10 Graphic Tees for Instant Cartoon Cred
We Bare Bears, Rick and Morty, Pokémon, and more!
(SPOT.ph) Whether you’re nostalgic for the zany shows of your childhood or you’re a fan of the latest gems in animation today, we can all agree that cartoons are never really just for kids. From Powerpuff Girls tees toMickey Mouse sneakers, we know you can’t get enough of merch decked out in your fave animated characters. We went ahead and dug up a few graphic tees featuring some popular cartoons from then and now—you’ll want to collect them all!
Here are 10 cartoon-themed T-shirts you can shop now:
Dragon Ball T-Shirt (P1,295) from Bershka
Children of the '90s and early aughts probably remember watching the anime series Dragon Ball Z on TV. Fans of Goku and his adventures with the Z warriors will want to cop this tee from Bershka, which features the show’s logo printed on the back as well as on the left side of the chest.
See a list of Bershka branches.
Printed T-Shirt (P899) from H&M
This Nickelodeon tee from H&M will make you feel all kinds of nostalgic for the Saturday morning cartoons of your youth. It features characters from old-school shows like Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, CatDog, and more. You’ll want to make it a regular in your streetwear lineup.
See a list of H&M branches.
Rick and Morty T-Shirt (P995) from Pull&Bear
Since the show’s premiere in 2013, Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith took pop culture by storm with their out-of-this-world adventures. The sci-fi series’ fourth season is set to premiere in November of this year, but while you wait for it, you can rock this cool tee from Pull&Bear. It has the Back to the Future-inspired grandfather-and-grandson duo and their signature space cruiser on the back.
See a list of Pull&Bear branches.
UT Pokemon Shirt (U.S. $14.90; roughly P780) from Uniqlo
Uniqlo UT’s Pokémon-inspired line is the result of the brand’s UT Grand Prix 2019 contest, where artists all over the world send in T-shirt designs. That means that each tee is a one-of-a-kind interpretation from a fan who loves Pokémon just as much as you do! We’ve got our eyes on this tee, which features a neon Pikachu illustration. We’re still crossing our fingers for a local release!
Garfield T-Shirt (P995) from Stradivarius
Do you hate Mondays? Do you love lasagna? If you answered yes to both questions then you’ve got a lot in common with Garfield. The lazy-but-loveable orange tabby has been a regular on print comic strips since the late 1970s. This shirt from Stradivarius, which has him sporting a cheeky smile and says “Is it Friday yet?” is pretty much our mood the entire week.
See a list of Stradivarius branches.
Disney Princess Calendar T-Shirt (P1,295) from Zara
Forget astrology—match your birthday to a Disney Princess with this tee from Zara. You probably had a favorite princess growing up, but no need to pick just one when you’re rocking this top, which features one princess for each month of the year.
See a list of Zara branches.
Josie and the Pussycats T-shirt (P219) from Seashop
You might have caught the cult film Josie and the Pussycats when it premiered in the early 2000s, but the feline-dressing girl group traces its roots back to a 1960s comic-book series and later on, a 1970s animated TV show. Either way, you’ve probably had dreams of forming an all-girl musical group with your friends, too. You can channel the trio’s rockstar flare with this tee from Seashop, which has their logo emblazoned on the front.
Toy Story Alien Head Shirt (P595) from 0917
Gear up for Toy Story 4 this June with this cool tee from 0917, which features the famous multi-eyed aliens Woody first met in a claw machine in the original Toy Story movie. They may not appear in every film, but these little green dudes have become synonymous with the franchise. Side note: The brand’s got an entire collection of tees featuring characters from the Toy Story films in case you want to collect them all!
Where’s Sweldo (P595) from Linya-Linya
You might recall browsing Where’s Waldo? books as a child in search of the man in the crowd wearing a striped sweater and round glasses, but as an adult, you might be a little busier searching for, er, other things. This “Where’s Sweldo?” tee from Linya-Linya will make you laugh out loud and say “same” all at once. The local brand is known for their funny and relatable T-shirts, which give any look an added touch of personality.
See a list of Linya-Linya stores.
We Bare Bears Striped Shirt (P849) from Penshoppe
We already know you can’t get enough of Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear—you can rock the trio on tees, sneakers, socks, and more, but did you know you can even wear them to more formal occasions? This striped button-down from Penshoppe is dressy enough for smart-casual settings and if you look closely, you’ll spot the three bears peeping out of the front pocket—up to their usual antics, of course.
Available at Penshoppe branches nationwide.