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10Century Hall, Nagoya
11Hiroshima Kosei Nenkin Kaikan, Hiroshima
13Fukuoka Shimin Kaikan, Fukuoka
22Niigata Kenmin Kaikan, Niigata
24Hokkaido Kosei Nenkin Kaikan, Hokkaido
26Sun Plaza Hall, Sendai
29Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
FebruaryTo write new original songs, goes into term to reenergize
Aprilsakura leaves the band
MarchGoes to London to reenergize
JuneStarts pre-production and recording for new track
AugustShoots Space Shower46 "Groove Ariline" for 08.31-9.13 on-air episodes
Leaves for London to shoot their video clip for single "niji"
October Starts recording for 5th album and single
17Back in action again with the release of 7th single "niji c/w THE GHOST IN MY ROOM"
*Oricon chart first appearance No.3
(Fully back in action again. Announces the concert on December 23 at Tokyo Dome,
as the same timing as release of the single)
(Theme song for Fuji TV Network movie"Rurouni Kenshin ")
23First performance at Tokyo Dome "L'Arc~en~Ciel 1997 REINCARNATION"
(56,000 seats SOLD OUT in 4 minutes!! Shortest record for a performance in Tokyo Dome)