This is a thunder/lightning sound effect, often used by Joel Valentine and Twenty-First Century Entertainment. It's said to date back to 1970s or 1980s animes, but this is currently unconfirmed.

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials


Video Games



  • Mega Man NT Warriors (Heard in the Japanese version)
  • Sailor Moon (Heard when Sailor Jupiter uses Supreme Thunder Attack.)
  • Sgt. Frog

Image Gallery

Joel Valentine Thunder Sound/Image Gallery

Audio Samples

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