Email Copy Link Copied When popular cartoons like Looney Tunes first premiered, they were shown before films and were geared towards adult. Fast forward a few centuries and pretty much all cartoons on the air are targeted towards kids. This isn't a bad thing, since some modern cartoons like "Adventure Time," "Regular Show" and "Steven Universe" pushed the "for kids" envelope and found their way into the hearts of both adults and children. The 18 Coolest Things Happening in Animation Right Now Amongst the many kid's cartoons, a few adult-oriented cartoons found their way to the surface. There is of course the likes of more famous animated sitcoms like "The Simpsons" and "South Park," but there are some you might not know about.