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.
Genres (Tv): Action, Adventure, Crime, Animated, ChildrenCarmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez). ... more
Genres (Tv): Anthology, Comedy, Horror, Science fiction, FantasyLove, 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, horror,... more
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Action, Adventure, AnimatedHarley 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
Genres (Tv): Comedy, Mockumentary, Surreal comedyPinky 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
Tuca & BertieTiffany Haddish, Ali Wong
Genres (Tv): Comedy, AnimatedTuca & Bertie (Netflix, 2019; Adult Swim, 2021) 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... more
Genres (Tv): Action, AnimeUltraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.... more
Genres (Tv): Music, AnimeCarole & 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 Carole (Miyuri... more
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Children's television, AnimatedCare 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, Cheer,... more
Cannon BustersCannon 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
Genres (Tv): Adventure, Science fiction, Action, Animated, ChildrenStar 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 follows... more
Genres (Tv): Drama, AnimeRilakkuma 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 spends... more
Genres (Tv): Animation, Adventure, FamilyCostume 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 against... more
Genres (Tv): Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, AnimatedTwelve Forever (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated action adventure series created by Julia Vickerman. The series centers on Reggie Abbott an imaginative 12-year-old whose desire to remain a... more
Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, HorrorYou're Not a Monster (IMDb TV, 2019) is an American adult animation comedy horror series created by Frank Lesser. In the series, Max Seward's patients really are the horrifying monsters they think... more
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Animation, Children'sMoominvalley 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
Genres (Tv): Adventure, Comedy, Animated, ChildrenVictor 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 about... more
Genres (Tv): Action, Adventure, Comedy, Animated, ChildrenLego 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.... more
Genres (Tv): Animated, ComedyHuman 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 fire... more
Genres (Tv): Fantasy, AnimatedTigtone (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 Tigtone... more
Genres (Tv): Animated, ComedyAbby 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 "Fuzzlies"... more
Genres (Tv): Animation, Family, ComedyForky 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.... more
Genres (Tv): Animation, Adventure comedy, Action, Spy fictionFast & 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 his cousin... more
- 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 the... more
Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's animation, Computer animation, Musical, Kids TVTrue 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
Genres (Tv): Family, AnimationMolly 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 epically... more