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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.