Japanese Manga Sound Effects
Learn more about some of the most used onomatopoeias in Japanese manga.
(go go go go)
desert / gloomy space, menacing ambience
ドーン, ドン, ドォン, ドォーン
(dōn, don, dōn)
explosion, loud drums (taiko…)
Objects related sound effects
Here are some sound effects you can use in homes or buildings.
“ding dong” – door bell ringing
“bang” – door closing
“clang” – slamming sound
“click click” – camera shutter
“splish-splash” – splashing water
Sounds made by people
Here are some sound effects related to people.
“thump thump” – heart beats
“munch munch” – mastication, chewing
Here are some sounds made by animals.
“woof” – small dog barking
“meow meow” – cat meowing
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