Review Policy/ Review Index

Our Review Policy 

AFA aims to produce fair and independent reviews, and try and stay spoiler free (unless noted otherwise). We'll consider any relevant material sent to us review (Films, TV series, Books etc). We have writers based both in the United States and the United Kingdom. Publishers/ Publicity Agencies/Distributors etc- Please Contact us for details.

 The Following Scores apply to Film and TV Series Only:


Any film or TV Series with this score is at the very apex of the medium and is required viewing for anyone who calls themselves an animation fan. 


Any film or TV Series with this score is up there with the best and worth adding to your collection.

Any film or TV Series with this score may not be perfect, but still comes


Any film or TV Series with this score does't quite come up to snuff. It may still have its moments or may be worth watching for fans of the particualr artist or genre. Maybe worth renting or streaming... just about.


Any film or TV Series with this score is not worth your time in any capacity. Avoid.

We award the best of the best with the AFA Classic, our seal of the highest quality. All Five-Star Films or series qualify for the honour, as well as some of our favourite Four Stars.

Review Index

Looking for a particular film? You'll find a list of all the titles reviewed on AFA to date, below. We try to keep the list current as possible, but it may take a day or two for new reviews to be added. You can always find the most recent reviews published by clicking here.

Movie and TV Reviews

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn, The (2011)
Akira (1988)
Archer Season 5  (2014)
Archer Season 6 (2015)
Archer Season 7 (2016)
Anomalisa (2015)
April And The Extraordinary World (2015)
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Attack On Titan Season 1: [Episodes 1-13]

Batman and Superman Movie:  The World's Finest (1997)
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Beast Wars: Transformers (1996)
Belleville Rendez-Vous (2003) [AKA The Triplets of Belleville]
Beyond The Boundary (2013)
Big Hero 6  (2014)
Black Lagoon (2006)
Bleach Season 14
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Bojack Horseman [Season 3]
Book Of Life, The (2014)
Boy & The World (2013)
Boy and The Beast, The (2015)
Boxtrolls, The (2014)

Cat In Paris (2010)
Chico & Rita (2010)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Coppelion (2013)

Danger Mouse [Episodes 1-6] (2015)
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Death Note (2006-2007)
Digimon The Movie: Our War Game! (2000)
Dragon Ball Season 1
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F (2015)
Dragon Ball Z Kai Season 2
DRAMAtical Murder (2016)
Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special (2016)

Eleanor's Secret (2009)
Epic  (2013)
Ernest &; Celestine (2012)
Ethel & Ernest (2016)
Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Extraordinary Tales (2013)

Fear(s) Of The Dark (2007)
FernGully The Last Rainforest (1992)
Frozen (2013)

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (2013)
Ghost In The Shell (1995)
Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie (2015)
Giovanni's Island (2014)

Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Hell and Back (2015)
Home (2015)
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Humanity Has Declined (2012)

I Know That Voice! (2013) [Documentary]
Illusionist, the (2010)
Inside Out  (2015)
Iron Giant, The (1999)
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013)

Jack and The Cuckoo Clock Heart (2013)
Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie (2013)

Kabaneri of The Iron Fortress (2016) [episode 1-3]
Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (2014)
KakuRenBo: Hide and Seek (2004)
K Project (season 1)
King Of Thorn (2010)
Kiki's Delivery Service  (1989)

Last: Naruto The Movie, The (2014)
Lego Movie, The (2014)
Lego Batman Movie, The (2017)
Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The (1949)
Little Prince, The (2015)
Life, Animated (2016) [Documentary]
Long Way North (2015)

Mardock Scramble: The Trilogy (2010-2012)
Mekaku City Actors (2014)
Miss Hokusai (2015)
Moomins On The Riviera (2014)
Moana (2016)
My Hero Academia (Season 1)
My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
My Neighbours The Yamadas (1999)
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks (2014)
My Life As A Courgette/ My Life As A Zucchini (2016)
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU season 1 (2013)

Naruto Shippuden The Movie 4: The Lost Tower (2010)
Naruto The Movie: Road To Ninja (2012)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Nisekoi: False Love [Season 1] (2004)
Noragami (2014)

Ocean Waves (1993)
One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island (2005)
One Piece Collection 10 [episodes 230-252]
One Piece Collection 11 [episodes 253--275]
One Piece: Collection 12-13
One Piece [Episodes  325- 372]
One Piece: Film Z (2012)
One Piece: Film Gold (2016)
Only Yesterday (1991)

Parasyte: The Maxim [Episodes 1-12]
Parasyte: The Maxim [Episodes 13-24]
Patema Inverted (2013)
Peanuts Movie, The (2015)
Penguins Of Madagascar (2014)
Phantom Boy (2015)
Pocahontas  (1995)
Porco Rosso (1992)
Princess Mononoke (1997)

RahXephon (2002)
Redline (2009)
Red Vs Blue (season 11)

Secret Of Kells, The (2009)
Shaun The Sheep The Movie (2015)
Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: The Animation
Sita Sings The Blues (2008)
Sing! (2016)
Snowman, The (1982)
Song Of The Sea (2014)
Space Dandy Season 1 (2014)
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars  (2008-2014)
Strange Magic (2015)
Star Vs The Forces Of Evil [Season 2]
Sword Art Online [Season 1] (2012)

Tale Of Princess Kaguya, The (2013)
Tales Of The Night (2011) and The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Tinkerbell and The Legend Of The NeverBeast (2014)
Tiger and Bunny [Part One] (2011)
Tiger and Bunny [Part Two] (2011)
Time Of Eve: The Movie (2010)
Transformers: The Movie (1986)
Trollhunters (2016)
Trinity Seven (2014)
Turbo (2013)

Voltron :Legendary Defender [Episodes 1-11]
Voltron: Legenday Defender Season 2 

Watership Down (1978)
Whisper Of The Heart (1995)
Wind Rises, The (2013)
Wolf Children (2012)
World Conquest: Zvezda Plot (2014)
Wonder Woman (2009)
Wrinkles (2011)

Your Name (2016)
Yona Of The Dawn [Season 1] (2014)
Yuri On Ice!!! (2016)

Zootopia [aka Zootropolis] (2016)

Games Reviews

Gravity Rush Remastered
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PS4) [Games Review]
Kingdom Hearts
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Xbox One)[Games Review]

Books, Manga and Comics Reviews

Anime Encyclopedia 3rd Edition [Book Review]
A Brief History of Manga [Book Review]
The Rabbit  [Book Review]
Homestuck [Comics review]
Osamu Tezuka: A Life In Anime and Manga [Book Review]