Nothing creates a feeling of nostalgia for a person quite like remembering about the cartoons that they wanted when they were kids. We all had our favorite cartoons, but there is no question that there are a few characters that are known by many generations and continue to grow famous as new generations of cartoons come out.
One of the most popular cartoons in the world is Mickey Mouse. It doesn0t matter if you are 50, 40, 30, 20 or even 10 years old. If you have watched cartoons at some point in your life, there is a good chance that you watched at least one cartoon that included Mikey Mouse in it.
Disney has been responsible for some of the most popular cartoons in the world. They also created Donald Duck, Goofy and a huge number of characters that have been features in all kinds of books, movies and series. This is the reason why according to a large number of people, Disney is the ultimate producer of successful cartoons.
There are others who believe that Warner Brothers has actually been the greatest, with characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fud, The Road Runner and Willy Coyote. With many great shows that have been running for quite a few decades now. Some people think that the Merry Melodies cartoons are still the best that has ever been produced for television. They ran from 1933 to 1944 until the owner Leon Schlesinger sold the studio to Warner Bros in 1944. They continued to produce Merry Melodies cartoons until 1963, but reruns of these cartoons continued all over the world for decades and they are still aired in many countries today.
Then, you have Hanna-Barbera. They created three cartoons that are also part of the childhoods of millions of people all over the world. Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones are definitely the two greatest accomplishments that ever came out from those studios. They also created the Jetsons and Yogi the bear. They are considered the third most popular company that has created cartoons for people of all ages.
There are many cartoons that have been popular in the last three decades. The Thundercats, The Ninja Turtles and He-Man and the masters of the universe are definitely others that have been favorites to millions of people all over the world. Now there are new cartoons like Ben 10 and Pokemon have become huge hits with many kids and other classics like the Transformers have been brought back into the mainstream, with new shows and Hollywood blockbuster movies.
There is one cartoon that has captured the attention of millions of people around the world, but it has also reached people of all ages, not just children. The Simpsons are the most popular cartoon in the world at this point and younger audiences as well as adults have been watching the show for a long time. A lot of people started watching in their youth and continue to do so now that they are adults.
Many cartoon characters are known by people in every corner of the world. Most of us know who Bart Simpson and Homer Simpson are. The same goes for Fred Flintstone and Sylvester the cat. These are all impossible to forget because they have been part of the childhood of people from generation to generation.
There are probably going to be many more new cartoons coming out in the next decade, but the classics will always remain top favorites to a large number of people and they continue to be updated so that new generations can enjoy them too.