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* ''Manga/PhantomDream''


* ''Manga/{{HoriMiya}}'': Despite running in a shōnen magazine in its print run, it focuses heavily on the romantic relationships between the cast members, and the art style does have some of the usual conventions of this demographic.

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* ''Manga/{{HoriMiya}}'': ''Manga/{{Horimiya}}'': Despite running in a shōnen magazine in its print run, it focuses heavily on the romantic relationships between the cast members, and the art style does have some of the usual conventions of this demographic.


* ''Manga/StrawberryMarshmallow'': Very {{moe}} {{seinen}} ([[http://www.amazon.com/Strawberry-Marshmallow-Cute-Does-Vol/dp/B000F3AAMK Amazon.com]] even goes so far as to say that it's obviously targeted at adolescent girls and that boys and older viewers will find it cloying.)

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* ''Manga/StrawberryMarshmallow'': Very {{moe}} {{seinen}} ([[http://www.amazon.com/Strawberry-Marshmallow-Cute-Does-Vol/dp/B000F3AAMK Amazon.com]] even goes so far as to say that it's obviously targeted at adolescent girls and that boys and older viewers will find it cloying.)cloying).



* ''Tomatoy no Lycopene'': Creator/{{Sanrio}}-esque art style and levity aside, it ran in ''Shōnen Jump'' and later switched to ''Shōnen 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.

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* ''Tomatoy no Lycopene'': Creator/{{Sanrio}}-esque art style and levity aside, it ran in ''Shōnen Jump'' and later switched to ''Shōnen Magazine Pocket''.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.


[[caption-width-right:350:A little bit of [[SugarBowl sugar]], a little bit of [[LoveTropes spice]], and everything looks [[TheBeautifulTropes way too nice]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:A little bit of [[SugarBowl sugar]], a little bit of [[LoveTropes [[DramaTropes spice]], and everything looks [[TheBeautifulTropes way too nice]].]]


Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either;[[note]]Although a common criticism of shoujo from the early 2010s onward is how many magazines have been {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]] some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.

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Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either;[[note]]Although a common criticism of shoujo ''Shōjo'' from the early 2010s onward is how many magazines have been {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]] some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.



While a lot of this demographic's manga output does get adapted into anime of varying popularity, its real foothold is in a medium even its brother demographic had a hard time attracting viewers: LiveActionTV. As their romance and contemporary series tend to match up with common trends in tv serials, ''Shōjo'' and ''Josei'' manga adaptations tend to make up a sizeable portion of Japanese {{Dorama}}s. In fact, it may find more popularity through its Dorama version than its life as a manga.

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While a lot of this demographic's manga output does get adapted into anime of varying popularity, its real foothold is in a medium even its brother demographic had a hard time attracting viewers: LiveActionTV. As their romance and contemporary series tend to match up with common trends in tv TV serials, ''Shōjo'' and ''Josei'' manga adaptations tend to make up a sizeable portion of Japanese {{Dorama}}s. In fact, it may find more popularity through its Dorama version than its life as a manga.


Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either[[note]]Although a common criticism of shoujo from the early 2010s onward is how many magazines have been {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]]; some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.

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Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either[[note]]Although either;[[note]]Although a common criticism of shoujo from the early 2010s onward is how many magazines have been {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]]; stories[[/note]] some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.


* ''Manga/{{Unico}}'': (Originally. Creator/OsamuTezuka [[MultipleDemographicAppeal wanted the series to be aimed at both genders]] [[Kodomomuke and all ages.]])

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* ''Manga/{{Unico}}'': (Originally. Creator/OsamuTezuka [[MultipleDemographicAppeal wanted the series to be aimed at both genders]] [[Kodomomuke [[{{Kodomomuke}} and all ages.]])

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** ''Manga/CodenameSailorV'' - ran in the same magazine as the ''Moon'' manga, and was its prototype before being retooled into a {{Prequel}} when it began serialization


Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either[[note]]Although a common criticism of recent shoujo is how many magazines have been [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]]; some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.

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Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either[[note]]Although a common criticism of recent shoujo from the early 2010s onward is how many magazines have been [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]]; some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.


** ''Anime/GlitterForce''
** ''Anime/GlitterForceDokiDoki''

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** ''Anime/GlitterForce''
''Anime/SmilePrecure''
** ''Anime/GlitterForceDokiDoki''''Anime/DokiDokiPrecure''


Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either; some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.

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Conversely, not all ''Shōjo'' series are romance either; either[[note]]Although a common criticism of recent shoujo is how many magazines have been [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] to be ''nothing but'' romance stories[[/note]]; some may just focus on dealing with everyday issues, others with uncovering mysteries, others where the action gets graphic or cerebral, and still others that like to take the [[SliceOfLife scenic route of life]]. And there's been times where ''Shōjo'' can get as bold-faced and crass as any ''Shōnen'' manga, as any reader of ''Manga/{{Patalliro}}'' or ''Manga/{{Sabagebu}}'' can tell you.

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* ''Manga/ChibiDevi''

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* ''Manga/{{Tomie}}''


* ''Manga/JunjiItoKyoufuMangaCollection''



* ''Manga/{{Tomie}}''

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