Top 10 Best Cartoon Finales

Here is a list of the best cartoon and anime finales, the episode or series of episodes or even movies that ended the series on a high note, as mentioned above any cartoon episode or anime episodes that ended the series movies in which the series came to an end can also be included as well as spin off series.
The Top Ten
1 Sozin's Comet - Avatar: The Last Airbender

I've never seen anything more mind-blowing in a T.V. show. No other show will ever top this finale. The animation and effects were insanely good, and at times terrifying. It really brought everything together, and stayed very true to the story and characters which we had seen develop over the previous episodes. It was precise— everything that happened in it had a reason to be there. The first time I watched it, I was sitting in front of the T.V. with my eyes and mouth wide open, absolutely in awe and inspired to a point that I can't express in words. And after multiple viewings since, it continues to have this effect on me. It's outstanding.

2 Weirdmageddon - Gravity Falls

Best series finale to come to mankind. The best finale on the best show. (In my opinion) Bill Cipher has taken over Gravity Falls and started an apocalypse of weirdness called: Weirdmageddon. It is very funny and very action packed and every character in the show returns for a good line or two. Just a masterpiece.

Change Your Mind from Steven Universe & Sozin's Comet from Avatar: The Last Airbender are both the best cartoon finales ever!

This was originally tied with ATLA, but then I came to realize what a masterpiece Gravity Falls' ending is. Avatar's ending is truly amazing, but in my opinion, Weirdmageddon tops ATLA with its story writing, animation, and humour.

3 Meanwhile - Futurama
4 Graduation - Kim Possible
5 Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show - Ed, Edd n Eddy

Watched this for the first time at the age of 23, not realising that the show had one last chapter in the book. A beautiful send-off with a significant resolution, while retaining all of the original cast, animation, jokes, and charm that kept my cartoon-viewing childhood warm.

For a show so centered on Failure is the Only Option, the Big Picture Show truly wrapped things up for one of my favorite cartoons ever. Earn Your Happy Ending, indeed. They're finally in, baby.

I never knew this finale existed until I was like sixteen or seventeen, and I regret not watching it when it first came out. Thanks, Ed Edd n Eddy. For everything.

6 A Regular Epic Final Battle - Regular Show

Fitting to see two of Cartoon Network's best modern shows going out with a big bang as the 2010's come to an end. Regular Show's regular series finale was anything but in the greatest way possible, and I can't wait to see how things will turn out with Adventure Time's series finale 3 months from now as of this comment.

Dislike this show all you want (I like it) but this episode was a masterpiece, end of story.

Great finale. One of the best I ever saw. Pops' death was definitely tear jerking!

7 Come Along With Me - Adventure Time

One last, open-ended, Adventure Time acid trip to end the series. Not overwhelmingly fantastic, but solid nonetheless.

Greatest episode to a cartoon series ever just straight amazing! Adventure time!

An amazing ending to an amazing series, what more to ask for?

8 Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie - Hey Arnold
9 Last Day of Summer - Phineas and Ferb

What do you get when you mix time travel and the void with the last day of summer? You get this masterpiece! When Candace and Doofenshmirt activate a Do-Overinator, it creates a time rift that causes the days to get shorter and almost cause the end of time. Only Candace can stop it with the help of Baljeet, Isabella and Buford. They win and time is restored. The opening theme and closing themes are also masterpieces to listen to. It was overall a great way to end off Phineas and Ferb and I enjoyed it! I heavily recommend it!

10 The Last Stand - The Legend of Korra

The start of one of cartoon's first LBGTQ+ couple. Also, development and animation are stunning.

The Contenders
11 The Clone Wars - Victory and Death

The 12-year Clone Wars has now come to an end. We finally have a perfect ending ever for this legendary show, though it's a tragedy. For us, Star Wars fans, this is easily the biggest series finale in TV history.

12 Phantom Planet - Danny Phantom
13 Underfist: Halloween Bash - Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
14 Journey's End - FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood

Not a cartoon but truly emotionally fulfilling. The last few episodes really encompass so many interesting themes and you really do feel the stakes are high. As well as high stakes, it ties back into the feeling of family and caring about each other enough to sacrifice, and the idea of giving more to the world and in turn more will come back to you. That works really well with "equivalent exchange," and I love the moment when winry jumps on them with a hug.

15 Powerpuff Girls Rule! - The Powerpuff Girls
16 The End of Galaxy - Wander Over Yonder
17 So Long Sonic - Sonic X
18 Steven Universe - Change Your Mind
19 CI - Samurai Jack

[Spoiler Alert for Season 5] The ending of this show was tragic yet hopeful and T.V. shows for both old and young need to take this kind of beautifully crafted story and give it some due credit. Ashi's death in the series finale shows not all endings for our heroes are perfect but they will find a way to make peace with themselves for all the loss that they went through. In my personal opinion this is probably the best ending to a show I could ever have asked for.

To me Samurai Jacks Finally Sucked It pretty much Ruined the show

20 The Hong Kong Longs - American Dragon Jake Long
21 The Unknown - Over the Garden Wall
22 The Inquisition - The Amazing World of Gumball
23 Heart - She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

SPOP's finale is the perfect culmination of everything that the show ever fought for.

24 Operation: I.N.T.E.R.V.I.E.W.S. - Codename: Kids Next Door
25 The Last Problem - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

This 3 part finale is epic in every way MLP should be. It features some of the best battles (namely Starlight vs. Chrysalis), one of THE best plot twists in the entire series, and the epilogue is so touching with contintinuity to the boot. There are even familiar beats to the plot of Avengers Infinity War and Endgame. It did play it safe in some aspects (the lesson), but at the end of the day the finale stayed true to the heart of the show, and with all the terrible franchise conclusions nowadays, I'm glad that the conclusion to MLP wasn't one of them.

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