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Shōnen (少年) is a Japanese word. In English, it means few years. It can have any of the these meanings:

  • Shōnen, a normal boy. A student in elementary school up to Middle School
  • A word referring to the time of human youth, ignoring sex
  • Shōnen (magazine), a manga magazine published by Koubunsha
  • Weekly Shōnen Magazine, a manga magazine published by Kodansha
  • Shōnen manga, manga whose audience is boys under 18-years-old



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