"Adventure Time" is primarily targeted toward children and young adults, as are most shows on Cartoon Network. However, the show features many elements targeted toward adults, making the show a success with multiple demographics.
"Adventure Time" premiered on Cartoon Network in 2010 and quickly achieved success with young children and preteens with its humorous characters and colorful animation. The show has also become popular with teenagers and young adults for its esoteric pop culture references and subtle innuendos.
As of December 2015, "Adventure Time" has a significant cult following, with a significant fandom among teenagers and adults encouraging cosplay, performance art and other communal activities at events and conventions.