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The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated January 10, 2020 755 votes 210 voters 12.4k views 23 items

List Rules Only animated television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

UPDATED: Check out The Best New Animated TV Shows of 2020!

Everyone seems to finally accept that there are great animated TV shows for both kids and adults, and 2019 offers some great ones. The best animated series of the year span from brand new ideas to revamped and updated cartoon classics like Harley Quinn - a character who originated on a cartoon television show, showed up later in live action series and has now made a glorious return to the format from which she came.

As more platforms and channels add animation to their original programming, there are more and more 2019 animated series worth checking out. There are lots of current kid-friendly cartoons, plenty of animation for adults, such as Love, Death & Robots, and even animated shows the whole family can enjoy and get something out of, like Carmen Sandiego.

For a list of the best animated TV shows of 2019, take a look below. You can vote up your favorite shows, downvote any you didn't like, and add any new ones to the list.

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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard

Genres (Tv): Animation, Educational, Mystery

Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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Love, Death & Robots... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler, Stefan Kapicic

Genres (Tv): Television anthology, Horror, Comedy, Fantasy, Science fiction

Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, ...more
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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Diedrich Bader

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Superhero, Comedy, Action

Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television series based on the DC Comics character. After breaking up with the Joker, harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) ...more
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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019

Genres (Tv): Action, Science Fiction, Animation

Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.
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Tuca & Bertie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Tuca & Bertie Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Steven Yeun

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, Slice-of-life

Tuca & Bertie (Netflix, 2019) is an American adult animated comedy series created by Lisa Hanawalt. The series follows the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same ...more
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Cannon Busters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Cannon Busters

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Animation

Cannon Busters (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated fantasy television series based on the comic book series by LeSean Thomas. The show follows a motley crew of travelers on an unforgettable ...more
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Star Wars Resistance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Christopher Sean, Bobby Moynihan, Oscar Isaac
Star Wars Resistance is a 2018 animated TV series produced by Lucasfilm Animation. Set three decades after the events of Return of the Jedi, in the era of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, it ...more
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Moominvalley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Susie Brann

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Animation, Children's

Moominvalley is (Yle, Sky One, 2019) also known as MOOMIN, is a Finnish-British animated family drama series and an adaptation of writer-illustrator Tove Jansson's and her brother Lars Jansson's ...more
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Rilakkuma and Kaoru is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Mikako Tabe

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy

Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Netflix, 2019) is a stop-motion animated television series. Kaoru goes on adventures with her lovable roommate Rilakkuma, a bear with a zipper on its back that wants to ...more
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Costume Quest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Gabriella Graves, Sloane Letourneau, Issac Ryan Brown

Genres (Tv): Animation, Adventure, Family

Costume Quest (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American animated television series based on the video game of the same name created by Double Fine Productions. The show stars four kids facing off ...more
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Fast & Furious: Spy ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Tyler Posey, Charlet Chung , Jorge Diaz

Genres (Tv): Animation, Adventure comedy, Action, Spy fiction

Fast & Furious: Spy Racers (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated web television series based on the film series by Gary Scott Thompson. Teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of ...more
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Victor and Valentino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Diego Molano, Sean-Ryan Petersen, Laura Patalano

Genres (Tv): Mystery, Supernatural, Adventure, Comedy

Victor and Valentino (Cartoon Network, 2019) is an American animated television series created by Diego Molano. In the small quiet town of Monte Macabre, two total opposite half-brothers search ...more
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Pinky Malinky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Lucas Grabeel, Nathan Kress, Diamond White

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Mockumentary, Surreal comedy

Pinky Malinky (Netflix, 2019) is an animated web television series created by Chris Garbutt and Rikke Asbjoern. Pinky Malinky (Lucas Grabeel) is a 12-year-old middle school student and an ...more
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Carole & Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Miyuri Shimabukuro, Kana Ichinose, Sumire Uesaka

Genres (Tv): Animation, Science Fiction

Carole & Tuesday (Fuji TV & Netflix, 2019) is a Japanese science fiction anime television series. The show is set fifty years in the future as humankind is migrating to Mars and young ...more
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Tigtone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Nils Frykdahl, Blake Anderson, Debi Derryberry

Genres (Tv): Animation, Fantasy

Tigtone (Adult Swim, 2019) is an American computer-animated series created by Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian based on Koehler's YouTube video “The Begun of Tigtone.” Quest-addicted hero ...more
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Care Bears: Unlock the M... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Children's television, Animated

Care Bears: Unlock the Magic (Boomerang, 2019) is an American animated children's television series based on the Care Bears franchise. The series follows the adventures of Good Luck, Funshine, ...more
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Lego City Adventures is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Joe Zieja, Misty Lee, Alex Cazares

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Lego City (Nickelodeon, 2019) is an American animated television series. The show follows characters from the Lego City as they seek to stop a master criminal.
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Abby Hatcher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Macy Drouin, Wyatt White, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy

Abby Hatcher (Nickelodeon, 2019) is a Canadian-American CGI-animated television series created by Rob Hoegee. The show follows Abby (Macy Drouin) as she goes on wild adventures with the ...more
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Human Discoveries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Jillian Bell

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy

Human Discoveries (Facebook Watch, 2019) is an American animated comedy television series. A group of friends living at the dawn of human civilization are the first to discover necessities like ...more
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YooHoo to the Rescue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019

Genres (Tv): Kids' TV, Cartoons, Animated, Computer animated

YooHoo to the Rescue (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean and Italian computer-animated children's television series. In a series of magical missions, quick-witted YooHoo and his can-do crew travel ...more
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Molly of Denali is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019

Genres (Tv): Family, Animation

Molly of Denali (PBS Kids, 2019) is an American animated television series. The show follows Molly, an Alaska Native girl, her dog Suki, and friends Tooey and Trini on their adventures in ...more
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Forky Asks a Question is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Tony Hale

Genres (Tv): Animation, Family, Comedy

Forky Asks a Question (Disney+, 2019) is an American animated cartoon series. Animated by Pixar, the story revolves around the character Forkey (Tony Hale) from Toy Story 4.
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True Tunes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows Of 2019
Michela Luci, Jamie Watson, Eric Peterson

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's animation, Computer animation, Musical, Kids TV

True Tunes (Netflix, 2019) is a musical animated family television series and a spin-off of True And The Rainbow Kingdom. True and her friends are dropping sweet, silly beats with freshly modern ...more