Top 80s Action & Sci-Fi Cartoon Theme Songs

This is a blast from the past. The 1980s, a time of spandex, big hair, keytars, and toy advertisements disguised as kids cartoons. If there is one way to sum it up, it’s theme songs- epic, memorable, and sometimes outrageous theme songs.

80s cartoons took up the topic of good versus evil. It taught kids essential ethics and life lessons that we still remember today. In a time where Nintendo was king, and synth pop ruled the airwaves, we give you the top 10 cartoon theme songs where action and sci-fi cartoons turned us into tiny consumers driven with the desire to want anything that’s injection-molded plastic or die-cast metal.

1. Transformers

1984 intro and outro

2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

3. Thundercats


4. He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

He-Man intro and outro

5. She-Ra

She-Ra opening theme

6. Voltron: Defender of the Universe

7. M.A.S.K.

8. Robotech

9. G.I.Joe

Intros 1983-1987

10. Spider-man

1981 TV show intro

11. BraveStarr

12. JEM

13. Silverhawks

14. The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers

15. The Centurions