10 Animated Kids Television Shows in which Characters Travel to Other Worlds

Posters for Adventure Time, Kid Cosmic, and Amphibia

The greatest strength of animation is its ability to bring to life the imagination of the creator. You can create creatures and places that look exactly the way you want them to, whether they are created with pencil drawings or computer graphics. This is particularly true when landscapes look strange or follow their own logic.

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Children’s animation offers an escape to other worlds for children who are looking for a more exciting reality than their own. They are not always fun and games. Sometimes behind the smile there is a foe. And over the next mountain might be a mature lesson. They will not find out from the audience unless they are willing to take the next step.


‘Adventure Time’

Adventure Time Perhaps the most influential cartoon of the past two decades. Cartoon Network’s dark period was overshadowed by Jake and Fin’s adventures through Ooo. This helped to create a new golden age in children’s cartoons. This was due to its iconic characters, willingness to tackle serious themes, and simple, yet creative art style.

There are many places to explore in the land of Ooo, including a kingdom that is inhabited by living candy and a never-ending labyrinth. Fin and Jake sometimes find themselves on parallel worlds, other planets, or even the land of the dead. In a show well-known for being quirky and creative, this is where story-writers and animators can get wild and crazy.

‘Star Vs. The Forces of EvilMarco Diaz, Princess Star Butterfly, and Princess Pony Head from Star vs The Forces of Evil

On her fourteenth birthday, Princess Star Butterfly of Mewnie receives a magic wand. Because of her rebellious nature, her parents decide to send her to Earth to study foreign exchange so that she doesn’t ruin their castle. Marco is her partner and she discovers more about Earth culture, fights evil, and becomes both a magic user as well as a princess.

Star and Marco’s adventures extend beyond Earth and Mewnie. They can travel to many universes thanks to an item called Dimensional Scissors. Many of them are aware of each other because of this dimensional traveling. It provides a fascinating look at how different universes would engage in diplomacy with each other, especially in today’s multiverse obsessed society.

‘Amphibia’Anne with Sprig, Hop Pop, and Polly Planter in Amphibia.

Anne Boonchoy, who steals a musicbox for her friends to use, opens a magical portal that leads them into the Amphibia realm. Anne is separated from her friends and ends up in Wormwood. Anne is accepted by the Planter family. Together they learn about each other’s cultures and try to bring Anne and her friends home.

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The idea of a world inhabited only by frogs is a wonderful one. Amphibia There is plenty of space for creativity, especially when it comes to its wildlife. Many creatures look like praying mantises and dragonflies but are now enhanced with new features that make them feel alien. It is fascinating to observe how a frog community works, especially when you consider other anthropomorphic amphibians such as toads or newts making a cast system.

‘Over the Garden Wall’Little boy Greg with a teapot on his head, holds a green frog. Wirt, worried and his hands crossed, stands behind him. They both stand on rocks, crossing a river.

Cartoon Network’s first miniseries focuses on the lives of brothers Greg and Wirt. The brothers find themselves far away from home on Halloween when they are lost in The Unknown, a mysterious forest. They are accompanied by Beatrice, a bluebird who talks to them and helps them navigate the forest.

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Because it challenges one’s perception, The Unknown is fascinating. It’s like entering a fairytale. Characters are called by their professions rather than their names. Animals attend school and magic is very real. The boys have to race against the despair, as it is impossible to see the truth in everything.

‘Infinity Train’Infinity-Train-feature

A train travels for ever somewhere in the multiverse. It takes people with unresolved trauma and brings them aboard. The number on the hands of passengers decreases as they navigate through the various cars and face their problems. They can then go home.

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It’s almost like Adventure TimeInfinity TrainAllows its characters to explore microworlds linked to a central hub. Each car leads to unique and imaginative landscapes that help passengers confront trauma. This gives a fascinating insight into the depths of trauma that can be hidden within the mind of a person and how difficult it is to move forward.

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Rudy Tabootie is in detention when he discovers a piece magical chalk that allows his entry to ChalkZone. Every drawing ever erased from chalkboards is now a living, breathing creature. Rudy’s super-hero creation Snap is one example. Rudy and Penny are joined by Penny, Rudy’s friend. They explore ChalkZone together and attempt to protect it from people and drawings that would like to exploit the chalk.

Rudy is able to use magic chalk within ChalkZone to create whatever he desires, which allows him creative problem-solving. He can add to the world things that are permanent like a second eye for a Cyclops, which gives him depth perception. This isn’t perfect. However, things such as water and vacuum cleaners, which are not available in the real world, can bring about the end of the world.

‘Kid Cosmic’The Kid, Joe, Rosa, and Papa G with a captured Stuck Chuck in Kid Cosmic.

Kid, a young boy, discovers that a series space rocks grants superpowers to their bearers one night in the middle nowhere. He attached them all to rings and distributed them among his friends, creating his own superhero team. They fight together to defend the community against aliens looking to seize the stones for their galactic conquest.

The first season takes place on Earth. Season two teleports the local truck stop to space. The characters can experience fun alien worlds with their own unique designs and some new power stones. This show is a great tribute to pulp science fiction stories, created by the creator of The Powerpuff Girls, Craig McCracken.

“Mia and Me”Mia with unicorns in Mia and Me

Mia Marconi discovers that a book her father left her is a portal to Centopia, a magical land. Mia transforms into an Elf and becomes friends with the other inhabitants of Centopia, including pans and elves. Together they try to solve the book’s mysteries and save Centopia.

Although intended for younger audiences it can be used by anyone. Mia and MeThis show is very accessible. Centopia is filled with bright and vibrant colors. The designs of the different creatures, including the unicorns, are imaginative and entertaining. It is a stark contrast to the human world that is shown using live actors. This reflects the imagination of the children who are watching the show.

’12 Forever’Reggie, Todd, and Esther standing in-front of their Endless selves in 12 Forever

Reggie Abbot enjoys being a kid. To the point that she created Endless, a world filled with her old toys, drawings, and other things, she never wants to be grown up. She enjoys playing with her friends Esther and Todd, and avoids the real world’s responsibilities. The problem is that they are more likely to let their problems get away from them than their problems become theirs.

Endless Island is an excellent location for the series. Its colorful inhabitants make it an ideal location for children’s toys. However, they are often ill-equipped to make decisions and have off-putting personalities. This subtle transition is represented in the series by the characters.


A horse and her rider are attacked in a dystopian future. They also manage to recover a magical artifact. The horse wakes up to discover that she can speak and has been transported into a world full of centaur creatures. In the hope of returning home, she teams up with a friendly group of centaur horses.

CentaurworldIt is possible to make centaurs from almost any object. Centaurs can be made from inanimate objects, such as tornadoes and buildings, which offer a unique design, in contrast to the more grounded, harsher Horse’s world. There is danger in pastels. Horse’s art will change to look more like the people the longer she stays.

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