The entry period for the AnimeNEXT AMV Contest 2019 is now closed to new entries.

Now in its 18th year, the AnimeNEXT Anime Music Video Contest is back again, and we need YOUR videos to make it happen. Will you enter for the Internet fame? For the fabulous prizes? Or just for the opportunity to see your work on the big screen in front of hundreds of your fellow fans?

Please read through the rules completely before submitting your entry, especially as the method for sending us your video files has changed since 2018!

2019 AMV Contest Rules

If you entered this year’s contest, you can check the status of your entry by clicking this link.

Entries must be received by April 20. All valid, non-DQed entries will be shown at the convention, but there can be only two hours of finalists. Do you have what it takes?

2018 AMV Contest Winners

Coordinators’ Choice
“daydream | return” by ZephyrStar
Nichijou, Azumanga Daioh, and original animation
set to “We Will Become Silhouettes” by The Postal Service

“IT-otoro” by Gina Nelson
My Neighbor Totoro
set to the trailer from It (2017)

“Fullmetal Hamilton: An Amestrian Musical” by Miracle Falcon
Fullmetal Alchemist
set to “Alexander Hamilton” from Hamilton

“Holding Out For (more) My Hero Academia” by DL
My Hero Academia
set to “Holding Out for a Hero” by Jennifer Saunders (from Shrek 2)

“Familiar” by shorisquared
She and Her Cat: Everything Flows
set to “When She Loved Me” by Sarah McLachlan (from Toy Story 2)

“SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)” by Gina Nelson
set to “Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE

“Dunces & Dragons” by Mycathatesyou69 and King Redeem
KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! and various
set to “Dragon Slayer” by Ninja Sex Party