Top 10 Best Animated TV Shows For Adults!

In some wonder cultural fate, it appears that animation in this hemisphere – that is, cartoon TV, movies, shorts, advertisements, etc. – speaks in just jokes and, mainly, only for children. Western cartoons are funny. Every year, the American animated films that hook Oscars over their heads are those eaten by children and are marketed for families. They are designed to make everyone laugh and feel good about themselves and their anthropomorphic feelings. TV shows?

Yes, Emmy for animation, although it tends to be a Denis game between just a couple of consistent comedies and with darker, heavier, more violent content, the animation begins to be an adult moment again. Maebojack Horseman and Archer have proved that jaded comedies could still have a lot of heart. Shows like Big Mouth proved that you can be just as disgusted with Old Set Eddie Murphy while still having lots of meaningful things to convey.

So we have collected all the best cartoons for adults. So Round up to this list of the top ten best animated shows for adults streaming at various networks.

10: X-Men

Genre:Superhero, Action, Adventure
Country of origin:Canada, United States
Created by:Eric Lewald, Sidney Iwanter
Voices by:Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann
Production Companies:Marvel Entertainment Group
Original Release:October 31, 1992 –September 20, 1997
Original Network:Fox Kids Network

Like several of the instances on this list, the X-Men animated series can be best remembered these days by a no-age meme: Wolverine yearns for anything that might be inside its photo frame. The story of mutants is equally captivating as it seeing in the original comic book. And with Disney now owning 20th Century Fox and Marvel, the series can be streamed on Disney +, so you can watch over there whenever you want.

9: Futurama

Genre:Science fiction, Comedy-drama
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Matt Groening
Voices by:Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio
Production Companies:20th Century Fox Television
Original Release:March 28, 1999 – September 4, 2013
Original Network:Fox

Simpsons creator Matt Groening has had many lives, lived for four years in an initial run on FOX before moving to Comedy Central half a decade. But really, what it does is take that kind of spirit and fun of The Simpsons (and very similar animation) and move it to a new location. Regular joe is cryogenically frozen for about a thousand years and wakes up to become friends with aliens, robots, mad scientists. This comedy-drama has a lot more about science and technology that will amaze you until the end, along with the proven facts.

8. King of the Hill

Genre:Animated sitcom, Slice of life
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Mike Judge, Greg Daniels
Voices by:Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
Production Companies:3 Arts Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Television
Original Release:January 12, 1997 – May 6, 2010
Original Network:Fox

King of the Hill is another classic by Mike Judge in a more Simpsons mold! This series follows Bibis and his family from Texas. Well, the typical family Sitcom Stock. But it will you the ultimate fun in its all 258 episodes. This will keep you pretty much busy for the time. So go, and binge-watch it!

7. Big Mouth

Genre:Coming-of-age
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll
Voices by:Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Production Companies:Danger Goldberg Productions
Original Release:September 29, 2017 –present
Original Network:Netflix

Adding a Big Mouth to this list may be a bit quick, but having to do that is very interesting. Nick Kroll led the show’s cast about adolescence, along with John Mulaney, Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate, Jesse Klein, Jordan Peele, and Jason Mantzoukas (among many others). The cast is stunning. This show is weird and entertaining enough to be binging for hours at a time.

6. Beavis and Butthead

Genre:Animation, Comedy, Satire
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Mike Judge
Voices by:Mike Judge, Tracy Grandstaff, Kristofor Brown
Production Companies:MTV Animation
Original Release:March 8, 1993 –November 28, 1997
Original Network:MTV (Season 1–8), Comedy Central (Season 9–onwards)

One of the early contributions from comedy master Mike Judge (King of the Hill, Office Space, Silicon Valley, Idio Classy) was this ( Beavis and Butthead) iconic MTV cartoon of the ’90s. Part of the Goofball sitting on the couch, part of the quest for new music, maybe not, but it will be a series that better illustrates what MTV was in the ’90s.

5. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

Genre:Surreal comedy, Slapstick, Satire
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Jay Ward, Alex Anderson, Bill Scott
Voices by:June Foray, Bill Scott, Paul Frees
Production Companies:Jay Ward Productions, Gamma Productions
Original Release:November 19, 1959 – June 27, 1964
Original Network:ABC, NBC

We’re going, being honest with you. All versions of Rocky and Bullwinkle (which first hit way back in 1960) are great. This moose, and this squirrel, frankly, are comedy gold together. It’s a classic duo – an oversized, pure-hearted bouncing and moose and a small, air-bound squirrel. Who could resist? Even the much-maligned 2000 movie (starring Robert De Niro, Jason Alexander, and Rene Russo) is secretly brilliant (you’ve all been asleep). You can stream the reboot of the traditionally animated (not CGI!) You can still binge this lifelike duo on Amazon Prime. It’s still great.

4. Robot Chicken

Genre:Sketch comedy, Parody, Black comedy, Stop motion
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Seth Green, Matthew Senreich
Voices by:Seth Green, Various
Production Companies:Sony Pictures Television, Williams Street
Original Release:February 20, 2005 –present
Original Network:Adult Swim

This list’s only stop motion is Seth Green’s Robot Chicken with the unique type of humor. But this series for adults is probably the most-watched series by 8th graders, but that’s okay as it depicts the cultural zeitgeist of the Simpsons. It is available on Adult Swim.

3. SpongeBob SquarePants

Genre:Comedy, Surreal comedy
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Stephen Hillenburg
Voices by:Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown
Production Companies:United Plankton Pictures, Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Original Release:May 1, 1999 – present
Original Network:Nickelodeon

In terms of cultural capital, SpongeBob will be much higher in this list. The show is the collective fever dream of nostalgia. It’s somehow turned into a cult and the only way we communicate with each other. Sponge Bob Memes are probably more as compared to the other shows. Right? As like * Kneeling Nude Sponge Bob *.

2. Love Death + Robots

Genre:Adult animation, Anthology, Science fiction
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Tim Miller
Voices by:Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Omid Abtahi, Chris Parnell, Gary Cole
Production Companies:Blur Studio, Netflix Studios
Original Release:March 15, 2019 – present
Original Network:Netflix

One of the latest series (the future season is uncertain), Love, Death + Robot, consists of 12 short films with animation styles.
It’s as much to the art of animation as the science-fiction and Anthology themes that have to be tackled in this series. But it is not for children.

1. Harley Quinn

Genre:Black comedy, Surreal comedy, Superhero, Crime
Country of origin:United States
Created by:Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Dean Lorey
Voices by:Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Ron Funches, Tony Hale
Production Companies:Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment
Original Release:November 29, 2019 – Present
Original Network:DC Universe

Batman and Joker have had the spotlight for decades, but it’s the Joker’s assistant for now. In season two, Harley Quinn has captured Harley’s life after the Joker, mocking both the superhero and the male ghost in the process and making you laugh. It is one of the best-animated series for adults given by DC Universe, which gives you anxiety at various moments until reaching out at its climax.

So, it’s all about the best adult animated tv shows you can watch, definitely not with your children! But you will enjoy it because of their captivating storyline, Adult animation, and black comedy.

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