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AMV Contest

Sakura-Con’s AMV contest is an event for fans to showcase their creative talents in the form of music videos. The Contest is open to anyone, be they amateur or professional. Attendance is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

AMV CONTEST – In Play Order

TRAILER

Korra: The Last Avatar’ by Tasha Livingstone [Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer to The Legend of Korra] Pride + Prejudice + Butlers’ by BecauseImBored1 [Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Trailer to Kuroshitsuji] – (WINNER: BEST TRAILER)
‘Beauty & the Magus’ by TheDestineeAMV [Beauty & the Beast (2017) Trailer to The Ancient Magus’ Bride] ‘Stranger Impact 2’ by King Redeem [Stranger Things 2 Trailer to Neon Genesis Evangelion] ‘Outlawz of the Galaxy vol.2’ by Speedy180 [Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2 Trailer to Outlaw Star] ‘Pokemon Gym: Uprising’ by Ileia [Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer to Pokémon The Movie 20: I Choose You!]

DRAMA

Bullets Rain’ by Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Lupin the Third: Jigen’s Gravestone] – (WINNER: JUDGE’S CHOICE)
‘Desperado’ by DopplerDo [Desperado by Rihanna to Cowboy Bebop] ‘Bottom of the River’ by MinetChan [Bottom of the River by Delta Rae to 91 Days] ‘Pending…’ by Xophilarus [Sober by Lorde to Death Parade] ‘Combat Harness’ by EnQuatre [Can You Hold Me by NF (ft. Britt Nicole) to Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt] ‘A Corner of Home’ by Nekokitkat [Home by Gabrielle Alpin to In This Corner of the World] – (WINNER: BEST DRAMA)

UPBEAT

‘Sour Diesel’ by Shin [The Sound by The 1975 to Nisekoi] ‘SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)’ by Gina Nelson [Cake by the Ocean by DNCE to Various] – (WINNER – BEST UPBEAT)
‘Sweet & Sticky’ by PieandBeer (Tsunderbird Studios) [Bang Bang by Jessie J ft. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj to Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt] ‘Down the Road’ by DopplerDo [Down the Road by C2C to Cowboy Bebop] ‘Counter’ by UnluckyArtist [Noisy by Noga Erez to Various] – (WINNER: BEST TECHNCIAL)
‘Shower’ by Charlotte Bergman [Shower by Becky G to Various]

ROMANCE/SENTIMENTS

‘D’awwww Wagon’ by drewaconclusion [You’re My Best Friend by Queen to Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid] ‘that day’ by Kroner [Yuujin A-kun wo Watashi no Bansousha ni Ninmeishimasu by Masaru Yokoyama to your lie in april, a silent voice] ‘In a Day or Two’ by Kirbygal [Take on Me by Ninja Sex Party to Your Name] ‘The Greatest Gift’ by Rider4Z [A Thousand Years by Christina Perri to Various] ‘Familiar’ by shorisquared [When She Loved Me by Sarah McLachlan to She and Her Cat: Everything Flows] – (WINNER: BEST ROMANCE/SENTIMENTS, BEST CONCEPT & BEST IN SHOW)
‘Paint The Sky’ by Nekokitkat [Hold On by Extreme Music to Little Witch Academia]

ACTION

‘Hell of a Feeling’ by shorisquared [Don’t Threaten Me With a Good Time by Panic! at the Disco to Kizumonogatari] – (WINNER: BEST ACTION)
‘Deeznutz 2’ by MycathatesyouAMV [Run You by The Qemists to Pom Poko, Various] ‘Mortal Kombat’ by Maboroshi Studio [Mortal Kombat by Utah Saints to Fatal Fury the Movie] ‘Warriors’ Ensemble’ by AMV-X [They Hit Without Warning by Epic Score to Drifters] ‘From the Flame’ by SuperEltanin [Invincible by Icon for Hire to Flip Flappers] ‘Chunchunmaru Hype’ by Hiroto Sumi [Wanna Get Hype by District 78 to Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!]

HUMOR

‘A Dragon Like Me’ by TheDestineeAMV [Friend Like Me by Robin Williams to Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid] ‘Pillow Warfare’ by MoonieAMV [N.M.W. (instrumental Version) by Kinema106 to Various] ‘Ultimate Showdown of My Anime Library’ by NapThyme [Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny by Lemon Drop to Various] – (WINNER: BEST HUMOR)
‘What Would Anime Jesus Do?’ by Studio Hawk [WWJD? by The Axis of Awesome to Various]

Submissions signups and contest rules can be found HERE.