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The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015  

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List Rules Vote up the best children's cartoon shows that premiered on or after January 1st, 2015.

Chances are if you grew up sometime in the latter half of the 20th century, your childhood was filled with amazing animated children’s television programs created solely for the entertainment of kids. Kid's cartoons like those everyone grew up with (sometimes literally, in the form of reboots) are being made fresh and finding new heights. Some of the best animated series for kids have been created since 2015 with excellent entries coming from studios that include everything from good old Disney to the newer streaming services like Netflix.

The best children's cartoons are also easily some of the best series ever made for kids in the past few years, and there are dozens of amazing new, current, and recent animated series to choose from. To narrow it down, this list has highlighted the very best of them all.

This list is only focusing on animated series that aired their first episode in 2015 or beyond so please vote up your favorite, and don't forget to add any great recent kid's cartoons we missed!

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Marvel's Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Robbie Daymond, Laura Bailey, Nadji Jeter
Marvel'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
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Big Hero 6: The Series is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
Big Hero 6: The Series (Disney Channel, 2018) is an American superhero comedy animated television series developed by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley and Disney's 2014 film Big Hero 6, which ...more
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Star Wars Resistance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
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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Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Masako Nozawa, Kôichi Yamadera, Hiromi Tsuru
Dragon Ball Super (Adult Swim, 2015) is a Japanese anime television series and a syndicated/serialized entry in the Dragon Ball media franchise. The series follows the adventures of Goku and his ...more
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Dragons: Race to the Edge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
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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Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Des... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Laya DeLeon Hayes, Makana Say, Gunnar Sizemore
Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny (Amazon Video) is an American children's computer-animated action comedy television series and the second TV series in the Kung Fu Panda franchise following ...more
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Lego City Adventures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Joe Zieja, Misty Lee, Alex Cazares
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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Legend of the Three Caballeros is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Legend of the Three Caballeros Tony Anselmo, Dee Bradley Baker, Eric Bauza
Legend of the Three Caballeros (Disney+) is an American animated television series, based on the 1944 animated film The Three Caballeros and features the characters Donald Duck, José ...more
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The Magic School Bus Rides Aga... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
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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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Nin... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Josh Brener, Brandon Mychal Smith, Omar Benson Miller
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon, 2018) is an American 2D-animated television series based on the fictional superhero team the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Deep in the ...more
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Care Bears: Unlock the Magic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
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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The Bug Diaries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Abigail Dylan Harrison, Gary Littman, Jaden Michael
The Bug Diaries (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American animated comedy television series for preschoolers based on the children's books of the same name by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss. The show ...more
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Forky Asks a Question is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Tony Hale
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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Clifford The Big Red Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Abigail Oliver
Clifford The Big Red Dog (PBS Kids, 2019) is an American animated television series based on Norman Bridwell's children's book series of the same name and a reboot of the 2003 PBS Kids ...more
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Ready Jet Go! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Ashleigh Ball, Kyle Rideout, Meg Roe
Ready Jet Go! is a CGI animated television series which has premiered in the United States as part of the PBS Kids block on February 15, 2016. The series is produced by Wind Dancer Films and ...more
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Snoopy In Space is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Terry McGurrin, Ethan Pugiotto, Rob Tinkler
Snoopy In Space (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American-Canadian animated television series. The series follows the character from the Peanuts cartoons as he fulfills his dreams and embarks on his next ...more
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101 Dalmatian Street is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Josh Brener, Michaela Dietz, Harriet Carmichael
101 Dalmatian Street (Disney+, 2019) is a flash animated comedy series loosely based on The Hundred and One Dalmatians novel by Dodie Smith and its film franchise. The series follows a large ...more
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The Last Kids on Earth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Nick Wolfhard, Charles Demers, Garland Whitt
The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix, 2019) is an American children's animation web television series created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje, based on the book series by Max Brallier. 13 year-old ...more
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Tangled: The Series is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Eden Espinosa
Tangled: The Series (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American animated television series developed by Chris Sonnenburg and Shane Pigmore, based on the 2010 film. Since being freed from Gothel and ...more
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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, David Tennant
DuckTales (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American comedy-adventure animated television series developed by Matt Youngberg and Francisco Angones. The series is a reboot of the original 1987 series ...more
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Elena of Avalor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Aimee Carrero
Elena of Avalor (Disney Channel, 2016) is an American children's computer-animated television series and a spinoff of Sofia the First. Teen princess Elena Castillo Flores (Aimee Carrero) has ...more
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Craig of the Creek is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
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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She-Ra and the Princesses of P... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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The Treflik Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
The Treflik Family Karolina Trebacz, Joanna Jablczynska, Cezary Kwiecinski

A story of an extraordinary TreFlik Family and their seemingly average life. A 4-year-old Treflik and his 6-year-old sister Treflinka live together with their parents in a little house. One day their ordinary life changes due to the appearance of a mysterious newcomer from a far away universe - Little Uncle.

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Mickey and the Roadster Racers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Cartoon TV Shows Since 2015
Bret Iwan, Russi Taylor, Bill Farmer
Mickey and the Roadster Racers is an American computer-animated children's television series produced by Disney Television Animation. It a replacement to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Mickey and the ...more