Top Ten TV Shows People Mistake for Anime
These are the show that people think are anime, joking or not.
The Top Ten
1 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.
It does take inspiration from anime, but its an american cartoon. I mean, this show is even on the Best Anime list! - Cartoonfan202
Lots of people think this is an anime for some reason - PeeledBanana
2 The Legend of Korra
The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that aired on the Nickelodeon television network from 2012 to 2014. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, which aired from 2005 to 2008.
Same as above. - Cartoonfan202
3 Teen Titans
Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.
This is an American cartoon, but I can see why people think this is anime. I mean when I first saw it, I thought it was an anime, and the theme song is even sang by a J-Pop band. - Cartoonfan202
4 The Boondocks
Cantankerous Robert "Granddad" Freeman is the legal guardian of his grandsons, 10-year-old revolutionary Huey and 8-year-old Riley, a product of contemporary rap culture. After moving the family from Chicago's South Side to the safety of suburban Woodcrest -- aka the boondocks -- Granddad hopes to ignore ...read more.
Also an American cartoon. - Cartoonfan202
This looks too much like anime. I keep mistaking it so much. Damn...still a good cartoons. - AlphaQ
5 Ben 10
American cartoon, but its lower because not many people think this is an anime. - Cartoonfan202
Nobody thinks this is an anime. Great show though. - 445956
6 Code Lyoko
Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by Moonscoop.
This is a French cartoon. - Cartoonfan202
This IS anime. - AlphaQ
7 Cory in the House
Cory in the House is a television show, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007, to September 12, 2008, and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven.
Now lets focus on the jokes and what not. This is a sitcom, not an anime. But now people who haven't even watched this show or haven't heard of it are thinking its really an anime. - Cartoonfan202
Who would think this is an anime? - 906389
Oh you'd be surprised how many Internet comments I've encountered where they've said that Cory in the House is an anime. - Anonymousxcxc
What do you mean "mistake? " This is the greatest anime ever! - 445956
This is about a bad fat kid. Not anime what. - AlphaQ
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Four single friends -- comic Jerry Seinfeld, bungling George Costanza, frustrated working gal Elaine Benes and eccentric neighbor Cosmo Kramer -- deal with the absurdities of everyday life in New York City.
Wait people think that Seinfeld is an anime? The heck?! - Anonymousxcxc
Same as above, but to a lesser extent. - Cartoonfan202
9 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.
10 Star vs. the Forces of Evil
Star vs. the Forces of Evil is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation.
Obviously not an anime, but this show is practically an American Sailor Moon. - 445956
11 Xiaolin Showdown
Xiaolin Showdown is an American animated television series that aired on Kids WB and was created by Christy Hui.
12 King of the Hill
King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997 to May 6, 2010 on Fox.
This is our first American cartoon on the list that doesn't even look like anime. At least Avatar looks like anime, but this doesn't. - Cartoonfan202
Seriously? - 445956
13 The Simpsons
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that started in 1989, and is still running as of 2017, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer and his family going through a long series of misadventures.
Also same as above. - Cartoonfan202
This is the best anime - Garoto_Oceano
Seriously? - 445956
14 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is an American-Japanese animated fantasy-comedy television series created by Sam Register for Cartoon Network.
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.
16 Sanjay and Craig
Sanjay and Craig is an American animated television series produced by Nickelodeon. The show is about a 12-year-old boy named Sanjay Patel who owns a talking pet snake named Craig.
How do you mistake it for anime? You cannot even mistake it for a good show! - 445956
17 Kappa Mikey
Kappa Mikey is an American animated sitcom created by Larry Schwarz. The show is Nicktoons Network's first original half-hour series, bought during the same period as other Animation Collective series such as Three Delivery and Speed Racer: The Next Generation, as well as Flash shows from other studios, ...read more.
18 Totally Spies
Totally Spies! is a French-Canadian animated spy comedy television series created by Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel and produced by Marathon Media Group and Image Entertainment Corporation.
19 Teen Titans Go!
'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television ...read more.
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