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1996

March
214th Video "heavenly - films - " release
Live document photo book "heavenly photographs release
The first live photo book "heavenly - films - " release
April
03Tour "kiss me deadly heavenly '96" starts at Yuki Shimin Bunka Center
(The largest tour of 25 shows)
06Hibiya Yagai Ongakudo
07Hibiya Yagai Ongakudo
14Miyagi Kenmin Kaikan
15Akita-shi Bunka Kaikan
17Sapporo Shimin Kaikan
18Asahikawa Shimin Kokaido
23Terusa, Niigata
24Kanaza-shi Bunka Hall
26Kosei Nenkin Kaikan Large Hall, Osaka
27Nagoya-shi Kokaido
May
01Kyoto Kaikan (No. 2)
03Aster Plaza, Large Hall, Hiroshima
05Kumamoto Kenritsu Gekijo Engeki Hall
06Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall (No.2)
08Fukuoka Shimin Kaikan
10Ehime Kenmin Bunka Kaikan
12Okayama Shimin Bunka Hall
13Kochi Kenmin Bunka Hall (Orange)
15Tochigi Sogo Bunka Center
16Koriyama-shi Bunka Center (Mid)
21Urawa-shi Bunka Center
23Nagano Kenmin Bunka Kaikan (Mid)
26kiss me deadly heavenly '96 REVENGE at Tokyo Bay NK Hall (tickets sold out in 10 minutes)
29Ichikawa-shi Bunka Kaikan (Large)
(Perform as a special live to substitute the cancelled live at the same hall, when
tetsu was hospitalized for his emergency sickness on April 11)
June - JulyPre-production for the up-coming album (due to release within the year)
July
084th single "Kaze ni kienaide c/w I'm so happy" release *Oricon chart first appearance No.4
(Ending theme for Fuji TV "Moretsu Ataro")
(Ending theme for NTV "Music Park")
August
26Summer tour "BIG CITY NIGHTS ROUND AROUND'96" at Nippon Budokan
27Nippon Budokan
September
01Nagoya Shimin Kaikan (Large)
03Osaka Kosei Nenkin Kaikan
04Osaka Kosei Nenkin Kaikan
(total 5 shows in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka)
20Artist Book "is" release
October
07The regular host radio program "Bon Jour L'Arc en Ciel" starts (TBS Radio network)(until February 97)
175th single "flower c/w Sayonara" release *Oricon chart first appearance No.5
(Theme song for "Professional Base Ball News" Fuji TV network)
November
216th single "Lies and Truth c/w Sai wa nagerareta" release *Oricon chart first appearance No.6
(Theme song for "Tower Count Down" TV Tokyo network)
December
23FRESH LIGHT presents TOUR '96~97 "Carnival of True" starts at Osaka-Jo Hall
244th album "True" release
*the chart debut at No.2, however after 6 weeks, hit the No.1 on January.
(Ever since, the album rank in the top 10 for 9 consecutive weeks and make a long seller record.)
26Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
27Nippon Budokan, Tokyo