Top 10 Animated TV Series Ever Made | By TopNewsage

“Crusader Rabbit” was the first animated television series, with the main character “Crusader Rabbit” and his sidekick “Ragland T. Tiger” in 1950. After that, many animated series started on the television with different episodes featuring the same main character and basic theme. These series broadcasted on television and shown in theatres, with different target audiences from males to females and children’s to adults. Most of these Animated TV series are based on heavyweight dramas and silly comedies.


Various broadcasting companies start creating channels in this era specifically for airing Animated cartoon series. The most popular cartoon series of the 90s include “The Simpsons,” “The Ren and Stimpy Show,” “Rock’s Modern Life,” “Beavis and Butt-Head,” “King of the Hill,” “Duckman,” and South Park. Let’s see the Top 10 Animated TV Series Ever Made.

10. Archer

Adam Reed creates this American adult series of 2009. The series revolves around Sterling Archer, his colleagues, mother Malory Archer, Lana Kane, Cyril Figgis, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey, Ray Gillette, and Dr. Algernop Krieger.

So far, 118 episodes of this series are broadcasted since its premiere on September 17, 2009. The whole show spread in various unexpected directions since its debuting. The two strong points of this special series are its unique animation style and an incredible cast. Archer received many Awards for this outstanding animated series, which include the three Primetime Emmy Awards and four Critics Choice Awards. The series’s outstanding achievements help it to win 15 Annie Awards in animations, Writing, direction, and voice acting.

9. Justice League Unlimited

Warner Bros creates this American animated series. The main story was featuring many heroes and was based on the Justice League superhero team. It’s the last series in the long-running DC animated Universe.

It is one of the best shows aired on the cartoon network, which was featuring almost 50 characters in its very first episode. Most of the characters have already made their first appearance in the Justice League, but many characters have their first appearance in Justice League Unlimited animated TV series.

8. Adventure Time

Pendleton Ward creates this American TV series in 2010 for the Cartoon Network. A boy “Finn” and his brother “Jake” was the main characters of the series. The other main character of this animated series was a dog, which can change the shape and size on will.

This show started on April 5, 2010, and ended on September 3, 2018, inspiring by the fantasy game “Dungeons and Dragons” and video games. Each episode of the series ran for almost eleven minutes and ended in 2018 after airing the tenth season of the series. Adventure Time series known for rating success for cartoon networks as many episodes have attracted over three million viewers. The show receives many rewards, which include the Primetime Emmy Awards, Peabody Award, three Annie Awards, and a Kerrang Award.

7. Steven Universe

Rebecca produces this animated series for the cartoon network. It’s the first animated series, which belongs to a woman. The story revolves around a young boy, “Steven Quartz Universe”, who lives in a fictional city. He protects the universe on his own along with his friend.

It’s the first animated series that won an award and aired five seasons from November 2013 to 2019. The show was a great example of personal identity and diverse friendship, which helped it earn the Peabody Award. It also receives the GLAAD Media Award, five Emmy Awards, and five Annie Awards.

6. Bojack Horseman

Raphael Bob Waksberg creates this adult animated series. The whole story belongs to a horse named “Bojack Horseman”. The series has a total of 77 episodes from August 22, 2014, to January 31, 2020. The first five seasons have 12 episodes, while the sixth and final seasons have 16 episodes.

This animated series was loads with trauma, racism, sexism, sexuality, and the human condition.  Many magazines listed this show on the top of the best-animated shows of the decade, the greatest animated TV series of all the time. This interesting animated series receives many Awards, which include the four Critics Choice Television Awards, three Annie Awards, and Writers Guild of America Awards.

5. Gravity Falls

Alex Hirsch Creates this American comedy film. The main characters of the series are Dipper Pines and his sister Mabel. The whole story is the adventure of Dipper Pines and Mabel, who was sent to gravity falls with his uncle Stan.

The show is known for its Writing, characters, and humor and gets a high viewership among kids, teenagers, and young adults. The series ended in 2016, with its final second season, and won two Emmy Awards, three Annie Awards, and BAFTA Children’s Awards.

4. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Bones produces this Japanese animated TV series. The series was based on Fullmetal Alchemist and ran. The whole story belongs to two brothers “Edward” and “Alphonse, who live in a village “Rasembool” with his mother.

The boys are young and travel the whole world to advance their alchemic training. This series known for its action scenes and won the Award for “Best New Anime series” and “Best Animation”.

3. Avatar: The Last Airbender

Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko, and Aaron Ehasz creates this American TV series. The show was a great mix of anime, American cartoons, and East Asian culture imagery.

This was the commercially successful animated series of that history, which is known for its direction, soundtrack, cultural references, humor, character, and themes. Many critics referred to this series as one of the greatest television series of all time. This great television series won five Annie Awards, a Genesis Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Kid’s Choice Award, and a Peabody Award.

2. Cowboy Bebop

Shinichiro Watanabe produce this beautiful American series. Only 12 episodes of the series were broadcasted from April 3 to June 26, 1998, due to controversial adult-themed content.

The first English dubbing of the series was broadcasted in North America, and now it’s also licensed by Funimation in Britain. The story of the series revolves around the main character Spike and his deadly rivalry with the Vicious. The series won the two first-place awards, which include the “Best character award for Spike” and “Best Voice actor Award for Megumi Hayashibara”.

1. The Simpsons

Matt Groening created this American sitcom for a Broadcasting company. The main characters of the series were Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The whole show was focusing on a fictional town. This series debuted on television on December 17, 1989, and broadcasted 695 episodes so far, which makes it a longest-running American scripted Primetime televisions series. The Simpsons series received dozens of awards since its debut, which include the 34 Primetime Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, and 2 Peabody Awards.

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