hiro
- The First Live-concert at
- Activities circulate around
- The video present GIG was
held in Osaka and Tokyo (whole tickets were sold-out!!),as the range of
the live activities is extended to the Kanto district
- ken replaced former guitarist
- Single CD recording was done.
- Participation in the recording
of an omnibus CD 'GIMMICK'.
- Tour to Kanto district.
Popularity in Kanto district
is made to take root due to the activities, and Popularity in Osaka became
- "Voice" was recorded, and
omnibus CD ' was released on 1st October by Colombia-record.
- 1,000 limited edition Single
CD 'Floods of tears/Ya-so-ka' was released by the NIGHT GALLERY.
- Drummer Pero withdrew.
= December 30
- live show at Osaka Muse hall.
- sakura joined as a new drummer.
- The start of pre-production
for the turn to the recording.
- The recording of 1st Album
'DUNE' was began on late January.
- The live show entitled 'SONIC
GIG' was held at 'Ebisu GUILTY'.
250 limited sheets was sold
only by mail order.
(There was no general ticket
sale such as "Pia Co.,Ltd.")
- They participated in the
event "Karei naru masho", at Shibuya public hall.
- 10,000 copies with special
jacket as Debut Album 'DUNE' were released only to be purchased by mail
- 'DUNE' was released.
A general record shop becomes
possible to handle.
[The jacket is different from
the special board and purchased]
- Appears in Rock'n f PRESENTS
"Subliminal Vision" event.
- "DUNE" The ORICON indies
chart the 1st prize acquisition on 31st sale!
14th to July 3rd:
- The first TOUR titled "CLOSE
BY DUNE" (all 10 places)
- [CupNoodle PRESENTS Tokyo
summer festival=Rock'n f[ARRIVE 1] ]
- "CLOSE BY DUNE FINAL" at
Nissin 'power station', ticket, on the sames day, SOLD OUT!
- VIDEO 'TOUCH OF DUNE' released
9th to December 20th:
- "FEEL OF DUNE" TOUR (all
3rd to 15th:
- "Nostalgy no yokan" TOUR(all
- VIDEO SINGLE "Nemuri ni yosete"was
released by Ki/oon Sony Records,and a major debut was planned.
- 2nd Album 'Tierra' released
14th to August 27th:
- "Sense of time '94"TOUR (all
- 1st Single"Blurry Eyes" released.
- It is the theme song of D.N.A
2 (a anime series)
September to end of October
- hyde( Vo.) appears on "AXIA"
- VIDEO and LD titled 'Siesta
- Film of Dreams-' released.
- Fan club "Ciel" started.
24th to February 4th:(all 4 places)
- Fan club GIG start commemoration
- Recording of 3rd Album and
- VIDEO SINGLE titled "and
She Said" released
21th to June 27th:
- TOUR "in CLUB '95"
19 places by car, and total
mileage is 9575.6mile (15,407km).
The concert intervals at four
- 2nd Single "Vivid Colors"
- the coupling song, "Brilliant
Years" became to be the ending theme of 'Shin-dora'on aired from
11th April on Nippon-TV(NTV).
- Participation in event "SHOCK
AGE SPECIAL '95" at the Shibuya public hall.
- At Shibuya public hall, the
campaign event "Randez-vous previous night festival" held in August
- Notice was done by the screen
of that day, the front side of 'Hachi-ko', was full of fans which exceeded
1000 in number.
- Recording of Single "Natsu
no yu-utsu[ time to say good-bye]" began.
= 25th to 31th:
- All-Japan campaign event"Randez-vous,1995,Summer",
- Joined "Aya no kuni Chichibu
muse concert'95 NACK-5 GO-ROCK" with 'Kuroyume' and 'THE YELLOW MONKEY'.
- 3rd Album "heavenly" release.
- First time appearance on
ORICON was third.
Asahi-television "MUSIC STATION"
first appearance of them.
9th to October 4th:
- TOUR "heavenly '95" (all
place 9 places)
Whole Tickets were SOLD OUT!
- 3rd Single "Natsu no yu-utsu[time
to say good-bye]"releseed
ORICON 15th prize.
Decided for Ending theme of
- Appeared for Chukyo television
public recording LIVE "Kiss Miss Live".
12th to 25th:
- "The other side of heavenly
'95" TOUR (all 3 places)
= 23th to 25th:
- A tie-up event with Toshima-en.
This certain period, people
with the single of L'Arc-en-Ciel's "Natsu no yu-utsu[time to say good-bye]"
were Allowed free entrance.
First 20000 people got the
- In the special establishment
theater "Dream-Dome" of the park,special 3D film was shown.
- With the same theater, the
regular program of the radio on Nack-5
The public recording of "MIDNIGHT
ROCK CITY" .
Because of an entrance did
a reservation for priority on the radio, the fan who couldn' enter on that
day overflowed the areas around the place.
= December 24th:
- the first official photograph
collection(with the music box version CD ("heavenly")
- "heavenly" Christmas box
- the final-day ticket of "TOUR
heavenly '95" was sold-out within only 28 minutes.
= December 27th:
- 'Nihon-budou-kan' (live-concert)
- Video"heavenly-filems", released.
- Live_Document photograph
collection "heavenly photographs" released.
- First live-concert photograph
collection, "heavenly-filems-" released.
3rd to May 29th
- "kiss me deadly (heavenly)'96
L'Arc-en-Ciel"Ever maxim, all-Japan tour (25 times).
- kiss me deadly '96 FINAL
kiss me heavenly '96 REVENGE heavenly deadly Tokyo bay NK-Hall(ticket sold-out
only 10 minutes from release)
- Turn into preproduction for
recording of new album (Would be released on 1997).
= July 8th:
- New single CD "Kaze ni kienaide
c/w I'm so happy" released.
Hit chart 4th.
- the ending theme of "Mohoretsu
Asia Taro" (CX-TV) at July, "Music park"(NTV) at August.
- Summer tour"BIG CITY NIGHTS
ROUND AROUND '96 Tokyo,Nagoya,Osaka for five times.
- Book "is", released.
- The net of five pieces of
the TBS radio whole country
- "Bonjour L'Arc-en-ciel" regular
- New single CD"flower c/w
Hit chart 5th.
Decision to be "Professional
baseballNews"(CX-TV), theme song.
- NEW SINGLE"Lies and Truth
c/w Sai ha nagerareta" released.
"Tower count down"(TX-TV),
Hit chart 6th.
- 4th album "true", released.
Hit chart 2nd.
6th week from out, hit chart
Tthroughout the 9 weeks afrer
stays in top ten as a longterm seller album.
- 10 concerts whole Japan,
started at Osaka-jyo Hall,
titled "Carnival of true"
- Turns into composition, the
charging period for the creation of the new original song.
- the band had to stop all
the activities because Sakura was found to be posessing drugs.
An official comment: The home
confinement of sakura, and from fall,the band will be revived by
hyde, ken, and tetsu: from the band had been out at the day.
- May Official comment from
members of the band appears on a music magazine. After that each member
their talked own thought in the music magazine.
- for the charge, to London,
- Preproduction for the new
tune, recording started.
- Yukihiro of the ex- "DIE
IN CRIES" replaced Drummer Sakura.
- Appeal to release a new single,
which became the foothold of activities reopening in the specialty magazines
of music,after this day.
= 31th to 13th, september
- "Group Air Line" recording
of the space shower 46, the professional motion video photography of new
single, "Niji", to London.
- reincarnated with release
of new single,"Niji c/w THE GHOST IN MY ROOM" real activities reopening.
-At the same time with the
single sale, on December 23, the announcement of the concert with TOKYO
- Recording of the album or
-Tokyo dome performance titled
"L'Arc-en-Ciel 1997 REINCARNATION" which is the first time in is held.
56,000 seats, in Tokyo dome
performance history, in 4 minutes of the shortest, SOLD OUT!!
- 8th single,"winter fall"
- 5th Album"HEART" released.
- 9th single"DIVE TO BLUE"
- Video"A PIECE OF REINCARNATION"
- Whole Japan tour[L'Arc-en-Ciel
Tour'98 'Heart ni hi wo tsukero!' - LIGHT MY FIRE- started.
=October 17th to 21th (3places)
- "HONEY" "Kasou" "'Shinshoku'-lose
Three singles were released
at the same time as history's being first.
Hit chart of 27th July:1st"HONEY",2nd
Hit chart of 26th november:1st"forbiddenlover",2nd"snow
It's the first time that the
same artist gets 1st and 2nd prize at the same time twice!!
- Reguler program of Nippon
Broadcasting System (JOLF radio)
- "OH! DAIBA TO BLUE"started.
- 13th single "snow drop" released.
- 14th single "forbidden lover"
- "1999 OFFICIAL CALENDER"
- "L'Arc-en-Ciel Tour'98 Heart
ni hi wo tsukero!-LIGHT MY FIRE-", finished.
Completion (47 places 56 performances,
230000 people were mobilized.) whole tickets were SOLD OUT in a few minutes!
- The 31st whole Japanese wire
broadcasting gold request prize winning a prize, Grand Prix acquisition!
- trading cards," perfect collection"
117 kinds,LimitedEditions were
sold only at concert place (54 kinds)
- L'Arc-en-Ciel official goods
collection the first, were out in whole
- Live concert video, "Heart
ni hi wo tsukero!"
350000 of the exception are
broken through as a release music video!
Video hit chart four weeks
continuous the 1st prize acquisition!
- the 40th Japanese record
prize better work prize winning a prize! (TBS)
- The 49th NHK 'Kouhaku uta
- L'Arc-en-Ciel official goods
collection the 2nd, was out whole Japan.
- The photograph collection
of perfect sticking of Live concert in 1998.
"L'Arc-en-Ciel LIVE" was out
= February 20th:
- "The photograph collection
that all the perfection of the overseas photography is special"
"L'Arc-en-Ciel LIFE"was out
- 36th golden arrow, music
prize, grand prix, get! (Asahi-TV)
- 13th Japanese gold disk prize
Single "Kasoh", "HONEY", "snow
drop" song of the year, winning!
Album "HEART" Å®Rock
album of the year, winning!
- Nippon Broadcasting System(JOLF
radio), Inc. 34 stations net "OH! DAIBA TOBLUE" (Late at night, 25:50~
15 minutes) renewal started.
= From 10th:
- in the series CF of Suntory
Ltd. can coffee "BOSS-7"
appears in Clinton, K-1, Takanohana!
- Asahi-TV. "Inazuma London
A decision to be on (Every
week, Sunday, 19:56~ broadcasting start) Live regular!
- 15th single"HEAVEN'S DRIVE"
- 16th single "Pieces" released.
- 6th album"ark",7th album"ray"
released at the same time.
7 countries in the world (Japan,
Taiwan, HongKong, Tailand,Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines) at the same
GRAND CROSS TOUR
- Osaka COSMOSQUARE special
- Fukuoka Marinoa
= 31st and August 1st:
- Appi Kohgen special establishment
- Makomanai Open stadium
- PortmesseNagoya special establishment
- Tokyo Big site car park special
- Participation in 50th Kouhaku
uta gassen, song 'Heaven's Drive'-