Best Cartoons of 2017phillysports With last year's Best Cartoons of 2016 list going over so well, I figured that I might as well make a list celebrating the best of television animation to start the new year. Rick and Morty is starting its third season this year, Adventure Time is still going strong after seven seasons, Bojack Horseman has become one of the best shows on television, Regular Show is coming to its conclusion, Star vs. The Forces of Evil is doing a great job at filling Gravity Falls' void on Disney XD, and plenty of newcomers such as Nick's surprise hit The Loud House are already leaving an impact. 2016 was a really good year for cartoons, so let's hope that that string of success not only carries over into 2017, but many years going forward.
The Top Ten
When Gravity Falls ended its fantastic run in 2016, many people worried about the future of Disney T.V. animation. Star stepped up to the plate and hit the ball outta the ballpark. Featuring a creative premise, lovable characters, cool villains, and a immensely creative art style, it's fair to say that Disney is in good hands with Star as its leading series for the future. A true passing of the torch from one great show to the next. - phillysports
This show is a wonderful coming of age story that many audiences can enjoy. LOVE THE SONGS!
This show is good. I love the art style, characters, and music - Cartoonfan202
SVTFOE IS AMAZING EJCNICIV.V 15 Comments
I'm going to be completely honest here. I've never been able to get into this show. It always seemed a little bit too weird and pretentious for me, and this is coming from a huge Adventure Time fan. However, I'm not just a single-minded hater. I understand that this show has a huge following and fan base, so I'm gonna talk about its positives. The animation is truly beautiful, the voice acting is top notch, and I greatly appreciate it for tackling such heavy themes in a cartoon based primarily for younger audiences. This show just never appealed to me, however. I do really feel good for Rebecca Sugar, though. She's come a long way from being one of Adventure Time's head writers to being the first woman to create a cartoon for Cartoon Network, and I'm happy for every bit of success she gets. - phillysports
From being a show about a kid figuring out who he is, Steven universe became such a great show for all ages. The cast characters, everything about the show is amazing. The songs are amazing and fun to sing along with. The first song I've heard in the show was peace and war, and then I fell in love with the show. When the first episode of the show came out, I thought it was going to be one of those shows like Clarence, or uncle grandpa, and those were shows that were obnoxious and annoying, but then I watched the first episode, and I didn't exactly like it. about a season later the episode "keeping it together" was on T.V., I watched it with my brothers and sisters, and learn a little about garnet. A few months passed, and I forgot about the whole show, but when a friend visit and asked me if I've ever seen Steven Universe, I told her yea but I didn't really watch it much then she put like five episodes of season 2 and I saw a completely different side of the show, new gems, new songs, ...more
This show is great because of it's amazing story arc. You get to watch Steven grow up while facing different challenges of his life. When he finds out that his mother, Rose, shattered pink diamond you could see him have so much emotion that you could definitely relate too.
Steven universe is the best cartoon everV 14 Comments
Rick and Morty is a flat out masterpiece of an animated series. It has the characters of Back to the Future, the alien environment of Men in Black, the humor and writing of Community, the creative animation of Adventure Time, the satire of The Simpsons and Futurama, and the raunchiness of South Park. All of these combine to form a hilarious, thought-provoking, melancholy sci-fi cartoon of which I have never seen before. If you haven't seen this show yet, I HIGHLY recommend it. There's only been two seasons and 20-ish episodes so far. Trust me. It's worth your time. Wubba lubba dub dub! - phillysports
My absolute favorite cartoon ever
This show is not only hilarious, but it's so smart it's stupid!
Which Dick Should Bubbles (Powerpuff Girls) Suk
Male Corrin's (Fire Emblem Fates) Dick
& Samurai Jack's DIck
The series finale and conclusion to Samurai Jack was fantastic. Honestly, I don't know what to say that hasn't been said already. Because the revival was an absolutely phenomenal experience. It isn't often that you get a revival of a beloved animated series that actually turns out to be good. And Samurai Jack aces it on nearly all cylinders. From the breathtaking visuals to the heart-gripping storytelling and emotion of the series along with the memorable old and new cast of characters combined with fantastic action sequences and top-notch voice acting and so much more to name, Samurai Jack will go down as one of the greatest cartoons to have ever been made, even more so now that it has finally brought a conclusion to the story that fans have long been waiting for. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
Richly dark & mature, but not to the extent that fans of the original can't enjoy it ( even though they are now much older themselves) this was long awaited, as the series really deserved proper conclusion, perhaps the ending was not to some people's tastes, but it showed what ever the outcome, aku was always going to have some consequences on jack's life.
Incredible show, visually breathtaking, and true to the original series. It is my favorite show of this year. This show is emotional, dark, funny and always action packed. It appeals to its original audience who have grown up over time. Highly recommend it!
Get this in the top 10, we finally got the proper ending to an epic cartoon. - htoutlaws2012V 5 Comments
Hey, Nick. Yeah, YOU. Nickelodeon. Yeah, I'm talking' ta you. I saw your new show and let me just say...nice job! After years of getting nothing but crap from Nickelodeon (Harvey Beaks being an exception), it's surprising to see an actual GOOD cartoon from the network. The expectations going into The Loud House were pretty low considering all the cartoons that came before it, but the show managed to surprise everybody with its charm and likable group of characters. Keep up the good work, Nick. Please. For the love of everything, keep up the good work. - phillysports
Yes! Thank goodness! SpongeBob isn't above The Loud House! The Loud House is the only good Nickelodeon show in 2017, SpongeBob isn't getting as better as "some" claims it is. But when The Loud House first came along, I knew Nickelodeon is worth redeeming itself. Nickelodeon, keep making The Loud House a very great cartoon, best show of 2017 and the only great show in Nickelodeon in the cartoon category.
It brings me into childhood I'm 14 and just wow this show is really good
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This and The Loud House should switch places
Cute story about friendship and brother's love. This show should be more aprecciated
I like it - VideoGamefan5
Very nice animation and three cute bears.a light cartoon very good.
Okay. I'm a little biased here. I understand that Adventure Time hit its peak popularity around 2012 or 2013, and it has slowly lost a lot of fans since. But this has been my favorite television series since I was 11 years old, and I still believe that it's still at the very top at its game. The show still manages to amaze me with over seven seasons under its belt. It's still funny, the characters are all awesome, and the show has begun to reveal several important answers to questions we've all pondered, specifically Finn's past and humanity as a whole. Adventure Time holds a spot deep within my heart and I'm looking forward to seeing the show all the way to its end in 2018. - phillysports
Seasons 1-4 I would consider one of the best cartoons. Seasons 5-present not so much. I think ending the show in 2018 is best for Adventure Time before it completely jumps the shark.
I'm sad that the show is ending - Cartoonfan202
the bestV 2 Comments
The next season is coming next month - Neonco31
I watched this show since 2011 (and G3 before that) and this show has built a part of me that I am today. Lauren Faust created not just ponies a world of magic and love. It's created such a warm hearted and kind community. If I wasn't watching it I don't know who I'd be
Season 7 already aired.
I agreeV 1 Comment
I hope this is real. Blathering Blatherskites (it's been decades, so that is probably a little off).
Literally one of the only average to good shows on disney with gravity falls of course - VideoGamefan5
Season 10 and 11 is almost as good as the first 3 seasons.
Some people say spongebob sucks but its not
It is very intresting show
My favorate cartoon
Ok ko is one of the best and newest
This show is super cute. It's made by Steven Universe's co-creator (who also voices Rad and who's brother S.U. is based off of). It's just great to see how positive K.O. is and how his spirit influences everyone. It also explores how no one on the show is one dimensional. While it is not super serious, I am loving the glimpses of Carol, Mr. Gar, and the allusions to K.O.'s dad's death back story.
It's good but with the hero cards, kind of a rip off of Pokémon
Am I the only one that thinks x and y was much better than sun and Moon cause I've watched almost 20 episodes of sun and moon and it has been so underwhelming that I can't even pull myself through another episode
Ya I also amazing
Pokemon one to five season is best I die heart fan of pokemon I love team rocket
No Pokémon season 1 is greatV 4 Comments
I think that this is the best show I've ever watched! It has love, action, and some drama going on. This should be Number 1 in the list.
I heard they will made a Season 2 on May 2017! Love this show! - ChatNoirFan18
Miraculous ladybug is the best superhero show ever
In my opinion... it is the best #1Fan I hope you will continue on making more seasons for this movie.. I also wish its available on CDs and on Nick or somethingV 4 Comments
Nickelodeon finest show in currenly decade
It amazes me how far Gumball has come since 2011. It started off as a fun little cartoon for kids into one of the funniest animated series of all time. Gumball as a show is very satirical and largely makes fun of the tropes of cartoons and the suburban world. Its sense of humor is very similar to South Park's only in a much more family-friendly way. I dare even call it the kids' cartoon equivalent to South Park. The impressive thing about Gumball is that it continues to improve with each coming season, and I'm looking forward to what it delivers next. - phillysports
Great! A show about two not-so-smart idiots working through problems and good for a little laugh.
This show is very satirical and has beautiful animation - Cartoonfan202
best ever.V 4 Comments
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