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June's Popular Animation Channels!

Happy June! It's time for another installment of Popular YouTube Channels we'd like to showcase! Channels are selected based on their high viewership and subscribers. Lets get to it!

Super Planet Dolan

Daniel James Johnson, aka Planet Dolan is an Australian YouTuber who began his channel in 2014 to animate trivia games which were narrated by animated characters. Once his channel grew in enough popularity he started his own production company called Danger Dolan Pty Ltd -- and even hired actors to narrate his videos!

Subscribers: 1,641,786
Views: 226,648,596

Check out a video of 10 Dolan Life Mysteries About Earth HERE.

Shut Up! Cartoons

Subscribers: 2,012,795
Views: 387,748,826

Shut Up! Cartoons was created by Anthony Padilla, Ian Hecox and Barry Blumberg in 2012. They first launched with a popular do's and don't video, which lead to full on animation series. So far, they've had 18 series on their channel, each lasting 10 episodes.

Check out a video about b(read)heads HERE.



Subscribers: 2,644,677
Views: 423,687,060

Egoraptor aka Arin Joseph Hanson is a animator, cartoonist, comedian, voice actor, songwriter, and rapper. When not creating videos for his person animation channel he can be found animating projects for larger companies, including MTV. Hanson's rap career isn't doing to bad either, in 2016 he preformed at SXSW.

Check out a video of from his "awesome series" HERE.


May Showcase of Popular Animation YouTube Channels

It's time for another installment of Popular YouTube Channels we'd like to showcase! Channels are selected based on their high viewership and subscribers. Lets get to it!

Planet Dolan

This Australian based YouTubeAnimation channel was started in 2012 by Daniel James Johnson. His channel focuses on "Top ____" list style videos, countdown videos, Q&A videos, and gaming videos. His channel is loved by many which is why he has accumulated over 800 pieces of fan art from fans in the past several years.

Subscribers: 5,367,838
Views: 1,301,350,498

Check out a video about cheating on tests HERE.


Jordan, the Detroit based animator behind BlackSen, began his channel in 2006. His videos are typically commentaries and parodies on his every day observances. His most popular video "My First Fangirling Fangirl" went viral and garnered over 1 million views in record time. 

Subscribers: 234,874
Views: 11,629,120

Check out his viral fan-girl video HERE.


Element Animation


Element Animation, run by Dan Lloyd and a few other animators in the UK, consists of 2-5 minute comedy animations mostly based on Minecraft. After the channel gained success and earned over million's of views, they created a series called "The Crack" and a second channel known as “Element Shorts”, where they create even shorter shorts - some only 14 seconds!

Views: 524,471,348

Check out an episode from The Crack HERE.


November Showcase of Popular Animation YouTube Channels

It's time for another blog installment of popular animation YouTube channels! With so much animation on YouTube, you might wonder how we pick the channels we showcase each month; we select the channels based on popularity through views and subscribers, as well as their popularity through their engaged fans. Read on to learn more about LazyPillow, How It Should Have Ended, and JaidenAnimations!



Yotam Peral, self declared animator, writer, and music guy is the creator behind LazyPillow. Peral, who is 25 and from Israel has already been featured on Comedy Central's Trip Tank and has also created a pilot for 20th Century Fox! His videos which are humorous and quirky have gained a huge popularity on YouTube, specifically among teens.

Subscribers: 155,976
Views: 19,321,439

Watch a funny episode about Web Design Here!

How It Should Have Ended

How It Should Have Ended is a YouTube Animation Channel which began in 2007, that creates alternative endings to movies! All of their parody's are humorous, and sometimes slightly vulgar, but meant to make you laugh while poking fun at the film. Their videos are also now available on iTunes.

Subscribers: 6,584,957
Views: 1,515,410,691

Watch an episode showing an alternative darker ending to Finding Nemo, Here!


JaidenAnimations, which began in 2014, is a YouTube Animation Channel which follows the "everyday" life scenarios of Jaiden. Her cute and funny animations have gained much popularity throughout the YouTube community in only 2 years. Jaiden uses adobe flash for animating and clip studio paint to draw her animations. 

Subscribers: 887,717
Views: 51,640,922

Watch an episode of Jaiden introducing herself, Here!