LOKAI of CHERON wrote:
The characters just seem more colourful, more fleshed out, and just much more darn fun than TNG's, which they are seemingly often compared to.
I would agree the VOY characters were more colorful, but I don't think I'd go as far to say they were more fleshed out. TNG wins that one hands down, IMO. I thought the TNG characters were deeper, better developed, and all around better representations of explorers on a starship in the 24th century. The VOY characters may have been sillier and fun in a more obvious way (which I think can have a lot of appeal), but I think the TNG characters were more multi-dimensional and better written overall.
EDIT: That said, VOY did some really well developed characters too, mainly Seven and the Doctor.