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Top 10 Anime that aired on Cartoon Network during childhood

Top 10 anime aried on Cartoon network

Majority of anime fans got into anime during their childhood days, and even i was one of those fans. I first started watching Japanese anime series on Cartoon Network. And during my childhood, Animax and Cartoon Network’s Toonami was the two greatest sources to anime. So i had a moment of nostalgia today, and i thought, that why not make a list of Top 10 anime series that aired on Cartoon Network.

Top 10 Anime that aired on Cartoon Network

Note – The list of top 10 anime that aired on cartoon network is not arranged according to any kind of votes or ratings.

1. Pokemon

Pokemon XYZ
Pokemon XYZ

Synopsis – The story takes place in the world where young teenage kids aimed to become Pokemon masters by catching all the 150 pocket monsters and winning battle tournament. Ash Ketchum, a young teenager hopes to become a the best Pokemon master that ever lived.

2. Digimon

Digimon Adventures - Top 10 Anime
Digimon Adventures

Synopsis – A group of kids in transferred to the world of Digital monsters with the help of strange devices, Each one of them is paired with a Digimon and now its up to them to defeat the evil force that is trying to take over the world of Digital monsters.

3. Bakugan – Battle brawlers

Bakugan Battle Brawlers - Top 10 Anime
Bakugan Battle Brawlers – Top 10 Anime

Synopsis – A strange pack of cards random cards fell from the sky all over the world the main character, Danman Kuusou and his friend Kazami shun invented a game called “Bakugan”. With more friends together, they formed a team called “Bakugan battle brawlers” to play this game. But soon they find out that Bakugan is much more than simple game.

4. Yu Gi Oh

Yugioh - Top 10 Anime

Synopsis – Legend says that the enigmatic Millennium Puzzle will grant one wish to whoever deciphers its ancient secrets. Upon solving it, high school student Yuugi Mutou unleashes “another Yuugi,” a peculiar presence contained inside. Now, whenever he is faced with a dilemma, this mysterious alter ego makes an appearance and aids him in his troubles.

Wishing to unravel the mystery behind this strange spirit, Yuugi and his companions find themselves competing with several opponents in “Duel Monsters,” a challenging card game used by people seeking to steal the Millennium Puzzle in a desperate attempt to harness the great power within. As the questions pile on, it is not long before they figure out that there is more than pride on the line in these duels.

[Synopsis Source – MyAnimeList]

5. Duel Masters

Duel Masters - Top 10 Anime
Duel Masters

Synopsis – The world of Duel Masters is one of five great civilizations. Through a card game, duelists can bring these worlds into existence, making what was previously abstract into reality. These skilled duelists are known as Kaijudo masters.

Shobu Kirifuda is the best player at his local playground, and seeks to become a world-class master like his father. His first step on the road to conquest begins with winning a local tournament. Rather, it should have, except he is destroyed by the best Kaijudo master in the world, Knight. Shobu loses, but upon remembering the words of wisdom his father instilled into him, decides to continue on the road of becoming a duelist who can enjoy the game for what it is. And so begins his journey to victory-and as we all know, the journey is the most important part!

[Synopsis Source – MyAnimeList]

6. Battle B Daman

Battle B Daman - Top 10 Anime
Battle B Daman – Top 10 Anime

Synopsis – Raised by cats until he was five, Yamato Delgato’s only dream was to play B’Daman-the official sport of the B’DaWorld. However, his dream comes true when he’s chosen to wield the most powerful B’Daman ever; the legendary Cobalt Blade. Only he has skills to harness its power. This is his journey into the world of B’Daman as he learns valuable lessons and also tries to save the B’DaWorld from the evil clutches of the Shadow Alliance.

[Synopsis Source – MyAnimeList]

7. Beyblade

Beyblade - Sports anime

Synopsis – Thirteen-year-old Tyson Granger (Takao Kinomiya), along with his fellow teammates, Kai Hiwatari, Max Tate (Max Mizuhura), and Ray Kon (Rei Kon), strive to become the greatest Beybladers in the world. With the technical help of the team’s resident genius, Kenny (Kyouju), and with the powerful strength of their BitBeasts, the Bladebreakers armed with their tops (AKA: Blades) attempt to reach their goal.

[Synopsis Source – MyAnimeList]

8. Dragon ball Z

Videl - Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Z

Synopsis – The story of Dragon ball Z is continuation of Dragon ball anime series, it tells the origins of Goku and all the future conflicts that will happen because of the seven mysterious wishing balls.

9. Naruto


Synopsis – The story of Naruto is of 12 years old boy who has Nine tailed demon fox sealed inside him. People of his village treats him like an outcast and because of this reason Naruto aspires to become a great leader Shinobi (Hokage) so he can be respected by everyone.

10. One Piece

One Piece Film Gold Review - Luffy Angry
One Piece Film Gold

Synopsis – One Piece follows the story of Monkey D. Luffy & his friends, who aspires to become “King of Pirates” by finding the world’s greatest treasure hidden by the previous pirate king at the end of the world.

Honorable mentions : Capeta, Cardcaptor Sakura, Jungle Book, Blue dragon and Speed Racer

So these are the top 10 anime series which aired on Cartoon Network. I made this list based on my own childhood so if there are any anime series that are not in this list, you can share them, below via comments. Also do share your views on this article!

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