Alice Nine (previously known as アリス九號. and alice nine.) is a Japanese visual kei band consisting of five members: 将 (Shou) on vocals, ヒロト (Hiroto) on guitar, 虎 (Tora) on guitar and backing vocals, 沙我 (Saga) on bass and backing vocals, and Nao on drums. Drummer Nao formed the band in 2004, recruiting vocalist Shou and guitarist Tora from the band ギブス which had just split up, and they were signed to the PS COMPANY indies label Indie-PSC. Their first single 「名前は、未だ無ひ。」 was released the same year. During their first year, they did small tours with other Japanese bands.