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Televi-Kun (てれびくん, Terebikun) is a Japanese monthly manga magazine published by Shogakukan[3], starting in May 1976. Its main target is elementary school aged boys, younger than the readers of shōnen manga. It features super heroes such as Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, Ultraman and Metal Hero, all of whom have gone on to be cultural phenomena in Japan.

Televi-Kun
CategoriesKodomo
(male)[1][2]
FrequencyMonthly
Circulation146,667[1]
(July–September, 2016)
PublisherShogakukan
First issueMay 1976
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

The name is a portmanteau of televi, the Japanese word for television, and kun, a Japanese honorific for small children.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Children's Manga" (in Japanese). Japanese Magazine Publishers Association. September 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  2. ^ Paul Chapman (26 January 2016). "Hiroshi Fujioka Reprises Role in Upcoming "Kamen Rider #1" Film". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ "てれびくん" (in Japanese). Kotobank. Retrieved 31 May 2018.