What does 56709 mean?

56709 refers to a series of video parodies, satirizing the Junko Ohashi song “Telephone Number”.

The videos use the chorus of the song, as Ohashi is singing out “56709” preceded with a long Awoo – not to be confused with Awooga.

Almost all the parodies reference the Awoo meme, related to Touhou Project character Momiji Inubashiri.


What's the origin of 56709?

“56709” first appeared in the chorus of Junk Ohashi’s song when she released “Telephone Number” on her album Tea for Tears in 1981.

The track was uploaded to YouTube by Professor Poulsard on December 29th, 2016.

Spread & Usage

How did 56709 spread?

The first parody remix of the song was uploaded to YouTube by Slime Spawn on May 3rd, 2017, depicting a GIF rendition of Momiji Inubashiri.

Over the following summer, the song would be subject of many YouTube parodies, sometimes merging the trend with other memes, such as the 30-Year-Old Boomer meme.

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