shonen

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See also: shōnen

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Japanese 少年 (shōnen, few years).

Noun[edit]

shonen (uncountable)

  1. (anime, manga) A style of anime and manga for an audience of young boys.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • shojo (female audience)

Adjective[edit]

shonen (comparative more shonen, superlative most shonen)

  1. (anime, manga) Being in the style of shonen manga or anime.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • shojo (female audience)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shonen

  1. rōmaji reading of しょねん