Best Non-Japanese Cartoons for Anime Fans
Love anime? Same! These cartoons are very similar to anime and can be enjoyed by cartoon fans and otakus alike! Please add some cartoons to the list! I've only added cartoons that I watch and/or know of. Most of these I don't actually watch. Quick note: it's a cartoon if it isn't Japanese and is animated.
The Top Ten
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.
Often mistaken for anime, but since it's American, it's a cartoon. Regardless, RWBY is amazing. At first, it's a little cheesy and has bad animation, but it gets so deep. Also, the animation does improve. With breath-taking fights, likeable characters with different yet believable intentions and an exhilarating plot, RWBY is one of the best cartoons. It is VERY similar to anime in every aspect, therefore, earning its place on this list. - fandom__universe
It's an anime(considering an anime is technically any sort of animation) but regardless it's an amazing series. The characters are either supposed to be relateable(Jaune, Weiss, Blake, etc.)or not supposed to be relateable(Qrow, Ozpin, Pyrrha, etc.) and that contrast makes the series memorable. The action scenes are very impressive. The music just makes the highs higher and the lows lower. And to top it all off is a complex story that challenges the psychology of humans. This series is also on YouTube FOR FREE!
2 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.
I don't even watch this show but it is beautiful, from what I've gathered. - fandom__universe
3 Avatar: The Legend of Korra
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.
5 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.
6 Voltron Legendary Defender
It's Voltron. What can I really say? I'm pretty sure the original series was anime but still. This is probably the best cartoon reboot that I've seen (I've seen very few but oh well) - fandom__universe
7 Star vs. the Forces of Evil
Star vs. the Forces of Evil is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation.
This is basically an magical girls anime
8 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.
9 Code Lyoko
Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by Moonscoop.
10 Red vs Blue
? 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.
11 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)—a dog with the magical power to change shape ...read more.
12 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is an American-Japanese animated fantasy-comedy television series created by Sam Register for Cartoon Network.
I better watch Grojband than this so-called musical show. - ChatNoirFan18
13 Sonic Boom
14 Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM)
15 Adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog is an American animated series produced by DiC Animation City and Bohbot Entertainment that was based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series produced by Sega.
16 Sonic Underground
17 Captain N: The Game Master
18 Darkwing Duck
Darkwing Duck is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation that first ran from 1991 to 1992 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon and Saturday mornings on ABC.
19 Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series officially premiered on February 1, 2008 and ended on June 12, 2015 on Disney Channel, and follows Phineas ...read more.
20 Regular Show
Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.
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