Zac Elawar from Capsule Computers wrote:
"‘Ef – A Tale of Memories’ is a romance anime, adapted from a two-part visual novel, 'Ef: A Fairy Tale of the Two'. It was produced by the animation studio Shaft and originally aired in Japan in the latter part of 2007. Thanks to Hanabee, the complete season has been brought to DVD in Australia. The genre of love/romance is known to generally appeal to a more female-centric audience, but can Ef – A Tale of Memories create some fond memories for all?…"