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A style of anime intended for boys but may have a crossover appeal to girls as well. Some good examples are Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, and Fist of the North Star[?].

Also spelt "shounen", which is technically more correct regarding the Kana.

In Japanese script, the word "shonen" is written 少年 which literally means young boys. Its furigana are しょうねん.

See shoujo.

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