Top 10 Best TV Animated Characters Excluding Anime Characters

This list is basically a rehash of the best Cartoon characters lists on doe this list we will be excluding any and all anime characters as well as characters from animated movies so characters like Shrek, Mulan, or Snow White will not be included though characters who first appeared in theatrical shorts and later made their way to TV will be eligible for this list.

The Top Ten Best TV Animated Characters Excluding Anime Characters

Batman - Batman: The Animated Series
Twilight Sparkle - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
Bugs Bunny - Looney Toons Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros.) He is one of the most famous cartoon characters, and he is in the show Looney Tunes. His famous quote is "What's up doc?". He is a gray colored bunny with big teeth and big feet. His ...read more.

Hands down one of the greatest cartoon characters in exitance who basically became the face for the Looney Tunes franchise. quick headed and never at a lost for words Bugs always knew how to deliver the laughs and out smart his enemies. - egnomac

He is the bomb!

Zuko - Avatar the Last Airbender Prince Zuko is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Zuko is a master firebender and his younger sister is Azula . He is the son of Prince Ozai and Princess Ursa .

Truly the best out of all of the Avatar the Last Airbender characters with a deep backstory. - egnomac

This is an Anime

Luna Loud - The Loud House Luna Loud is the 3rd oldest sister, Luna's life forever changed following her first concert which started her passion and dream of being a rock star, Luna's personality can best be described as wild, caring and the loudest of the Louds like Leni she's very caring and enjoys being around the company ...read more.

I'm gonna be a bit biased here Luna is one of my favorite characters not only in cartoons but from The Loud House. - egnomac

Unikitty - Unikitty!
Joker - Batman: The Animated Series The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, ...read more.
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.

Very iconic who basically became the face of Nickelodeon for nearly 2 decades. - egnomac

Aka My childhood - 2storm

Samurai Jack - Samurai Jack "Jack" (also known as Samurai Jack or simply The Samurai) is the alias taken by a Japanese warrior (with an unknown birth name) who acts as the titular protagonist of the cartoon Samurai Jack. Throughout the series, he is voiced by Phil LaMarr.
Donald Duck - Disney Donald Duck is a cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Donald is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He typically wears a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie.

In my opinion Donald was always better then Mickey, Mickey was always the goodie two shoes while Donald was hot tempered and constanlty got into it with other characters and it always delivered a lot of laughs and entertainment. - egnomac

The Contenders

Fisher Biskit - Littlest Pet Shop
Discord - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
Homer Simpsons - the Simpsons Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

Not the brightest but defiantly the funniest wither getting into crazy situations or losing his cool mostly with Bart. - egnomac

Eva - Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville
Popeye - Popeye the Sailor Man Popeye the Sailor is a fictional American cartoon character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on January 17, 1929, and Popeye became the strip's title in later years.

I'm strong to the finish, cause I eats me spinach, I'm Popeye the Sailor Man. - egnomac

People put My Little Pony characters on this list before Popeye. Think about that for a second.

Trixie - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
Kim Possible - Kim Possible Kimberly Ann "Kim" Possible is a fictional character who appears in the animated television series Kim Possible, voiced by American actress Christy Carlson Romano.

What else can possibly be said about Kim that she hasn't already said herself she can do anything and that with her last name possible nothing is impossible for a Possible. - egnomac

Fluttershy - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Fluttershy is a female pegasus pony from the 2010-2019 animated TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is a kind pegasus and is very timid and shy. She takes care of the animals. She represents the element of kindness
Marceline - Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen is a fictional character in the American animated Cartoon Network television series Adventure Time, created by Pendleton Ward.
Rick Sanchez - Rick and Morty Rick Sanchez is a fictional character from the American animated television series Rick and Morty, aired on Adult Swim.
Bojack Horseman - Bojack Horseman
Goofy - Disney Goofy is a funny-animal cartoon character created in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions. Goofy is a tall, anthropomorphic black dog with a Southern drawl, and typically wears a turtle neck and vest, with pants, shoes, white gloves, and a tall hat originally designed as a rumpled fedora . Goofy is a close ...read more.
Lisa Loud - The Loud House At 4 years old, Lisa is the second-youngest child of the Loud family and the second-youngest of Lincoln's five younger sisters. She is often seen working on complex experiments, equations, and formulas. Her most annoying habit is her weird studies on others, especially her siblings.
Leni Loud - Loud House Leni Loud is a fictional character from The Loud House the second oldest of the Loud Family a bit of a ditz, forgetful and absent minded despite this she's a kindhearted person, a skilled fashion designer and is always willing to help others in need, she shares a room with Lori the oldest and suffers ...read more.
Lincoln Loud - The Loud House
Starlight Glimmer - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Starlight Glimmer is a recurring character, initially an antagonist, in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She first appears in the season 5 premiere, The Cutie Map. From The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2 to Celestial Advice, she is Twilight Sparkle's student in the ways of friendship.
Garnet - Steven Universe
Beavis - Beavis & Butt-Head Beavis is a fictional character. He is one of the young teenaged protagonists on the MTV animated series Beavis and Butt-head.
Lucy Loud - The Loud House Lucy Loud is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon cartoon The Loud House. She was created by Chris Savino. Lucy is a goth and likes dark things.
Ronnie Anne Santiago - The Loud House Ronnie Ann Santiago is a fictional character from The Loud House as one of Lincoln's best friends and Bobby's younger sister who was first mentioned by name in the episode "Heavy Meddle" as a girl who relentlessly harassed Lincoln in which his sisters convince him that her bullying really meant that ...read more.
Optimus Prime - Transformers Optimus Prime is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. Optimus Prime is consistently depicted as having strong moral character, excellent leadership, and sound decision-making skills, and possesses brilliant military tactics, powerful martial arts, and advanced alien weaponry.

Regardless of which continuation, Optimus remains one of the single greatest robotic hero in fictional media. Great characterization, concept, design voice acting and really memorable at that too. - CrimsonShark

Mickey Mouse - Disney Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios in 1928.
Robert Freeman - The Boondocks
Lynn Loud - The Loud House At 13 years old, Lynn is the fifth-oldest child of the Loud family, and the youngest of Lincoln's five older sisters.
Michaelangelo - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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.
Woody Woodpecker - The Woody Woodpecker Show Woody Woodpecker is an anthropomorphic animated woodpecker, inspired by the acorn woodpecker and also resembling the pileated woodpecker, who appeared in theatrical short films produced by the Walter Lantz animation studio and distributed by Universal Pictures.
Dipper Pines - Gravity Falls Dipper Pines is one of the main characters from the Disney cartoon Gravity Falls which aired from 2012 to 2016. He is the twin brother of Mabel Pines
Shaggy Rogers - Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Norville "Shaggy" Rogers is a fictional character in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He is a cowardly slacker and the long-time best friend and owner of his cowardly Great Dane Scooby-Doo.
Bart Simpson - Simpsons Bartholomew JoJo "Bart" Simpson is the oldest child, and the only son, in the 1987 show The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Groening. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.
Drake Mallard - Darkwing Duck
Lori Loud - The Loud House Lori Loud is a fictional character from The Loud House and the oldest child of the Loud Family as such she's bossy, hot tempered, and very strict she constantly enforces the fact to the others that she's the oldest, despite her bossy nature deep down she truly cares for her younger siblings even when ...read more.
Sara Bellum - The Powerpuff Girls
Tom - The Tom and Jerry Show Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films.
Fred Flintstone - The Flintstones Frederick "Fred" Flintstone, is the main character of the animated sitcom The Flintstones, which aired during prime-time on ABC during the original series' run from 1960 to 1966. Fred is the husband of Wilma Flintstone and father of Pebbles Flintstone.
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.
Stimpy - The Ren & Stimpy Show
Ren Hoek - The Ren and Stimpy Show
Korra - Avatar: The Legend of Korra Avatar Korra is the title lead character in Nickelodeon's animated television series The Legend of Korra, in which she is depicted as the current incarnation of the Avatar, responsible for maintaining peace and balance in the world.
Blossom - Power Puff 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.
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