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  • Adventure Time:
    • The Ice King has his moments. When he isn't being psychotic, he's totally friendly and a real sweetheart. His Nice Guy side is actually all that's left of his mind from the Ice Crown's corruption. The episode that explains his relationship with Marceline shows him being unfailingly devoted to her as a little girl, keeping her happy and safe while helping her navigate the ruins of a city post-Mushroom War, even while succumbing to the crown's influence. Now this manifests as him being drawn to her for reasons he can't explain, and being gentler and more vulnerable when she's around.
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    • From what can be seen of him so far, Prince Gumballnote .
    • Prismo. He's an all powerful, wish granting entity who lives in the Time Room, but he's content to hang out with Jake and basically tells him the wish needed to save the Multiverse.
    • Finn himself. He may be a Blood Knight, but he's definitely one of the nicest characters in the show.
    • Jake has a loving relationship with his adoptive brother Finn and can be as heroic as he is.
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks:
    • Theodore. He's so nice, in fact, that he borders on Extreme Doormat territory.
    • Jeanette. She is mostly kind and sweet to everyone around her.
    • Eleanor is more assertive than Jeanette, but still caring and maternal.
  • The Amazing World of Gumball:
    • Teri. She is a pretty friendly and sensitive girl, in spite of being a hypochondriac.
    • Darwin becomes more aggressive from the second season onwards, but he still remains a Cheerful Child. When he was possessed by a spirit of jealousy, he reveals that "[he's] actually quite happy with [his] life" and holds no spite or envy towards anyone else.
    Darwin: Is he gonna cry? Because if he cries, I'll cry!
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    • Penny is one of the nicest characters in the show.
    • Alan is very friendly and easygoing.
    • Sussie loves everyone and gives the students gifts she does not know are lame to them.
    • Anton and Molly are pretty nice. Ocho is nice when he’s not angry. Mr. Small became nicer in Season 2, and Rocky, in his own words, “likes everybody”.
  • Animaniacs:
    • Of the Warner Siblings, Wakko is the nicest. Like Yakko and Dot, he's a Karmic Trickster but he's still sweet-natured and polite.
    • Skippy Squirrel is a sweet Cheerful Child who looks up to his Aunt Slappy.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force:
    • Frylock is actually someone most people would like to have as a neighbor... excluding the science experiments, his roommates, and his being a living, floating box of french fries.
    • Ol' Drippy's featured characteristic. He buys lattes for the team and even saved Master Shake from getting run over by a truck.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender:
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    • Iroh, despite being part of the Fire Nation and helping Zuko with his quest to capture the Avatar, is mostly just a laid-back, friendly Cool Old Guy who would rather offer you a cup of tea than fight you.
    • Aang himself is a pacifistic, friendly and optimistic All-Loving Hero who is very respectful to the other cultures.
  • Batman Beyond: Dana Tan. The only people she's not pleasant to are the show's Jerk Jock, her one-time Stalker with a Crush, and her boyfriend when she's been Stood Up one too many times.
  • Bordertown: Ernesto is really nice to everyone and he rarely shows any anger, even at Bud who's racist to Mexican. But he does show some frustration with his nephew J.C.
  • Brandy & Mr. Whiskers: Ed the otter is one of the nicest, most likable, most easygoing characters on the show.
  • Bump in the Night: Molly Coddle, who is very close friends with the other main characters Mr. Bumpy and Squishington and really likes helping people when they are hurt or upset.
  • Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Every Planeteer but the cake goes to Ma-Ti, wielder of Heart. One of the reason he got Heart is because of his kindness, he won't tempted to use his powers to, say, control the entire world.
  • Class of 3000: While there are multiple kind-hearted individuals, resident techno-genius Philly Phil sticks out. Despite having No Social Skills, he's never outright rude, with the amount of times he has gotten actually angry countable on one hand. Perhaps shown best in the Christmas Special; while the other kids wanted something for themselves, Phil gave Atlanta a snowy Christmas.
  • Clone High: Abe Lincoln displays this trope most of the time. Mr. Butlertron could also qualify, definitely in contrast to his best friend Scudworth... Wesley.
  • Courage the Cowardly Dog: The titular dog and Muriel are pretty much the closest you'll ever get to finding any nice characters in the whole show.
  • Dan Vs.: Chris in stark contrast to Dan (and most of the other characters to be honest).
  • Daria: Tom Sloane. He's an incredibly reasonable person, who tries hard to get along with everyone even if they're hostile toward him.
  • Doug: Doug is probably the sweetest kid in his town, always being there for his friends, rooting for the underdog, and that's just a few things.
  • Drawn Together:
    • Xander and Foxxy Love are the least-depraved people. In particular, the former is eager to help most people, including his Abhorrent Admirer Toot Braunstein, while the later has her share of (mostly self-harming) flaws, but usually recognizes them, is ashamed, and makes at least some kind of attempt to correct them. Both are also very open-minded.
    • Wooldoor like Xander, mostly wants nothing but to help people out. Unfortunately, this is severely punctuated by incredibly dark statements and behaviors on his part, though it's implied he isn't usually actively malicious and instead is less than sane.
  • In DuckTales (1987), most of the main cast besides Scrooge McDuck are friendly, good-natured people.
    • Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Webby are (mostly) sweet kids. The boys have a pretty close relationship with their uncle's staff and try to help them, and Webby loves basically every living thing, with a number of plots having her befriend complete strangers and bring out the soft sides of others with her kindness.
    • Mrs. Beakley is grandmotherly in appearance and personality and attempts to make sure her boss is taken care of as much as the triplets (the only ones she's actually employed to look after).
    • Gyro Gearloose is a patient and friendly fellow whose most dangerous aspect is his tendency to invent powerful things that either go awry or get hijacked by Scrooge's enemies. During one episode, the triplets instantly figure out something's wrong because an enemy trying to impersonate him snapped at them.
    • Launchpad McQuack is not without his Berserk Buttons, but for the most part he's relaxed, friendly, and endlessly patient. He acts as an unofficial big brother to the kids and cares about his vitriolic boss very deeply, being willing to do very inconvenient or scary things to help him and make him happy.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
    • Edd (Double D) is the most well mannered, sensitive, caring, and morally righteous character on the show. Even in later seasons, where pretty much everyone Took a Level in Jerkass, he's still portrayed as the Token Good Teammate.
    • Ed is a Kindhearted Simpleton and Gentle Giant. He adores his friends, is usually friendly to the other kids, is caring and protective of his little sister, and very rarely gets angry.
    • Jimmy, when not being a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing, is generally innocent, sensitive and kindhearted. At times, he can be friendly to the Eds, unless one of them annoys him or injures him.
    • Rolf is one of the few kids who's usually on good terms with the Eds. He not only tolerates them, but views them as friends, unless he's scammed or if wolves are brought up, or if they do anything that is an insult to his culture.
    • Jonny is usually happy to talk to and help anyone and everyone, including the Eds. He is usually the most tolerant of them and willing to consider the Eds as friends, even more than Rolf.
    • Nazz is the only female character that fits this trope. She's generally sweet, outgoing, and kindhearted towards the other kids. She also doesn't seem to mind the Eds, unless they annoy her.
  • Eek! The Cat Eek the cat is very friendly and helpful to everyone, despite the fact that he is the show's Butt-Monkey, often thanks to his kindness.
  • The Fairly OddParents!: Timmy Turner, despite being jerky a few times (especially in later seasons), is still a nice guy. It's clear in the "Wishology" trilogy that he's The Chosen One not because he's strong, but because he's kind.
  • Family Guy:
    • Cleveland used to be this, at least until he got his own show. Tim the Mormon bear on The Cleveland Show usually plays this role.
    • Joe is probably the closest the show has to your standard Nice Guy nowadays, particularly when interacting with the Griffins, although he's too aggressive and driven to fit the role exactly.
    • Meg Griffin, despite her occasional Yandere tendencies, is actually friendly and kind-hearted to everyone, despite them being jerks to her.
  • Felix the Cat: The Joe Oriolo era of the character is portrayed as this. Unlike the Silent era Felix, this Felix is a clear cut good guy with no significant vices of his own. Most of the time, he's just minding his own business and isn't even driving the plot of his own cartoons, which are sprung into action by Professor and Rock Bottom. He's so nice, that even if Professor spent a whole episode hounding him for his bag, if Professor winds up in a bad situation of his own (such as getting captured by Indians and tied to a giant T-Bone steak in "Felix Out West"), Felix will let bygones be bygones and rescue him, even sharing a steak lunch with him at the end.
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
    • Mac is very warm-hearted, despite Bloo's continuing antics.
    • Wilt who manages to dodge the "Butt-Monkey" and "Not funny" aspects of this trope by being SO much of a doormat that it becomes hilarious. Part of his problem is a chronic inability to refuse any request, no matter how ill-advised acceding to it would be. In one episode he finally flips and shouts "NO!" over and over for almost a minute...before Bloo heartlessly makes yet another selfish request and force of habit elicits an amicable "sure!" from Wilt.
  • Futurama
    • Fry is not smart but his disposition is always sweet and sunny and his intentions are always good. He's also incredibly selfless and forgiving, especially towards Leela and Bender.
    • Dr. Zoidberg is a very close second. Despite his total ineptness, he has been willing to sacrifice his own happiness for others several times (such as giving up a loving relationship with his girlfriend to give her a sense of smell), has been willing to risk his own life (like saving the Professor from a yeti), and just doing good deeds for others even if they dislike him (when Hermes turned himself into a robot, Zoidberg kept all of the discarded body parts to remake the body). Apparently, he's also the only person on Earth who meets Robot Santa Claus' impossibly high nice standards and that Mom treats with respect.
  • Goof Troop:
    • PJ is honest and ethical to the point where he sometimes forgets his Manipulative Bastard Abusive Father isn't and is unwilling to break the letter of a promise to him (even if he breaks it in spirit), has Undying Loyalty towards Max even when Max treats him inconsiderately, is very patient and forgiving in regards to his mistreatment, intentional or otherwise most of the time, is a helpful, supportive friend, and manages to have genuine sympathy for people who are significantly better off than he is. The only things keeping him from being an All-Loving Hero are his world-weary attitude and occasional rudeness.
    • Goofy, who does cause some problems due to his clumsiness and stupidity, is also an extremely patient friend and a Good Father (sometimes to kids other than his own). All Goofy really wants to do is help other people out with their problems, and is willing to forgive a lot of things. He also hardly ever has a bad thing to say about anyone.
    • Roxanne from A Goofy Movie is a nice girl, as shown when after everyone laughs at Max for falling off the bleachers, and she's the one to show concern for him.
  • The eponymous Harvey Beaks is easily one of the sweetest and kindest children in all of Western Animation. He's always trying to do what's right, helping his friends and other denizens of the forest, and returning the affections of his loving family.
  • Hey Arnold!:
    • Arnold. It's his defining character trait. Even when he's not the focus of an episode, he'll usually be the only one who won't make fun of the episode's protagonist.
    • Pheobe, Eugene, and Sheena are some of the nicer kids in school.
    • Lila is known for being unconditionally polite and sweet, to the point that she comes off as an intentional parody of an All-Loving Hero. In the Love Triangle with Arnold, she serves as a foil to the more abrasive Helga.
  • I Am Weasel: IM Weasel. Calling him nice would be an understatement. He was first shown giving a dying boy a kidney transplant. He becomes slightly more egotistical and neurotic in later episodes, though considering how much his kindness often gets him, it's often justified.
  • Jackie Chan Adventures: Jackie Chan takes it Up to Eleven. He is so nice than even his dark side is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold.
  • Jimmy Two-Shoes: The titular Jimmy is easily the nicest guy in the aptly-named town of Miseryville. He's always friendly, cheerful, looking on the bright side of life, and wanting to make others happy despite living in what is basically Hell by another name.
  • Justice League Unlimited:
    • Captain Marvel only got one episode, but managed to be a bigger Boy Scout than Superman.
    Superman: Why are you— why is everyone defending him?!
    Batman: We like him. He's... sunny.
    • Several minutes of Cap's episode were dedicated to showing how well Cap got along with his teammates and how nice a guy he was to them. This was done specifically to contrast the seven core JLU members, who during that season were shown to hang around only each other, have secret meetings with no input from the rest of the team and not really interact with the 'lesser' heroes. This gave more credence to the What the Hell, Hero? speech he gives the big seven, specifically Superman, at the end, regarding their behavior.
    • The Flash. He's friendly to everyone, including his enemies, and the fact that his persona is so different from certain other superheroes made its own episode.note  He also fits another trope quite nicely should you try to hurt his friends. Captain Marvel got an episode to show he was nice, Flash has been doing it two series running now, with no signs of ever slowing down.
  • Kaeloo:
    • The titular character herself is kind, friendly and cheerful. She always tries to ensure that her friends are happy and will do almost anything for them. Although this isn't always the case...
    • Quack Quack is even nicer than Kaeloo. Unlike her, he almost never gets angry at anyone, not even Mr. Cat, who constantly abuses him.
    • Quack Quack's girlfriend Eugly, who is very nice to every single person on the show unless they hurt someone she loves.
    • Stumpy's girlfriend Ursula. She absolutely loves Stumpy despite how stupid and ugly he is and she turns out to be really polite and friendly to Kaeloo and Mr. Cat as well.
    • Kaeloo's cousin Kevin is this, despite being a big, muscular toad like Bad Kaeloo. He feels sorry for her when the rest of their family makes fun of her and he thanks her for the gift she gave to him before she leaves.
  • Kim Possible:
    • Kim may have traits of arrogance, vanity and has a slight habit of being bossy, but she mostly matures out of it to become genuinely more caring, tolerant and respectful. Mostly.
    • Ron. He's friendly and doesn't hold a grudge. He's more upset that Drakken can't get his name right than all the evil plans he hatches.
    • Yori. She is very respectful with everyone she met, the only exception being established villains.
  • Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five: Mei Ling is the only one who realizes that Crane, who is working as the underappreciated janitor, not only dreams of joining her academy, but has the talent to excel. As such, she takes it upon herself to convince him to try out for enrollment and she backs him all the way in the attempt.
  • The Legend of Korra: Korra eventually becomes this through four seasons of Character Development, showing compassion to her enemies and saving Kuvira's life after she's tried to kill Korra multiple times. She states that she'd become a more compassionate person through learning what true suffering meant.
    • Asami Sato from the very start. She uses her vast personal wealth and resources to help her friends out whenever possible, is very hospitable, and refuses to hold a grudge, even in the aftermath of a messy love triangle.
    • Bolin is one of the nicest character in the main cast. He's a hugger, empathetic, thoughtful, compassionate, and seeks to devote his entire life to helping people by the end of the series.
  • Looney Tunes:
    • Porky Pig, as the resident everyman, is usually far nicer (or at least, less prone to Comedic Sociopathy) than most of the rest of the cast.
    • Bugs was originally an abrasive troll and Designated Hero, but over the years gradually becomes more laid back and one of the nicest character in the series, being usually a friendly guy to anyone who doesn't cause him trouble (even having a Friendly Enemy attitude towards Daffy, despite the latter's antagonism).
  • The Looney Tunes Show:
    • Bugs Bunny is snarky but also one of the easiest characters to get along with.
    • Lola Bunny can fit this trope when she's not being a Stalker with a Crush.
    • Porky Pig is one of the nicest - if not THE nicest - characters of the series, to the point of being an Extreme Doormat.
    • Foghorn Leghorn has gotten the Adaptational Nice Guy treatment, and here acts as a friendly father figure towards Daffy with a positive outlook on life.
    • Pete the Puma gets the Adaptational Nice Guy as well. Here he's a Kindhearted Simpleton who never gets angry.
    • How nice are Mac and Tosh? They get an entire song ("Be Polite") about how incredibly friendly they are!
  • The Loud House:
    • Leni, while incredibly ditzy, is generally a friendly and gentle girl. When her family members were sick and the ones who remained healthy were fighting against them out of fear of getting sick too, Leni was the only one who was worried about them. The episode "Shop Girl" shows that she tends to be a bit of an Extreme Doormat thanks to this, but at the same time, her kindness makes others like her.
    • Luna is generally an easy-going Cool Big Sis to Lincoln.
    • Luan is mostly a friendly girl who loves making others laugh. That said, it's best to stay out of her way on the April Fool's Day...
    • Lucy, despite her Creepy Child shtick, is shown to be quite polite and empathetic.
    • Lana might be extremely messy and rough, but she is shown to be a pretty nice, laid-back girl, especially compared to her twin siser Lola.
    • Lincoln's not immune from being thrown the Jerkass Ball (though to be fair, neither are Leni, Luna, Luan, Lucy and Lana), but he's a generally nice and sweet kid who loves his sisters.
  • Milo Murphy's Law: Continuing the trend of Disney cartoon protagonists being this, we have Milo, who's a very polite, cheerful, and friendly kid.
  • Mr. Bogus: The eponymous character as even in spite of the fact that he is a gremlin and just 3-4 inches tall, he is actually one of the nicest characters ever in most situations
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot: Although she can be a Jerk with a Heart of Gold at times, Jenny is genuinely a kind and sweet girl who just wants to help others.

  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • Pinkie Pie. She's a good example of this (parties, smile, friendship, etc) unless you push her Berserk Button.
    • Fluttershy. While still not completely immune to Jerkass Ball moments, she is the most consistently sweet natured of the mane cast. She is even the Element of Kindness.
    • Twilight Sparkle as well. She started out more as a Jerk with a Heart of Gold in a first few episodes, but as she started learning lessons about friendship, she turned into a very kind, humble friendly pony who is always willing to help other ponies (and even other creatures) and rarely holds grudges.
    • Applejack. Similar to Twilight, she holds the Jerkass Ball a fair few times, but she is one of the more fair-natured ponies and even her more abrasive moments are often with more selfless intentions than the others. In earlier episodes, she's slightly more arrogant, if still altruistic.
    • Rarity is iffier than most examples, but she's still very emphatic and generous; she does represent generosity, after all.
    • All the princesses qualify.
    • Coco Pommel, very much. Deconstructed to an extent, since it's her meekness and unwillingness to offend that initially keeps her from standing up to her Bad Boss Suri Polomare. It's no wonder so many fans just want to hug her.
    • After her Heel–Face Turn and her Deadpan Snarker moments aside, Starlight Glimmer is genuinely friendly and supportive to her friends.
    • For the guys, we have Big Macintosh, Shining Armor, Soarin, and Fancypants.
    • Sunset Shimmer becomes one following her Heel–Face Turn. Of course, Reality Ensues and everybody hates her, so she has to earn the respect she chewed out of them before.
    • Flash Sentry definitely qualifies as this. He was the one nice guy while CHS was divided and never made fun of Twilight unlike the others, he even seems to be just as Adorkable as she is. He only seems to have a bad attitude if he is brainwashed or insulted in some way.
  • Phineas and Ferb:
    • Jeremy Johnson is such a pleasant person, it's hard to believe he has an absolutely insane little sister. He's even dating Candace despite all her glaring flaws and questionable sanity.
    • Phineas and Ferb would give you the shirts off their backs if asked. In theory, at least. In practice, they'd be more likely to invent some kind of humongous shirt-making machine to clothe every shirtless person in the Tri-State Area, but the principle's the same.
    • Isabella is a sweet and friendly girl who is always willing to help Phineas and Ferb out.
  • The Powerpuff Girls: Bubbles is the sweetest of the girls and would never do anything wrong to a person in need. Of course, this isn't to say that she isn't just as good at fighting villains as Buttercup and Blossom - and whatever you do, do not treat her like a baby.
  • Spear, the caveman protagonist of Primal (2019), doesn't get to show this tendency often (as Everything Is Trying to Kill You and being a brutal fighter and survivor is a requirement for survival) but in the first season alone he allowed Fang the tyrannosaur to follow him out of mutual grief, showed remorse for killing an elderly mammoth for her meat and hide and later returned her tusk to her herd as a gesture of respect, and risked his life to save a cave-dwelling ape with a broken leg. Flashback sequences also show he was a good father to his children, teaching them how to hunt and entertaining them with shadow puppets in front of the cave bonfire.
  • The Bortronians from Ready Jet Go! are an entire alien race of nice guys. Jet describes them as being "sweet as cake", and Jet, Carrot, and Celery appear to be a friendly alien family. It's worth noting that Jet himself is an All-Loving Hero who is kind to people who aren't kind to him in return.
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show: Stimpy is pretty much the nicest character on the show, which unfortunately makes him the Butt-Monkey.
  • Rick and Morty Jessica treats Morty as a friendly acquaintance and is never anything but pleasant to him. In the Season 4 premiere it is revealed her dream job is to be a hospice worker: she wants to be able to comfort elderly people as they are dying.
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Rocko, though he occasionally snaps.
  • Ruby Gloom:
    • Ruby is a Perky Goth who's friendly to everyone she meets and always looks on the bright side.
    • Pretty much all of the main cast in the show, although Poe and Boo Boo are more along the lines of Jerks with Hearts of Gold.
  • The titular character of Rupert, as he was in the original comic strip Rupert Bear, is a very kindhearted individual who will help out anyone in need. It's no mystery why he has so many friends.
  • Scooby-Doo: All five of the main characters - Fred, Daphne, Shaggy, Scooby and Velma - are generally nice and likable folks. Now, there are a couple projects where one or more of them get the Adaptational Jerkass treatment (Scooby and Velma in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Fred in Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!, the whole gang in the live action movie), but the majority of the time they're nice.
  • The Simpsons:
    • Ned Flanders. Flanderization aside, he was easily the kindest person in Springfield and was always willing to help others and do what was good, no matter how he was treated. This line from "Homer Loves Flanders" as Homer defends Ned from a mob of angry churchgoers sums it up best.
    Homer: How dare you talk about Flanders like that! He's a wonderful, kind, caring man, maybe even more so than me. There have been times where I lost patience with him — even lashed out at him! But this man has turned every cheek on his body. If everyone here were like Ned Flanders, there'd be no need for Heaven! We'd already be there.
    • Marge and Lisa, despite their tendency to hold the Jerkass Ball every now and then, are consistently portrayed as the nicer members of the Simpson family.
    • Hugh Jass, a One-Scene Wonder who, despite having the worst name in the world (possibly tied with Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo), is kind enough to not begrudge Bart in the slightest and even wish him better luck next time when he ends up on the end of a Real Joke Name.
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas: The only defining characteristic of Proteus. He even breaks off the engagement with Marina, so she can be with Sinbad.
  • The Smurfs: Most of the smurfs easily qualify. You couldn't ask for a sweeter-natured Smurf than Clumsy Smurf; sometimes he borders on Dumb Is Good.
  • Sonic Sat AM
    • Sally, while sometimes irritable and somewhat bossy, is still mostly humble, gentle, and down-to-earth.
    • Rotor as well, being the Warm-Hearted Walrus of the crew.
    • Bunnie Rabbot, in spite of her robotic strength, is probably the sweetest character on the show, being well-mannered and even a Cool Big Sis to both Tails and Sally.
    • Tails is a mild-mannered, sweet-natured and kind kid with a big heart for everyone he meets (Robotnick and Snively excluded).
  • South Park:
    • Butters. In a world known for Idiotic Sociopaths, Cynical Anti Heroes, and Villain Protagonists, he gets to serve as the most enduring Nice Guy in the series helping and saving the people he cares for and even people who hate him and want him to suffer.
    • Stan, despite his Not So Above It All and Kids Are Cruel moments, is actually a friendly, decent guy.
    • Clyde, despite being a Dirty Kid and his Kids Are Cruel moments, is actually a friendly guy. He doesn't even treat any of the kids badly when he's (apparently) discovered to be the best looking guy at his school.
    • Wendy. Putting aside her obsession with Stan and a few of her actions associated with it, she is usually very friendly, sympathetic toward others, and often is more than happy to help out Stan and his friends whenever they encounter a problem.
    • Kenny. Beneath the frequent profanity and perverse nature, Kenny is still a true and loyal friend who is willing to (and HAS) die for those he cares about, and is a caring and protective older brother to his sister Karen.
  • Peri from Spliced is a cheerful, sweet, optimistic, and kindhearted soul who sees everyone in a positive light. Between him as his Jerkass friend Entree, Peri is always the first to feel remorse whenever their antics go too far or hurt someone. Unfortunately, he sometimes falls into being an Extreme Doormat, as his optimism and good nature make him easy for Entree or other less moral characters to manipulate for cruel and selfish reasons.
  • Spongebob Squarepants:
    • Spongebob is very friendly, affectionate, and almost absurdly nice to everyone. Most of the time.
    • Sandy, despite her Small Name, Big Ego, is actually friendly and civil towards everybody.
    • Mrs. Puff is one of the nicest boating teachers, just as long as you don't do anything to piss her off.
  • Steven Universe:
    • Steven is a Cheerful Child, All-Loving Hero, and a Friend to All Living Things, he's kindhearted and compassionate to his friends and loves his family.
    • His best friend Connie is a polite, friendly girl who is always loyal to Steven.
    • Steven's mother Rose. She loved everyone and everything, no matter how ugly and she was always gentle and kind to others in general.
    • Steven's dad Greg. He is an easy-going, friendly and patient guy who loves his son. He is so nice that he didn't even mind when Peridot pushed him off a roof of a barn.
    • The Cool Kids Buck Dewey, Jenny and Sour Cream. Despite being cool and popular, they are just a bunch of friendly teens who like hanging out with Steven.
    • Sadie. She is always friendly when talking to Steven and is quite patient with Lars.
    • Garnet is probably the nicest Crystal Gem after Steven and Rose, despite her flaws. She is always very supportive and protective of Steven and she always tries her best to be a good leader to Pearl and Amethyst.
  • Superman: The Animated Series: The title character himself, up to his usual heroic self. We also have Jimmy Olsen, who is cheerful and fiercely loyal to Superman.
  • Taz-Mania:
    • Mr. Thickley, Willy Wombat and Hugh are all quite friendly.
    • The Platypus Brothers love to help people, for the sheer joy of applying their well-meaning (if oversightful) intellects to the problem at hand.
  • Teen Titans:
    • Starfire is the nicest, kindest member of the team, she's always polite and friendly and is constantly giving her friends hugs and sharing her home world's customs with them. She takes her friendships so seriously in fact that she doesn't like seeing them argue even over something dumb like video games.
    • Beast Boy is quite a nice guy who enjoys making his friends happy, despite his jokes and pranks being cringe-worthy at times. He's also usually the first to make his friends feel better when something bad happens to them.
  • Teen Titans Go!: Even though Starfire can't escape the frequent Jerkass Balls in this show, she's still nicer than the other Titans, which makes her the Token Good Teammate.
  • ThunderCats (2011): Lion-O is a controversial example, who Took a Level in Jerkass from time to time. After coming Back from the Dead he pretty much becomes an All-Loving Hero and a Loser Protagonist in an ill-fated quest for redemption where he is easily manipulated by Mumm-Ra and his cronies.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures:
    • Hamton tends to be amiable and is willing to lend hospitality to Plucky and Dizzy in spite of their inconsiderate ways.
    • Fifi La Fume is also one of the friendliest characters on the show.
  • Total Drama:
    Gwen: (to Owen) Have you ever had a bad thought about anyone?
    • For the girls introduced in Island, Bridgette (whose boyfriend is Geoff, whom she rivals as the show's crowner for Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold), Gwen (a Perky Goth who becomes much more friendly after defrosting), and Lindsay (who although very stupid, is extremely Spoiled Sweet).
    • Revenge of the Island adds Mike (at least when his main personality is in control), Sam (whose label is literally "The Nice-Guy Gamer"), and Cameron (who, after he wins in the finale of said season, gives a share to every one of his friends and his enemies). Female examples are Zoey (except for Scott and Mal in All-Stars, she's nice to practically everyone) and Dawn (who may be a little off her rocker, but she definitely is friendly, kind and considerate).
    • Pahkitew Island has Ella. She is one of the nicest, if not the nicest character in the whole series; she is an Actual Pacifist who just wants to be everyone's friend. Samey too (in contrast to her Jerkass twin sister).
  • Total DramaRama: Like in the main series, Bridgette remains as one of the nicest kids in the cast. Here however, her kindness has been cranked Up to Eleven, portraying her as an adorably friendly girl who just wants to make everyone happy.
  • Transformers: This is a required trope for Optimus Prime, no matter which Multiverse he belongs to. Except for Shattered Glass Optimus Prime.
  • The Venture Bros.: Despite being a necromancer prone to being a Large Ham, Dr. Orpheus is a loving father, true friend (to Brock Samson and his Triad team-mates at least) and one of the few characters on that show to have a conscience. Although he takes his share of hits and occasional ridicule (like every other character), he usually comes out on top earning at least the respect of his peers. He even states that he only uses the Necromancer label due to titles like Wizard or Sorcerer being too boring. Which is ironic, considering his mentor and teacher is one of the most Jerk Assey characters in the entire show. He might not match the Monarch or Phantom Limb in terms of objective evil but he manages to outdo both in terms of sheer, petty passive-aggressive meanness. Somehow, Orpheus always manages to take his advice in a way that doesn't make him act like a total ponce, which only helps contribute to his Nice Guy cred.
  • Wander over Yonder has the titular character, Wander, who is an extreme optimist who wanders throughout the galaxy, helping out anyone who needs it. He is even friendly to galactic villains, especially Lord Hater.
  • From Disney's Winnie-the-Pooh, we have...
    • Winnie the Pooh himself is a sweet and kindhearted bear who pretty much never gets angry.
    • His very good friend Piglet as well. Piglet is a soft-spoken and warm-hearted pig who like Pooh never gets angry and, despite his timidness, is always up for helping a friend in need.
    • Tigger can be Innocently Insensitive (mainly when it comes to Rabbit's garden, which he has a habit of getting messy with his bouncing) and there are a few episodes of The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh where he's thrown the Jerkass Ball, but he's still extremely friendly, good-hearted and a Big Brother Mentor to Roo.
    • Roo himself qualifies as this, being a Cheerful Child who rarely has a problem with any of his friends.
    • Eeyore, despite being... well, The Eeyore, is still a gentle and loyal donkey and a good friend.
  • Wishfart:
    • While prone to jealousy, Dez is a friendly and optimistic teenager who really just wants to use his leprechaun wishing powers to make people happy (even if they rarely go as he hoped).
    • His love interest Tsuni is such a friendly and easygoing mermaid that she almost never gets mad at Dez for screwing things up and is always quick to forgive him or help him in some way (even giving him a kiss when he asked for one as part of some ridiculous challenge).
  • Young Justice: Captain Marvel is the Nice Guy, to the point where most of the cast find him kind of...baffling. Until it comes out that he's actually ten.

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