Top 10 Best Animated Characters Who Debuted in the 90s

egnomac
The best characters in cartoons and anime who made their first appearances in a series in the 90's the golden age of animation.

The Top Ten

1 Joker - Batman: The Animated Series Joker - Batman: The Animated Series

This wasint his first time in a show and it's definitely not his first ever appearance because it was in comic books.

Everybody already knows this wasn't his appearance in a cartoon series seriously why do you insist on telling everybody what they already know. - egnomac

Technically The Joker appeared in several different earlier Batman cartoons but I'm kind of cheating on this one. - egnomac

Possibly the most entertaining cartoon villains thanks to great voice acting by Mark Hammel. - egnomac

Wasnt there a show before though

2 SpongeBob SquarePants - Sponge Bob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants - Sponge Bob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

Yay, spongebob

3 Arnold Shortman - Hey Arnold Arnold Shortman - Hey Arnold

Arnold acts as the voice of reason and is always helping out others in need just like his parents. - egnomac

4 Misty - Pokemon Misty - Pokemon Misty, known as Kasumi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri. She’s the gym leader in Cerulean city & specializes in water Pokemon. In the games, she’s known as ‘the tomboy mermaid.’ ...read more.

My favorite character in the Pokémon anime being the first trainer to travel with Ash a tomboy who doesn't put up with Ash's crap or anyone else's whos not afraid to stand up herself but underneath her tough exterior she's very kind and willing to help others not only that but she and Ash have a really strong bond that has never been duplicated in many ways they act like a married couple they constantly fight with one another but it doesn't stop them from caring about the other and they both bring out the best in one another. - egnomac

5 Yakko Warner - Animaniacs Yakko Warner - Animaniacs Yakko is the oldest of the Warner Brothers. He's the gang lender, the glib, fast-talker and sly wise-guy in the Groucho/Bugs Bunny mold. He's the thinker, the planner, the schemer, and the trio's recreation director. Each day, he has lots of unique ideas of things for the group to do. He's full of boyish ...read more.

A smart mouth who's never at a lost for words. - egnomac

6 Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.

Love him or Hate him Cartman was one of the most entertaining characters on the show with his no apology behavior wither he was being a brat, singing or coming up with crazy schemes or tearing into people for his own amusement. - egnomac

7 Sanji - One Piece Sanji - One Piece Vinsmoke Sanji, most commonly known by his moniker "Black Leg" Sanji, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. He is the cook of the Straw Hat Pirates, as well as the former sous chef of the Baratie. He is also the third son of the Vinsmoke Family, thus making him ...read more.
8 Bender - Futurama Bender - Futurama Bender Bending Rodríguez is a fictional character who is one of the main characters in the animated television series Futurama. He was created by series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen and is voiced by John DiMaggio.

Better than spongebob

Bender may be a jerk but he sure is a entertaining jerk. - egnomac

9 Mewtwo - Pokémon
10 Giovanni - Pokémon

The Contenders

11 Batman - Batman: The Animated Series
12 Kenny McCormick - South Park Kenny McCormick - South Park Kenneth "Kenny" McCormick is a main character in the animated adult television series South Park, along with his friends Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, and Eric Cartman.
13 Johnny Bravo - Johnny Bravo Johnny Bravo - Johnny Bravo
14 Buttercup - The Powerpuff Girls Buttercup - The Powerpuff Girls She is the one of the three main characters in the show The Powerpuff Girls. She was first created by Craig McCracken in 1992. She has short raven hair and green eyes with a green dress. She is known as the "toughest fighter" for her tomboyish attitude, being aggressive, and her love for fighting crime. ...read more.
15 Monkey D Luffy - One Piece Monkey D Luffy - One Piece Monkey D. "Straw Hat" Luffy is a fictional character and the protagonist of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.
16 Mewtwo - Pokémon: The First Movie Mewtwo - Pokémon: The First Movie
17 Stimpy - Ren & Stimpy Stimpy - Ren & Stimpy

Stimpy may be dumb but he's possibly one of the most likable dumb characters in history. - egnomac

WORST

18 Glenn Quagmire - Family Guy Glenn Quagmire - Family Guy Glenn Quagmire, often referred to as just Quagmire, is a character from the animated television series Family Guy.

I wish he kept his old characterization. - KalloFox34

Before they turned him into an unlikable jerk Quagmire was the best character on the show as the ladies man and he was actually funny. - egnomac

19 Lex Luthor - Superman: The Animated Series Lex Luthor - Superman: The Animated Series Alexander "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
20 Ed - Ed Edd n Eddy Ed - Ed Edd n Eddy Ed is one of the three protagonists in the Canadian-American animated comedy television series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He is the strongest and the least intelligent member of the Eds.
21 Larry the Cucumber - VeggieTales Larry the Cucumber - VeggieTales
22 Eddy - Ed, Edd n Eddy Eddy - Ed, Edd n Eddy Eddy is one of the three protagonists in the Canadian-American animated comedy television series Ed, Edd n Eddy and is the self-appointed ambitious leader of the Eds.
23 Eustace - Courage the Cowardly Dog Eustace - Courage the Cowardly Dog Eustace Bagge is a fictional character from the Cartoon Network animated series, Courage the Cowardly Dog.
24 Mojo Jojo - The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo - The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo is a fictional character from the American animated television series, The Powerpuff Girls, created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network.
25 Spike Spiegel - Cowboy Bebop Spike Spiegel - Cowboy Bebop
26 Faye Valentine - Cowboy Bebop Faye Valentine - Cowboy Bebop Faye Valentine is a fictional character from Cowboy Bebop who first appeared in the third episode Honky Tonk Woman who was a wanted bounty head who later joined the bounty hunter group along with Spike and Jet, she's arrogant, opportunistic, grumpy and lazy and despite her appearance she's actually ...read more.
27 Rocko - Rocko's Modern Life Rocko - Rocko's Modern Life Rocko is the eponymous fictional character of the cartoon Rocko's Modern Life and the comic book series of the same name.

It's always hilarious watching Rocko as he faces all the craziness all around him even just going to places like the supermarket, the gym, the movies or even the DMV Rocko always finds himself in one wacky situation after another. - egnomac

28 Wakko Warner - Animaniacs Wakko Warner - Animaniacs
29 Stewie Griffin - Family Guy Stewie Griffin - Family Guy Stewart Gilligan "Stewie" Griffin is a main character from the animated television series Family Guy. Obsessed with violence and matricide, Stewie is the youngest child of Peter and Lois Griffin, and the brother of Meg and Chris Griffin.
30 Brian Griffin - Family Guy Brian Griffin - Family Guy Brian H. Griffin, popularly known without his middle initial as Brian Griffin, is a fictional character from the animated television series Family Guy.
31 Sakura Kinomoto - Cardcaptor Sakura Sakura Kinomoto - Cardcaptor Sakura
32 Blossom - Powerpuff Girls Blossom - Powerpuff Girls Blossom is the leader of The Powerpuff Girls and one of the three main protaganists of the show. She was created in 1992 by Craig McCracken. She has long, red hair up in a ponytail with a giant red bow, pink eyes, pink dress with black belt, and white socks with Mary Jane shoes. She is intelligent, ...read more.
33 Ash Ketchum - Pokémon Ash Ketchum - Pokémon Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.
34 Miss Frizzle - Magic School Bus
35 Courage - Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage - Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage is a fictional character and the titular protagonist of the Cartoon Network animated series, Courage the Cowardly Dog.

To be fair, you need to have a very high IQ in order to understand the underlying intricacies of this character - xandermartin98

36 Turanga Leela - Futurama Turanga Leela - Futurama Leela (full name Turanga Leela) is a fictional character from the animated television series Futurama.
37 Stan Marsh - South Park Stan Marsh - South Park Stanley "Stan" Marsh is a main character of the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by and loosely based on series co-creator Trey Parker.
38 Dregg - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
39 Superman - Superman: The Animated Series Superman - Superman: The Animated Series Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics. The first animated superhero movie was superman. ...read more.
40 Peter - Family Guy
41 Kyle - South Park
42 Ren Höek - Ren & Stimpy Ren Höek - Ren & Stimpy
43 Bubbles - Power Puff Girls Bubbles - Power Puff Girls Bubbles is the deuteragonist in the animated television series The Powerpuff Girls, along with her sisters Blossom and Buttercup. She was created in 1992 by Craig McCraken for Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls . She has blonde hair in two pigtails, blue eyes, blue dress with a black belt, and white ...read more.
44 Brock - Pokémon Brock - Pokémon Brock is a character from Pokemon and is created by game freak & Nintendo. He was the first gym leader in pewter city, and specializes in rock Pokemon . ...read more.
45 Buster Bunny - Tiny Toons Adventures Buster Bunny - Tiny Toons Adventures
46 Babs Bunny - Looney Tunes Babs Bunny - Looney Tunes
47 Dot Warner - Animaniacs Dot Warner - Animaniacs
48 Freakazoid - Freakazoid Freakazoid - Freakazoid
49 Tommy Pickles - Rugrats Tommy Pickles - Rugrats Thomas "Tommy" Malcolm Pickles is a fictional character that appears in the Nickelodeon animated television series Rugrats and its spin-off All Grown Up! as the protagonist of the shows.
50 Ed - Cowboy Bebop Ed - Cowboy Bebop
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Joker - Batman: The Animated Series
2. Arnold Shortman - Hey Arnold
3. SpongeBob SquarePants - Sponge Bob Squarepants
egnomac
1. Yakko Warner - Animaniacs
2. Joker - Batman: The Animated Series
3. Mewtwo - Pokémon: The First Movie
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1. Eric Cartman - South Park
2. Sanji - One Piece
3. Kenny McCormick - South Park
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