Best Adult animated shows to watch online

Once upon a time, animated shows were limited to kid’s entertainment. Yes, even adults used to watch those and enjoy. But today, there are several shows aimed primarily at the adult population. Why should kids have all the fun? There is a big range of adult animated shows, ranging from politics and daily living right up to topics like sex.

 In this article, we will try to list a few of the best Adult animated shows you can watch online.

  1. Samurai Jack

Samurai Jack tells the story of a Japanese samurai pushed into the future where a shape-shifting demon called “Aku” is ruling the world. Jack tries to go back in time and defeat Aku before he can conquer the world. He wields a magical sword (a katana) that can be used to defeat the shape-shifting demon. Genndy Tartakovsky created the animated adventure series for Cartoon Network.

  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender

Also known as Avatar: The Legend of Aang in some regions, it is an American animated series for the adults. The series is set in an Asiatic society where some people can make objects move by the power of their mind, mixed with a form of Chinese martial arts. It is a mix of American cartoons and anime and showcases characters from different regions like the Inuit, the oriental and the new world. The main character of the story is a 12-year-old boy called Aang who has to fight the evil designs of Fire Lord who started the three-nation war.

  1. Archer

Archer is an adult animated series that runs on the FX channel. The story revolves around the adventures of a dysfunctional set of secret agents. The beauty of the series is its self-contained arcs. No need to watch every episode to enjoy just one. The fact that the series has run up to 17 seasons shows how popular among the cable TV viewers. The series draws its inspirations from a wide range of sources, including the James Bond movies.

  1. South Park

At first look, South Park looks like a kids series. But it will take only five minutes of run time to figure out why it is marked for mature audiences. It has been on the air since last 20 years and has become a dark reflection of the society. South Park is not for suited for people who get easily offended. It contains strong language and is not politically correct. Once you get hooked, it is hard to walk away from it.

  1. The Simpsons

The Simpsons have been around forever, or at least since 1989. The show has become a classic around the world as a showcase of typical middle-class struggles of the day. Set in the fictional town of Springfield, it’s a parody of the current culture, trends and the general American society. It started as a part of the ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ in 1987 and then got its own slot in the Fox network. The show is running in its 29th season has a contract until the end of 2019.

Best Anime shows of all time

People who live outside Japan use the term ‘Anime’ to describe all the animated productions created in the land of the rising sun. While comic books usually preceded the animated cartoons that came from the western world, there are no “anime comic books’. But Japan has comics that inspired many anime series.

Anime is popular throughout the world and one of the biggest reasons for its popularity is the first in our list of Best Anime shows of all time.

  1. Dragon Ball Z (DBZ)

It will be hard to find a person who has not heard of Dragon Ball Z. The series laid the foundation for how anime storytelling works. Although it is a fairly simplistic show with little character development and threadbare plots, it became the precursor for a multitude of other anime series. We can call it the big daddy of all Anime series. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku and his companions who defend their home planet from the evil forces like Vegeta and Frieza. They adapted the series from the Dragon Ball manga created by Akira Toriyama. The original manga had 519 chapters, of which 325 were created as a series.

  1. Attack on the Titan

The Attack on the Titan tells the story of humanity which was wiped out by giants who ate humans. These massive giants destroyed the free-living society. A majority of earth’s living population is now hiding in cities protected by very tall walls that unbreakable by even the biggest giants. The remaining humans form a military unit hell-bent on taking revenge on the giants for their murderous exploits.

  1. Hunter X Hunter

Hunter X Hunter is considered to be visual gold by anime lovers worldwide. This series is one of Madhouse studio’s best pieces and has excellent writing and execution. It is famous for its complex characters, lots of emotions and entertainment. The story revolves around Gon Freecss, who thought his father is dead. But he later comes to know his father is alive and is a famous hunter who locates unidentified species, brings lawless men to justice and is also a serial explorer. Gon follows in his father’s footsteps to become a hunter and continues the storyline.

  1. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Don’t let the odd sounding name fool you. This is one of the topmost Anime coming out of Japan. Created by Hiroyuki Imaishi and produced by Studio Gainax, Gurren Lagann is a top-notch Anime. It has great plots, a well-written script, and is well executed. It tells the coming of age story of Simon. Get ready to go on a fun ride where you will laugh, cry and jump out in joy with Simon.

  1. Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion is another creation from the house of Studio Gainax. It is considered to be the Anime which changed the way they tell Anime stories. Its main character Shinji Akari is considered to be one of best fictional characters ever created. Complex dialogues and beautiful animation makes it a must watch.

The top cartoon shows from the 1980s

The Eighties were a great time to be a kid. Color televisions were becoming a household item and children could finally get some dedicated TV time. Compared to the present age, things were quite different back then. Today, parents are forcing the kids to get out and play. Back then, parents had to drag their kids off the streets to come inside the house.

Cartoons were a source of entertainment not only for kids but even adults. Some shows became classics and were turned into movies. In this article, we will talk about the top cartoon shows from the 80s, get ready for some nostalgia.

  1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (also known as Ninja Turtles) is a story of four human-like turtles known for their wise-ass comments and love of pizza. The series was more light-hearted than the original comics and featured a very catchy theme song. The series started on TV in 1987 and went on till 1996.

  1. DuckTales

DuckTales has more fans now than it had back in 1987. The series tells the story of Scrooge McDuck, a super-rich duck who loves to swim in his vault filled with gold. His world is surrounded by his wealth and his three nephews and a niece. It got syndicated and was translated to a dozen languages; entertain kids and adults alike all over the world. Most of the stories were about seeking hidden treasures or stopping criminals from looting Scrooge’s gold vault. Just like all cartoons of that time, it gently tells us how the loving uncle cares more about his nephews and niece than his gold.

  1. He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

He-Man is a story of Prince Adam of the planet of Eternia. Whenever he holds Sword of Power and says the words “By the Power of Grayskull!” he gets magical superpowers and becomes He-Man. Along with Adam, his cowardly pet tiger Cringer also transforms into a ferocious Battle Cat when he says the magical words. He-Man works hard with his other friends to protect Eternia from the evil plans of Skeletor who wants to conquer Castle Grayskull to become all powerful.

  1. The Real Ghostbusters

Every kid from the 80s knows the theme song for The Real Ghostbusters. It is probably the most popular theme song ever. Spun off from the 1984 comedy movie Ghostbusters, the series ran from 1986 to 1991. The Real Ghostbusters follows the adventures of four Ghostbusters, their secretary Janine Melnitz and their mascot Slimer, as they run around New York capturing and chasing evil spirits.

  1.    Alvin And The Chipmunks

No list on 80s cartoons can be complete without mentioning the Alvin And The Chipmunks. Produced by Bagdasarian Productions, the series ran from 1983 to 1990. If you ever get bored with the movies being released now, go back in time to see these chipmunks. It follows the lives of singing human-like chipmunks that started off with The Alvin Show in 1962.

There you have it, the top cartoons from the 80s that will fill you with Nostalgia.