translates from Japanese as "intended for children" and predictably
aimed at children younger than the typical Shōnen
viewers. Owing to the Animation Age Ghetto
, this sort of media often makes the transition from Japanese to Western audiences with fewer (oft-lamented
One indicator that a show is of kodomomuke fare is if it spawns a kiddie ride
shortly after launch, although given that even shows like One Piece
had spawn rides, it's not a reliable indicator.
None of this is meant to imply that you
need to feel odd
about liking anything on the list. Enjoy yourself! We won't judge you.