Cantonese Cartoons Compilation on YouTube


Many parents teaching Cantonese are constantly looking for Cantonese cartoons. Cartoons, when used judiciously, can help to increase exposure to a minority language. The constraints, however, are that Cantonese DVDs are hard to find, unless you are in Hong Kong. However, YouTube comes to the rescue, with plenty of Cantonese cartoons for you to choose from.

Below, I consolidate a list of many cartoons that I have found YouTube, based on recommendations in groups and forums, or just based on researching on YouTube. If what you are looking for is not on the list, you can search for it by adding the following search terms 粵語卡通 (Cantonese cartoons) or adding 廣東話or 粵語 (Cantonese)  to the cartoon name.

Please use your judgement to decide which ones might be suitable for you child or children. Please also note AAP’s guidelines regarding screentime for children.


Cartoons that Are Originally in Cantonese

Sunshine Family 陽光笑容家庭

Donut and Ah Meow

McDull 麥兜

Gee Dor Dor 智多多


Cartoons Translated from English

Raa Raa 嘩嘩小獅子


Peppa Pig 粉紅豬

Patrick n Friends

Thomas and Friends

PJ Masks 睡衣小英雄/ 蒙面睡衣侠

My Little Pony 小馬寶莉

Lego Friends 樂高好朋友 

Garfield 加菲貓


This may not be viewable in some countries


Cartoons Translated From Korean

Robocar Poli 救援小英雄珀利

Robot Trains 動感火車家族 

Cartoons Translated From Japanese

Chibi Maruko-chan 樱桃小丸子

Update: Most of the videos are no longer on YouTube.

多啦A夢 Doraemon


Hello Kitty 愛漫遊

Captain Tsubasa 足球小將


Heidi, Girl of the Alps 飄零燕

Heidi, Girl of the Alps is a 1974 Japanese anime series by Zuiyo Eizo based on the Swiss novel Heidi’s Years of Wandering and Learning by Johanna Spyri.

IQ博士 (Dr Slump)

Click to watch on YouTube


我係小忌廉 Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel

Click to watch on YouTube


长腿叔叔 Daddy Long Legs


This post is part of the Cantonese Kids Resources on YouTube Series

Anything Else I should Include?

As you can see, there are plenty of Cantonese cartoons on YouTube, many of which are classics. I featured as many of the popular ones as I could, but if you have any good channels and playlists that you would like to recommend, please feel free to leave comment below. I will continue to update this post with more resources.


Other Free Online Cantonese Resources for Kids:

28 thoughts on “Cantonese Cartoons Compilation on YouTube

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Thanks Hilda! It is indeed a fantastic resource and I will be including it in my next post Cantonese Stories on YouTube.

  1. Debs says:

    If you can find Paw Patrol in Cantonese that would be super awesome? What about those unboxing video or learning colour-playdough videos? Anyone making those in canto out there? There are not very good videos to watch, but my kids seem to like them. Better to watch it in canto at least!

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Thanks Debs for your suggestions. I have been looking too, but have only found 汪汪隊立大功 in Mandarin. I’ll have a look for unboxing videos.

  2. Mandy Leung says:

    Would love to see if Rene/Nobody’s boy 1970’s Cantonese version is available.

    I know they have it in Spanish version but I remember watching this in Cantonese.

    I also have a screenshot of the cover but can’t attach it to this message.

    Thanks in advance.

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Thanks for sharing! I’ve not seen it before, but just had a look, and it seems very exciting. There has been a lot of remakes, but i couldn’t find the one form the 1970s. I’ve found the Wikipedia page came across these possible names for the cartoon, but couldn’t find anything on YouTube : 咪咪流浪记/無家可歸的孩子蕾米/星仔走天涯/小孤燕/沒有家的孩子/無家可歸的小孩蕾米. I saw some in mandarin. Would you know the Chinese name of the cartoon that you have watched? You can also send the screenshot to my Facebook page if the name is not one of these Thanks!

  3. soolee says:

    Some of those aren’t even originally in Cantonese. Most of them were originally Japanese or Korean. There’s also a lot of the original Cantonese Cartoon that is missing from the list.

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Thanks Soolee for your feedback. Yes, this is a list of cartoons that are in Cantonese on YouTube. As indicated in the post, some are translated from other languages, including Japanese, Korean and English. The list are for people looking for cartoons in Cantonese. I would love to include original Cantonese Cartoons, but many are not available on YouTube. If you have any channels to recommend, I would love to learn about them, and to include them where appropriate. Thanks!

  4. MELANIE HO says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this list. I’ve been having a hard time finding Cantonese cartoons for my son. You did an awesome job making these resources available for overseas parents. Kudos to you!

  5. CTN says:

    First at all, thanks for your sharing!
    Do you know why is not possible to watch a lot of videos in cantonese? For example, Ninjago we can only watch 1 of 66 videos.
    We live in Europe.
    Thanks in advance.

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Unfortunately the Ninjago videos are not accessible to us in Australia either. According to google, there are two main reasons : 1) Video owners have chosen to make their content available only to certain countries/ regions (usually due to licensing rights) 2) YouTube may block specific content to comply with local laws.

      Your IP address indicates your geographic location.

  6. TC says:

    Thank you for sharing so much great info!
    My kids recently have gotten into My Little Pony. They love to watch it so much, and their Cantonese has improved a lot since watching (and rewatching) the episodes on youtube. Do you know where I can find more MLP cantonese episodes?? I know the series has 9 seasons, but the youtube playlist only has maybe 10 episdoes. It would be such a shame that something has sparked their language interest, only to have it stunted by lack of access.

    Thanks for any help you can give me! I am based in the US.

    • Cantonese For Families says:

      Hi TC,

      It is great that your kids enjoy Cantonese cartoons and that it is helping their Cantonese. I am sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings, but although I have been looking, I haven’t been successful either in finding any other My Little Pony in Cantonese 小馬寶莉粵語. I have seen the movie DVD for sale on Amazon, but not much else. Hopefully there will be more available soon.

  7. Jeff says:

    I just wanted to say thank you. As a third generation honkie in Australia who can’t read or write but want my child to learn some canto this is such a great site!

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