You are right, general ruling is not to draw or take picture of living beings. But in case of animated film, it is allowed if it is being in specific Islamic limits. As you said kissing scenes are there, so that's definitely a NO. Animations should not have any sort of nudity, mixing girls and boys openly or music in it. other than that it is allowed.
Islam greatly insists on the privacy of intimacy between any married couples. All acts of intimacy, or of sexual nature, or that lead to arousal, are haram (unless it's with your spouse)
Let me tackle this with subpoints:
When 2 people are kissing on the screen, it's almost always a haram relationship (bf/gf). Watching such ...
Before I try answering the question I want to highlight the folllowing:
If I understood the question correctly, it is regarding if you are allowed to watch the mentioned series.
The second question "but can I do it if I gain some knowledge from it?"
Basically, the second question is only relevant if the answer to your main question is "no". In that case it ...
I've watched an episode.
I don't think this series is showing the idea of Dajjal at all. In Islam Dajjal is One-eyed man. Also, 70 thousands of Jewish from Isfahan will follow him in the beginning.
For me, I don't think they mean Dajjal. I think they mean Jesus. He also messiah but the true messiah not the Liar one (Dajjal). Even though, the text written ...
A major source for that would be Verse (49:6)
O you who have believed, if there comes to you a disobedient one with information, investigate, lest you harm a people out of ignorance and become, over what you have done, regretful.
where a ruling for handling with news is clearly defined: If this person is not trustworthy one should investigate and review ...