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  • n. a class of manga for an audience of young boys: see shōnen


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From the Japanese 少年 (shōnen, "boy").


  • Also, while it’s somewhat misleading to call it shounen, I’d love to see the manhua 1/2 Prince licensed in English.

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  • The second version from CMX is what I’d call the shounen version, meaning written for young teenage boys.

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  • Amagami SS -- The same kind of shounen/seinen romantic comedy as KimiKiss.

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  • Throughout most of its production, Manga has targeted teen boys and young men ( '' shounen '') from 8 to 18.

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  • At its core, the cast of Hunter x Hunter continues to grow and the focus on them is just right with the kind of shounen action series that makes you smile and wonder what odd tricks will be pulled out for the viewer to take in.

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  • Of course, that was quite a few years ago and simply isn't going to happen, which is a shame because Hunter x Hunter is the kind of shounen series that I like when it comes to ones with kids as lead characters.

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  • Definitely my favorite contemporary shounen manga.

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  • I know it more shounen-ai than yaoi but one must crawl before you can walk.

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  • My vote goes to Captain Marvel, mostly because I can imagine Billy Batson being the perfect shounen manga hero.

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  • Theres also the shounen ai story Seven Days which is brilliant.

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