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Warner Bros. Animation is the successor to the very studio behind Looney Tunes and its companion series, Merrie Melodies. Founded in 1980 after the success of The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie from Chuck Jones, Warner Bros. decided to reopen their own animation division in response to that and reintroduce Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and many of its animated characters to the general public, eventually branching out to non-Looney Tunes productions in 1992 starting with Batman: The Animated Series (which in turn opened the floodgates for WBA to produce a series of DC Comics adaptations colloquially known as the DC Animated Universe). WBA also produces material based on programs from Hanna-Barbera (including a long-running revival of Scooby-Doo as multiple series and direct-to-video films) as well as later incarnations of Tom and Jerry. In 2022, the development and production teams of WBA were merged with those of Cartoon Network Studios; the companies retain separate on-air identities as the CNS brand is used for original programs and adaptions of their legacy programs.

Warner Bros. also produces animated feature films, which are currently released under the label of "Warner Bros. Pictures Animation" (formerly known as Warner Animation Group), which reports to the studio's feature film group seperately from WBA. After a series of mostly unsuccessful films in the 1990s and early 2000s, Warner Bros. closed down its in-house feature animation division (resulting in the Television Animation arm becoming WB Animation as it's known today), only to reopen it in the 2010s after the success of The LEGO Movie. WBPA has since produced original films as well as adaptations of Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes, and DC Comics characters.

In addition to producing works itself, Warner Bros. Animation is also responsible for managing the vast animation back catalog of its parent studio, which among others includes the original Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies catalog, the cartoons of the original Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation studio and works derived from them, most of the Hanna-Barbera and Ruby-Spears libraries, and the Popeye theatrical cartoons originally released by Paramount. It also manages WB's rights to films produced by third-party animation studios but nonetheless released by WB.

List of properties created by Warner Bros. Animation:

Animated Shows

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  • Tooned Out (TBA)
  • Tom and Jerry Junior (TBA)
  • Tweety Mysteries (TBA)
  • Untitled The Night Begins to Shine series (TBA)
  • Unlimited Squirrels (TBA)
  • Wings of Fire (TBA) — Co-production with Netflix
  • Bedrock (TBA)
  • Batman: Caped Crusader (TBA)

Animated Films

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Ant Bully Teaser Trailer

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