Top 29 Best Animated Shows on Netflix of all Time 

By Romey Norton
Published: January 16, 2023 (Last updated: February 8, 2024)

Check out our Top 29 Best and Highest Rated Animated Shows on Netflix of all Time List. Keep this list handy and add these recommendations to your watch list. 

Netflix has a knack for animated shows. You could argue that it is one of their biggest strengths as they try and compete with big IPs that other streaming services harbor. But there are a lot of animated shows on Netflix these days, and it’s difficult to know which is the next best one.

So, we have compiled the best and highest-rated animated shows on Netflix of all time. We will be updating this list every two months to keep you informed.

Top 29 Best and Highest Rated Animated Shows on Netflix of All Time 

29. Love Death + Robots (2017) 

What makes this series exciting and popular amongst viewers is that this collection of animated short stories spans several genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, and comedy. These tales explore alternate histories, life for robots in a post-apocalyptic city, and a plot for world domination by super-intelligent yogurt. Among the show’s executive producers is Oscar-nominated director David Fincher. 

RT Score: 85% 

28. The Legend of Korra (2012) 

This is the follow-up series to Avatar: The Last Airbender (also in this list) and is set 70 years in the future and follows Korra, the next Avatar after Aang, who is from the Southern Water Tribe. With earth, water, and fire already under her belt, Korra must master the art of airbending and is taught by Aang’s son, Tenzin. On this quest, Korra finds the Republic City, a virtual melting pot where benders and non-benders live together, but it is plagued with crime and threats. But she soon discovers that the land is plagued by crime and a growing anti-bending revolution that threatens to tear the city apart. While training she must fight the threats around her.  

RT Score: 89% 

27. Dragon Age: Absolution (2022) 

Based on the popular Dragon Age series, this series is set in Tevinter, the oldest surviving nation of Thedas, and shows fans a different side of Thedas, which is an invincible and magical government allowing the enslavement of elves. Bloody uprising has ended the slavery, in this series, we see a heist mission, filled with threat, danger, and magic.  

RT Score: 89% 

26. Tuca and Bertie (2019) 

Highly entertaining and with references not suitable for children, this animated comedy series explores the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building in bird town. Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong voice the cocky, carefree toucan Tuca and the anxious, daydreaming songbird Bertie. 

RT Score: 99% 

25. Human Resources (2022) 

After the success of Big Mouth, it’s no surprise the Hormone Monsters got their own show. This workplace comedy pulls back the curtain on the daily lives of Hormone Monsters, Depression Kitties, Shame Wizards, and other creatures that help humans journey through every aspect of life, from puberty to parenthood to the twilight years. 

RT Score: 90%  

24. Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Siege (2020) 

Transformers has a huge fan base, of all ages, and this is one for everyone to enjoy. On their dying planet, the Autobots and Decepticons battle for control of the AllSpark in the Transformers universe’s origin story. 

RT Score: 90% 

23. The Midnight Gospel (2020) 

This trippy show is about a space caster called Clancy Gilroy, who interviews different people on life, death, and all that comes in between. All these interviews are the product of a simulation. An interesting exploration of the deep questions we have about the world and universe. 

RT Score: 91% 

22. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020) 

With five seasons to binge, this show centers around a group of teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. They must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island. Created by Colin Trevorrow, Steven Spielberg, Zack Stentz, and Frank Marshall, some of the voiceover cast includes Jenna Ortega and Jameela Jamil.  

RT Score: 92%  

21. Masters of the Universe: Revelation (2021) 

This show is the sequel to the 80’s classic and there are two seasons so far for fans to enjoy. The war for Eternia begins again in what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor.  

RT score: 93% 

20. BoJack Horseman (2014) 

BoJack Horseman is a humanoid horse who once was a TV star but who is now a lost soul in a sea of booze and self-loathing, and then decides it’s time for a comeback. Now he wants to regain his dignity. With the aid of a human sidekick and a feline ex-girlfriend (who is his agent) he sets out to make it big again in Hollywood. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. This series is filled with references to sex, drugs, and alcohol so it is not for children.  

RT Score: 93%  

19. Lost Ollie (2022) 

Based on the 2016 children’s book Ollie’s Odyssey by William Joyce, Lost Ollie is a true adventure story of a lost toy who goes in search of the boy who lost him. Ollie is a lost Rabbit, who on his journey to find his owner Billy slowly rediscovers old memories with Billy and his adopted family and their sorrows.  

RT Score: 93% 

18. Castlevania (2017) 

This dark medieval fantasy series is inspired by the popular video game series and follows the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, Trevor Belmont, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hands of Vlad Dracula Tepes. As Dracula and his legion of vampires prepare to rid the world of humanity’s stain, Belmont and his misfit comrades must find a way to save mankind from the grief-maddened Dracula. 

RT Score: 94% 

17. She-Ra and the Princess of Power (2018) 

This series is a reboot of the 1980s series and tells the story of She-Ra, who is an orphan with no hope until a magic sword transforms her into a warrior. She-Ra is now on a mission to unite a rebellion to fight against evil. 

RT Score: 95% 

16. Big Mouth (2017) 

Everyone hates puberty. It’s not fun for anyone to go through, it’s grim, embarrassing, and sweaty. This series pokes fun at every single part of puberty as we follow young, small, hairless Andrew who is learning first-hand what growing up is like as he experiences the nightmare that is puberty. This animated series is geared toward adults as it has graphic content, swearing and does cover serious topics. However, I do think young adults might learn a lot from this series if they watch it. The comedy stars who lend their voices to Big Mouth include John Mulaney, Nick Kroll, Maya Rudolph, and Jordan Peele. 

RT Score: 99% 

15. Blood of Zeus (2020) 

Set in the world of Greek Mythology this series chronicles the illegitimate son of Zeus, Heron, a young man tasked with saving heaven and earth despite the interference of a vengeful goddess and her monstrous forces.  

RT Score: 100% 

14. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (2022) 

This show is a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid who tries to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. With everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner: a mercenary outlaw, also known as a cyberpunk.

RT Score: 100% 

13. The Dragon Prince (2018) 

Set in the magical land of Xadia, this show is about the conflict between Xadia and the human kingdoms. Magic comes from six primal sources: the sun, moon, stars, sky, earth, and ocean. Then when humans discover dark magic, they need the unique magical creatures as ingredients for it. This sparks a war! Three kids from opposite sides of the conflict, two princes and an elven assassin sent to kill them, discover a secret that could stop the feud. The three heroes go on a quest to bring peace to both worlds.  

RT Score: 100% 

12. Arcane League of Legends (2021) 

Arcane is an adult animated action-adventure streaming television series that follows the story of the origins of two iconic League champions, set in the utopian Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun. Filled with impressive fight scenes that are fast and well-executed, this show is thrilling to watch.   

RT Score: 100% 

11. Avatar:  The Last Airbender (2005) 

This world is divided into four nations (the Water Tribe, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads) Benders can control and manipulate the element from their nation. In this series, The Fire Nation wants to control the world, but only the Avatar is the master of all four elements. His tribe soon discovers that Aang is the long-lost Avatar. Now characters Katara and Sokka must safeguard Aang on his journey to master all four elements and save the world from the Fire Nation. 

RT Score: 100%  

10. Hilda (2020) 

This cute animation series follows Hilda, who is a fearless blue-haired girl who travels from a wilderness full of elves and giants to a bustling city packed with new friends and mysterious creatures. 

RT Score 100%  

9. Maya and the Three (2021) 

Maya is a spirited princess with the heart of a warrior who embarks on a mission to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save humanity from the wrath of vengeful gods. 

RT Score: 100%  

8. Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020) 

Kipo, a sheltered girl, is forced to flee the safety of her underground home when a mutant attacks. Kipo is on a quest to find her father and must battle the post-apocalyptic surface that’s ruled by mutated animals to find him. There are three seasons available so far, and this series is aimed at younger audiences.  

RT Score: 100%  

7. The Hollow (2018) 

This action-comedy show is about three teens who must join forces to find a way home after waking up in a strange realm filled with magic portals, perplexing puzzles, and vicious beasts. They discover new things about themselves and make new friends along the way. This series is aimed at younger audiences and has two seasons.

 RT Score: 100%  

6. City of Ghosts (2021) 

City of Ghosts is a hybrid French-American animated/mockumentary series. Set in Los Angeles, a Ghost Club embarks on adventures as they interview ghosts, solve problems, and learn about their city’s history. In 2022, the series won a Peabody Award for Children & Youth Programming, so is aimed at younger audiences, but that’s not to say adults can’t enjoy it.  

RT Score: 100% 

5. Dead End: Paranormal Park (2022) 

This animation-comedy series sees two teens and a talking pug team up to battle demons at a haunted theme park. They have a heavy task of trying to save the world from a supernatural apocalypse.  

RT Score: 100% 

4. Centaurworld (2021) 

Centaurworld is an animated musical comedy set in a candy-colored fantasy land where every living thing is a centaur. It is aimed at kids and families, but it also deals with absurdist humor and dark themes. This show is a funny, freaky, trippy watch with two seasons to enjoy.

RT Score: 100%  

3. My Dad The Bounty Hunter (2023) 

Two kids accidentally hitch a ride into outer space and crash their Bounty Hunter dad’s latest mission. They discover that his job is extremely exciting, fighting alliances and blasting laser beams. This adventure is the ultimate family bonding time. 

RT Score: 100%

2. Tear Along the Dotted Line (2021) 

This series is set in the universe of cartoonist Zerocalcare, with flashbacks and anecdotes telling the stories of Sarah and Secco, whose adventure is going to be something incredibly difficult. 

RT Score: 100% 

1. The World Can’t Tear Me Down (2023)

The World Can’t Tear Me Down is the second animated series by French artist Zerocaclare, after Tear Along the Dotted Line, and features the same characters. The story surrounds Zerocalcare, who wants to help an old friend find his place back in the world.

RT Score: 100%

And that’s our Top 29 Best and Highest Rated Animated Shows on Netflix of all Time List. What’s your favorite animated show on Netflix? Comment below.

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