Parents' Guide to

Young Justice

By Matt Springer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Former sidekicks battle villains in action-packed cartoon.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 25 parent reviews

age 13+

It good

Cyborgs origin story is dark he gets seen with his skull showing and blood growing down his body and face and beastboy becomes and insomniac and takes drugs

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+
Season 1-2 are for 7 year olds, season 3 is for 10

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (25):
Kids say (54):

For many years, Warner Bros. animation studios have churned out a continuous stream of exceptional series based on DC Comics properties. Young Justice is another series in that vein, with a style closer to the cartoonish realism of Justice League Unlimited than the anime-inspired Teen Titans Go!

With more than 70 years of comic books to draw from, the storytelling in Young Justice has plenty of imagination, and the characters provide dependable touchstones for young viewers -- the impatient speedster, the sly computer hacker, the stoic strongman. Superboy (voiced by Nolan North) is based on the comics' most recent incarnation (he's a clone of the adult Superman) and returns the character to its roots as an alien trying to fit in, which is one of the all-time great metaphors for the awkwardness of childhood and the teenage years. Young Justice provides a dose of sharp animated action for superhero fans of all ages.

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