3-Minute Expert: Amazing AMVs

A quick introduction to a popular segment of the anime fandom: AMVs.

Video posted by gia on April 17, 2010

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Generally stands for "anime music video" or "amateur music video."

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Paulruson April 17, 2010 at 8:37 a.m.
Best AMV i've seen? Hmmm...
Well, AMV Hell had many-a winner. Can't name a favorite off the top of my head.
So instead, here's this classic:
FLStyleon April 17, 2010 at 8:38 a.m.
  The first ever AMVs I saw about 7 years ago.
One of which, the NERV Evening news with Dan Rather I couldn't embed because Youtube has cut the sound on all the uploads.
Izandraon April 17, 2010 at 8:58 a.m.
Since you already have the Hold Me Now/Princess Tutu AMV, I'm going to go with Nostromo's Magic Pad.
metalsnakezeroon April 17, 2010 at 9:34 a.m.
I have a huge playlist of AMVs on my Youtube channel but here are some of my favorites:
Think I should post more?
ShadowKnight508 moderator on April 17, 2010 at 9:48 a.m.
Here are some of the AMV's that I have come across in the past 3 years. 

1. Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+(made by a student for a school project, took some of the different animation from the game and paired it up with the song "Calling to the Night" by Natasha Farrow.
2. Bleach: Time of Dying (combining awesome elements of the one Bleach movie with the song "Time of Dying" by Three Days Grace)

3. Empty Walls: Elfen Lied(most of the fight scenes and deaths that take place in the anime Elfen Lied put to the music of Serj Tankian's Empty Walls)
4. Soul Eater AMV: You're Going Down (clips taken from Soul Eater and paired with the hit song "You're Going Down" by Sick Puppies)
Please watch and enjoy!
FoxxFireArt moderator on April 17, 2010 at 10:25 a.m.
The topic of AMVs seems much more pop culture then directly anime or manga related.
I'm normally a pretty strong critic of AMVs, but there are some that I really enjoy. It's often annoying how frequently my favorites get removed from youtube.  Mostly these are One Piece AMVs.
I thought it best to put them in Spoiler Tags just for the spacing on the page.

Gurren Lagann AMVs

Black Lagoon AMVs

Various Anime AMVs

AMVs that use scenes from more then one anime.

Fred Perry AMVs

This is an AMV that was completely drawn by the US manga artist Fred Perry 

The_Desert_Tigeron April 17, 2010 at 10:25 a.m.

these are a few of my favourites 

Naruto79on April 17, 2010 at 10:42 a.m.

Y ‘all forgot about what might’ve been the first mainstream/official AMV by Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan for his “Daytona 500” video which synced up with clips from Speed Racer well over a decade ago. 

Tempestangelon April 17, 2010 at 11:16 a.m.
  A real Amv... (not really but it is one)

Destinyheroknighton April 17, 2010 at 2:04 p.m.
Here some of my favorites  
  The last one is my.
N15PCAon April 17, 2010 at 2:38 p.m.

I just think of them has Anime Music Videos.  That would be a alot of work to make to VHS tapes into one product.   
Cowboy Bebop. 
 Revolutionary Girl Utena.
  Some adult themes and spolders. 

  Again adult thems.   


Theirs one more I would like you to see, but it'a a Bible Black amv and it's really good, but it's so rated X it's not even funny.  Hears the name of it if you want to see it.  Go look for it on the internet.
Video:: Bible Black
Audio:: Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Vinceborgon April 17, 2010 at 3:13 p.m.
sora_thekey moderator on April 17, 2010 at 4:07 p.m.

Actually befora few years back my biggest hobby was to make AMVs


Obviously I am NOT good at making them, but they were very fun to make...

CalAggieon April 17, 2010 at 6:08 p.m.
Here's one of my favorite AMV's that I occasionally revisit:
sinxismon April 18, 2010 at 6:23 a.m.



DefiantSchifferon April 18, 2010 at 11:23 a.m.
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reinon April 18, 2010 at 12:50 p.m.
crusader8463on April 18, 2010 at 3:22 p.m.
I would love to post one that I made years ago but it's an AMV set to the Bible Black Hentai so it has some scenes of full on sex. It was set to the song "Sex, Love and Magic" and I called it "Sex, Love and Tentacle Rape". It was the first and only AMV i have ever made so it's cut rather roughly at some points, but I still like to think it came out pretty well considering all I had at the time was windows movie maker since i couldn't get adobe premier to work for some reason.
If anyone really wants to see it, just search for "Sex, Love and Tentacle Rape" on the animemusicvideos.org site. It should be listed under the same user name.
Ahhh screw it, I'm gonna post it and hope the spoiler tags keep me safe. 

MyNiceIceLifeon April 18, 2010 at 3:50 p.m.
Kelleth moderator on April 18, 2010 at 4:05 p.m.
Long Live Nostromo!!! My favourite AMV maker EVER!! :D 

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