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This isn't really an "Audience".<br>
While some anime might feature sexual content they still might not be porn. Thats what this "audience" was added for. Only use it when the content is clearly not intended for minors.
 
===Josei 女性===
is a subset of anime and manga created mostly by women, for late teenage/adult female audiences.<br>
The stories tend to be about everyday experiences of women living in Japan. Though there are some that cover high school, most cover the lives of adult women in Japan. The style also tends to be a more restrained, realistic version of shōjo, keeping some of the wispy features and getting rid of the very large sparkly eyes. There are exceptions in the style described above, but what defines Josei is some degree of stylistic continuity of comics within this particular demographic (the same is true with different different demographics that have different stylistic tendencies).<br>
In addition, unlike Shoujo, it portrays realistic romance (as opposed to idealized romance). A subset of josei comics are comics that are aimed at women about homosexual male relationships, called yaoi. Josei is also known for a very sexual edge; many of the magazines have some of the raunchiest porn produced in Japan.<br>
The male equivalent to josei is seinen.
===Kodomo 子供===
===Shounen 少年===
For is a style of anime and manga intended for boys. Action, ecchiShounen anime and manga is characterized by high-action, often humorous plots featuring male protagonists. The camaraderie between boys or men on sportsteams, all with fighting squads, etc. is often emphasized. Unrealistically attractive female characters are also common (see fanservice), but are not a gambatai attituderequirement—Dragon Ball Z for example has only a few unremarkable female characters. People tend The art style of shounen also tends to get suckered into thinking be less flowery than that some titles are too explicit to be shounenof shoujo, in general just because something is full of violence and sexual innuendo it doesn't mean the main audience although there is young teenage boyssignificant variability by artist. <br>In factcontrast to shōnen, in probably guarantees itanime and manga for men (college age and up) is called seinen. There are certainly conservative elements in japanDespite a number of significant differences, Go Nagai for instance has always been criticised for 'not being suitable', but they many Western fans don't seem make a distinction between shounen and seinen. This is due to have the same clamp over the media fact that very few seinen manga have been published outside of Japan. On the christian right does other hand, many older men in americaJapan read shounen magazines because of their ease of reading during commutes to and from work on trains. Shounen series can be vastly Consequently shōnen magazines (including Shonen Jump) are the most popular, and have a habit of running for yearsmanga magazines in Japan.
===Shoujo 少女===
For is a style of anime and manga intended for girlsand may have some crossover appeal to boys as well. Stereotypically romance<br>Typically, but can encompass just as wide "pure shoujo" manga revolves around love stories and strong female protagonists, however, some "shoujo anime/manga" are more plot/action oriented to attract a wider audience. For instance a lot of older salarymen were drawn to a manga called Banana Fish for its hard edged yakuza action (which is more often found in seinen manga). What kept female audiences interested in this work was a range as gentle relationship between two gay bishōnen lovers amongst all the violence.<br>Shoujo anime and manga often contain elements of shounen-ai or even yaoi (sexual relationship between male characters) not to mention shoujo-ai and, recently, yuri (sexual relationship between female characters). The aesthetic of the bishounen is very prominent. Another very popular genre is Magical Girl of which the famous series Sailor Moon is part of.<br>
===Seinen 青年===
For young menis a subset of anime or manga that is generally targeted at a 18 - 25 year old male audience, but the audience can be much older with some comics aimed at businessmen well into their 40s. Everything <br>Sometimes it is classified as shojo or shonen, but it has distinct features, usually classified by a wider variety of art styles (particularly in manga) and more variation in subject matter, ranging from light romance the avant garde to action gore-feststhe pornographic. <br>The majority of anime produced (that isn't the shounen mega-series) falls into this categoryfemale equivalent to seinen is josei.
==How to find the 'target audience'==

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