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Welcome to our monthly guide to streaming animation.

We’ve rounded up the shows and films — new and old alike — coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Paramount+, and Hulu in October (in the U.S.). Fully animated and hybrid titles are included, as are documentaries about subjects related to animation.

Scroll down for the full list.

Netflix
  • Oats Studio: Volume 1, season 1 (series; Oct 1)
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light (feature; Oct 1)
  • The Way of the Househusband, part 2 (series; Oct 7)
  • A Tale of Dark & Grimm, season 1 (series; Oct 8)
  • Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (feature; Oct 8)
  • Blue Period, season 1 (series; eps on Oct 9, 16, 23, 30)
  • Bright: Samurai Soul (feature; Oct 12)
  • Mighty Express, season 5 (series; Oct 12)
  • Violet Evergarden: The Movie (feature; Oct 13)
  • Karma’s World, season 1 (series; Oct 15)
  • Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween (special; Oct 15)
  • Gabby’s Dollhouse, season 3 (series; Oct 19)
  • Adventure Beast, season 1 (series; Oct 22)
  • Inside Job, season 1 (series; Oct 22)
  • Maya and the Three (limited series; Oct 22)

Disney+
  • Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales (short; Oct 1)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks (feature; Oct 1)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (feature; Oct 1)
  • The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular! (special; Oct 1)
  • Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life (series; eps on Oct 6, 13)
  • What If…? (series; ep on Oct 6)
  • The Chicken Squad (series; ep on Oct 6)
  • The Ghost and Molly McGee, season 1, five episodes (series; Oct 6)
  • Muppet Babies, season 3, nine episodes (series; Oct 6)
  • Puppy Dog Pals, season 4, five episodes (series; Oct 6)
  • Spidey and His Amazing Friends, season 1 (series; ep on Oct 6)
  • Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches (special; Oct 8)
  • Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures, season 1 (series; ep on Oct 13)
  • Zombies: Addison’s Moonstone Mystery Shorts, season 1 (series; Oct 13)
  • PJ Masks, season 5, six episodes (series; Oct 20)
  • Thumbelina (feature; Oct 22)
  • Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of What If…? (special; Oct 27)

HBO Max
  • Clash of the Titans (feature; Oct 1)
  • Lego DC: Shazam — Magic & Monsters (feature; Oct 1)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Great Escape (feature; Oct 1)
  • Shrek the Third (feature; Oct 1)
  • Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans (feature; Oct 1)
  • Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (feature; Oct 1)
  • Birdgirl (series; Oct 9)
  • To Your Eternity, season 1 (series; Oct 9)
  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter One: Dead Sea (special, Oct 14)
  • Little Ellen, season 1B (series; Oct 14)
  • Teen Titans Go!, seasons 1–6 (series; Oct 14)
  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Two: Primordius (special, Oct 21)
  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Three: Tidal Shift (special, Oct 28)
  • Victor and Valentino, season 2 (series; Oct 29)

Paramount+
  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (feature; Oct 1)
  • Rugrats Go Wild (feature; Oct 1)
  • Max and Ruby, season 7 (series; Oct 6)
  • Team Umizoomi, seasons 3–4 (series; Oct 6)
  • Rugrats, episodes from season 1 (series; Oct 7)
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks, season 2 finale (series; Oct 14)
  • Rango (feature; Oct 25)
  • Star Trek: Prodigy, premiere (series; Oct 28)

Hulu
  • Cake, season 5 (series; Oct 1)
  • Happy Feet (feature; Oct 1)
  • Happy Feet Two (feature; Oct 1)
  • Spirit Untamed (feature; Oct 31)

Images at top, left to right: “Birdgirl,” “Maya and the Three,” “Beavis and Butt-Head Do America”

Alex Dudok de Wit

Alex Dudok de Wit is Deputy Editor of Cartoon Brew.