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10 Shows To Watch If You Liked The Owl House

The Owl House is ending with three specials after a shocking season 2 finale that sees Luz and her friends stranded in the Human World. The LGBTQ+, the coming-of-age story has been luring fans since its initial release in 2020. Since then, it’s been a cult favorite amongst viewers.

As a new take on a witch show, The Owl House has found plenty of ways to make it stand out from other shows like it. With storylines for audiences of all ages, the show has been able to captivate a wide variety of people. Between its themes of magic and adventure, to traveling to other worlds, there are lots of other shows similar to it for fans to watch.

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Amphibia (2019-2022)

Streaming on Disney+

Amphibia season 3 poster

Amphibia has a similar animation style to The Owl House and has a similar target audience, but that’s not all. The storyline shares many similarities as well. Both shows start with a female protagonist having trouble in her world, only to end up in a world of wonders where they end up going on many adventures.

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Where Amphibia differs is that the land Anne ends up in is a marshland that has anthropomorphic amphibians as the primary inhabitants of the land. The show explores themes like social class, change, and environmental awareness throughout the series making it even more appealing to all ages.


Gravity Falls (2012-2016)

Streaming on Disney+

Gravity Falls Main Characters

While Luz stumbles into a world of mysteries and magic, Dipper and Mabel get roped into it when they go visit their great uncle at The Mystery Shack in Gravity Falls. The twins have a summer they never expected.

The show only ran for two seasons even though it was well-loved. The adventure, jokes, family aspects, and overall story of the show were strong and the director wanted to end it on a high note instead. Gravity Falls received the highest rating on rotten tomatoes and is even still a popular animated series ten years after coming out.

The Cuphead Show! (2022)

Streaming on Netflix

The Owl House follows Luz as she explores the Boiling Isles. Similarly, in The Cuphead Show! fans follow Cuphead and his brother Mugman all over the Inkwell Isles.


The Cuphead Show! is based on the old video game Cuphead, and there are many things that fans of the game are thrilled to see carry over. The consistency between the two is due to the producers of the game joining the production of the show, which is one of the many things fans don’t know about The Cuphead Show!

Hilda (2018-Present)

Streaming on Netflix

Hilda Cartoon

Following along the life of a young girl figuring out her place in a new world is a common theme among animated kid’s shows. It’s present in many shows, including Hilda where fans follow 11-year-old Hilda after she moves to the city and has to learn to adapt after being born in the woods.


Her positive attitude allows her to befriend just about everyone that she and her deerfox, Twig, encounter. She appears to be fearless, and it’s empowering for a young audience to see. Having characters that maintain positivity in hard, or scary, situations, and are kind to everyone they meet is a great message to give to kids in shows like this.

Young Justice (2010-Present)

Streaming on HBO Max

The young sidekicks mobilize in Young Justice

Although it may not be magic, Young Justice is filled with beings that have superpowers. Superheroes are taking over the film industry between the MCU and the DCEU coming out with new content regularly.

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Even though the concept of the team of young supers isn’t new, the show is a fresh take on the universe. The show doesn’t follow the comics directly giving it a unique flair. The team of supers that ranged from teenagers to young adults is working together to prove themselves as heroes, while also going through normal life things that people their age go through. Young Justice is a great tv show on superheroes that provides a different take on a popular genre.

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina (2018-2020)

Streaming on Netflix

Hilda, Zelda, and Edward together

Witches and wizards have soared in popularity over the last decade. From shows like The Owl House to the Harry Potter movies, there are more characters with magical traits than ever. Sabrina was one of the original witches on TV in the 90s sitcom Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. 

The new adaptation of the beloved witch series premiered on Netflix in 2018 with a new name, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Not only is it a coming-of-age story, but it also has a much darker side than its original. This dark side includes horror and fear moments, although some Reddit fans don’t believe the show was scary enough, as Sabrina learns to take on both her witchy side and her mortal side, targeting a slightly different audience than its predecessor.

She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power (2018-2020)

Streaming on Netflix

Catra and Adora as She-Ra face off in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Luz and Amity are fans’ favorite couple in the show, and many saw it coming from the first time they met. They are just one of the many LGBTQ+ couples on TV that fans are losing their minds over.

From Katra and Adora to Bow’s dads, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power have a very inclusive array of characters. Additionally, the show is filled with adventure, magic, technology, and an alien invasion. The show has incredible depth for a kid’s show and is another show that got an updated adaptation, which ended up doing great.

The Dragon Prince (2018-Present)

Streaming on Netflix

Ezran sits on the throne with Bait in his lap in The Dragon Prince

Magic and mystical creatures are becoming more prominent in animated series. Characters like King and Eda add a special flair to animated shows that make these characters ones fans want to become.

Shows like The Dragon Prince have a wide variety of characters that fans can idolize. From fictional creatures like elves and dragons to normal boys who are step-brothers, the show is filled with different characters that help make the show likable and unique. The Dragon Prince has great characters and is well known for its inclusivity to any and all people and has been successfully on air for the last four years.


Over The Garden Wall (2014)

Streaming on Hulu

Scene from Over the Garden Wall

The Owl House is full of cute and quirky characters from another world, which isn’t too far off from Over the Garden Wall. The Cartoon Network mini-series follows brothers Wirt and Greg and their new bird friend Beatrice through the woods behind the Garden Wall.

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Odd things happen to the two brothers as they try to find their way back home. The animated show is for kids but has many deeper and darker themes that only an older audience may understand. Elijah Wood, John Cleese, and Melanie Lynskey are just a few of the famous actors that voice characters in the show giving it an element of familiarity.

Disenchantment (2018-Present)

Streaming on Netflix

Disenchantment Season 4 Elfo

Little demons, elves, trolls, and beings with magic are finding new homes in many TV shows. Human characters are becoming more and more surrounded by fictional creatures, just like Bean in Disenchantment.

Created by the well-known producer Matt Groening, who created The Simpsons and Futurama, the show takes place in the Medieval times in a kingdom called Dreamland. It has all the trademark qualities of Groening’s other shows, as well as magical aspects that give it its own trajectory. The newest season came out earlier this year, and a fifth season is expected to follow soon.

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