Compare And Contrast The 1990s And 2010s

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Cartoons: Retro Versus Modern Many various generations would argue that the cartoons from their childhood are the best cartoons ever made. However, lets focus on more recent cartoon styles such as the 1990s and 2010s. Though I was born in the 90s I have little memory of the 90s so I am not obligated to say that I am a true 90s kid. I am more of a 2000s kid. So, now you’re probably thinking, she’s going to go with the 2010s cartoons being better. However, I did say 2000s; which is in the middle of the 1990s and 2010s. I feel that the 90s era of cartoons is a lot better than the 2010s. Why? Let me explain starting with the 2010s era. What makes the 2010s era less great than the 1990s era? Well, for one case the 2010s era reuses the comical …show more content…
Cartoons stick to a basic story line. Unlike the reoccurrence knock offs of the 2010 era cartoons, the 1990 era came with fresh new ideas and story lines that made sense and engaged the audience to wish they were more like the characters. Not one cartoon was like the other. The characters from these cartoons were also very relatable to the general audience. For instance, in Recess, not all the six major characters were the same. They had their own personalities and flaws. Children could learn lessons from the situations the characters were placed in. In the cartoon, Hey Arnold, almost every cartoon in this series has a lesson behind it. Some of these lessons were to always tell the truth, how to be a good friend, keep to promises made, work hard and have …show more content…
One thing the 2010s era has an upper hand on is the quality of animations. 2010s era cartoons have converted from cel painting to computer cels. Cels were traditionally painted on see through plastic like material. However, because of the increase in use of technology animation cels have become more used by computer rather than painting it. What does this mean? Due to this change, there are less flaws in 2010s era cartoons. For example, if paying close attention to 1990s and eras below, you can see some mess ups with color and shading. 2010 era cartoons are also much smoother in animation quality. One fine example for the great smoothness in animation quality would be the intro for Disney’s cartoon, Gravity

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