Cartoons: a pleasant memory of childhood

Cartoons are essential part of every childhood. They are, certainly, the most popular entertainment for children, but also much more than that.Since the emergence of cartoon films over a century ago, several generations of children have grown up watching animated films. A multitude of girls have fantasized about being princesses and boys have imagined themselves to be valiant knights after watching classic animated tales . Cartoons end up bringing our minds at peace. There have been many amazing cartoon shows that we all have grown up watching since childhood, ranging from “The Simpsons” to “Oswald” to present day’s “Motu Patlu” .With the help of cartoons kids can learn about the world around us, about new emotions, life issues and other important things.

Younger children learn new sounds, shapes and colours with the help of cartoons; they also get in contact with music in a different way.As children grow up, we use cartoons to show them how things function in real life, explain them more about feelings and relationships in a way they can understand. We also show them how to deal with certain situations and people. Cartoons contain some valuable life lessons. 

Millions of adults around the globe are still watching cartoons, as it is the best way to avoid the stress of everyday life. This phenomenon is called “kidult” (kid+adult), which refers to adults who have habits of consumption of teenagers. Before, being a kidult was frowne upon, but now it’s seen as something fun.

Generally, if an adult watches a cartoon, he is laughed at by his family or friends and asked if he is a kid. Society deems adults who watch cartoons as childish and immature but cartoons are the best stress reliever. If you are completely stressed out, switch on your TV and watch some Tom and Jerry. Within a matter of minutes, you will feel relaxed.

Even some of the studies show that watching cartoons are also good for your brain which releases endorphins while laughing.
Laughter is a good stress buster and a confidence builder. It also boosts immunity and causes the release of endorphins that cause us to have positive feelings.Being an adult implies having responsibilities and sometimes it is good to watch a cartoon that entertains and make us laugh. In a cartoon, everything is possible, therefore everything is more fun. In addition, there are many cartoons that surprise and leave wise teachings to their followers, like the Japanese anime Dragon Ball Z which invites their fans to conquer their own fears in the face of adversity. The anime was created to instill in the children moral values that will serve them for a lifetime. At present, Dragon Ball Z has millions of followers around the world, who appreciate every teaching they receive.Cartoons can be energizing along with being entertaining. You watch an episode of The Powerpuff Girls and tell me you don’t feel like going out to kick some ass and take names.

When an adult watches cartoons, he feels that he regains his childhood, being able to relive the best moments. Sometimes because he had a beautiful childhood or because he has a difficult childhood. Either way, he wants to go back in time. When one is a child, one identifies with the characters of the cartoons. 

These cartoons makes us laugh and the tension is relieved within no time. Unknowingly the smile appears on our face releasing all the tensed muscles and cheers our moods.Cartoons are the stress busters.They are watched and enjoyed by all ages. In the present days of stand up comedies where we forcibly laugh or TRP based news broadcasts, unfruitful panel discussions, these cartoons which are as old as 50 years keeps us happy no matter what is the age.

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