What are the best cartoon streaming apps?

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    #1Viewster

    Viewster

    Viewster is a free entertainment app that contains a catalog of movies, television series, anime, gaming series, documentaries, and more. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices as well as Smart TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV. 

    Websites

    Free

    Phillip Baker
    Written on December 6, 2017
    "Well, in the top comments, one user states "This app has very few animi (sic) shows" with an accompanying one star review. So I don't know if I could call this the best. Especially considering the solution, which implies that anime can be streamed. "
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    Free Trial

    #2Crunchyroll

    Crunchyroll

    Crunchyroll is a platform where you can watch your favorite animes. It has over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of the latest and greatest anime series available, including a system that will help you discover new animes. 

    Websites

    $7.99- 1 month

    Jane Hoffman
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "Well, other than the name making me want to go find some egg rolls that are good and crunchy at the local Chinese place, I'm thinking the name needs some work. Again, this seems to accommodate the anime folks out there, but what if I want to stream some GARFIELD?! There are other tastes out there for cartoons!"
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    Free Trial

    #3Sling TV

    Sling TV

    Sling TV is the most popular service for TV channels online because of its high-quality content and reliability. Plus, it supports Xbox, Roku, Smart TVs, desktop; iPhones. It also provides sports like NBA and much more.

    Websites

    $15- 1 month

    Julia Cox
    Written on November 30, 2017
    "This is a great idea. I really was looking forward to using this to watch cartoons. However, it has bad quality for me. Maybe its just me."

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Bugs Bunny has once saved a life? Alright, the thought of a cartoon character saving somebody's life may strike you as fantastical, but if it wasn't for him, Mel Blanc would have passed away too soon. An animated cartoon created by Warner Bros. in the late 1930s, Bugs is well-known for arresting the hearts of his audiences through his captivating charisma. With his charming Brooklyn accent, gleeful disposition, and unmatched wit, who doesn't love Bugs? Truth be told, many creators have lent their talent to mold his character. In fact, every creator of Bugs Bunny is part and parcel of his success. This Looney Tunes member wouldn't have been one of the most celebrated characters in the world of cartoons without them.

One of the most significant persons behind the character is his voice actor Mel Blanc. However, that voice would have been gone as early as 1961. Thanks to Bugs, the dedicated voice actor would go on to live until 1989. This was after a fatal car accident rendered Blanc unconscious for three weeks. After the accident, Blanc's loved ones received a plethora of letters wishing for his speedy recovery. Some even addressed their mail to "Bugs Bunny." Sadly, after several attempts at bringing him back to life, it seemed that it was his time. Until a creative doctor found a way to reach Blanc's subconscious. Instead of talking to Blanc, he tried to address him as Bugs Bunny. Not long after, Blanc responded in the voice of Bugs. After his recovery, Blanc was thankful for the character he voiced for giving him another chance at life.

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    #4Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle is an over-the-top service of Sony Pictures Entertainment. It offers movies, TV series, and original content. It's available in 21 countries and accessible on devices like smartphones, smart TVs, computers, and gaming consoles.

    Websites

    Free

    Elizabeth Reynolds
    Written on November 29, 2017
    "Crackle has a limited selection but it does have some of my favorite cartoons like Jackie Chan Adventures. It's free though and that's pretty good. "
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    #5Cartoon Network

    Cartoon Network
    Cartoon Network is an American television channel where you can watch an animated television series for children ranging from action to animated comedy such as The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and many more. 






    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Ronald Pena
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "It's a fact that now we live in an era where instead of channels, you just have to install an app for each. That's lame for people my age, who remember when you could just turn on a TV and have everything right there, with the dial of a knob. TVs used to have knobs (look it up, kids). That said, as far as these silly apps go, Cartoon Network's isn't as annoying as some, and it lets me binge on Futurama. That's good enough for me."
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    #6Showbox

    Showbox

    Showbox is an Android APK app that allows you to stream free movies and TV shows on your device. Simply sideload the app onto your mobile phone or tablet, and start watching all the movies and TV shows available.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Héctor Espinoza
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "Showbox makes for a good (if not really, legal) streaming app for your favorite cartoons. Just sideload the app onto your device and start watching. Good graphics and sound as well as an intuitive menu make things easy."
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    #7Popcornflix

    Popcornflix

    Launched in March 2011 by Screen Media Ventures, Popcornflix is an online streaming platform offering free, ad-supported videos. It lets its users watch a variety of shows across different genres such as drama, action, romance, etc.

    Websites

    Free

    Alice Montgomery
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is kind of like hulu or netflix. It does have some cartoons but it has pretty much most movie genres. I like the selection"
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    #8Hulu

    Hulu

    Hulu is a video-on-demand service offering a huge catalog of exclusive programs, Hulu originals, and many more. It launched its live television streaming service in 2017, but currently, it is only available in the United States and Japan.

    Websites

    $5.99- Varies by plan

    Timothy Palmer
    Written on December 3, 2017
    "Hulu is a fairly reasonable option if you're looking for apps to stream cartoons. I enjoyed using it for that purpose, but keep in mind if you're looking for anime, then you need to find another app. "
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    #9Pluto TV

    Pluto TV

    Pluto TV offers you more than 100 TV channels for free. There's no month quotes, contracts or fees. You can see movies, TV shows, events and more in your favorite electronic devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Margaret Watson
    Written on October 9, 2018
    "Thanks to this i no longer have to get a monthly subscription for my kids to watch cartoons. Because Pluto TV is for free that has a huge collection of cartoon movies and videos that can easily be searched and watched via the app as long as u have an internet connection. "
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    #10YouTube Kids

    YouTube Kids

    YouTube Kids is a free and entertaining app for kids of all of the ages. It contains a lot of educational and recreative videos, channels and playlists that allow children to have fun.


     

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Debra Henry
    Written on October 9, 2018
    "My nieces and nephews have been using this app ever since my older sister has dl-ed this on their family ipad. Everytime i come to my sister's house i always see her children watching cartoons on this and sometimes they even complain if a cartoon they want to watch isn't available for free. LOL"

Summary

Best What are the best cartoon streaming apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ViewsterWebsites 3 Free
2CrunchyrollWebsites 3 Paid
3Sling TVWebsites 2 Paid
4Sony Crackle Websites 2 Free
5Cartoon NetworkApps 2 Free
6ShowboxApps 1 Free
7PopcornflixWebsites 1 Free
8HuluWebsites 1 Paid
9Pluto TVApps 0 Free
10YouTube KidsApps -6 Free
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