Top 10 American Cartoons Inspired by Anime

The Top Ten

1 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.

This is not an anime, its an american cartoon that was inspired by anime. I'm pretty sure all the titles on here belong, so good job. But yeah this easily deserves to be number one. Korea was good too, but it only exists because of this show.

I never really watched this show as a kid. I honestly have no idea why I didn't because this show looks flat out amazing.

Not a fan of anime. Not an expert. But I always though its an anime.

One of the greatest television series of all time, period.

2 RWBY RWBY is an American 3D web series created by Monty Oum for Rooster Teeth. The show is set in the fictional world of Remnant, where young people train to become Huntsmen and Huntresses to protect their world from the creatures of Grimm.

An amazing series that is enjoyed by both anime and non anime fans

Love the animation interesting story line.

Best magical girl anime outside of Japan

I don't like anime but I love rwby

3 The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that aired on the Nickelodeon television network from 2012 to 2014. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Just as good as the original

4 Teen Titans Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

I saw Teen Titans in the Greatest Anime of All Time.

I thought Teen Titans was based on comics

5 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series premiered on August 10, 2001, with a TV movie called The Premiere Movie, before ending in its fourth season on September 25, 2004, without concluding the story. A revival ...read more.

One of the greatest cartoons ever made

6 Star vs. the Forces of Evil "Star vs. the Forces of Evil" is an American animated television comedy produced by Disney Television Animation for Disney XD. It was created by Daron Nefcy and developed by Jordana Arkin and Dave Wasson. The series follows teenage magical princess from the dimension of Mewni Star Butterfly and her ...read more.

Perfect for any magical girl fan

7 The Boondocks The Boondocks is an American animated sitcom created by Aaron McGruder for Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. It is based upon his comic strip of the same name. The series premiered on November 6, 2005.

This show is funny and the fight scenes are amazing too! Love the characters, the voice and everything. Only thing that disappoints is Season 4 as it just didn't feel the same with the series creator (Aaron Mcgruder) leaving the show by then. Season 1 to 3 were top gold ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿพ

8 Star Wars: Clone Wars
9 Jackie Chan Adventures Jackie Chan Adventures is an American animated television series starring the adventures of a fictionalized version of action film star Jackie Chan.

The Chinese influence is easy to see

10 Xiaolin Showdown Xiaolin Showdown is an American animated television series that aired on Kids WB and was created by Christy Hui.

It's actually more Chinese

The Contenders

11 ลŒban Star-Racers

The animation is amazing, even when compared to other anime. The story is engaging, the characters are interesting, and some moments make you cry

12 Megas XLR Megas XLR is an American animated action comedy television series created by Jody Schaeffer and George Krstic for Cartoon Network.

It's the funniest mecha series ever

13 Steven Universe Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The show's based around a young boy by the name of Steven Universe, who is a hybrid of a gem and a human. He lives with his gem friends, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl.
14 W.I.T.C.H W.I.T.C.H. is a French-Italian-American animated television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name.

The magical girl influence is easy to see

15 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is an American-Japanese animated fantasy-comedy television series created by Sam Register for Cartoon Network.

Full of japanese culture and stars Japanese singers

16 Adventure Time Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)โ€”a dog with the magical power to change shape ...read more.

I thought it was inspired by Dungeons and Dragons. Was Adventure Time inspired by anime at one point?

17 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Also called "Miraculous", "Miraculous Ladybug", "Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir", "Ladybug and Cat Noir" or simply "Ladybug" . It's a French show created by Thomas Astruc and Jeremy Zag, produced by Method Animation (by Zag) and SAMG Animation (in Korean version). The theme song singed by Cash Callaway ...read more.

Its French, not American

18 Ben 10 Ben 10 is a media franchise created by Man of Action Studios and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The franchise revolves around a boy named Ben Tennyson who acquires a watch-like alien device, the Omnitrix, which allows him to transform into ten different alien creatures.

The original series is the best

19 Sagwa The Chinese Siamese Cat

It was a amazing show with a lot of amazing characters like Sagwa and Dongwa. Almost every episode was flawless, like the most funniest episode "Spreading Rumors".

20 Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman.

Set a precedent for the DCAU

21 Shuriken School Shuriken School is a French-Spanish animated series that first aired on August 20, 2006. It has also been airing on Jetix in the UK since February 2006, as well as on CITV.
22 The Batman
23 Kappa Mikey Kappa Mikey is an American animated sitcom created by Larry Schwarz. The show is Nicktoons Network's first original half-hour series, bought during the same period as other Animation Collective series such as Three Delivery and Speed Racer: The Next Generation, as well as Flash shows from other studios, ...read more.
24 Gravity Falls Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation that first aired on Disney Channel, and then on Disney XD from June 15, 2012 to February 15, 2016. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel in the fictional town of Gravity ...read more.

So animesque and kawaii! Mabel reminds me so much of cute otaku girls and there should have been sweat drops and X eyes in the show!

Gravity Falls was inspired by anime?

25 My Life as a Teenage Robot My Life as a Teenage Robot is an American animated science fantasy television series created by Rob Renzetti for Nickelodeon.
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