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Like the ubiquitous neon signs and abundant convenience stores scattered throughout Tokyo, departure melodies at train stations are probably something many residents don’t give much thought to as they travel around the city each day.

And yet so much thought has been put into the creation of such tunes, it’s probably about time they get their dues.

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