What are the best animated series for adults?
Adult animated series have always been popular among Generation X, Xenials and Millennials. Adult animation has been a while and simply got an authoritative place on the list.
Despite there are a lot of long loved by us series, the industry grows every year and streaming services try to get the best ones.
Here is the list of TOP 10 Adult Animated series :
1. Final Space
Final Space is an adult animation and a sci-fi comedy about a spaceman Gary who is a prisoner of a spaceship. He is in love with a brave Quinn and sends her video messages every day of his prison sentence. One day he helps the cutest alien named Mooncake to escape and they immediately bond. But what Gary doesn’t know is that his adorable new sidekick is actually wanted by the sinister Lord Commander who will stop at nothing to use Mooncake’s powers for his purposes. The series is a worthy competitor of Risk and Morty. It is perfect for fans of space adventures and dramatic events.
The project is huge for every animator lover because the producer is Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. The main characters are The Princess Tiabeanie (Everybody calls her Bean), the happy Elf – Elfo who ran away from the elf realm to the Dreamland. Bean meets Elfo and her personal demon Lucy the day she was forced to be married. They bonded really fast and there the adventures started. Despite the name Disenchantment hasn’t disenchanted us at all. Waiting for new episodes!
3. The Midnight Gospel
The show was created around the podcast of Duncan Trussell “Duncan Trussell Family Hour” in which he leads the followers through his universe and dreams. The Midnight Gospel Is the trippy existential animated Series for adults. The first season was dropped in April 2020 and the main idea of the series is to explain how to deal with fears, stress, death and panic attacks which surround us every day.
4. The Family Guy
One of the oldest adult animation series. The show started in 1999 by Seth MacFarlane and counts 19 seasons already. The plot revolves around an ordinary American family – The Griffins.
Griffins have two teenagers, a toddler and a talking dog. Meg is the eldest child, she is a weird kid, and often becomes a victim of pranks. Chris is the second child in the family and absolutely clueless about obvious things. Stewie is the youngest one. However, he is a genius and inventor. With his best friend Brien, who is the family dog, they get into incredible adventures. The main character, Peter, has three friends. They sit at the bar “The Drunken Clam” all day figuring out how to entertain themselves. Luis is a home-stay-wife, takes care about kids and supports Peter with all his crazy ideas. The Family Guy can be a good choice for ones who are in search of series with a long story and a great humor.
5. Rick and Morty
Everybody who loves adult animation has heard about the famous adventure of professor Rick and his grandson Morty. They travel through the Universe, trying to understand the secrets of the Galaxy. Rick is a genius and the smartest person in the Universe but he’s also an alcoholic and addicted to different drugs. He makes Morty do the dirty job and helps with homework or teenage problems in return. Millions of fans are following their adventures and are looking forward to new episodes. The last season – Season 4 finale aired on May 31, 2020. Looking forward to more chapters.
6. South Park
Five times Emmy Awards winner the series about four grade-school boys who live in seamed-to-be always cold town South Park, Colorado. They are hanging around and dealing with problems. Fighting girls or pranking classmates, meeting different characters from pop-culture or even Jesus Christ. It is and remains one of the most popular adult animations in history.
Sterling Archer is a secret agent who works for his mother Malory in ISIS (The International Secret Intelligence Service ). Together with Lana Kane, the best agent of ISIS they are trying to save the world and keep their relationship. Despite Archer is an alcoholic and twerp, many times he saves the life of his colleagues and deals with danger. Archer’s animation style is similar to the aesthetic of Mad Men and mid-century comic art.
8. American Dad
One more series with the main idea of family values. It is indeed very similar to The Family Guy or The Simpsons, but the original characters spice the plot up. Invite you to meet the head of the Family Smiths. Stan, his wife Francine, their children Steve and Hayley. The most unexpected character is the alien – Roger, who lives in the attic and keeps a closet with his characters. He can turn into every person he wants.
9. BoJack Horseman
The Tv show is about a horse-celebrity, he lives fast drowning his depression about ended career. The series has 6 seasons and 77 episodes in total including the last one that aired on December 31, 2020. Show was running from August 2014. The big influence on creating “The Simpsons”, “One and a Half Men” and “Californication”.
10. Robot Chicken
It is a cult stop-motion animation for adults. The characters are changing every episode and they are dolls. Imagine if your barbie started to smoke or misbehave. The main idea is to make fun of pop-culture characters, explain awkward situations and just bring a smile on your face. It’s produced by Adult Swim so it can’t disappoint you.
And with that we are coming to an end. We hope you entertained yourself with the article and you are going to give a chance to the best adult animation series. Adult animation will continue to amuse the audience and remind us about childhood.