In Tokyo, These Trains Jingle All the Way

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    While most train stations alert passengers with basic dings and dongs, metro riders in Japan are treated to uniquely crafted melodies. Minoru Mukaiya is the mastermind behind these jingles-he’s made around 200 distinct chimes for over 110 stations. For Minoru, there’s no greater joy than bringing a little bit of music to millions across Japan every day.
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F F
F F

I knew it from the James may in japan series

Vor 14 Stunden
Aidan Jane McIntosh
Aidan Jane McIntosh

1:06 - 1:11 is that not the cutest thing ever

Vor 9 Tage
Vladpryde
Vladpryde

James May's "Man In Japan" brought me here.

Vor 10 Tage
ปราโมทย์ บุญโต
ปราโมทย์ บุญโต

James may sumimasen.

Vor 12 Tage
イッシー!
イッシー!

向谷さん海外の動画に出てたのか

Vor 14 Tage
Mustafa M
Mustafa M

Anyone here from James May?

Vor 15 Tage
ninjamoto21
ninjamoto21

They shud have the James May Sumimasen ~~~

Vor 29 Tage
I have never showered since
I have never showered since

I want James may sumimasen station :(

Vor Monat
K2 Play
K2 Play

Why the hell does the London Underground have no melody at its stations like it does in all cities across Japan?? This is a shameful disrespect with the British people and with their public transportation service! They should have it and then it would be more beautiful and agradable to enjoy the trip in the trains.

Vor Monat
Kalen Baker
Kalen Baker

As a DX7 user, it's so sick seeing two of them in his studio at 1:45

Vor Monat
Jamoresi
Jamoresi

James May sumimasen

Vor Monat
gqn2
gqn2

Custom Officer: Why are you here in Japan? Me: Listen to train jingles.

Vor Monat
чи юу руу харж байгаа юм бэ?
чи юу руу харж байгаа юм бэ?

So sad that i was born and raised in a shithole country

Vor Monat
Saagar Goa
Saagar Goa

James May Sumemasin

Vor Monat
Aidan Jane McIntosh
Aidan Jane McIntosh

JAMES MAY SUMIMASEEEN~~ I lived in Japan for years and was really familiar with the jingles, but when I watched JM: Our Man in Japan last year, I found out that it was that breathtaking keyboardist from Casiopea who was behind these catchy jingles all along!!

Vor 2 Monate
venomTang
venomTang

Jamess mayy...s u m i m a s e n

Vor 2 Monate
paista kakka
paista kakka

oh jesus thats not how it should sound

Vor 2 Monate
Reggy Ferian
Reggy Ferian

Still no sign of james may sumimasen train station

Vor 3 Monate
白線の内側
白線の内側

0:07 向谷さん!!!

Vor 3 Monate
mario yanuardo
mario yanuardo

awesome Mr. Mukaiya

Vor 3 Monate
No other Like my own skin
No other Like my own skin

New Videos. Yet New YouTuber Channel.

Vor 3 Monate
No other Like my own skin
No other Like my own skin

New videos. Call what would you like new president John Biden do for USA States during this campaign? Talk about it. Can we work on new railroad track system for The bullet train all 50 States. Matter of seconds. Anywhere at anytime. Better then typically convenient ones in Japan. Can they have pleasant music depending on the environment that you are placing the people? Can it connect to the other countries nearby Canada and Mexico.

Vor 3 Monate
Josh in Japan
Josh in Japan

Please stand back behind the yellow warning blocks ;)

Vor 4 Monate
Prince Charming the Merman
Prince Charming the Merman

This guy has the coolest job ever

Vor 5 Monate
Bob A Linx
Bob A Linx

These jingles scream Nintendo!

Vor 5 Monate
Philosophia Entis
Philosophia Entis

His jazz band, Casiopea, is amazing.

Vor 5 Monate
ZomG
ZomG

Tokyo trains:plays nice music New York Trains:GET ON NOW IDIOT I KNOW YOU HEAR ME JOHN GET ON WORTHLESS STAIN

Vor 5 Monate
Nelson Chow
Nelson Chow

James May... Sumimasen

Vor 6 Monate
Durbikins
Durbikins

I can't believe it was one of the Casiopea members this entire time.

Vor 6 Monate
Spider Frogg
Spider Frogg

So when you arrive at a station in Tokyo, mariokart music starts playing?

Vor 6 Monate
Cupeals
Cupeals

0:52 GALACTIC FUNK

Vor 6 Monate
UncleFlimmy
UncleFlimmy

James may sumimasen

Vor 6 Monate
Jubernack
Jubernack

KiRbY wInS!!! 1:36

Vor 7 Monate
Drew Howard
Drew Howard

10X cheese factor 80's rock themes

Vor 7 Monate
Johny_CZ
Johny_CZ

Listening to japanese train announcements and melodies fills me with joy for whatever reason

Vor 7 Monate
Reddit Stop
Reddit Stop

1:36

Vor 7 Monate
Simone
Simone

Can those simulators be seen somewhere on youtube or anywhere else?

Vor 7 Monate
Chris weems
Chris weems

hadestown

Vor 7 Monate
TaSK
TaSK

This makes me happy. Very happy.

Vor 7 Monate
Just Jake
Just Jake

“James May, sumimasen”

Vor 7 Monate
Blurry Flag
Blurry Flag

man I wish this video lasted 1 hour at least

Vor 7 Monate
Phillip Nguyen
Phillip Nguyen

1:35 sounds like some smash bros music

Vor 7 Monate
yanpenguine z
yanpenguine z

“I am a music producer and composer of train melodies” says the maestro from one of the most famous fusion bands. What a humble man!

Vor 7 Monate
Markus DG
Markus DG

He says he prefer soft, non irritating sounds, but clearly didn’t give a shit when he composed the sound for Shin-Okubo or JR Ueno which are just alarm sounds.

Vor 7 Monate
Ravi sankar
Ravi sankar

Jaaames may ..sumimaseeeen :)

Vor 8 Monate
daffa Rzky
daffa Rzky

James may.. sumimasen.....

Vor 8 Monate
Elliot Farr
Elliot Farr

Shibuya Station literally is a smash Bros soundtrack

Vor 8 Monate
colliecandle
colliecandle

i think not every station in Japan has jingles - Kisuki line for an example

Vor 8 Monate
Kakimech89
Kakimech89

Are there any stations that use themes like Soshigaya-Ōkura Station? That one uses the Ultraman & Ultraseven themes.

Vor 8 Monate
sieprgmr
sieprgmr

James May, sumimasen....

Vor 8 Monate
Hav
Hav

Came here because I heard Minoru Mukaiya made like a hundred train melodies 😂 This is awesome!

Vor 8 Monate
J Major
J Major

Anyone else know the tune because of James May our man in Japan?

Vor 8 Monate
Da Aussie Ball
Da Aussie Ball

T...t...tt...tram?

Vor 8 Monate
Marvin Cool
Marvin Cool

Jaaames Maaaay Sumimasen

Vor 8 Monate
Lewardd
Lewardd

james may sumimasen

Vor 8 Monate
Aditya Ray
Aditya Ray

Koji kondo of metro

Vor 8 Monate
Harry & The Hootenannies
Harry & The Hootenannies

You covered my favorite keyboardist, and I learned something incredible. SUBSCRIBED :)

Vor 9 Monate
smansa
smansa

james may sumimasen

Vor 9 Monate
Idiomatick
Idiomatick

How is this not a 2 month job? I'm sure you could crank out 2 or 3 of these a day.

Vor 9 Monate
Grespino 1
Grespino 1

James May, Sumimaseeeeen

Vor 9 Monate
tong shau ping
tong shau ping

It’s the casiopea guy

Vor 9 Monate
Barebare kun
Barebare kun

Check out his keyboard works as a member of Casiopea. From album Mint Jams in 1982. https://youtu.be/6GEI3PpXEAo He really have nothing to prove at this point he just doing what he love.

Vor 9 Monate
David Repituleka
David Repituleka

Greattttt

Vor 9 Monate
James Z
James Z

James May~ Sumimasen ~

Vor 9 Monate
D
D

CASIOPEEEAAAA

Vor 9 Monate
Bob Bob
Bob Bob

Happy 800th comment lol

Vor 10 Monate
dr klener
dr klener

here, we get a microwave beep when the train leaves

Vor 10 Monate
ra_iv
ra_iv

Unfortunately we can't really hear them now.

Vor 10 Monate
HoweyYa Doing
HoweyYa Doing

_~James May sumimasen_

Vor 10 Monate
ihathtelekinesis
ihathtelekinesis

Sumimasen.

Vor 10 Monate
Memento Mouuuri
Memento Mouuuri

JAMES MAY Sumimaseeeen!

Vor 11 Monate
skankbowlfight
skankbowlfight

How come the rest of Casiopea doesn't seem to age but he did in spades

Vor 11 Monate
Haqieqat Jawando
Haqieqat Jawando

Whoa, it was the Casiopea keyboardist all this time? Music is just that beautiful

Vor 11 Monate
Seth Jansson
Seth Jansson

Don't know why but the instrumental and melody remind me of the Wii Resorts/sports themes

Vor 11 Monate
おっちょこちょいGlenn
おっちょこちょいGlenn

I wondered how people would wake up after semi sleeping on the trains, it's the jingle at the station they need to get off that they hear. It's their wake up call! どうもありがとございます

Vor 11 Monate
蛇肉うどん
蛇肉うどん

I never gave a second thought about these jingles.

Vor 11 Monate
Morris
Morris

This guy is a living legend

Vor 11 Monate
ChAnGo_8117 PRIME
ChAnGo_8117 PRIME

I miss japan for this reason maaaannnnnn I wanna go back

Vor 11 Monate
Huh? What?
Huh? What?

1:35 sounds like wii sports

Vor 11 Monate
Oot Oot
Oot Oot

He's still smiling all these years later. Love ya, Mr. Mukaiya.

Vor 11 Monate
Cham MaCha
Cham MaCha

I enjoy riding trains in Japanese because of the jingles. Thank you 😭🙏🏼

Vor year
Josh Flynn
Josh Flynn

1:35 Sounds like the theme that plays at the start of a mario kart race lmao

Vor year
Toaster
Toaster

James may sumimasen

Vor year
Memeegg
Memeegg

James may, sumimasen

Vor year
Kristian Hutt Aldrich
Kristian Hutt Aldrich

Damn the Nail that stands out sure doesn’t get hammered down no more

Vor year
Mikayla Conners
Mikayla Conners

This is so funny to watch now that I have lived here for a while. When they first played the Shibuya one I knew straight away what station it was!

Vor year
asurada
asurada

James May Sumimasen

Vor year
Ridhvik Gopal
Ridhvik Gopal

James May su-ni-ma-sen 🎶

Vor year
Asad Aftab
Asad Aftab

James May Sumimasen

Vor year
Mikequfv
Mikequfv

I mean, trains have conductors just like in orchestras

Vor year
80Khrisna
80Khrisna

Thank you Mr. Mukaiya who made me love japan Metro even more

Vor year
toolbox
toolbox

and then you have stations like shin okubo which is literally a phone ringing

Vor year
Jason Rezvan
Jason Rezvan

Two words: MINT. JAMS.

Vor year
Sohan Pattanayak
Sohan Pattanayak

"James May : Our Man in Japan" brought me here

Vor year
rob11rod
rob11rod

James May, Sumimasen.

Vor year
eky paratama
eky paratama

my great keyboards & synthesizers influencer ... i know him after i listening to Casiopea “ Galactic Funk “ and he uses a Yamaha Keyboards from 1980 untill now. And i’m big fans of Yamaha DX7 a FM keyboards synthesizers

Vor year
Marvin Ray Dalida
Marvin Ray Dalida

I liked casiopea and their music. You should try listening to their music.

Vor year
Alfo
Alfo

I need to know the stuff he uses to make these beautiful melodies

Vor year
Red Jet 7059
Red Jet 7059

I’ve heard these when I last visited Tokyo a few years back. They’re amazing! Love this small subculture of Japan!

Vor year
Tagor Maulana Lubis
Tagor Maulana Lubis

Is japan even a real place tbh...

Vor year

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