These are the best 2010s cartoons and animated series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The decade was truly a great period for animated shows, offering everything from great kids cartoons to genre-bending adult animated series. With the expansion of streaming services, animated shows were able to become even more irreverent than ever, and irreverence is a common theme among the best 2010s animated series. Some of the top animated series are comedies while other good cartoons are action-driven. There are even a few great 2010s animated series that garnered enough acclaim to be made into animated films.
So, which great cartoons are on this top 2010s animated series list? Bob's Burgers definitely appears near the top of this list. The show's hilarious cast of voice actors, including H. Jon Benjamin, Eugene Mirman, and Kristen Schaal, have even been known to take the show on the road with live performances. The big gaps between seasons of the Adult Swim series Rick and Morty and Venture Brothers didn't reduce how much they defined the 2010s, thanks to their strong fanbase.
Several classic cartoons like The Simpsons, South Park, and Family Guy are still running strong in the 2010s, years after they originally premiered. Other long-running great shows featured on this top 2010s animated series list include Spongebob Squarepants, Adventure Time and then Brendan Small cult classic, Metalocalypse. Even Disney cartoons like Gravity Falls and more positive and kid-centric series like Steven Universe and Fairly Odd Parents can hold their own against the cynical irreverence of another great animated series from the 2010s.
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