The media world most popular cartoon characters has always fascinated us since the invention, since the breakthrough of regular media in the world market, various modes of entertainments have been derived like movies, serials, news etc. One of the most innovative thought ever at those times would have been to present fictional characters as moving film, depicting a story. And then, the idea was given execution. Various cartoon characters and comic books characters were incorporated in the production of various cartoon movies and moving media. Since the day of broadcasting, cartoons have fascinated children all over the world. Some of these cartoon characters got record breaking popularity, while some failed to do so. Let us have a look at some most popular cartoon characters in the world so far.
Produced by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse cartoons are still the most popular cartoons characters ever since its first production release in 1928. Mickey Mouse has fascinated children of all age groups and a whole generation has enjoyed these cartoons. Mickey Mouse series do not come as movies, In fact various toys, cards, video games and comics have been made to amuse the audience worldwide. The interesting fact behind Mickey Mouse popularity can be that it is the only cartoon by Walt Disney to ever walk the Hall of Fame. The main and popular characters include Mickey, his girlfriend Minnie and Donald Duck.
Followed by Mickey Mouse in terms of popularity are The Simpsons. The Simpsons is an American very famous sitcom that is liked and appreciated by people throughout the world. The Simpsons was first released in 1989, and since then, twenty four seasons have been released, the last one ending in May, 2013. The main character in the cartoons is Homer Simpson who always finds himself in difficult situations and circumstances. These cartoons sometimes also throw light on the explicit and adult aspects of life. Coming in the form of seasons, Homer Simpson is one of the most popular and award winning characters in the world.
The third most popular cartoon characters in the world are Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Tweety from the cartoon series Looney Tunes. Looney Tunes is an American animated comedy series by Warner Bros. company. Looney Tunes were produced in earlier times when the tradition of colored cartoons was laid. Its production was done from 1930 to 1969. Bugs Bunny is basically a rabbit who is a renowned character because of his cheekiness. Same goes for Tweety. The comics, toys and other such personas of these characters have been made and produced throughout the world and hence, these characters are still one of the most appreciated ones in the world.
Followed by Looney Tunes characters in the list are Doraemon. Doraemon cartoons were basically made by Japanese manga series. Later they became Asian anime franchise series and gained much popularity in the region. Now they have been awarded many times for their excellence. The characters include a robotic cat names Doraemon on whom the cartoon series are based. He has travelled back from twenty second century into twenty first just in order to help a lazy ordinary boy named Nobita. Doraemon has got advanced super technology gadgets with which he teaches Nobita the lessons of honesty, courage, care, punctuality, environment protection, helping people etc.
Nest in the list are famous cartoon series Adventure Time. There are American animated cartoon series produced under Pendleton Ward for the famous channel Cartoon Network. The main and one of the most popular characters is the boy named Finn. The theme of these cartoons revolves around drama, science fantasies and adventure. In the episodes, Finn is shown going out on adventure with his brother and a dog that possesses magical and mysterious powers. On their adventure, they interact with characters from Ice King, Marceline the Vampire Queen and Princess Bubblegum etc.