Have you ever just wanted to sit down and binge watch a show, but not commit to a long series? Well, these animated series you can watch in one sitting should do the trick. These short cartoon events are perfect bite-size series, and they give you a lot of quality in a short span of time. No long-term 10 season stories here, you can watch these series in the span of an afternoon if you want.
These series come from all over the world, and encompass a variety of genres. Short animated series can lead to a lot of creative freedom for the people involved, so get ready for animated series a little different than what you're used to.
Some of these series are completely standalone, and others are loosely tied to bigger franchises. But don’t worry, each of these work on their own, and tell complete stories that will leave you satisfied.
5. Pokémon OriginsPhoto: Pokemon
Ever wanted to see a Pokémon anime that is closer to the games? Well, you’re in luck. Pokémon Origins follows the original video game characters, and we get to see some of the storylines the original anime veered away from.Agree or disagree?
6. Mobile Suit Gundam ThunderboltPhoto: YouTube
Think giant robots… but with jazz. That’s right, the score for this entry in the long-running Gundam franchise features more saxophones than you can handle. There’s just something beautiful about mechas blowing the hell out of each other with brass percussion blaring.Agree or disagree?
7. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Animation
Setting up backstory for the live action Scott Pilgrim movie, these shorts tell the story of Scott’s high school girlfriend. Since the live action movie underperform at the box office, this might be your only chance to see Scott Pilgrim in animated form. Also, the visual style is amazing. It looks like he jumped right out of the original comic.Agree or disagree?
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Created to tie into the popular Matrix franchise, the shorts that make up Animatrix cover a broad range of styles. Each interpretation of the Matrix world is unique, but all help to flesh out the universe in a visually stunning way.Agree or disagree?