Best Animation TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Animation TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: humorous, adult animation, exciting, not serious, sitcom and offbeat. Plot: friendship, male protagonist, family relations, adventure, escapades, surrealism, adult humor, youth, satire and violence. Genre: Animation, Comedy and Action. Country: USA, Japan and Ireland.
Best Animation TV shows
Best Animation TV shows
TOP TV shows: The Simpsons (1989), South Park (1997), Family Guy (1999), Rick and Morty (2013), BoJack Horseman (2014), Bob's Burgers (2011), American Dad! (2005), Futurama (1999), Big Mouth (2017), Archer Vice (2009), Blood of Zeus (2020), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), Kengan Ashura (2019), Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000), Brickleberry (2012), Attack on Titan (2013), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Undone (2019), The Legend of Korra (2012).

List of Best TV shows

 8.7
 366K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 332K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, offbeat, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, parody, elementary school, social satire, death, friends, mischievous children, small town, vicious, buddies, killings, child swearing ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: colorado, usa
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 8.1
 305K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social satire, family relations, small town, eccentric family, parents and children, satire, family life, dog, adolescence, goofy hero, siblings relations, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 9.2
 377K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, time travel, graphic violence, adventure, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, family relations, adolescence, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 113K
BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, adult animation, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, anthropomorphic animal, showbiz, hollywood, depression, desire for fame, washed up star, down on your luck, cynicism, horse, anthropomorphism, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, hollywood star, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.1
 66K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family relations, chef, siblings relations, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.3
 117K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, cia, satire, small town, parents and children, benign alien, patriotism, youth, talking animals, stupidity, german, alien ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, langley virginia
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 8.4
 213K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, cynical, surreal, humorous, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, goofy hero, scientist, social satire, benign alien, robot, alien, escapades, space and aliens, parody, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 1999, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: new york
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 8.0
 58K
Big Mouth (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Style: dark humor, humorous, sitcom, situational comedy, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: puberty, teenage boy, grownups, teenage sexuality, adolescence, friendship, parents and children, monster, character change, self discovery, teenage life, sex education ...
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 8.6
 138K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, danger, sarcasm, womanizer, parody, escapades, government agency, secret agents, hotshot hero, espionage, james bond spoof, spy spoof ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 11K
Blood of Zeus (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a brewing war between the gods of Olympus and the titans, Heron, a commoner living on the outskirts of ancient Greece, becomes mankind's best hope of surviving an evil demon army, when he discovers the secrets of his past.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, disturbing
Plot: greek mythology, god, goddess, planet, battles, one against many, good versus evil, warrior, showdown, deity, one man army, male protagonist ...
Place: ancient greece
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, peril, pride and honor, superhuman powers, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, intense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, fight to the death, gladiator, rivalry, rivals, arena, secret organization, warrior, master warrior, betrayal, politics, determination ...
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Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, dark tone, artistic quality, and faithfulness to its title character's ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, double life, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, gadget, villain, butler, millionaire, guilt, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new jersey
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Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series made its official debut on September 9, 2001 on Adult swim; after the pilot episode was aired as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, controversial, not serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, roommate, friendship, stupidity, mad scientist, goofy hero, adventure, heroic mission, scientist, buddies, escapades, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, boston
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 7.4
 14K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace situations, park ranger, dysfunctional character, in the woods, sexual tension, workplace, talking animals, friendship, lesbian, escapades, disorder, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.9
 202K
Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, danger, loss of parent, transformation, friends, survival, attack, army, military, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Six teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: dinosaur, netflix, teenager, band, danger, monster versus monster, showdown, chase, rescue mission, bravery, animal attack, dangerous animal ...
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Saga continues with the Emmy-winning "Star Wars: Clone Wars." This animated micro-series, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, captures George Lucas' vision in a dynamic animated style that is a visual delight for all ages. "Star ...
Style: saga, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: space wars, good versus evil, rivalry, computer animation, adventure, heroes, fight for supremacy, villain, ruler, evil empire, emperor, intergalactic ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2020s, 2010s
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 8.2
 14K
Undone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, exciting, touching ...
Plot: time travel, car accident, investigation, family relations, mental illness, secrets, flashback, female protagonist, wedding, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, woman ...
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The Legend of Korra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that premiered on the Nickelodeon television network in 2012. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to their series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, funny
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magical, friendship, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, training, martial arts, supernatural ability, youth ...
Place: asia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 39K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, vampire hunter, dracula, medieval, magic, adaptation, demon, computer game, clan, plague
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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Solar Opposites (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A family of aliens from a much better world must take refuge in middle America after the destruction of their planet. Their mission: protect the Pupa, a living super computer that will one day evolve into its true form, consume them and terraform ...
Style: dark humor, funny, entertaining, whimsical, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: alien, adventure, refugee, social misfits, new life, friendship, ufo, human alien relationship, family, alien contact, alien encounter, science and technology ...
Place: usa
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King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: sitcom, adult animation, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, suburban life, suburbs, salesman, manager, friends, couples, supportive friend, manhood, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.4
 799
The Octonauts (2010)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA, Ireland, UK, India
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The Octonauts is a British children's television series, produced by Silvergate Media for the BBC channel Cbeebies. The series is animated in Ireland by Brown Bag Films but uses British voice actors. The TV series is based on American-Canadian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, tense
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ocean, partners, heroes, adventurer, fish, escapades, rescue, ocean or sea, animal life, adventure, friendship, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
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Regular Show in Space (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a Blue Jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby —both ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, park, buddies, partners, escapades, coworker, disorder, boss, irresponsible, workplace, time travel ...
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 8.6
 32K
Young Justice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.
Style: comic, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroes, fighting crime, team, heroine, adventure, leader, teenage superhero, teamwork, heroic, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 8.8
 117K
One-Punch Man (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saitama is a hero who only became a hero for fun. After three years of “special” training, though, he’s become so strong that he’s practically invincible. In fact, he’s too strong—even his mightiest opponents are taken out with a single ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, absurd humor, superhero, supernatural, cyborgs, martial arts, violence, karate, super strength, parody, fight, fantasy world ...
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 7.2
 47K
Disenchantment (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a ruined medieval city called Dreamland, Disenchantment follows the grubby adventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.
Style: entertaining, feel good, dark humor, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: princess, adventure, goofy hero, demon, friendship, fantasy world, elf, family relations, destiny, teenage girl, kingdom, alcohol abuse ...
Time: middle ages
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 7.9
 12K
We Bare Bears (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three brother bears awkwardly attempt to find their place in civilized society, whether they're looking for food, trying to make human friends, or scheming to become famous on the internet. Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear stack atop one another ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon bear, anthropomorphism, cave, talking animals, brother brother relationship, friendship, koala, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, society, everyday life, childhood ...
Place: san francisco, california
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