This list looks at the best current television adult animation airing new episodes in 2022. The best adult animated series in 2022 include animated sitcoms, superhero cartoons, comedies, stop motion animation and even new seasons and revivals of old favorites. Which are the best new and returning adult animation in 2022?
The best adult animation uses the medium to its best effect and shows like South Park or The Simpsons have been key in defining cartoon silliness. But, animation can convey more than goofs and sci-fi series like Star Wars: The Bad Batch or the animated superhero series M.O.D.O.K. use animation to tell stories in a world and with characters that would be limited in a live-action show. Animated sitcoms remain some of the most popular cartoons for grownups in 2022, and that of course includes series like Close Enough and Housebroken. Other great adult animated series airing new episodes in 2022 include action series such as Ultraman and Paradise PD, and relatable slice of life such as Aggretsuko.
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