( bee-sho-jo) The Japanese equivalent of "pretty girl". Bishoujo are female characters that are usually quite cute. The cast of Miyuki-chan in Wonderland are good examples of bishoujo.
"Cute Girl" Equivelent to "Bishounen" only featuring girls as the main characters. Sailor Moon is the best known example in the US. More commonly known as "shoujo"
lit. beautiful girl: refers to an attractive young female character