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Nicktoons is the term used to describe Nickelodeon's slate of original animated series.

The first three Nicktoons aired in 1991, as Nickelodeon's attempt to break into the market for creator-driven, original animated series. Ever since, the Nicktoons have remained one of the most popular aspects of Nickelodeon.

If you are looking for the channel that shares the same name, see here.

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The list of media pertaining to Nicktoons:

TV Shows


  • Glitch Techs (2019) — A boy and a girl battle dangerous video game monsters who found their way to the real world.
  • Pony (2019) — The life and adventures of a girl and her talking horse.
  • Wonder Park (2019) — An imaginative young girl uses her imagination to explore the wonders of an amusement park.

There is a Broken Base on whether or not the following are a part of the Nicktoons canon or not for varying reasons.

  • KaBlam! (1996-2000) — Henry and June host an Animated Anthology from the pages of a comic book, cramming as many cartoons into a half-hour as possible. note 
  • Oh Yeah! Cartoons (1998-2001) — Another Animated Anthology as produced by Frederator Studios, designed to give budding talent a chance to make their mark in the industry. note 
  • The Brothers Flub (1999-2000) — Two bickering alien brothers work as couriers, traveling to strange worlds. note 
  • Action League Now (2001-2002) — Living Toys form a team of Super Zeroes. Previously a segment on KaBlam! and All That, done in "Chuckimation". note 
  • Pelswick (2000-2002) — A paraplegic, yet otherwise normal 13-year-old goes through life and learns An Aesop from his Guardian Angel. note 
  • Mr. Meaty (2005-2009) — Two teens work in a food-court—and if you're wondering, the designs of the puppetry is the least bizarre thing about the show. note 
  • My Dad the Rock Star (2005-2006)note  — The 14-year old son of a Hot-Blooded Rock Star tries to blend in with society. note 
  • Wayside (2007-2008) — Based on the Wayside School book series. A New Transfer Student attends the eponymous 30-story school, and is subject to all its eccentricities. note 
  • Kappa Mikey (2006-2008) — An American teenager gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to move to Animeland and star in the hit Sentai show, LilyMu. note 
  • Tak and the Power of Juju (2007-2009) — A video game series turned Nicktoon about a young shaman-in-training who must battle evil in service to a number a strage spirits called the Jujus. note 
  • Rugrats Pre-School Daze (2008) — This very short-lived and lesser-known second Spin-Off of Rugrats has Angelica and Susie attending preschool.note 
  • Making Fiends (2008) — Once a humble web-toon by Amy Winfrey, this short-lived show is about a vile little Enfant Terrible trying to destroy an air-headed optimist with monster of her own creation.note 
  • Random! Cartoons (2008-2009) — Frederator's second Animated Anthology for Nick, with 39 different shorts to choose from—all of which have failed to be greenlit excluding three of them.note 
  • The Penguins of Madagascar (2008-2015) — The Ensemble Dark Horse-turned-Breakout Character penguin spy squad of Madagascar star in this Alternate Continuity, doing missions in the Central Park Zoo. note 
  • Adventure Time (2010-Present) — A popular Random! Cartoons short about Pen and Jake rescuing Princess Bubblegum from the Ice King. note 
  • Winx Club (2011-2016)note  — A teenage girl attends an Academy of Adventure, where she learns that its students, including her new friends as well as herself, are fairies.note 
  • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011-2014) — Po and the Furious Five have continued adventures. note 
  • Wild Grinders (2012-2015) — Rob Dyrdek of Rob & Big and Ridiculousness, both from fellow channel MTV, created and stars in this cartoon about a group of skateboarders and their dog, led by Lil' Rob.note 
  • Monsters vs. Aliens (2013-2014) — The monsters have continued adventures. note 
  • Rabbids Invasion (2013-Present) — The Raving Rabbids continue to run amok and cause all manner of problems. note 
  • Mysticons (2017-present) — Four girls become legendary warriors and use their new powers to battle the forces of evil.note 
  • The Adventures of Kid Danger (2018-present) — Dan Schneider's latest addition to the Nick Verse star an average middle schooler who becomes a Kid Sidekick. note 
  • Pinky Malinky (2018-present) — A Token Trio, but with a a talking weenie instead of a White Male Lead.note 

Animated Feature Films

Live-action adaptation films

Video Games

  • Nicktoons Racing (1999)
  • Nicktoons Unite! (2005)
    • Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island (2006)
    • Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots (2007)
    • SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom (2008)
  • Nicktoons Nitro (2009)
  • Nicktoons MLB (2011)
  • Nickelodeon Kart Racers (2018)

Theme Park Attractions

  • Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003-2011)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D (2004-2013)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue (2013-present)
  • SpongeBob SubPants Adventure (2015-present)