10 Most Popular Cartoon Characters

It is not just the children who find cartoons endearing but even adults seem to be fascinated by these animated characters, which display a variety of emotions. Talking or otherwise, cartoons have the ability to lighten up your moment and hence remain a favorite with all. The world has witnessed several such cartoon characters but some of them seem to have captured hearts for a long time and continue to top charts. Here’s a list of 10 most popular cartoon characters.

Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry

1. Tom and Jerry

One of the most popular and widely watched cartoons all over the world, the series showcases the constant fights and make up between a cat and a mouse. There are times when they chase each other, scare each other, have fun, torment and do just about anything. There is no monotony in the show and you can never get tired of watching these tiny characters scurry up and down on your television screen.


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Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny

2. Bugs Bunny

Calm, cool and intelligent, Bugs Bunny holds the 9th position among the most portrayed film personalities in the world. His dialog, “What’s up, doc?” is probably more popular than the character by itself and is often quoted in many places to create an impact.


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Spongebob Squarepants

Spongebob Squarepants

3. Spongebob Squarepants

Spongebob Squarepants is the primary character in the series titled the same and is popular with adults and children alike. This goofy and naïve sea sponge plays the role of a fry cook in Bikini Bottom, the fictional underwater town.


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Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo

4. Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo and his eclectic flock of friends have been released as cartoon characters and movie stars have played their character in blockbuster movies as well. Irrespective of their form, they manage to stir up quite some popularity internationally. Scooby is probably the most famous Great Dane in the world today.


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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse

5. Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney breathed life into this animated mouse and gave him his debut in November 1928 when he starred in black and white in Steamboat Willie. This mouse gained so much fame that his image is the most reproduced globally.


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Fred Flintstone

Fred Flintstone

6. Fred Flintstone

Fred Flintstone, his gorgeous wife and his friend along with their pet Dino are the central characters in this animation series. Fred portrays a bad temper and less brains but is a lovable and adorable character. Flintstones laid the foundation to the creation of Homer Simpson.


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Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

7. Winnie the Pooh

Disney bought franchise rights of Winnie and his woodland friends in the 60s. Since then, the bear has been a thriving character for them and have especially gained popularity with pre-schoolers and primary graders.


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Popeye

Popeye

8. Popeye

Always to the rescue, Popeye epitomizes spirit and vigor and all that a sailor needs. With the coy and slender framed Olive Oyl by his side, Popeye defeats evil with a generous dose of spinach, thereby popularizing the leafy vegetable amongst kids.


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Garfield

Garfield

9. Garfield

If you need to choose three adjectives for defining Garfield, it has to be adorable, scheming and naughty. The Garfield series is the world's most syndicated comic strip. It also holds the Guinness World Record for the same.


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Superman

Superman

10. Superman

The world famous superhero has just not enticed little ones over several decades but also boasts of his own line of clothing and accessories. He is aggressive and lives to save the universe from evil. Traveling faster than light and endowed with super powers, Superman is a hot favorite with kids.


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  • Tom and Jerry
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Spongebob Squarepants
  • Scooby Doo
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Fred Flintstone
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Popeye
  • Garfield
  • Superman

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  1. Aupneet boparai says:

    Tom n Jerry Cartoon Characters are really one of the most famous cartoon characters all over the world. Check out more popular cartoon characters at http://www.25facts.com/25-most-popular-cartoon-characters/

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