Sound Effects Reference

By Rio

I have here a list of sound effects that I've either encountered in manga's or made up myself. They are divided into the action the character is doing. It'll also give you some ideas and get you started on your own sound effects. For example, some of the sound effects are pretty much the same except for one slight spelling change like whap and wap or tok and thok.
 
For more sound effects, refer to your favorite manga or comic book. Listen closely to sound effects in shows, real-life, the radio, and even a book. Experiment a bit and develop your own sounds!

Wind

hyoo
hssshhh
hwooo
hsssttlrssl
howl
hurrrrr

oooo

shashaa
shaa
shhhhiiiiii
shhhhshh
ssss
ssttlrsstl

woooshh
woosh
wissshh

Laughs

a yuk yuk

ha ha haaa
hah hah haaa
huh huh huh
heee hee heee
heh heh heeeh
har har har
hyee hyee hyee
hyak hyak hyak
hmm hmm hmm

Uwah ha ha

Wah hah haaaa

Ya haa haa

Zah ha ha haa

Scream

Akk
Ahhh
Ayaaa

Eeeyaa
Eeekkkk

Gyahh
Gyeee
Gyeeeiii
Gyaaa-ah

Hyaaa
Hiyaaa
Haaa
Hyaaaiii

T-Hyaa

Uaaaa
Uwaaa

Yeeee
Yaaa

Zhyaa

Stopping

eeek

skritch
screeeetchh
skreel
squeee

vreech

z-eek

Hits

boink
blam
ba-boom
bang
boot
boom
bong
boff
bop
ba-rang
bam
be-bap
bap
bash
blash
broum

chok
choom
chakka
clomp
clunk
crunch
crash

doom

fack
fud
fwak
fump
frach
fomp
fwap
foom
fap
fwop
fonk
fak
foop
fa-wump

glomp

juke
jakk
jab

kwap
krak-lash
kreee-unchh
krunch
klong
kratoom
ka-tang
klonk
kroom
kronch
konk
ka-blang
krak
koom
kang
kresh
kop
krunck
klop
ka-pow

poik
pak
pop
plap
pok
pik
plok
poke
pap
putt
ping
poing
pow
pok
pwop

shakktt
shwokk
shok
splach
shtok
splat
shwak
slam
shudd
shoom
slam
shak
shudd
spap
smack
smash

tomp
top
tak
thud
tuk
tunk
twak
tk
tmp
toom
thomp
thudd
tong
thok
tap
tuff
tak
tok
thok
to-om
twik
tp
twong
tup
thump

whump
whok
whomp
whak
wonk
whum
whoop
wham
whap
whammo
whok
wak
whonk
whop
whoch
wump

zhab
zudd

Panting

huff huff
hu-uff hu-uff

pant pant

uff uff

vmf uf

Other Sounds

...
...?
...!
..!?
#$^%@!

bzzbzz
blip
beep
breep
braoouummm

clink-clank

dweee

ehh
eee eee

fwoom

grrr
gulp
grumble
gee-whiz
gee
grit grit
geez

hmph
heehee
heh heh
heh
hrr
hmmm
hurrump
heeee
hubble-bubble

kekk

mmm
mmm-hmp
mmm-hmmm

oooo
ooohhh

pssspsss
psstpsst

rrrr
rrrhumm
ring-ring
rriiipp

sigh
sheesh
ssshhsss

tink
tittle tittle
tee hee
ting

uhhuh
uhh
uh-oh
ummm

varoom
voosh

yammer
yeessh

zzt
zoaam

 



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