Definition of shonen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃəʊnən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃoʊnən//
[countable, uncountable](pl. shonen)
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a Japanese form of comic strip for boys that usually has a lot of exciting action and adventure shonen manga The comic is one of Japan’s top-selling shonen.