The slate of current animated series on TV and streaming services is nothing short of spectacular. And here are those shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best current animated series, as a group, is made up of long running animated classics, and new sensations with cult followings. The top current animated series aren't only comedies, these toons are surprisingly action driven as well. Some of these great current animated series even have their own movies!
Which great cartoons will you find on this top current animated series list? Disenchantment is one of the funniest animated series airing today. This Netflix Original stars Abbi Jacobson as Princess Bean, the rebellious and alcoholic princess of Dreamland. Rick and Morty is another great animated series that is currently airing new episodes.
Several of the best current animated series have been on TV for decades. For instance, The Simpsons first premiered all the way back in 1989. Other top cartoons that appear on this good current animated series list include Family Guy, cult favorite Bob's Burgers, and Rick & Morty.
Do you have a favorite animated series that is currently airing new episodes? Vote the best shows up to No. 1 on this list and share your opinion in the comments section. And if you like these shows, check out our list of the best adult cartoons and vote up the best 2010s animated series.
Premiered: December 2, 2013
Premiered: January 9, 2011Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, Gene ...more
Premiered: December 17, 1989
Premiered: May 1, 1999SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 1999) is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. The series chronicles the adventures ...more
Premiered: August 13, 1997
Premiered: January 10, 2020The Owl House (Disney Channel, 2020) is an American animated fantasy-comedy/horror television series. A teenager finds herself stuck in the Demon Realm and battles the forces of evil alongside a ...more
Premiered: November 29, 2019Harley 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
Premiered: January 14, 2010Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more
Premiered: August 17, 2018Disenchantment (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 Faxon), ...more
Premiered: January 18, 2019Carmen 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
Premiered: January 31, 1999
Premiered: February 6, 2005Stan Smith is a CIA agent painfully dedicated to homeland security. His home life includes doting wife Francine, a ditzy housewife, liberal daughter Hayley and socially awkward teenaged son Steve. ...more
Premiered: 2018Final 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 on ...more
Premiered: November 26, 2010
Premiered: May 8, 2020Solar Opposites (Hulu, 2020) is an animated comedy television series created by Mike McMahan and Justin Roiland. A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better ...more
Premiered: October 19, 2015
Premiered: May 2, 2016The Loud House (Nickelodeon, 2016) is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino. As the only boy and middle child, Lincoln Loud makes creative plans to improve his life living ...more
Premiered: August 19, 2017Marvel's Spider-Man (Disney XD, 2017) is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is a replacement for the previous series, Ultimate ...more
Premiered: April 20, 2020The Midnight Gospel (Netflix, 2020) is an adult animated comedy adventure television series created by Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell. Clancy, a spacecaster with a malfunctioning multiverse ...more
Premiered: February 20, 2005
Premiered: July 7, 2017Castlevania (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 (Richard ...more
Premiered: December 1, 2017Craig 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, where ...more
Premiered: July 18, 2013RWBY is an anime-styled American CG-animated web-series created by the Rooster Teeth Productions' animation studio. The series is created and directed by animator Monty Oum. Episodes are released ...more
Premiered: February 21, 2020Glitch Techs (Netflix, 2020) is an American animated television series created by Dan Milano and Eric Robles. Two teens work at a game store as a front for their actual job: Hunting video game ...more