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17167Re: Glossary of Terms - at least partially on-topic

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  • atheniag
    Feb 6, 2005
      --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, kanariya <kanariya@s...> wrote:

      > Something I've always wondered about is this (and I haven't managed
      to
      > find it by myself as of yet): if 'biseinen' is the older male
      > equivalent of 'bishounen', then what is the older female equivalent
      of
      > 'bishoujo'?

      Bijin


      I didn't notice the answer while I went through the
      > glossary; forgive me if it's already there. But I've always been
      > curious about this. ^_^ Likewise, is there a term for a type of
      > comics, equivalent to 'seinen' and 'shounen', that reflects comics
      > targetted to an older audience than 'shoujo'?

      Yes. The Book Off comic store labels them as "otona" or "adult"

      Cheers,

      Erica
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