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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. All reviews and opinions expressed are the reviewer's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the entire team

 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 recommended.



Any film or TV Series with this score doesn't quite come up to snuff. It may still have its moments or may be worth watching for fans of the particular 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)
Archer Season 8  [Archer: Dreamland] (2017)
Anomalisa (2015)
April And The Extraordinary World (2015)
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Attack On Titan Season 1: [Episodes 1-13]
Attack On Titan [Season 2]
Attack On Titan: The Roar Of Awakening (2018)

B: The Beginning (2018)
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 Bad Fox And Other Tales, The (2017)
Big Hero 6  (2014)
Big Fish & Begonia (2016)
Big Mouth [Season 1] 
Birdboy and The Forgotten Children (2015) [AKA Pscionautas]
Black Clover [Season One, part One]
Black Lagoon (2006)
Blame! (2017)
Bleach Season 14
Blood Blockade Battlefront (2015)
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Bojack Horseman [Season 3]
Book Of Life, The (2014)
Boruto: Naruto The Movie (2015)
Boy & The World (2013)
Boy and The Beast, The (2015)
Boxtrolls, The (2014)
Breadwinner, The (2017)

Castlevania [Season 1] (2017)
Castlevania [Season 2]
Castle In The Sky (1986)
Cat In Paris (2010)
Chico & Rita (2010)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Coco (2017)
Coppelion (2013)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

Danger Mouse [Episodes 1-6] (2015)
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Death Note (2006-2007)
Death Of Superman, The (2018)
Devilman Crybaby (2018)
Digimon The Movie: Our War Game! (2000)
Disenchantment Season 1 (2016)
Dilili In Paris (2018)
Dragon Ball Season 1
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F (2015)
Dragon Ball Z Kai Season 2
Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 1
Dragon Ball Super [Episodes 1-13]
Dragon Ball Super [Episodes 14-26]
Dragon Ball Super [Episodes 27-52]
Dragon Ball Super [Episodes 53-65]
DRAMAtical Murder (2016)
Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special (2016)
DuckTales (2017) [Season Premiere]

Early Man (2018)
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)
Fireworks (2017)
Frozen (2013)

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (2013)
Ghost In The Shell (1995)
Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie (2015)
Ghost In The Shell (2017) [Live-Action]
Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex  (2002)
Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex  2nd Gig (2004-2005)
Giovanni's Island (2014)
Girl Without Hands, The (2017)
Gordon And Paddy (2017)

Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Hell and Back (2015)
Hellsing (2001)
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (2017)
Home (2015)
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
Humanity Has Declined (2012)

I Know That Voice! (2013) [Documentary]
Illusionist, the (2010)
Inside Out  (2015)
In This Corner Of The World (2016)
Iron Giant, The (1999)
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013)
Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? (2015)
Isle Of Dogs (2018)
In Another World With My Smartphone (2017)
Izetta: The Last Witch (2016)

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)
Kino's Journey (2003)

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]
Liz And The Blue Bird (2018)
Long Way North (2015)
Loving Vincent (2017)
Lu Over The Wall (2017)

Made In Abyss (2017)
Mai Mai Miracle (2009)
Mardock Scramble: The Trilogy (2010-2012)
Mary and The Witch's Flower (2017)
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Mekaku City Actors (2014)
MFKZ [aka Mutafukaz] (2017)
Mirai (2018)
Miss Hokusai (2015)
Moomins On The Riviera (2014)
Momotaro Sacred Sailors (1945)
Moana (2016)
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (1986)
Monster Island (2017)
My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea (2016)
My Hero Academia (Season 1)
My Hero Academia (Season 2 part 1)
My Hero Academia (season 2 part 2)
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)
Mune: Guardian Of The Moon (2015)

Napping Princess (2017)
Naruto Shippuden The Movie 4: The Lost Tower (2010)
Naruto The Movie: Road To Ninja (2012)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (2017)
Nisekoi: False Love [Season 1] (2004)
Nisekoi: Season 2 (2015)
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: [Collection 16]
One Piece [Collection 17]
One Piece [Collection 18]
One Piece [Collection 19]
One Piece: Film Z (2012)
One Piece: Film Gold (2016)
One Punch Man [Season 1]
Only Yesterday (1991)
Osamu Tezuka's A Thousand And One Nights/Cleopatra (1969/1970)

Pachamama (2018)
Paprika (2006)
Parasyte: The Maxim [Episodes 1-12]
Parasyte: The Maxim [Episodes 13-24]
Patema Inverted (2013)
Peanuts Movie, The (2015)
Penguin Highway (2018)
Penguins Of Madagascar (2014)
Perfect Blue (1997)
Phantom Boy (2015)
Pocahontas  (1995)
Pokemon The Movie: I Choose You (2017)
Porco Rosso (1992)
Princess Mononoke (1997)

RahXephon (2002)
Redline (2009)
Red Vs Blue (season 11)
Red Turtle, The (2016)

Sausage Party (2016)
School Live (2015)
Secret Of Kells, The (2009)
Seoul Station (2016)
Shaun The Sheep The Movie (2015)
Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: The Animation
Sita Sings The Blues (2008)
Sing! (2016)
Silent Voice, A (2016)
Silent Voice Alternate Review
Snowman, The (1982)
Song Of The Sea (2014) 
Space Dandy Season 1 (2014)
Spark (2017)
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars  (2008-2014)
Star Vs  The Forces Of Evil: Season 2
Strange Magic (2015)
Star Vs The Forces Of Evil [Season 2]
Steamboy (2004)
Sword Art Online [Season 1] (2012)
Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale (2017)
Sword Of The Stranger (2006)

Tale Of Princess Kaguya, The (2013)
Tales Of The Night (2011) and The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Teen Titans Go To The Movies (2018)
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)
Tokyo Ghoul [Season 1] (2014)
Transformers: The Movie (1986)
Trollhunters (2016)
Trinity Seven (2014)
Turbo (2013)

Ushio and Tora (2015-2016)

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
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)

Zombillenium (2017)
Zootopia [aka Zootropolis] (2016)

Games Reviews

Bound (2016)
Gravity Rush Remastered (PS4)
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PS4)
Hiveswap Act 1: Kansas City Shuffle (PC, MacOS, Linux)
Jettomero: Hero of the Universe (Xbox One, Linux, MacOS, Windows)
Journey (PS3)
Kingdom Hearts
Last Guardian, The (PS4)
Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (Nintendo 64, Nintendo 3DS)
Owl Boy {PC]
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Xbox One)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (Wii U)
Sonic Mania (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch)

Books, Manga and Comics Reviews

The Rabbit