Parents' Guide to

Supernatural Academy

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Animated series about magical beings has language, violence.

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 14+

Its a interesting and intelligent cartoon.

This is a more adult show for young adults. The mild swearing and LGBTQ concepts along with the diverse cast of characters have a much smarter delivery than most shows of this type for teens. I very much enjoyed watching it compared to a lot of magic nonsense thats out there this cartoon comes off more like a video game with higher concepts plots than most cartoons these doesn't play down to the audience or the intelligence, and struggles of our children ...especially magical thinkers. Im glad its a great free cartoon and i wish more cartoons were half a good or entertaining as this was.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

This is A Good Show.

This is how the Voltron reboot should have been. Take a more adult approach. The show itself can be a bit cringe but overall good.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (3):

There's an intimacy to this book-based series that provides a good pace, and the characters are pretty well-rounded and have solid rapport. Supernatural Academy picks up in the middle of a school day and seamlessly moves to another scene, then another. In this way, it's compelling viewing, with enough charm to keep young teens interested.

Though the plot moves smoothly, the CGI animation is jerky to the point of distraction. The characters can be seen gesticulating wildly, their eyes rolling in their heads like marionettes. Fans of the books by will clamor to see the show. Parents might be able to bond with their kids over this one -- if they can get past the early aughts-level visuals.

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