Shonen

According to Japanese law "Shonen" refers to a person from the time they enter elementary school until the age of 15yrs.While the term can refer to both young male and females, the generally accepted term for a young female is "shojo".

 

Sakamichi no Apollon (anime)

A transfer student learns that life can be better with a little help from some new friends and a shared passion for playing jazz in the new anime series Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the Slope).