Formulaic toy-inspired series has some good messages, too.
'80s action toon still entertains with intricate storyline.
Lightweight movie spin-off with comic violence.
Superheroes' new look, comical feel invites younger kids.
Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
Game-driven manga show is more confusing than entertaining.
Predictable slapstick comedy still delivers the laughs.
Series-inspired TV movie is worry-free holiday fun for kids.
Frenetic '80s cult fave with stereotypes hasn't aged well.
Anime series finale is more violent than others.
Action, comedy, super-slugs, and great messages for tweens.
Just OK anime series has strong product tie-ins.
Skater crew's antics mix friendship, slang, stereotypes.
Fun and action-packed ... for an extended toy commercial.
Hero finds super strength and responsibility with new peers.
Pokemon-style action with violence, unlikeable character.
Teens' feats of courage promote teamwork, self-confidence.
Classic 'toon's conflict is OK for older kids.
Zany fun and positive social messages are great for kids.
Brawny hero's strength of character has value for kids.
Mystery, spy gear, and wholesome fun for tweens.
Violence is still heavy in cheesy martial-arts series.