Best Kodi Addons for Cartoons 2016 – Watch Cartoons on Kodi

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No matter what your friends/siblings/mother/girlfriend/wife says, you’re never too old for cartoons. And there’s no program that makes getting access to all of your favorites easier than Kodi. Grab your favorite breakfast cereal and open up your Kodi app. It’s time to get dive into some Kodi cartoons, both old and new, with the best Kodi addons for cartoons.

Our list of the best cartoon addons for Kodi includes some you may already have, some that are specific to certain cartoons, some that cover Japanese anime and a few that are just for the kids. You’ll find a little bit of everything here. We also provide a brief overview of what cartoon options you can find in each one. You will likely want to skim through the options first before hitting the individual installation guides. Some are more limited than others, and many may offer the same or similar channels and video streams.

Furthermore, many of these are located in the same repositories. We’ve provided a detailed guide for each one, but in the case where you can find it in a repository you already have installed, we’ve added a note before the guide. This should save you a good bit of time.

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Goodfellas

Goodfellas has a good selection of IPTV options. The Metal Kettle Repo itself has a lot of good add-ons, while Goodfellas is one of the best streaming add-ons around. You’ll find sections in their menu just for cartoons and anime, making it a solid option for those who want their cartoon fix alongside any other streaming fixes that need immediate attention.

  • Go to “System”. Then, proceed to click on “File Manager”.
  • Click on “Add source”.
  • Under “Add source”, select “<None>”. In the empty box, type in “http://www.goodfellasteam.com/Repository/”. Select “Done”. It will then prompt you to give the media source a name. You can name it anything, but the best option is to name it “Goodfellas. Select “OK” to move on.

  • Return to the home screen.
  • Click on “System”.
  • Under system, select “Add-ons”.
  • Go to “Install from zip file”.
  • Click on “Goodfellas” (this is this one you named).

  • Click on the repository folder. Then, click on the repository zip file.
  • You will receive a message that your add-on is enabled.
  • Go to the “Install from repository” section. Click it.

  • Select “Goodfellas”.
  • Click on “Program add-ons”.
  • Click on “Goodfellas”. Click on “Install”.

  • Once you receive the “Add-on enabled” message on the bottom right, head back to the “Add-ons” screen.
  • In “Add-ons”, select “Video Add-ons”.
  • Select “Goodfellas”. Install it.
  • Go back to your home screen.
  • Click on “Videos”. Then, Click on “Add-ons”
  • Go to “Goodfellas”. Your program should load from there.

Goodfellas kodi cartoons


iLiVE StreamLive 

Stream Live from iLiVE is a great live streaming source. Like Goodfellas, it’s a one-stop-shop for streaming that stretches beyond just cartoons and animation. You’ll find several good live streaming options for cartoons on iLiVE, including Disney and Nickelodeon channels. There are also a limited number of Japanese anime options with a small handful of shows, as well as a stream for Cartoon Network. This is a good option if you’re looking for an all-around option that provides the occasional cartoon binge opportunity.

  • First, download the iLiVE StreamLive zip file.
  • After you have installed the program, load up your Kodi.
  • Click on “System”. Then, go to “Settings”

  •  Under system, select “Add-ons”.
  • Go to “Install from zip file”.

  • Locate the iLiVE zip file you just downloaded: “plugin.video.tbh.ilive-0.2.2.zip”.

  • You will receive a message that your add-on is enabled.
  • Return to the home screen. Select “Videos”, and then “Add-ons”.
  • From the list, select “iLiVE”.

  • From there, you can choose the category you want to watch from the drop-down menu.

ILIVE Kodi Cartoons


Phoenix 

Phoenix is a great option for Kodi cartoons, movies, television shows; you name it, Phoenix probably has it. As for cartoons, Phoenix is going to be one option you’ll find yourself turning to regularly.  The best part of Phoenix is the “Cartoon Crazy” section. There are an almost endless number of cartoons, old and new, available here. The best part? A search option that lets you look for cartoon streams you’re interested in. Go on. Search for “Animaniacs”. We know you want to.

  • Go to the “System” tab from your Kodi main screen.

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  • Go to “File manager”.
  • Go to “Add source”.

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  • Return to “System”.

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  • Go to “Add-ons”.

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  • Go to “.zip file”.
  • Go to “Fusion”.

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  • Go to “xmbc-repos”.

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  • Scroll down to locate “repository.xmbchub-1.0.6.zip”.

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  • Go back to Settings>Add-ons and go to “install from repository”.
  • Select “TVADDONS.ag Add-on Repository.

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  • Go to “Video add-ons”.

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  • Scroll down. Select Phoenix. Install the program.

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  • You can now find the program in your Videos>Add-ons section.

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Phoenix Kodi cartoons


Cartoons8

Cartoons8 is a the stream for the Cartoons8.com website. Purely cartoon focused, you’ll find access to Kodi cartoons great and small, including highly popular and many irregular anime cartoons. The search option makes this program feel wholly complete, and the fact that it focuses solely on cartoons means you don’t have to worry about sifting through long menus to get to what you want.

*Note: If you have the MettleKettles Addon Repository already installed, skip this guide and install it directly from System > Addons > Install from Repository.

  • To install Cartoons8, follow the same process on you followed for Phoenix:
  • Go to the “System” tab from your Kodi main screen.

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  • Go to “File manager”.
  • Go to “Add source”.

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  • Return to “System”.

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  • Go to “Add-ons”.

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  • Go to “.zip file”.
  • Go to “Fusion”.

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  • Go to “xmbc-repos”.

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  • Locate the file “repository.metalkettle-1.7.1.zip”. Install it.

Cartoons 8

  • Return to the System>Add-ons screen. go to “Install from Repository”.
  • Click on the MetalKettles Addon Repository.

Cartoons8

  • Locate the “Cartoons8” addon. Click to install.

Cartoons8

  • Return to the Home screen.
  • Go to Videos > Add-ons
  • You will find your Cartoons8 Add-on now available.

Cartoons8


Toddler World TV 

We promise that Toddler World TV is not as creepy as it sounds. However, this is a good Kodi cartoons option for those who have toddlers. The cartoons here are short, educational pieces designed for toddlers. If you have children and need quick and easy entertainment for them (and we know you do), this is a valuable option with a lot to offer. You’ll find videos that range from cutesy lessons on counting to very basic cartoons on early letters. It’s not quite Sesame Street, but it’s a fairly good, free alternative.

*Note: If you have the MettleKettles Addon Repository already installed, skip this guide and install it directly from System > Addons > Install from Repository.

  • To install Toddler World TV, follow the same process on you followed for Cartoons8:
  • Go to the “System” tab from your Kodi main screen.

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  • Go to “File manager”.
  • Go to “Add source”.

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  • Return to “System”.

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  • Go to “Add-ons”.

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  • Go to “.zip file”.
  • Go to “Fusion”.

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  • Go to “xmbc-repos”.

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  • Locate the file “repository.metalkettle-1.7.1.zip”. Install it.

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  • Return to the System>Add-ons screen. go to “Install from Repository”.
  • Click on the MetalKettles Addon Repository.

Cartoons8

  • Locate “Toddler World TV”. Click to install.

Toddler world tv

  • You will now find the Toddler World TV add-on from your Home > Videos > Add-ons screen.

Toddler Kodi cartoons


ToonMania

ToonMania is a fully-functional, one-stop-shop when it comes to Kodi cartoons. You’ll find everything from old cartoons to new ones. ToonMania is very similar to Cartoon8, so you may find that you can choose between one or the other. There are no other options in this add-on beyond cartoons, so if you’re looking for something a with a bit of a wider library, you’ll need to look elsewhere. However, the options it does have are very wide, so you’ll likely find yourself turning to ToonMania rather frequently, if you decide its a go-to source for you.

*Note: ToonMania is available in the MetalKettles Addon repository. If you already have this repository installed, skip the guide and simply go to Settings > Add-ons > Install from Repository. 

  • To install ToonMania, follow the same process on you followed for Cartoon8:
  • Go to the “System” tab from your Kodi main screen.

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  • Go to “File manager”.
  • Go to “Add source”.

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  • Return to “System”.

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  • Go to “Add-ons”.

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  • Go to “.zip file”.
  • Go to “Fusion”.

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  • Go to “xmbc-repos”.

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  • Locate the file “repository.metalkettle-1.7.1.zip”. Install it.

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  • Return to the System>Add-ons screen. go to “Install from Repository”.
  • Click on the MetalKettles Addon Repository.

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  • Locate the “ToonMania” addon. Click to install.

toonmania kodi cartoons

  • Return to the Home screen.
  • Go to Videos > Add-ons
  • You will find your ToonMania Add-on now available.

Toon Mania


CrunchyRoll

Crunchyroll is one of the best names in anime streaming. But it also stands out as one of the best cartoon addons for Kodi. Not only do they provide a wealth of free streaming options, they have English subs for new anime the same day they’re released in Japan. Crunchyroll does require an account in order to use, even for the free version. It is truly a king among anime Kodi cartoons streaming options.

You cannot sign up for the account through the add-on. You will need to go to the website (http://www.crunchyroll.com) and create your free account. Then, set up your username and password in the add-on settings. To do this, right-click on the name or icon of the add-on. Then, click on “Add-on information”. From there, click on “Configure”. You can set your username and password from this screen.

  • Go to the Home screen.

Crunchyroll Kodi

  • Go to Videos. Click on Add-ons.
  • Go to “Get more”.
  • Locate “Crunchyroll”. Install the add-on.

Crunchyroll kodi


Funimation 

As far as Kodi cartoons streaming add-ons go, Funimation provides some significant benefits for anime fans. It also is distinguishable from Crunchyroll. First, you don’t need to make an account in order to access content. there is some content behind an account wall, but not all of it. There’s a good amount you can access without having to log in. You will also find anime on Funimation that you can’t find on Crunchyroll. Funimation licenses a lot of anime, and gives themselves exclusivity over a good amount of English translated content.

  • Go to the Home screen.

Crunchyroll Kodi

  • Go to Videos. Click on Add-ons.
  • Go to “Get more”.
  • Locate “Funimation”. Install the add-on.

Funimation kodi


PBS Kids 

Another entry for those who have kids (or who simply enjoy kids cartoons), PBS Kids provides free access to PBS’ line of kids shows. The selection is fairly limited due to its specificity. However, you get access to some for the most popular kids shows from PBS, including Arthur (YES!) and Caillou (we know you hate it, sorry). Thankfully, the installation process is easy, as this one is located right in the Official Kodi Repo.

  • Go to the Home screen.

Crunchyroll Kodi

  • Go to Videos. Click on Add-ons.
  • Go to “Get more”.
  • Locate “PBS Kids”. Install the add-on.
PBS Kids kodi
We know you want to punch his face. Just remember, he’s only a kid.

South Park

South Park is one of the best Kodi cartoon addons for Kodi plugin because it is as straightforward as it gets. You get South Park, and that’s all. If you are like us, your South Park love warrants having an add-on just for this show. You get access to almost every season produced, so you’ll get to revel in all of the sardonic, iconoclastic humor all over again. No login required. And since this is sitting in the Official Kodi Repo, there’s no worries over its legality. Download away and start enjoying as much Cartman as your mind can handle.

  • Go to the Home screen.

Crunchyroll Kodi

  • Go to Videos. Click on Add-ons.
  • Go to “Get more”.
  • Locate “South Park”. Install the add-on.

South Park Best Cartoon Addons for Kodi