Adult animation is going through an unprecedented boom. There are more animated series in more genres and art styles than ever before. We’ve asked what’s next for mature animation? Now, let’s take a look at the standout adult cartoons coming this year.
From the creators of League of Legends comes a new animated series about the origins of two iconic League champions—and the power that will tear them apart.
The Midnight Gospel
Created by Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time), The Midnight Gospel follows Clancy, a spacecaster with a malfunctioning multiverse simulator who leaves the comfort of his home to interview beings living in dying worlds.
Elvis Presley trades in his white jumpsuit for a jet pack when he is covertly inducted into a secret government spy program to help battle the dark forces that threaten the country he loves — all while holding down his day job as the King Of Rock And Roll
Invincible follows the journey of Mark Grayson whose father is the most powerful superhero on the planet. However, Mark eventually learns that his father is not earth’s protector but a pre-curser to an alien invasion. Caught between his family and his home planet, Mark will have to pick a side in the bloody war to come.
Masters of The Universe: Revelation
Masters of The Universe: Revelation is an animated reboot of the classic Masters of the Universe franchise focusing on unresolved stories of the iconic characters, picking up where they left off decades ago.
Gods and Heroes
Gods and Heroes is set in the world of Greek Mythology about a young man that learns he is an illegitimate son of Zeus. He is the lone savior of Heaven and Earth and must battle a vengeful goddess and her monstrous forces.
Written by Warren Ellis and produced by Adi Shankar and Kevin Kolde (Castlevania), Heaven’s Forest is an animated re-telling of the Ramayana set in an Indo-futuristic world. The Ramayana is one of the world’s greatest epics that depicts the hero Rama saving his wife Sita from the clutches of the demon Ravana with the aid of the Monkey God Hanuman.