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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, 2017.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best animated TV shows since 2017. 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 Disenchantment, Castlevania, Love, Death, and Robots, and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. While Cartoon Network's Infinity Train is a great animated show for the whole family, while DC Universe's original series Harley Quinn 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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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
psychicmoon added 2018

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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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2019

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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Craig of the Creek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
BrendanKelly added 2018

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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Little Witch Academia is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 7 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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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes... is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Infinity Train is listed (or ranked) 9 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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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Kipo and the Age of Wond... is listed (or ranked) 11 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
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Summer Camp Island is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
psychicmoon added 2018

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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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Love, Death & Robots... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2019

Actors: Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler, Stefan Kapicic

Love, 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, ...more
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The Owl House is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2020

Actors: Sarah Nicole Robles, Wendie Malick, Alex Hirsch

The 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
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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, Jenny Slate, + more

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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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2018

Actors: Adrian Petriew, Ashleigh Ball

The Hollow is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi and broadcast since June 8, 2018 on Netflix.

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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Glitch Techs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2020

Actors: Zehra Fazal, Roshon Fegan, Ricardo Hurtado

Glitch 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
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Robbie Daymond, Max Mittelman, Melanie Minichino

Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, ...more
20
Hilda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2018

Actors: Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff, Reece Pockney, Claire Skinner, + more

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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DC Super Hero Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2018

Actors: Tara Strong, Grey Griffin, Nicole Sullivan, John de Lancie

DC Super Hero Girls (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an animated action-adventure television series developed by Lauren Faust, based on the toy line of the same name by Mattel and Lego. The series ...more
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Amphibia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2019

Actors: Brenda Song, Justin Felbinger, Bill Farmer

Amphibia (Disney Channel, 2019) is an American animated television series created by Matt Braly. The series chronicles the adventures self-centered 13-year-old Thai-American girl named Anne ...more
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Hotel Transylvania: The ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Bryn McAuley, Evany Rosen, Gage Munroe, Joseph Motiki, Dan Chameroy, + more

Hotel Transylvania: The Series (Disney Channel, 2017) is an animated fantasy television series produced by Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana. It is based on the 2012 film Hotel Transylvania. ...more
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Ben 10 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2017

Actors: Tara Strong, Montse Hernandez, David Kaye

Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 2005), retroactively known as Ben 10 Classic, is an American animated series created by Man of Action (a group consisting of Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and ...more
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The Midnight Gospel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Animated TV Shows of the Last Few Years
2020

Actors: Duncan Trussell, Phil Hendrie, Drew Pinsky

The 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