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: 2d animation, exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining and feel good. Plot: adventure, male protagonist, escapades, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, friendship, family, magic and youth. Genre: Animation, Adventure and Fantasy. Country: USA, Mexico and Spain.
Best Animation TV shows
Best Animation TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), DuckTales (2017), Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2016), Gravity Falls (2012), Jackie Chan Adventures (2000), The Owl House (2020), Dragons: Race to the Edge (2015), Adventure Time (2010), Phineas and Ferb (2007), Timon & Pumbaa (1995), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), The Legend of Korra (2012), Hazbin Hotel (2019), Steven Universe (2013), Final Space (2018), Primal (2019), Over the Garden Wall (2014), Rick and Morty (2013), The Amazing World of Gumball (2011), Young Justice (2010).

List of Best TV Shows

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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, imaginary kingdom, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, peril, honor, master warrior, warrior ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 9K
DuckTales (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, their famous uncle Donald Duck, pilot extraordinaire Launchpad, Mrs. Beakly, Webby and Roboduck. Adventures and hidden treasures are everywhere, in their hometown ...
Style: humorous, suspense, funny, reboot, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon duck, family, magic, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, disney, treasure hunt, anthropomorphism, treasure, millionaire, mansion, wealth ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, sincere, 3d animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: amulet, protector, troll, adventure, teenage hero, friends, good versus evil, magical sword, double life, superhero, supernatural, best friend ...
Is relevant ?
 8.9
 97K
Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: exciting, captivating, not serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, supernatural, mysterious place, adventure, small town, twins, family, family relations, youth, monster, siblings relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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Jackie Chan Adventures (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jackie Chan Adventures is an American animated television series chronicling the adventures of a fictionalized version of action film star Jackie Chan. Many of the episodes contain references to Chan's actual works. This series ran on ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: adventure, family, archaeologist, martial arts, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, rivalry, heroes, mascot, save the day, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: asia
Is relevant ?
The Owl House (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An animated fantasy-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who accidentally stumbles upon a portal to a magical world where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and an adorably tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, atmospheric, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, teenager, portal, magic, apprentice, witchcraft, female protagonist, demon, parallel universe, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical ...
Time: 2020s
Place: dominican republic
Is relevant ?
Dragons: Race to the Edge (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Unlock the secrets of the Dragon Eye and come face to face with more dragons than anyone has ever imagined as Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, funny
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dragon, viking, physical disability, friends, rescue team, puzzle, teenage protagonist, animal training, island, environmental activism, male protagonist, twins ...
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 89K
Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: humorous, surreal, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friends, adventure, talking animals, princess, creature, king, buddies, young heroes, escapades, cartoon dog, youth ...
Time: 2010s
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Phineas and Ferb (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Each day, two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers on summer vacation embark on some grand new project, which annoys their controlling sister, Candace, who tries to bust them. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, secret identity, secret agents, siblings relations, scientist, experimenting, mad scientist, rivals, chaos and mayhem, intelligence, good versus evil, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 10K
Timon & Pumbaa (1995)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, often simply referred to as Timon & Pumbaa, is an animated comedy television series made by the Walt Disney Company. It centers on Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog from the Disney film franchise ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, colourful, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, disney, adventure, animal life, odd couple, friendship, friends, farce, escapades, family, partners, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: princess, adventure, good versus evil, family relations, teenage life, youth, friendship, high school, rivalry, teenage girl, disorder, magic wand ...
Is relevant ?
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magical, young heroes, chosen one, adventure, rivalry, training, supernatural ability, rebellion, master warrior, youth, friendship, peril ...
Place: asia
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 4K
Hazbin Hotel (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
TV show
Story: In attempt to find a non-violent alternative for reducing Hell's overpopulation, the daughter of Lucifer opens a rehabilitation hotel that offers a group of misfit demons a chance at redemption.
Plot: hell, demon, punishment, afterlife, direction and purpose, follow your dream, violence, dreams, heaven and hell, the underworld, lucifer, redemption ...
Is relevant ?
Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, captivating, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, save the world, goodhearted, adventure, family, intergalactic, youth, heroes, supernatural ability, coming of age, escapades, child protagonist ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 42K
Final Space (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick Mooncake embark on serialized journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the last point in the universe, if it actually does exist.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, spacecraft, outer space, team, heroes, friendship, astronaut, robot, love and romance, space exploration, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 10K
Primal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, adventure, hunter, hunting, barbarian, violence, fantasy world, eaten alive, violent, unlikely friendships ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Is relevant ?
Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, enigmatic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: forest, getting home, siblings relations, adventure, child protagonist, brothers, beast, children, brother brother relationship, lost in the woods, family, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 9.2
 471K
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: humorous, entertaining, absurd, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, dark humor, scientist, time travel, prodigy, adventure, graphic violence, satire, family relations, relatives, grandfather grandson relationship, escapades ...
Place: usa
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, family, family life, eccentric family, friends, friendship, buddies, anthropomorphic animal, social relations, family relations, teacher, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 39K
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: heroic, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, team, fighting crime, superhero team, good versus evil, leader, teenage superhero, heroes, teamwork, courage, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 9.1
 172K
Arcane (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Amid the stark discord of twin cities Piltover and Zaun, two sisters fight on rival sides of a war between magic technologies and clashing convictions.
Style: adult animation, futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: warrior, power, battles, magic, lgbt, fight, good versus evil, gang, friend, girl, attack, teenager ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 40K
Regular Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, 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, buddy comedy, sitcom, absurd ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: slacker, boss, partners, friendship, coworker, disorder, irresponsible, workplace, time travel, anthropomorphism, buddies, escapades ...
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 230K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, parody, surreal, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, scientist, goofy hero, social satire, adult humor, robot, alien, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s, 20th century, distant future
Place: new york
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The Promised Neverland (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood ...
Style: dark fantasy, touching, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, friendship, death, adventure, hopes, survival, demon, family, betrayal, distopia, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: future
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The show debuted both on Disney XD and online in the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, heroic, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhero team, superhuman powers, team, teamwork, monster, scientist, good versus evil, giant, evil, save the world, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, heroic, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: heroes, master warrior, supernatural ability, friendship, ninja, young heroes, villain, good versus evil, mission, team, adventure, ninjitsu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
DreamWorks Dragons (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, young heroes, adventure, friends, training, island, family, animal training, imaginary kingdom, creature, enemy, young kid ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 17K
Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: parody, not serious, disturbing, humorous, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, dark humor, musician, rock, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, graphic violence, popularity, intrigue, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
Is relevant ?
 9.0
 300K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, secret identity, intelligence, battle of wits, crimes, supernatural ability, law enforcement, vigilante, rivals, fighting crime, serial killer, supernatural ...
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
The Midnight Gospel (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Traversing trippy worlds inside his universe simulator, Clancy the space caster explores existential questions about life, death and everything in between.
Style: psychedelic, entertaining, adult animation, humorous, light ...
Plot: surrealism, multiverse, universe, parallel universe, creature, fantasy world, philosophy, shapeshifting, adult humor, outer space, male protagonist, space travel ...
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