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Top 10 Most Famous Panda Cartoons Alluring the World

Written by JessicaDavis


Posted on January 16 2024



Pandas have always charmed people due to their cute, cuddly behavior and universal appeal. Of late, Panda Bear cartoons have been growing in popularity around the world, giving Pandas much-needed recognition in the animation industry as in the real world.


In this article, we will take you through the arena of Panda Bear cartoons from all times - the age-old classics to the newly released and popular shows/movies- to reminisce and enjoy the evolution of Panda-based cartoons over the years. So what are you waiting for? Find a place and hop on your favorite spot to munch some snacks as you watch your favorite Panda Bear cartoon.


Popular Panda Bear Cartoons


Check out the list of some all-time famous Panda Bear cartoons, from the old classics to the latest ones, with their brief descriptions to get a glimpse.


1. We Bare Bears

 Active Years: 2014 - 2019

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Run Time: 30 minutes

Director: Daniel Chong

Stars: Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan, Keith Ferguson

Genres: Animation, Short, Adventure, and Slice of life


We Bare Bears' pilot episodes were released in 2014, and the final episodes premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States and Canada in 2015. It is a hilarious and endearing story of three brothers, Panda, Grizzly, and Ice Bear, who do everything to integrate with the human world and be a part of ethnically diverse human communities and society by doing what everyone around them does in the San Francisco Bay Area.


2. Kung Fu Panda

Active Years: 2008

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Run Time: 92 minutes

Director: Mark Osborne and John Stevenson

Stars: Jack Black, Angeline Jolie, Ian McShane, and Dustin Hoffman

Genres: Animation, Action, and Adventure


Kung Fu Panda is a CGI-animated film, an American media franchise started in 2008 that follows the adventures of Po Ping, a giant, clumsy, and overweight Panda, who is improbably chosen as the prophesied Dragon Warrior and protector of the Valley of Peace, becomes a master of Kung Fu. While his status is at first doubted, Po proves himself worthy as he strives to achieve his destiny.


3. Kung Fu Panda 3

Active Years: 2016

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Run Time: 95 minutes

Director: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson 

Stars: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons

Genres: Action, Animation, and Adventure

 Kung Fu Panda 3 is an animated comedy film and the third installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. In this film, Po is reunited with his biological father and discovers the existence of a secret Panda Village. Still, he must soon learn to master chi and prepare the pandas to fight against Kai, a spirit warrior intent on destroying Oogway's legacy.


4. Kung Fu Panda 2

Active Years: 2011

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Run Time: 90 minutes

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, Gary Oldman

Genres: Animation, Action, Martial Arts, and Adventure


Kung Fu Panda 2 is an animated action martial arts comedy film distributed by Paramount Pictures and is the second installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. Here, Po, the giant Panda, travels to Gongmen City with his allies Tigress, Viper, Monkey, Crane, and Mantis to stop the villainous and evil peacock, Lord Shen, from conquering China with a deadly new weapon while also rediscovering Po's forgotten past of the Dragon Warrior.


5. The Adventure of Panda and Friends: Panda Family!



Active Years: 1972

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Run Time: 34 minutes

Director: Isao Takahata

Stars: Kazuko Sugiyama, Kazuo Kumakura, Yasuo Yamada, and Yoshiko Ota

Genres: Animation, Comedy, and Short


The Adventure of Panda and Friends is one of the renowned Panda Bear cartoons of the '70s. In this short animation, a Papa Panda escapes from the zoo with his son in search of a home and finds one with a little orphan girl. The panda-duo decides to stay with her and become her new family. Soon, they find a lost circus tiger and help him find his way back.


6. Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny

Active Years: 2018 - 2019

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Run Time: 24 minutes

Director: Elliott Owen

Stars: Mick Wingert, Gunnar Sizemore, Haley Tju, Laya DeLeon Hayes, Makana Say

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Adventure, and Action


Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny is an adventurous American animated streaming TV limited series. Here, Po, the Dragon Master, faces his greatest challenge, i.e., to teach Kung Fu to four rambunctious panda kids, Fan Tong, Jing, Nu Hai, and Bao, with mysterious chi powers who happen upon a mystical cave underneath the Panda village. They journey together, fighting villains and becoming legends.


7. Scrappy Birthday


Active Years: 1949

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Run Time: 7 minutes

Director: Dick Lundy

Stars: Walker Edmiston, Eddie Marr, Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Genres: Animation, Comedy, and Short


Scrappy Birthday is one of the famous Panda Bear cartoons released in 1949, starring Andy Panda with his girlfriend, Miranda Panda. In this short comedy, Andy presents usual things like candy and flowers to Miranda on her birthday, where she gets upset and complains about getting a fur coat, which Andy can't afford. It is to see how Andy manages to surprise Miranda.


8. The Panda's Great Adventure


Active Years: 1973

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Run Time: 53 minutes

Director: Yûgo Serikawa

Stars: Yonehiko Kitagawa, Eiko Masuyama, Sachiko Chijimatsu, Michiko Hirai

Genres: Animation and Adventure


The Panda's Great Adventure is also one of the famous Panda Bear cartoons of the '70s that follows the adventures of a young panda prince of the Bear Kingdom, Lonlon, who fails a test of courage and is found unworthy by his mother, the Queen, and expelled from the happy Kingdom. In his journey, Lonlon battles dangerous enemies and gets captured and forced to work in a circus. Eventually, he finds the strength to face danger.


9. Pandamonium


Active Years: 1982

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Run Time: 30 minutes

Producer: Tony Benedict

Stars: Jesse White, Neil Ross, David Banks, Walker Edmiston, Rick Dees

Genres: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, and Family


Pandamonium is an American animated TV series where an evil alien, Mondraggor, attempts to steal an ancient object, the Pyramid of Power, which is scattered around the world. A trio of pandas, Chesty, Timothy, and Algernon, help two human siblings, Peter and Peggy Darrow, in a race to track down and recover the pieces of the Pyramid of Power before the cosmic villain does.


10. Life Begins for Andy Panda


Active Years: 1939

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Run Time: 8 minutes

Director: Alex Lovy

Stars: Sara Berner, Danny Webb, Mel Blanc, and Margaret McKay

Genres: Animation, Comedy, and Short


Life Begins for Andy Panda is an American short subject Panda Bear cartoon and the first Andy Panda film released in 1939. Walter Finchell broadcasts from the top of the tree that Mr. and Mrs. Panda were presented with a baby boy, Andy. All the birds and animals gather to welcome Andy at the Panda's home. As he grows, Papa Panda takes Andy for a walk in the jungle to appreciate Mother Nature, get him acquainted with it, and point out some of the perils.


Kids love Panda cartoons; they may even dream of owning one in costumes, smartphone cases, stuffed toys, junk jewelry, handbags, shoulder bags, outfits, accessories, pet Panda costumes, and much more. Before you struggle to find them online or in your vicinity, you can explore Pandadorf.com at your fingertips. The website has an extensive collection of all panda accessories and cute stuff that can match your kids’ styles.


Final Wrap


Pandas are cute and cuddly with playful behavior. Lately, Panda Bear cartoons have even slowly become a youth icon for kids as they offer a frenzy of excitement to teenagers. If you are longing to watch the best cartoons portraying the Panda Bears, we have listed the high-rated ones from all times that you can watch and enjoy with your kids and family.  





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