17 Animated Complete Series DVD Boxsets Currently Less Than $20 On Amazon

While there are still many short-lived cartoons that have never received a proper release in the U.S. such as Turbo Teen and Shirt Tales, thankfully several other complete series DVD boxsets are available and at a decent price on Amazon.

Check out the 11 animated series listed below from the '80s and early '90s that currently have complete boxsets for less than $20! Click on the title for a direct Amazon link to purchase or add to your wishlist.

(Prices as of article publishing date) 



6-Disc DVD Set + Digital Copy includes all 65 episodes.
Released by Mill Creek

Based on the popular line of Mattel® toys, and scripted by acclaimed writers such as J. Michael Straczynski (creator of Babylon 5), all 65 episodes of Jayce And The Wheeled Warriors make their way to DVD, taking nostalgic action to a whole new level!

9-Disc DVD Set includes all 86 episodes
Released by Mill Creek

“Earth: the 23rd century. A time of robots and aliens. And of destruction and terror! Can the Galactic Patrol, defender of the United Planets, stop the evil computer Umbra? You bet they can! Meet Rob Simmons, the secret inventor of feisty Ohno; mighty Tor; versatile Bort; elusive Boo; Bo, the master of the elements; and Crunch, the metal muncher! Super robots forging together at Rob’s command to form Mighty Orbots, champion of the universe!” This Japanese-American coproduction may have lasted only one season, but thanks to its veteran director, Osamu Dezaki (Astro Boy), and character designs from Akio Sugino (Kimba the White Lion), it’s one of the sleekest and most striking action cartoons to be broadcast in a decade brimming with them. So get ready to cheer for six special robots as they defend the agents of the Galactic Patrol from the menace of the criminal organization SHADOW.

2-Disc DVD Set includes all 13 episodes
Released by Warner Archive

“Earth: the 23rd century. A time of robots and aliens. And of destruction and terror! Can the Galactic Patrol, defender of the United Planets, stop the evil computer Umbra? You bet they can! Meet Rob Simmons, the secret inventor of feisty Ohno; mighty Tor; versatile Bort; elusive Boo; Bo, the master of the elements; and Crunch, the metal muncher! Super robots forging together at Rob’s command to form Mighty Orbots, champion of the universe!” This Japanese-American coproduction may have lasted only one season, but thanks to its veteran director, Osamu Dezaki (Astro Boy), and character designs from Akio Sugino (Kimba the White Lion), it’s one of the sleekest and most striking action cartoons to be broadcast in a decade brimming with them. So get ready to cheer for six special robots as they defend the agents of the Galactic Patrol from the menace of the criminal organization SHADOW.

9-Disc DVD Set includes all 78 episodes
Released by Mill Creek

Your favorite neighborhood pest and all his comic misadventures are back! Based on Hank Ketcham s popular comic-strip, this animated series became a staple in countless households throughout the mid-80s. Filled with misguided mischief, hilarious havoc and youthful curiosity discover how Dennis became the most lovable troublemaker around.

5-Disc DVD set includes all 65 episodes
Released by Mill Creek

Tyrant Ming the Merciless and his vast army of evil accomplices are working overtime to eliminate the human race. But the Defenders of Earth led by legendary crime-fighters The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Mandrake and his trusted confidant and bodyguard Lothar join forces with their uniquely talented teenage children to challenge Ming and his evil followers in a series of great adventures. Both sides employ powerful computers and space age technology in their arsenals of weapons. They are our last best hope. For a frightened but determined planet they are the Defenders of the Earth.

3-Disc DVD set includes all 16 episodes
Released by VEI

When three teenage friends put their hands together and shout; they transform into descendants of Dracula, Frankenstein and The Wolfman. Now dedicated to reversing the evil image of their ancestors, this new generation of crime-fighting monsters Drak Jr., Frankie, and Howler band together as the Drak Pack! This good-versus-evil cartoon stars the voices of Alan Oppenheimer (He-Man), Jerry Dexter (Josie and the Pussycats), Bill Callaway (Aquaman of Super Friends), Hans Conried (Captain Hook in Walt Disney's Peter Pan), Don Messick (Scooby on Scooby-Doo) and Chuck McCann (Ben/The Thing in Fantastic Four).



3-Disc DVD set includes all 29 episodes plus two feature-length films
Released by Mill Creek

Deep within the walls of the Bigg house lives a family of small, nearly-human creatures with tails and pointed ears known as The Littles. Despite their small stature, The Littles are a tightly-knit loving family with the same cares, worries and joys that we share. But being so tiny in such a large a world brings many adventures and jeopardies to the Littles, for something as sweet and cuddly as a household cat is a real menace to them. Henry, a young boy who has discovered the existence of the Littles, joins them in many of their adventures as the Littles live in his home and as they travel to many far off places of the world meeting other Littles and having even more adventures.

This special DVD collection contain all 29 episodes from the beloved series and both made-for-TV feature length films: Here Come the Littles and Liberty & The Littles. Based on the series of children's novels by American author John Peterson which originally ran on ABC Saturday mornings from 1983 to 1986. The very first animated series produced by animation giant DIC Entertainment.

2-Disc DVD Set includes all 22 original episodes
Released by Mill Creek

From the magical land in the clouds called Care-a-lot, comes everyone's furry friends, The Care Bears. Along with their relatives, The Care Bear Cousins, they travel all over the world to help children through the power of caring. Many times, the Care Bears must use their powers to stop the evil plans of Professor Coldheart and is assistant Frostbite. You'll enjoy all 22 original stories of The Care Bears in this 2-disc DVD set!

2-Disc DVD Set includes all 13 episodes
Released by Peach Arch Trinity

My Pet Monster is an animated series about a young boy, named Max, who goes to a toy store looking to purchase a new toy in the hopes that he will find a new best friend. What he finds is an odd looking monster with a pink face and purple body which also happens to wear mysterious cuffs around its wrists. At home, Max inspects the cuffs and attempts to remove them. In succeeding, he watches in amazement as his curious looking toy magically comes to life; growing six feet tall and having an appetite for garbage! What ensues shortly after are a series of unpredictable adventures involving Max, Monster and many of their friends, as they try to maintain the secret of Monster's existence and keep him from being dragged back into Monster Land through a dimensional door by the villainous Beastur. Much of the voice cast of My Pet Monster returned several years later for Beetlejuice animated series.

5-Disc DVD Set includes all 21 episodes
Released by Warner Bros

High adventure awaits those courageous enough to join this misfit crew as they sail the mysterious 20 seas surrounding the alien world of Mer. Led by the young prince Ren, these unlikely heroes follow an enchanted compass through dangers beyond their wildest fears, seeking the 13 Treasures of Rule, which will release the troubled planet from the deadly dark waters devouring its surface. As if the fate of the world wasn't enough, Ren must also defeat the evil pirate Lord Bloth, who follows Ren's sails intent to steal the treasures he uncovers. For washbuckling action, you'll find that a pirate's life is for you: grab the seagoing bounty of the 5-Disc, 21-Episode The Pirates of Dark Water Complete Series Collection!


4-Disc DVD Set includes all 40 episodes
Released by Mill Creek

When an evil genetic-engineer, Dr. Paradigm, illegally experiments with an untested DNA genetic formula, four brothers are accidentally transformed into monstrous half shark - half humans! Delighted with his success, the diabolical madman seeks to alter nature and tailor all humanity into sea creatures of his own design and control! The Bolton brothers - John, Bobby, Coop and Clint - team up to stop Dr. Paradigm and his deadly Seaviates from transforming the citizens of Fission City into mutants with no free will. So hold onto your fins as the heroic STREET SHARKS kick some serious fin as well as satisfying their voracious appetites in all 40 Jawsome Episodes!

DVD Set includes all 26 episodes
Released by Invincible Pictures

A martial-arts master and his twin brother fight evil in this animated series based on the extremely popular Beat 'em up Video-Game franchise published by SEGA. Based on the first title in the series, Billy and Jimmy Lee are twins separated at birth and raised by opposing factions. Following the Code of the Dragon, never to harm others intentionally and not fight if one can help it, Billy trains to become the Dragon Master by his 18th birthday. Billy Joins forces with policewoman Marian Martin and together they fight to protect The City from the Shadow Warriors, a criminal organization led by the mysterious Shadow Master, who secretly instructs Jimmy Lee in the dark ways of the Black Flame. Can long-lost brothers reunite to become the legendary Double Dragon?


4-Disc DVD Set includes all 26 episodes
Released by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

It's about time! The adventures continue with all 26 episodes of the award winning Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series, in its entirety and uncut! Join Marty McFly and Doc Brown, Doc's wife Clara, sons Jules and Verne, and dog Einstein for more hilarious escapades as they time travel to Prehistoric Hill Valley, Ancient Rome, Medieval England, the Civil War, the days of the pirates, the far future and beyond. Featuring live action segments with Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, science experiments by Bill Nye the Science Guy and the vocal talents of Mary Steenburgen (Clara), Thomas Wilson (Biff) and Dan Castellaneta (Doc), it is family entertainment at its best and a true treasure for all Back to the Future fans!
 
DVD Set includes all 13 episodes
Released by NCircle

Travel to the distant land of Hyrule where the adventures never end! Join Link and Princess Zelda as they fight monsters and strive to defeat the wicked Ganon to save their peaceful kingdom.


3-Disc DVD Set includes all 23 episodes
Released by Warner Archive


Meet Pammy Panda, Tyg Tiger, Rick Raccoon, Digger Mole, and Bogey Orangutan – they’re cute, they’re furry and they have a secret. Whenever the purple mushroom by the tree they call home starts to flash they swing into action as the crime-sleuthing squad called the Shirt Tales. Racing to their secret lair hidden underneath the tree (and under the nose of Park Ranger Mr. Dinkle), they answer the Shirt Tale Alert from the Commissioner who clues them in on the current crime via holo-phone. Then it’s off to their shape-changing supersonic craft where they use their wiles and their fantastic gadgets to solve the mystery and nab the bad guys. These message-wearing T-shirted critters started out as adorable (and adored) greeting card characters but it took the genius of Hanna-Barbara to take the cute and mix-it up with a blend of Batman and Scooby-Doo to create a fan-and family classic. 46-episode, complete series collection.

2-Disc DVD Set includes all 13 episodes
Released by NCircle

Join your favorite brothers, Mario & Luigi, as they continue their adventures in Dinosaur Land with Princess Toadstool and their new friend, Yoshi! Watch out, though - King Koopa and his evil Koopalings have made their way to Dinosaur Land to continue to wreak havoc! Based on the hit Super NES video game, enjoy the complete series of the hit 90's Saturday morning show, Super Mario World, in this two disc set! This collection is a must-have for any true gaming fan!

4-Disc DVD Set includes all 65 episodes
Released by Shout Factory

Go Back To Where It All Started! You’re invited to return to Ponyland, the home of all your favorite classic Little Ponies, including the Earth Ponies, Unicorns, Pegasus Ponies, Flutter Ponies, Sea Ponies, Baby Sea Ponies, their human friends Megan, Danny and Molly and, of course, their dragon friend, Spike! Together, they live a life of games, songs and harmony with allies like the Bushwoolies and Furbobs. But, occasionally, there are problems in Ponyland and the Little Ponies of Paradise Estate must face evil witches, goblins, Stone Backs, Grundles and more! Now you can come join in the fun and adventure with My Little Pony: The Complete Series!
Note: The above list contains links to region 1 DVD sets for play in the USA and Canada. Images and descriptions courtesy Amazon. Prices as article publishing and do not include any potential shipping cost.
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