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The Best Animated Shows On Netflix 

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Updated February 21, 2020 3.2k votes 429 voters 9.8k views 70 items

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Here are the best animated shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for classic cartoons or animated shows for kids, this list of animated shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best animated series to watch on Netflix

One of the best family shows on Netflix, The Adventures of Puss in Boots features the cute Shrek character protecting a hidden city from invaders. Other good animated shows on Netflix include Skylanders Academy, All Hail King Julien, and Buddy Thunderstruck.

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The Dragon Prince is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Jack De Sena, Paula Burrows, Sasha Rojen

Premiered: 2018

Rayla and the princes hurry toward Xadia with their precious cargo. But Claudia and Soren are close behind -- and determined to stop them.

The Dragon Prince (Netflix, 2018) is a fantasy computer-animated television series created by Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond. Two human princes forge an unlikely bond with the elfin assassin ...more
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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff
Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" ...more

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She-Ra: Princess of Powe... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin

Premiered: 1985

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 93

She-Ra: Princess of Power is an American animated television series produced in 1985 by Filmation. It is a spinoff of Filmation's highly successful He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series, ...more

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#250 of 477 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made #364 of 717 The Best Cartoons of All Time #183 of 236 The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

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Trollhunters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman
Trollhunters (Netflix, 2016) is an American computer-animated fantasy television series created by Guillermo del Toro. An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Troll ...more

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#328 of 477 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made #329 of 385 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #154 of 374 The Best Children's TV Shows

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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
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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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre

Premiered: 2018

Number of Seasons: 1

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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#21 of 160 The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018 #102 of 196 The Best Adult Cartoon Shows in TV History

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We Bare Bears is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan

Premiered: 2015

We Bare Bears (Cartoon Network, 2015) is an American animated sitcom created by Daniel Chong. Three bear siblings, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear, awkwardly attempt at integrating with the human ...more

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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more

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#375 of 477 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made #238 of 717 The Best Cartoons of All Time #455 of 802 The Best TV Shows To Binge Watch

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Kipo and the Age of Wond... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Karen Fukuhara, Dee Bradley Baker, Sterling K. Brown

Premiered: 2020

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (Netflix, 2020) is an American animated action adventure television series. A sheltered girl gets a crash course in survival when a mutant attack sends her to ...more

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#136 of 151 The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows #61 of 135 The Very Best Cartoon TV Shows

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Miraculous: Tales of Lad... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat Noir) is a French CGI action/adventure animated series produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. ...more
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Total Drama Island is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Sarah Gadon, Stephanie Anne Mills, Carter Hayden

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 26

Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. This is the first season of ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish

Premiered: 2017

Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more

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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more

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#445 of 477 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made #47 of 196 The Best Adult Cartoon Shows in TV History

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Voltron: Legendary Defen... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Voltron: Legendary Defender 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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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Jillian Bell, Adam Devine, Daveed Diggs

Premiered: 2019

Green Eggs and Ham (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television series based on the children's book of the same name by Dr. Seuss. Guy-Am-I, an inventor, and his friend Sam-I-Am go on a ...more
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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more
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The Garfield Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Frank Welker, Wally Wingert, Gregg Berger

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 26

The Garfield Show is a French-American CGI animated television series that premiered in France on France 3 on December 22, 2008. English-language episodes started airing on Boomerang UK on May ...more

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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
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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Dragons: Race to the Edg... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Dragons: Race to the Edge (Cartoon Network, 2012) is an American computer-animated television series based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) tries to keep balance ...more
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Aggretsuko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Kaolip, Komegumi Koiwasaki, Maki Tsuruta
Aggretsuko (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the Sanrio character. A socially awkward accountant deals with her annoying co-workers by chugging beer and singing death metal.

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#551 of 717 The Best Cartoons of All Time #25 of 115 The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 52

The Magic School Bus is a Canadian–American Saturday morning animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. It is notable for ...more

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#55 of 477 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made #44 of 385 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time 15 Magic School Bus Fan Theories That Will Make You Question Your Entire Childhood

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PJ Masks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Jacob Ursomarzo, Addison Holley, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf

Premiered: 2015

PJ Masks (Disney Junior, 2015) is an animated children's television series based on the Les Pyjamasques book series by Romuald Racioppo. Three children who become superheroes at night solves ...more
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My Little Pony: Friendsh... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 91

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of its My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 launch of dolls and play sets, ...more

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The Octonauts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Shows On Netflix
Keith Wickham, Simon Greenall, Rob Rackstraw

Premiered: 2010

Number of Episodes: 51

The Octonauts is a British children's television series, produced by Silvergate Media for the BBC channel Cbeebies. The series is animated in Ireland by Brown Bag Films but uses British voice ...more