== Legal definitions == According to Japanese law, the term `shonen` refers to `a person from the time they enter elementary school until the time they are 15 years of age`, and `Any person who has not reached the age of 15 years` (Shonen Hō, Article 2.1). In the realm of education and culture, this is the period of compulsory education. Wh...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shōnen
anime that is targeted at young boysFound on http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art9842.html
Means 'young boy' or 'boy'. Used as a generic term for anime and manga aimed at young males. Pronounced â€˜sho-nehn`.
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