Zenimation is short form anthology series on Disney+ created by David Bess as "a tribute to the visual and sound artists who have created Walt Disney Animation Studios' legacy of films." Each episode contains a montage of clips and sequences focusing on the sounds and visuals from animated Disney movies with no dialogue. The series has been described as Disney's answer to ASMR channels on YouTube.[2]

Official description

Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zenimation - an animated soundscape experience. Whether it’s baby Moana being called by the ocean, Anna and Kristoff walking through an icy forest, or Baymax and Hiro Hamada flying over San Fransokyo, these iconic scenes become an aural experience like no other with the sounds of ocean waves, an icy forest and soaring flight. Zenimation pays tribute to both the visual and sound artists who have created Walt Disney Animation Studios’ legacy of films. Created and edited by David Bess. From Walt Disney Animation Studios.


The first season also includes an 11th bonus episode launched on October 2nd[1] combining all 10 episodes into one viewing experience.


  • Brazil: Curtas Animados Zen
  • Portugal: Animazen
  • Spain: Animazén



  1. 1.0 1.1 Animation World Network "Extended Edition of ‘Zenimation’ Launches on Disney+ October 2" by AWN Staff, September 21, 2020
  2. io9 Gizmodo "The Latest Disney+ Series Is Basically ASMR, With Its Own Animated Movies" by James Whitbrook, May 22, 2020
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