Akebono (曙?) is a Japanese noun that means "dawn" or "daybreak"..

It may also refer to:

  • Akebono (genus), a fly genus in the family Sciomyzidae or Phaeomyiidae
  • Akebono (satellite), a geomagnetosphere observation satellite
  • Akebono scale, a common scale used in Japanese music.
  • Akebono (train), a sleeping-car train in Japan
  • Akebono Tarō, a retired sumo wrestler

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