Yes I agree, it mimics the traditional 2d animation look
, and it is much easier to develop 2d in anim8or, because of the advantages of 3d environment, also you can re-use animation sequences and apply them to other characters if the skeleton system is the same. Also, you can have different coloured toon lines on the same character, this was very difficult and almost impossible to do in blender.
You also achieve squash and stretch with the morph targets.
2d is very popular on children's tv and adverts, most people use flash and toon-boom costing Beginner Bundle: Toon Boom Studio + eLearning Kit=$429.98 USD then there's the pro bundle $1,599.98 USD