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 Japanese animation and comics aimed at a younger male audience.

Note: when applied, the term means "young man", sometimes translated as "boy". It originally referred to the art style before being applied to gender.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • shojo (female audience)

Adjective[edit]

shonen (comparative more shonen, superlative most shonen)

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

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • shojo (female audience)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shonen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しょねん