Japanese frogs are all here – Real frogs sing “Frog Song.” The new album “Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives Vol.3 Amami – Okinawa Part 1 (Nature Sounds)” was released on June 9, 2023, on all digital platforms!

REST IN RECORDS released a new album “Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives Vol.3 Amami – Okinawa Part 1 (Nature Sounds)” by Hideo Ueda on June 9, 2023, on all digital platforms!

Archive of frog croaking (nature sounds) in Japan. This is the second in a series of four albums. Includes 13 species (including subspecies) from frogs living mainly in Amami to Okinawa (southern islands of Japan).

Mr. Hideo Ueda, Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. This is a very high quality sound recording by him.

In Japan, the frog is considered a symbol of good luck and good fortune. This work allows you to easily enjoy such frog chorus at any time.

It is a highly valuable work as a digital educational material, digital archive, etc. At the same time, as “healing nature sounds” that make you feel the seasons, it is ideal for relaxation, sound therapy, deep sleep, chill out, meditation, BGM for work or study, etc.

Listen now on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music and other music subscription digital platforms !


Album Title: Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives Vol.3 Amami – Okinawa Part 1 (Nature Sounds)
Artist: Hideo Ueda
Release Date: June 9, 2023
Format: Album | 13 Tracks | 41m48s
Catalog Number: RIR0030
Label: REST IN RECORDS

*The frog in the jacket image (cover art) is a “Otton Frog (Babin subaspera) ” (photo by Hideo Ueda).


[Tracks]
*You can listen to the sounds on YouTube Music by clicking on the links for each song title.

TrSong Title ( Track Title / English Name )Scientific Name
1Marine ToadRhinella marina
2Miyako ToadBufo gargarizans miyakonis
3Hallowell’s Tree FrogHyla hallowellii
4Amami Brown FrogRana kobai
5Ryukyu Brown FrogRuna ulma
6Ishikawa’s FrogOdorran ishikawae
7Amami Ishikawa’s FrogOdorrana splendida
8Okinawa Tip-nosed FrogOdorran narina
9Amami Nostril Tipped FrogOdorrana amamiensis
10Large Tip-nosed FrogOdorran supranarina
11Utsunomiya’s Tip-nosed FrogOdorran utsunomiyaorum
12Otton FrogBabin subaspera
13Holst’s FrogBabina holsti

[Artist Profile]

Hideo Ueda: Born in Tama City, Tokyo, Japan in 1953. Nature recording artist. Founded and represented “Ueda Nature Sound” in 1990. Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. He continues to digitally record the sounds of wild birds, insects, frogs, mammals, and other creatures in general, as well as the sounds of natural scenery. There are more than 500 species. He also shoots video and photography, and has published numerous books and CDs. The vast sound library has provided materials for a wide variety of applications, including co-authored books, textbooks and teaching materials, and commercials. His works are actively disseminated on his official website, YouTube, and SNS. He has released a wild bird sound albums “Bird Songs of Japan 100” (7 titles in the series) on all digital platforms.


[Information on the first album in the series]



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