Travis Bruno of Capsule Computers writes:
"When Platinum Games developed and released Bayonetta back in 2010 it garnered quite a lot of attention thanks to its exciting gameplay and unique main character. Despite the game’s popularity in certain areas, fans of the game had to wait over four years before stepping into Bayonetta’s stilettos once more. In that time frame, a movie based around the events of the first game called Bayonetta: Bloody Fate was created and now FUNimation has released it in North America. Has Bayonetta successfully made the transition into an animated film? Let’s find out."