Shojo

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Shojo may refer to:

  • Shōjo (少女), the Japanese word for "young girl". This word is often romanized as either shojo (without a macron) or shoujo
  • Shōjō (猩々 or 猩猩), in Japanese mythology, refers to a sea spirit with red face and hair and a fondness for alcohol
  • Shōjō (猩々 or 猩猩), a less common Japanese word for orangutan
  • Shojo (処女), the Japanese word for "female virgin"
  • Shojō (書状), the Japanese word for letter (message)
Magazines
  • Shojo Beat, an English-language shōjo magazine published by Viz Media from 2005 to 2009
  • Shōjo Comic, a shōjo magazine published by Shogakukan since 1968
  • Shōjo Friend, a shōjo magazine published by Kodansha from 1962 to 1996
  • Shōjo Sekai, one of the earliest shōjo magazines in Japan published from 1906 to 1931
Misc.

See also[edit]

  • Shōnen, the Japanese word for "young boy" or "youth"