8 Best Animated Movies of 2024

8 Best Animated Movies of 2024


With each New Year, new animations make the headlines, and 2024 is prepared to be the next cracker.

Although most of the high-quality animation will be on view after this summer, the very first six months are already promising.

The “Animetus” team always praises animation as a storytelling technique that caters to adults and children by dispelling the mistaken belief that animation movies are only for children.

As of now, here is the overview of 8 best-animated movies in 2024.

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8 Best animated of all time in 2024


The Day the Earth Blew Up: A Looney Tunes Movie



A wait of 90 years is over; the Looney Tunes stars are yet to have their first full-length animated movie ready to get on cinemas. “The Day the Earth Blew Up: A Looney Tunes Movie” is a spin-off of the Looney Tunes Cartoons series. The movie celebrates Looney Toones’ iconic characters and their history of wild merriment. What a great introduction for new fans! The story belongs to lifelong buddies and roommates: Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. Both are desperate for jobs to save their home. Unawares, an alien invasion changes everything. Now, both of them need to team up and save the world.

Directed by Peter Browngardt (known for “Uncle Grandpa”), the movie has great humor with the new classic Looney Tunes style, while the same sense of chaotic randomness stays in the original cartoons. Another character introduced is Farmer Jim, who raised Daffy and Porky and delivers the funniest moments in the movie.

Despite its focus on jokes and imaginative animation like the classic “Merrie Melodies” shorts, the film added depths to Porky Pig and Daffy Duck, which caters. Because of old characters, every cartoon or somebody taught to these characters through “Space Jam,” “The Day the Earth Blew Up” is all about laughs and entertainment.


The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store



We expect you watched Pokémon Concierge; you’ll adore “The Concierge.” The film is a popular manga in a magical department store where animals shop and dine. The store has expert concierges giving first-grade service to every animal patron. The story is about Akino, a new hire who stresses she won’t have to be a strong client service representative.

The movie is just 70 minutes short about Akino’s customers and experiences. The film shows the ups and downs of laboring in customer service. “The Concierge” will be on Crunchyroll, an American subscription video-on-demand over-the-top streaming service, later this year. It’s a cozy film with cute animation, vibrant characters, and ravishing backgrounds, and it leaves you feeling happy. For those afraid of doing 9 to 5 CSR jobs and want to relax and enjoy a light-hearted and heartwarming moment, “The Concierge” is here for you and delivers.


Inside Out 2



Controlling feelings is like lifting heavy stones. The more you grow up, the more new emotions you encounter seem to pop up out of nowhere.

Do you ever feel like you’re on edge, a tiny issue frustrating you? It’s like our inner teen never vanishes, right?

Apology if these questions got you upset! a Pixar movie reflects on ourselves. “Inside Out” was a huge hit, and now “Inside Out 2” follows Riley at 13, when puberty hits her right before a big hockey camp like Embarrassment, Envy, and Anxiety. This makes her go crazy in her mind. Joy and Sadness have to step in to deal with her in this period.

Get prepared for some feelings because this sequel is a heartbreaker!


Orion and the Dark



Sean Charmatz and Charlie Kaufman united to create a DreamWorks animated movie for kids called “Orion and the Dark” to make bizarre. The story is about a boy named Orion. He fears almost everything, especially the Dark. One night, Orion is taken away by Dark—the Darkness, voiced by Paul Walter Hauser. Dark wants Orion to view that darkness isn’t scary but convincing scared kids that there is nothing to be afraid of at night.

In the entertaining movie, you will see memorable characters and amazing animation from Mikros Animation. The characters resemble like they’re made with stop-motion with a stylish background.

But what makes “Orion and the Dark” unique and brilliant is Charlie Kaufman’s writing. Even in a kids’ movie, he doesn’t shy away from being smart and a bit strange. Dark by Werner Herzog introduces himself with jokes that aren’t appropriate for a film festival, but the movie makes a hit. The movie goes beyond a simple adventure—it becomes a story about dealing with fears and the special bond between parents and children.

“Orion and the Dark” is visually stunning, wonderfully weird, and one of the best movies of the year so far.


The Imaginary



Studio Ponoc, the heir to Studio Ghibli, put on the table a new movie called “The Imaginary.” After the success of “Mary and the Witch’s Flower,” A.F. Harold and Emily Gravett’s acclaimed novel is the base of this film. The film is a mixture of “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends” and Stephen King’s horror “IT” film.

In “The Imaginary,” an imaginary friend, when he reunites with his human creator, an immortal evil entity, gulps imaginary friends. The evil is like Pennywise from “It” creeps in the shadows with its eerie imaginary friend, comparable to Sadako “Ringu.”

The way ’80s children’s classics mix adventure with moments of genuine fear, similarly, “The Imaginary” balances heartwarming themes of imagination, grief, and friendship. Its animation style reflects the look of a stunning illustrated picture book, like that of classic Ghibli films. The movie appeals to kids and adults. The film is a memorable tale with one of the year’s standout villains.


Robot Dreams



“Robot Dreams” was nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar—a surprising moment for most. But it deserves it! The best movies are coming out in 2024. The story is about love, losing things, and the friendship between a dog and his robot best buddy inspired, inspired by a graphic novel by Sara Varon from 2007. Pablo Berger, a new genius for making animated films, proves this with “Robot Dreams,” with 2D animation using bright colors.

The movie is like a praise to New York City of the 1980s, where details and references make the city feeling of vintage era.

“Robot Dreams” is crafted without conversation. Still, the characters’ faces and how they move are enough to make you enchanted. The two main characters, the dog and his robot, are as expressive as experienced actors who win Oscars for their performances. A scene worth watching is when the two pals rollerblade in Central Park while listening to Earth, Wind & Fire’s song “September.” It is a jolly little while that later becomes touching. The song becomes a big part of the movie, with its lyrics about recalling fine moments fitting with the story.

(Rafael Motamayor)


Spy x Family Code: White



“Spy x Family Code: White” was released in U.S. theaters this March, brought by Crunchyroll, an American subscription video-on-demand streaming service. The film is a spin-off from the anime series Spy x Family, but there is no link between them; you can watch it without watching the series.

The story is set in Cold War-era Europe, a fictional version. Spy Loid Forger and assassin Yor Briar perform fake marriages for their spy missions while keeping their real identities secret and having a psychic daughter named Anya. The movie is like the TV show “The Americans” but with more anime-style humor and a cute dog.

The movie’s main adventure starts with the Forger family on vacation. The movie is picturized in a way that makes watching “Spy X Familyly Code: White” feel like you are on a fun trip yourself. Some jokes from the film are too difficult or strange to understand if you’re new, but the humor about a husband and wife disguising their spy lives performs oK.

Even when the situation gets serious in the last part of the movie, with Loid and Yor in a war on a burning zeppelin to save Anya, the movie keeps its light and breakneck feel, just like a strong spy story should.


Ultraman: Rising



Since 1966, Ultraman has been a big hero in Japan. Even though he’s not as famous in the West as Godzilla or Hello Kitty, true fans know his real worth. In 2022, “Shin Ultraman” was a hit. Now Netflix has an animated film called “Ultraman: Rising” to introduce Ultraman in the West. The film is one of 2024’s best animated films and superhero movies in years.

Shannon Tindle (known for “Kubo and the Two Strings” and “Lost Ollie”) directs the movie, and John Aoshima (“DuckTales” and “Gravity Falls”) co-directs it. Both geniuses reinvent Ultraman. They want to turn him from an alien superhero who appears like a robot into a young gentleman named Ken Sato. Christopher Sean plays the role of Ken Sato. Ken is the son of Ultraman, Professor Sato, played by Gedde Watanabe.

Ken returns to Japan after spending a while in America to pursue his dream of being a star baseball player by day and a superhero by night, even though he’s not excited about being a hero.

On day, giant monsters attacked the city called kaiju and Ken must help. One day, he fights a monster named Gigantron and discovers a baby Gigantron during the battle. Ultraman rescues the baby before the Kaiju Defense Force can harm it, setting him on an incredible voyage into parenthood.

With amazing animation from ILM (Industrial Light & Magic), “Ultraman: Rising” is a must-watch movie.

Aslo, despite criticism from people who don’t like Ultraman saving the day, the movie is appreciated.


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