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9 Sounds Every Single Japanese Person Knows — 9 Comments

    • Cicadas are definitely a staple sound in Japanese media, but not unique to Japan. I hear some wailing cicadas right now, in good ol’ flyover country, USA.

      • But the Japanese cicadas are speaking Japanese! It’s totally different. Like how Japanese dogs say “wan” or Japanese cats say “nyan”.

    • As summer progresses their sound changes. You can tell how far into summer you are just by listening to them. I suppose looking at a calendar would work too, but sometimes it is hard to keep track of that..

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