Top 10 Adult Cartoons
Turns out that once you’re an adult you still come to enjoy the animated world of cartoons.
Whether it’s mixed in with some alcohol, a few obscene one-liners or simply just a storyline that seems extremely fitting to our very own lives – cartoons are taking over the adult television world.
Hunter and Bligh created a list of the Top 10 Adult Cartoons that definitely need to be added onto your list. Get ready to binge!
Currently taking Netflix by storm is Matt Groening’s newest medieval invention. Featuring the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, Nat Faxon, and Matt Berry; Disenchantment is the story of Princess Bean of Dreamland. Rather than searching for love or fantasizing over exotic dresses; Bean enjoys the local pub and adventures that led her to the companion of cheerful Elfo and personal demon, Luci. With utter misfortune being the prominent feeling of Beans life; Disenchantment will certainly be quite the opposite for any Simpsons or Futurama fan.
Voiced by Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, Jason Mantzoukas, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen plus many more; Big Mouth is a revolutionized cartoon Netflix series showcasing the absolute horrors of puberty for adolescent teens. From meeting the Hormone Monster and Monstress, and Coach Steve who has a lot of psychical attributes of the infamous Ron Jeremy, to the main characters talking to various dead celebrities. So far, this Netflix series has definitely proved that it is not for the faint-hearted – but more so for viewers who enjoy dirty humour.
Rick and Morty
Produced by Dan Harmon with previous experience with six-season comedy extravaganza Community; if you haven’t heard or better yet even watched an episode of Rick and Morty, you must be hiding underneath a rock. So far, the series is hitting their third season and has somehow captivated the world with a concoction of sci-fi, comedy and cartoon – all of which works perfectly together. The purpose of Rick and Morty – no one really knows… Grandfather to Morty and Summer, Rick is welcomed into their home after reuniting after 20 years of being missing. Like any sociopathic scientist, Rick turns the garage into a laboratory creating gadgets and all sorts of untimely projects that Morty tags along for.
First airing mid December 1989, today, The Simpsons is one of the worlds most appreciated and loveable yellow coloured, four fingered, unusually haired American families. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and even Hugo (Bart’s evil twin brother that lives in the attic) alongside with the countless Snowballs; has somehow fallen into the hearts of many families around the globe. For this list, even though The Simpsons is obligatory and somewhat typical – viewers may not appreciate its television life span. Nearly 30 seasons in and with a feature film, The Simpsons is a must for any adult or family cartooner out there.
Coming into their ninth season, Bob’s Burgers first appeared on our televisions just a mere seven years ago. The story is of Bob Belcher and his infamous burgeria – Bob’s Burgers – as well as the family behind the sizzling patties on the grill and many health inspections. Linda (Bob’s wife) supports Bob and his burger filled dreams alongside with their children. But, at times, Bob’s Burgers is under pressure from the competition sourced by Jimmy Pesto across the street and the renowned health inspector coincidentally playing the role of Linda’s ex. For some, Bob’s Burgers is an acquired taste – but after you’ve had your first bite, you’ll be drooling for more.
Winning Best Animated Series for Critics Choice Television Awards for 2012 through to 2015, Archer is highly recommended for any adult animation lover out there. Rated MA, Archer is the story of Sterling Archer – considered one of the world’s best spy’s. He’s confident, he’s handsome, and somewhat charming. The animations look similar to those of a comic book drawing – there’s no denying that Archer is more of a modern day hero. Viewers are taken through the many adventures of this handsome spy; whether he’s selling illicit drugs to drug cartels or saving the world from a nuclear catastrophe; somehow Archer makes it through the day.
Featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul and Lisa Kudrow to name a few; the Netflix animation BoJack Horseman is as you guessed it, a story of a horse cross human. BoJack, previously a star in a 90’s sitcom; is desperate to gain some dignity back especially after trapping himself in a deep hole of self hate. But, gaining respect from the film and television industry in Hollywood seems to be particularly hard especially for this humanoid. The MA rated cartoon series has been airing since 2014 and is currently in its fifth season. With talking animals, a whole heap of drugs and lest not forget the alcohol – BoJack Horseman is definitely adults only.
Netflix series Final Space began airing earlier this year and has provided every Netflixer out there with a fresh, animated, sci-fi series like no other. Similar to the concept of 2016 Passengers, Final Space is the story of convict Gary and his floating green alien friend Mooncake – who are of course wanted by a sinister Lord Commander for their powers. Prisoner and astronaut Gary, alongside with Mooncake travel through space to unlock the mystery of the universe ending. Created by Olan Rogers and David Sacks (Producer of 3rd Rock from the Sun and The Simpsons), Final Space features the voices of Fred Armisen, Conan O’Brien, Caleb McLaughlin, Ron Perlman and even Keith David.
If there are two things that South Park will teach you by the time you reach the end of its 22nd season is that: 1. The theme song is extremely relatable to the show itself – obscenity and all. 2. Despite only muffling coming out of Kenny’s hoodie, you will learn to understand exactly what he is saying. With South Park’s humble beginnings in mid August of 1997; comparing the American animated series to today – South Park hasn’t changed that very much. Throughout its 21 years of screening they have an impressive list of guest stars: George Clooney, Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John, DMX, Radiohead, Sia as Lorde and most recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk. If you’ve never caught a glimpse of South Park, now is definitely the time to start.
F Is for Family
First airing in late 2015, F Is for Family is the story of the Murphy family in the 1970’s where the roles of mother to father in a typical home setting is turning for the better and with women partaking more so in an office setting. Created by and starring Bill Burr, F Is for Family also stars Justin Long, Laura Dern and Sam Rockwell. Bill voicing Frank Murphy; Frank is a short fused, hot-tempered veteran living with his wife and three children. Working at an airport, Frank enjoys vulgar rants, 70’s music and everything nostalgic. Regardless of its era that the animation takes its theme from, after watching F Is for Family, the Murphy household is somewhat relatable to your very own.