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The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years 

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List Rules Only shows that premiered Season 1 on or after January 1, 2015.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best animated TV shows since 2015. Our list of the highest rated animated shows of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new animated series on television. What is the best new animated TV show? 

Featuring new kids shows, animated superhero shows, adult cartoons, and more, the best recent animated TV shows include Guardians of the Galaxy, Harvey Beaks, Apollo Gauntlet, and Ben 10. While Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears is a great animated show for the whole family, while Netflix's original series F Is for Family should probably be watched without the kids.

Vote up the best new animated TV shows and feel free to add any new animated series missing from the list. 

 

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We Bare Bears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2015

Actors: Demetri Martin, Eric Edelstein, Bobby Moynihan

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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Star vs. The Forces of E... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2015

Actors: Tamia Cerrate, Eden Sher, Adam McArthur

Star vs. the Forces of Evil (Disney XD, 2015) is an American animated TV series created by Daron Nefcy. It follows the adventures of Star Butterfly (voiced by Eden Sher), the young turbulent ...more
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The Loud House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2016

Actors: Grant Palmer, Collin Dean, Catherine Taber, Liliana Mumy, Nika Futterman, + more

The 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 ...more
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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz

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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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

Kim Possible is an American animated television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel. It centers on Kim Possible, a teenage fighter who has the task of dealing ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Actors: 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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Miraculous: Tales of Lad... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Carrie Keranen

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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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre, John DiMaggio, Billy West, + more

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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Milo Murphy's Law is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2016

Actors: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Sabrina Carpenter, Mekai Curtis

Milo Murphy's Law (previously titled Mikey Murphy's Law) is an American animated television series from the creators of Phineas and Ferb, Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, which ...more
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Craig of the Creek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Phillip Solomon, Georgina Kidder, H. Michael Croner, Phil LaMarr, Karen Fukuhara, + more

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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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2019

Actors: Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Diedrich Bader, Alan Tudyk, Ron Funches, + more

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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Little Witch Academia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Megumi Han, Erica Mendez, Alexis Nichols

Little Witch Academia (Netflix, 2017) is an anime television series created by Yoh Yoshinari. Taking place in Luna Nova Academy, a school for young witches, the series follows new student Akko ...more
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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Ian Jones-Quartey, Ashly Burch, Courtenay Taylor

OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes is an American superhero comedy animated series created by Ian Jones-Quartey. It is set in the futuristic year of 201X, where the world is populated by video game and ...more
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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2015

Actors: Will Friedle, Trevor Devall, Vanessa Marshall, Kevin Michael Richardson, David Sobolov

Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney XD, 2015) is an American animated television series developed by Marty Isenberg, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The adventures of a band of space ...more
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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish, Alejandra Reynoso, Tony Amendola, + more

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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Infinity Train is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2019

Actors: Ashley Johnson, Ernie Hudson

Infinity Train (Cartoon Network, 2019) is an American animated series created by Owen Denni. The series follows 12-year-old Tulip (Ashley Johnson) and her two-in-one robot companion One-One and ...more
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Voltron: Legendary Defen... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
Voltron: Legendary Defender 2016

Actors: Jeremy Shada, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Tyler Labine

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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Star Wars: The Clone War... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter

This show is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation with the division Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc. ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power 2018

Actors: Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka, Marcus Scribner, Reshma Shetty, + more

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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Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2015

Actors: Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Kate Micucci

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New Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Jeff Bergman, Dee Bradley Baker, JP Karliak

New Looney Tunes (Boomerang, 2015), formerly known as Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production for its first season, is an American animated television series from Warner Bros. Animation based on the ...more
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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2018

Actors: Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny, David Tennant, Gina Torres, + more

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Final 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 ...more
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Dragons: Race to the Edg... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller

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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Summer Camp Island is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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Actors: Elliott Smith, Oona Laurence, Julia Pott, Charlyne Yi, Nikki Castillo

Summer Camp Island (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American animated television series created by Julia Pott. Two childhood best friends are dropped off at a magical summer camp where many bizarre ...more
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Kipo and the Age of Wond... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2020

Actors: Karen Fukuhara, Dee Bradley Baker, Sterling K. Brown

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