SAKURA were a visual kei band, formed in June 2014; they officially started activities on February 28, 2015. Their music emphasizes rock combined with traditional Japanese elements.
In 2014, SAKURA first formed with the lineup of vocalist Takanobu, guitarist Chihiro, bassist Kazu, manipulator Den, and drummer Takahiro. They released their first mini-album, 桜の涙, later on May 27, 2015.
SAKURA debuted at their first oneman live at Ikebukuro EDGE on June 18, 2015. During that live, it was announced that guitarist Chihiro and drummer Takahiro would depart from the band on August 10. The band will later hold their first anniversary oneman live at the International Forum Hall C in Tokyo in 2016.
At vocalist Takanobu's birthday presents live, 狂喜乱舞 (kyoukiranbu), the band announced that they will be on hiatus after their live at Ikebukuro CYBER on December 8, 2015. They also hinted that this was the last live for their current lineup.
- 太伸-takanobu- - Vocals (2014.06.18-2015.12.08)
→ 江戸っ子 → Megamega Heart → MaitoreiA → 烈と空。 → SAKURA
- 和-kazu- - Bass (2014.06.18-2015.12.08)
→ 電脳ロメオ → 御主人様専用奇才楽団-Virgil- → spiv states → Ladyant Black (support) → Circus → SAKURA → LIRAIZO
- 電-den- - Manipulator (2014.06.18-2015.12.08)
→ Se'ikspia → Viole Stolz → BLOOD → D'AIR → SAKURA → Se'ikspia
- 千尋 (chihiro) - Guitar (2014.06.18-2015.08.10)
→ Guignol → IZABEL VAROSA → ANUBIS → (solo) → 御主人様専用奇才楽団-Virgil- → (solo), ViV (support) → RE-LITE → RE-LITE, SAKURA → RE-LITE
- Rio→誉大〜takahiro〜 - Drums (2014.06.18-2015.08.10)
→ Cloche → THE GLADROW → Ladyant Black (support) → Circus → SAKURA → 逆襲の自作自演屋。