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* ''Manga/MaidSama''
* ''LightNovel/MariaWatchesOverUs''

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* ''Manga/MaidSama''
''Manga/MaidSama'' (''Kaichou wa Maid-sama!'')
* ''LightNovel/MariaWatchesOverUs''''LightNovel/MariaWatchesOverUs'' (''Maria-sama ga Miteru'')



* ''Manga/MoonChild'' ''(Tsuki no Ko)''

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* ''Manga/MoonChild'' ''(Tsuki (''Tsuki no Ko)''Ko'')


* ''LightNovel/KyouKaraMaou''

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* ''LightNovel/KyouKaraMaou''''LightNovel/KyoKaraMaoh''



* ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru''

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* ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru''''LightNovel/MariaWatchesOverUs''


* ''Manga/DearBrother''



* ''Manga/OniisamaE''

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** ''Anime/HealinGoodPrettyCure''


* ''LightNovel/AccomplishmentsOfTheDukesDaughter'' is a novel about a woman being reincarnated as the vilainess of an otome game and looks and plays out exactly like a shoujo, but both the light novel and manga were published by seinen imprints. You would never be able to tell if you weren't told this.



* ''LightNovel/CommonSenseOfADukesDaughter'' is a novel about a woman being reincarnated as the vilainess of an otome game and looks and plays out exactly like a shoujo, but both the light novel and manga were published by seinen imprints. You would never be able to tell if you weren't told this.


* ''Tomatoy no Lycopene'' - Creator/{{Sanrio}}-esque art style and levity aside, it runs in ''Shonen Jump''. The magazine predicted the confusion so early that the cover of the issue it debuted in had "[[LampshadeHanging Yes, this is still]] ''[[LampshadeHanging Jump]]''." printed in large text.

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* ''Tomatoy no Lycopene'' - Creator/{{Sanrio}}-esque art style and levity aside, it runs ran in ''Shonen Jump''.Jump'' and later switched to ''Shonen Magazine Pocket''. The magazine predicted the confusion so early that the cover of the issue it debuted in had "[[LampshadeHanging Yes, this is still]] ''[[LampshadeHanging Jump]]''." printed in large text.


Aesthetically, ''Shōjo'' is typically drawn with lighter outlines than ''{{Shonen}}'' {{manga}}, and with sparser backgrounds and little (if any) shading -- but, [[Literature/ThroughTheLookingGlass contrariwise]], it frequently uses screentone patterns to set the emotional tone of a scene, and frames are rarely solely rectangular and borders are often absent. Character designs with eyes that are even larger than those usually used in {{manga}} and {{anime}} (the infamous dinner plate size) are also usually a giveaway that the work in question is ''Shōjo'' -- [[AnimationAnatomyAging especially when the characters are not children]]. Though even that rule may not be ironclad: thanks to the PeripheryDemographic of girls reading ''Shōnen'' manga, the bolder lines and smaller eyes common to works of that demographic can find their way back into ''Shōjo'' to draw a wider appeal. The bright colors and cute looks of ''Shōnen'' and ''Seinen'' {{Iyashikei}} and the lavish aesthetics of BishonenJumpSyndrome also muddy the waters on popular demographic styles.

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Aesthetically, ''Shōjo'' is typically drawn with lighter outlines than ''{{Shonen}}'' {{manga}}, and with sparser backgrounds and little (if any) shading -- but, [[Literature/ThroughTheLookingGlass contrariwise]], it frequently uses screentone patterns to set the emotional tone of a scene, and frames are rarely solely rectangular and borders are often absent. Character designs with eyes that are even larger than those usually used in {{manga}} and {{anime}} (the infamous dinner plate size) are also usually a giveaway that the work in question is ''Shōjo'' -- [[AnimationAnatomyAging especially when the characters are not children]]. Though even that rule may not be ironclad: thanks to the PeripheryDemographic of girls reading ''Shōnen'' manga, the bolder lines and smaller eyes common to works of that demographic can find their way back into ''Shōjo'' to draw a wider appeal. The bright colors and cute looks of ''Shōnen'' and ''Seinen'' {{Iyashikei}} and the lavish aesthetics of BishonenJumpSyndrome also muddy the waters on popular demographic styles.
styles, not to mention the crossover of people who ''do'' draw for either kind of mag bringing their style to work for the opposite demographic.

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* ''Manga/{{Chihayafuru}}'' is often mistaken for shoujo since many of the characters are in high school, but it's actually {{josei}}.


* ''Manga/KonoOtoTomare'' gets this a lot for having a watercolour art style reminiscent of stereotypical shoujo and its character drama focused plot, but the manga runs in ''Jump Square''.

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* ''Manga/KonoOtoTomare'' gets this a lot for having a watercolour art style reminiscent of stereotypical shoujo and its character drama focused plot, but the manga runs in ''Jump Square''. Sakura Amyuu had done a lot of oneshots for shojo magazines before working on ''Kono Oto Tomare!!'', which added to the confusion.


** ''Anime/SmilePrettyCure''
** ''Anime/DokiDokiPreCure''

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** ''Anime/SmilePrettyCure''
''Anime/GlitterForce''
** ''Anime/DokiDokiPreCure''''Anime/GlitterForceDokiDoki''


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* ''Manga/YokaiWatchWakuwakuNyanderfulDays''

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** ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubHappyKiss''


* ''LightNovel/CommonSenseOfADukesDaughter'' is a novel about a woman being reborn as the vilainess of an otome game and looks and plays out exactly like a shoujo, but both the light novel and manga were published by seinen imprints. You would never be able to tell if you weren't told this.

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* ''LightNovel/CommonSenseOfADukesDaughter'' is a novel about a woman being reborn reincarnated as the vilainess of an otome game and looks and plays out exactly like a shoujo, but both the light novel and manga were published by seinen imprints. You would never be able to tell if you weren't told this.

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* ''LightNovel/CommonSenseOfADukesDaughter'' is a novel about a woman being reborn as the vilainess of an otome game and looks and plays out exactly like a shoujo, but both the light novel and manga were published by seinen imprints. You would never be able to tell if you weren't told this.


* ''Manga/FushigiYuugiByakkoIbun'' (prequel of the above)

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* ** ''Manga/FushigiYuugiByakkoIbun'' (prequel of the above)


* ''Music/ConfessionExecutiveCommitteeLoveSeries'' - Series of videos turned anime/manga and novels by Music/HoneyWorks, with heavy inspiration from works in the demographic

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* ''Music/ConfessionExecutiveCommitteeLoveSeries'' ''Music/ConfessionExecutiveCommittee'' - Series of videos turned anime/manga and novels by Music/HoneyWorks, with heavy inspiration from works in the demographic

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