Anime Detour 2017 AMV Contest – Finalists and Winners

Hi all. As some of you know, I run the AMV contest at my local anime convention, Anime Detour. I’m posting the list of finalists and the results here in order to have them in a public place (many popular AMV forums require registration to access the posts, which makes it difficult for those who are less interested/passionate about the fandom).

We had a ton of great submissions this year, and I had to narrow things down to about 1/3 of the total entries (not an easy job).

Your La La in April” by 1jasmineb
Audio: “La La Land” trailer audio
Video: Your Lie in April Trailer Audio – Lionsgate
Someone on the Ice” by Miikitouu
Audio: Epilogue, Another Day of Sun, Credits, Someone In The Crowd – Justin Hurwitz
Video: Yuri!!! On Ice
Sailor Mars” by MinetChan – WINNER: Best Trailer
Audio: “Wonder Woman” trailer audio
Video: “Sailor Moon Crystal”
Warriors” by xIkuna
Audio: “The Warriors” by Imagine Dragons
Video: “One Punch Man”
This Illusion” by Opus Productions
Audio: “Progress” by Ayumi Hamasaki
Video: “Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works”
Angel With a Shotgun” by Hikaru Kin
Audio: “Angel With a Shotgun” by The Cab
Video: “My Hero Academia”
Destiny” by Trevor Ericksen
Audio: “Ignite” by Zedd
Video: “Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works”and “Fate/Zero”
Never Give Up!” by SliceofLife – WINNER: Best Action
Audio: “Never Give Up” by Extreme Music
Video: “Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann”
Art is an Explosion” by Aleina M.
Audio: “Wishmaster” by Van Canto
Video: Various
Save Me” by animewriter10
Audio: “Demons” by Starset
Video: “Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East”
Ambition” by Celia Phantomhive – WINNER: Best in Show
Audio: “Life Itself” by Glass Animals
Video: “Yuri!!! On Ice”

Pretty Void” by Rei Palmquist – WINNER: Judges’ Choice
Audio: “Pretty Void” by 4th Curtis
Video: “Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood”
Stay With Me” by AMV-X
Audio: “Stay” by Poets of the Fall
Video: “The Garden of Words”
A Better Place” by Studio le Croc – WINNER: Best Drama
Audio: “Better Place” by Rachel Platten
Video: “Ponyo”
Gundam Life Sucks” by Heroes of Nowhere
Audio: “Life’s Gonna Suck” by Dennis Leary
Video: “Gundam 00”
The Marathon” by James Blond – WINNER: Best Comedy/Dance/Upbeat
Audio: “I Wanna Get Better” by Bleachers
Video: “Redline”
What’s Kyousougiga” by Astroydya of Arcade Angels
Audio: “Entertainment” by Hercelot
Video: “Kyousougiga (Capital Craze)”
Yato and Yukine (But Mostly Yato)” by joycescookie – WINNER: Judges’ Choice
Audio: “You and Me (But Mostly Me)” by Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells (From “The Book of Mormon”)
Video: “Noragami”
#TalkSkatingToMe” by Gina Nelson – WINNER: Judges’ Choice
Audio: “Talk Dirty” by Jason Derulo
Video: “Yuri!!! On Ice”

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