SOPHIA (ソフィア) forms in Osaka.
Vo. 松岡充, Gt. 豊田和貴, Ba. 黒柳能生, Dr. 赤松芳朋, Key. 都啓一
SOPHIA becomes a major band and signs to Toy's Factory after not even a year of activity.
SOPHIA releases "little cloud", which becomes their first gold-certified single.
SOPHIA releases "Machi (街)", which becomes their first platinum-certified single.
SOPHIA leaves Toy Factory and instead signs to Toshiba/EMI, and later switches to EMI Music Japan.
SOPHIA leaves EMI and signs to Universal Music.
SOPHIA makes the announcement that they signed to Avex Trax.
SOPHIA announce their official disbandment following a final tour.
SOPHIA play their final live at the Nippon Budokan and officially disband.