The Best of 2018 The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018  

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List Rules Only shows that premiered in 2018.

Kids and adults alike can all enjoy animated TV shows, and 2018 brought some great ones. The best animated series of the year span from brand new ideas to recreations of old classics, such as Muppet Babies. So, whether you're a fan of old or you're simply looking for something new to show your kid, there's plenty of awesome and new animated shows to choose from. Perhaps it's actually you who's seeking some new kids' show to bring out your inner child—and that's okay. 

Regardless of who's watching, these 2018 animated series are certainly worth checking out. Of course, they're not all kid-oriented. A definite must-watch is the adult-animated show, Our Cartoon President, featuring Donald Trump in an oval office, complete with tons of humor. 

For a longer list of the best animated TV shows of 2018, take a look below. You can vote up your favorite shows, down vote any you didn't like, and add any new ones to the list. When you're done, check out what new animation premiered in 2019.

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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny Final Space (TBS, 2018) is an American adult animated science fiction television series created by Olan Rogers. An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick called Mooncake embark ...more

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The Dragon Prince is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
The Dragon Prince Jack De Sena, Paula Burrows

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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Tom Burkert added My Hero Academia

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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
KylaCollier added Hilda Bella Ramsey , Ameerah Falzon-Ojo, Oliver Nelson

Hilda follows the adventures of a fearless blue-haired girl as she travels from her home in a vast magical wilderness full of elves and giants, to the bustling city of Trolberg, where she meets new friends and mysterious creatures who are stranger - and more dangerous - than she ever expected.

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
toxicsoup added Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more

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Voltron: Legendary Defender is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
testemail2755101 added Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Jeremy Shada Voltron: Legendary Defender is a 2016 American animated web television series. The series follows the adventures of the Paladins of Voltron who must learn to form the giant robot Voltron to ...more

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Craig of the Creek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Phillip Solomon, Georgina Kidder, H. Michael Croner Craig of the Creek (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American anime created by Matt Burnett and Ben Levin. Craig and his two friends have adventures in the suburban wilderness known as the Creek, ...more

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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
psychicmoon added Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more

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Constantine: City of Demons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Constantine: City of Demons Matt Ryan, Damian O'hare, Laura Bailey Constantine: City of Demons (CW Seed, 2018) is an American animated web series based on the DC Comics character. John Constantine (Matt Ryan) uses his skills as a demon hunter and master of the ...more

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Corner Gas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. The series ...more

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Our Cartoon President is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Jeff Bergman, Gabriel Gundacker, Zach Cherry Our Cartoon President (Showtime, 2018) is an American adult animated satirical television series created by Stephen Colbert. In this parallel cartoon universe, the Commander-in-Chief opens the ...more

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Cupcake & Dino: General Servic... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
KylaCollier added Cupcake & Dino: General Services Mark Little, Kyle Dooley, Justin Coolet

An ambitious cupcake and his friendly dinosaur brother try to rule the general services industry in the big city.

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Hot Streets is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
J.D. Ryznar, Scott Chernoff, Chelsea Kane Hot Streets (Adult Swim, 2018) is an American adult animated television series created by Brian Wysol. FBI agent Mark Branski (J.D. Ryznar) and his partner Donald French (Scott Chernoff) ...more

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Ballmastrz 9009 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Ballmastrz 9009 Natasha Lyonne, Jessica DiCicco, Dana Snyder Ballmastrz 9009 (Adult Swim, 2018) is an adult animated series created by Christy Karacas. After a scandalous fall, one of the greatest players of ''The Game'' Gaz Digzy (Natasha Lyonne), must ...more

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Llama Llama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Llama Llama Shayle Simons, Jennifer Garner Llama Llama (Netflix, 2018) is an American children's animation web television series based on the books by Anna Dewdney. With his mom, Mama Llama (Jennifer Garner), Llama Llama (Shayle Simons) ...more

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Spy Kids: Mission Critical is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Spy Kids: Mission Critical Ashley Bornancin, Carter Hastings, Travis Turner Spy Kids: Mission Critical (Netflix, 2018) is a computer-animated adventure-comedy television series based on the Spy Kids franchise. When a new counter-spy agency threatens the safety of the ...more

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The Magic School Bus Rides Aga... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
psychicmoon added The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kate McKinnon, Lily Tomlin, Lynsey Pham The Magic School Bus Rides Again (Netflix, 2017) is a Canadian-American animated children's television series based on the books by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. In a sequel to the original 1994 ...more

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The Boss Baby: Back in Busines... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
The Boss Baby: Back in Business JP Karliak, Pierce Gagnon, Kevin Michael Richardson The Boss Baby: Back in Business (Netflix, 2018) is an American computer-animated web television series based on the 2017 film. Boss Baby (JP Karliak) and his big brother Tim (Pierce Gagnon) ...more

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Trolls: The Beat Goes On! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, David Fynn Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated television series developed by Matthew Beans, based on the 2016 movie. Queen Poppy (Amanda Leighton), Branch (Skylar Astin), the ...more

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Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Dee Bradley Baker, Eric Bauza, Matt Danner Jim Henson's Muppet Babies, commonly known by the shortened title Muppet Babies, is an American animated television series that aired from September 15, 1984 to November 2, 1991 on CBS. The show ...more

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Littlest Pet Shop: A World of ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own Lili Beaudoin, Diana Kaarina, Shannon Chan-Kent Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own (Discovery Family, 2018) is an animated children's television series based on the American toy franchise Littlest Pet Shop. A group of six pets exit the ...more

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The Adventures of Kid Danger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Jace Norman, Cooper Barnes, Michael D. Cohen The Adventures of Kid Danger (Nickelodeon, 2018) is an animated American television series created by Dan Schneider, and a spinoff of Henry Danger. Henry Hart (Jace Norman) is a regular kid in ...more

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Victor & Valentino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
psychicmoon added Victor & Valentino

Victor & Valentino is a Cartoon Network shows priemering in late 2018.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated TV Shows Of 2018
Kayla Erickson, Jaden Waldman, Molly Lloyd Pinkalicious & Peterrific (PBS Kids, 2018) is an American half-hour children's television program based on the Pinkalicious books by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann. Pinkalicious and her ...more