Om Telolet Om in Japan

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Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 14:18
Recently we see the craze of "om telolet om" on the Internet social media. Goes viral and suddenly became trending topic around the world. For those who still don't know about "om telolet om", here is a brief introduction.

Om telolet om?

Om telolet om started in Central Java, Indonesia where groups of small kids stand by the side of the road, waiting for a bus to come. When the bus came and pass through the road, all the small kids will shout "om telolet om!" to the bus. Asking the bus driver to horn.

From here we know that om telolet om is basically a phrase to ask someone to horn. The word "om" means "Sir", and the world "telolet" is an onomatopoeia refers to the sound of the horn.
Origins of the First Video "Om Telolet om" before becoming viral !!!
Source: Youtube
This video shows how the Indonesian kids wait for the bus. Also, how the bus responded to the kids with melodic horns.
The Indonesian buses don't just have ordinary horns — they're melodic, playing brief tunes that delight the crowds of children gathered to hear them. And they don't all play the same tune.
Source: NPR
So how did it go viral? It seems that it got viral because famous world DJs started to wonder, tweeting and started to make remixes out of the melodic horn.
@Zedd
Zedd@Zedd
OM TELOLET OM
@MartinGarrix
MARTIN GARRIX@MartinGarrix
what is Om Telolet Om?
@djsnake
DJ SNAKE@djsnake
Om Telolet Om
@Bassjackers
BASSJACKERS@Bassjackers
Wtf is OM TELOLET OM?
@marshmellomusic
Om Telolet Om is awesome
@LaidbackLuke
Laidback Luke@LaidbackLuke
What the hell is this Om Toilet Om about?!
@marshmellomusic
@Alesso lol!! u gotta look it up
@SHOWTEK
Showtek@SHOWTEK
https://t.co/kckKOsdURv
OM TELOLET OM VS FIREBEATZ
Source: Youtube
Love for Indonesia and because this gives so much joy to a lot of people we decided to make a quick track with elements from some OM TELOLET OM movies :-) Check it out on Spotify here: http://open.spotify.com/album/6sjGY1JLmaETMc979wxbiZ Follow…
One of the om telolet om remixes made by famous DJ, Firebeatz.

Gone viral in Japan?

From what we have seen now, it seems that om telolet om has gone viral around the world, including Japan. Member of famous idol AKB48, Takahashi Manami also tweeted om telolet om. Another tweet can also be seen from Miki Nishino.
@taka4848mina
高橋みなみ@taka4848mina
om telolet om!!

これは流行ってるの、、か?、
コメントがこれで溢れてるw
@mikinishino4
西野 未姫@mikinishino4
OM TELOLET OMってなんだ??笑
There is also a YouTube video of a girl in Japan getting excited waiting for a bus passing through the road with melodic horn.
#OM TELOLET OM has come to Japan
Source: Youtube
Starting from small children who are familiar with the culture of simplicity to achieve a happy, sound the horn of the bus which was not surprising tickling and increasingly pleasant and can bring the happiness that comes from simplicity, "Telolet…
Om telolet om in japan
Source: Youtube
Om telolet om masuk jepang
Another video of om telolet om in Japan. Enjoying the horn with Japanese policeman.
Other than the current trends of om telolet om, it seems that Japanese people is familiar with the melody of the horn, even though the melody from each bus are different.
テロレットってなんか聞いた事あるような?

さて、日本の皆様は動画を観られていかがでしたでしょうか?私は「日本でも聞いた事ある音だなぁ」と思いました。

それは、暴走族の「パラリラパラリラ〜〜〜」という音です(以下、リンク大きな音が出ます。)
One blog post by one Japanese guy is saying that the sound of telolet is familiar for Japanese people.
ゴッドファーザー
Source: Youtube
6連ホーン...ゴッドファーザー... 何故暴走族はゴッドファーザーのテーマなの・・・? 熊本市| 下通り| 馬刺し| 馬しゃぶ| 居酒屋 | 桜庵 ☆゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜☆゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜☆゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜☆゚・*:.。.☆゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜☆゚・*:.。. 熊本県・熊本市の馬肉料理・馬料理・郷土料理・馬刺し専門店・馬しゃぶ専門店・地魚と言えば 桜庵 〒860-0802 熊本市中央街2-1…
Similar telolet melody found in Japanese motorbike.

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