Wiktionary https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionary:Main_Page has an etymology section for many Chinese characters. It's pretty incomplete, but it's a quick and definite yes/no result instead of parsing Google results.
It might be hard to find the show with simplified Chinese - according to this wikipedia, the Beijing government banned Cartoon Network in 2000. Thus, the company might start to focus on Freedom China (ROC, currently in and known as Taiwan).
However, there should be some way to get simplified Chinese caption. If you're lucky enough, you should be able to grab ...
I just came across this so hopefully it's not too late. I'm creating a series of Chinese calligraphy tutorials in English and the most recent upload is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aRQGx4sMdQ&t=115s. Hope it's helpful if you're interested.