2006 in animation
Events in 2006 in animation.
- Academy Award for Best Animated Feature: Happy Feet
- Animation Kobe Feature Film Award: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
- Annie Award for Best Animated Feature: Cars
- BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film: Happy Feet
- Goya Award for Best Animated Film: El Ratón Pérez
- Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
- Japan Media Arts Festival Animation Award: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
- Mainichi Film Awards - Animation Grand Award: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Television series debuts
- January 20 - The Emperor's New School debuts on Disney Channel (2006–08).
- February 25 - Kappa Mikey debuts on Nicktoons Network (2006–08).
- May 5 - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse debuts on Playhouse Disney (2006–16).
- May 27 - Squirrel Boy debuts on Cartoon Network (2006–07).
- May 29 - Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman debuts on PBS Kids Go! (2006–10).
- July 28
- August 6 - Metalocalypse debuts on Adult Swim (2006-13).
- August 20 - Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! debuts on Nickelodeon (2006–10).
- August 26 - Chaotic debuts on 4Kids TV (2006–10).
- September 4 - Curious George debuts on PBS Kids (2006–15).
- September 16 - Handy Manny debuts on Playhouse Disney (2006–13).
- September 23
- October 2 - Yin Yang Yo! debuts on Toon Disney (which is now Disney XD) (2006–09).
- October 7 - Viva Piñata debuts on 4Kids TV (2006–09).
- November 3 - Class of 3000 debuts on Cartoon Network (2006–08).
Television series endings
- 13 May - Xiaolin Showdown ended on Kids' WB (2003–06).
- 27 May - The Buzz on Maggie ended on Disney Channel (2005–06).
- 27 June - Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi ended on Cartoon Network (2004–06).
- 21 July - What's New, Scooby-Doo? ended on Kids' WB (2002–2006).
- 29 July - Lilo & Stitch: The Series ended on Disney Channel (2003–06).
- 19 August - Invader Zim ended on Nickelodeon (2001–02; 2006).
- 25 August - Brandy & Mr. Whiskers ended on Disney Channel (2004–06).
- 3 September - Jacob Two-Two (TV series) ended on YTV (TV channel) (2003–2006)
- 15 September - Teen Titans ended on Cartoon Network (2003–06).
- 14 November - As Told by Ginger ended on Nickelodeon (2000–04; 2006).
- 25 November - The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius ended on Nickelodeon (2002–06).
- 13 December - The X's ended on Nickelodeon (2005–06).
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