AMV Contest

Inspiring and catchy Anime Music Videos

Anime video clips with cool music! These are anime music videos (AMV for short).

Creating an AMV is about re-cutting different scenes from anime and adding effects. You can create a completely new plot, tell the story of a certain character or express certain feelings, there are no limits to your creativity. However, it is always especially important to pay attention to coordinated music and good timing.

As in the past years, the AMV contest of DoKomi will take place again this year. So get your video editing tools and let's go!


The theme for 2022 is fitting for our annual theme, Food Passion! Create a gripping AMV on the theme and use the entry form to take part in the AMV competition. The best five videos will be presented at Dokomi and rewarded with great prizes. After the con, the winners will also be published on our website.

(the application is in German. Please use a translation service to understand the questions. You can fill out your answers in English)

The deadline for entries is 04/01/2022 at 11:59 pm. Please note the new rules and the general and AMV-specific questions in the FAQ!! If you don't find what you are looking for there, the AMV-Area Team will be happy to help you.

Die Gewinner 2021

Thema: Warrior

  1. Platz: Darlene H.

  2. Platz: Stefanie S.

  3. Platz: Michelle M.

  4. Platz: Laila D.

  5. Platz: Lara S.

Winners 2020

Thema: Friendship

  1. Platz: Stefanie Schmidt

  2. Platz: Marco Mühlen

  3. Platz: Filip Junic

  4. Platz: Nhi Tran

  5. Platz: Karolin Traulsen

The winner of 2019

Theme: '90s songs

  1. Place: Stefanie Schmidt

  2. Place: Darlene Henneberg

  3. Place: Carina Fenn

  4. Place: Anna-Maria Pöttker

5. Place: Michelle Brinkhoff

Winners 2018

Category: Party

  1. Place: Melanie Graf

  2. Place: Darlene Henneberg

  3. Place: Christian Stupp

Category: Food

  1. Place: Anna-Maria Pöttker

  2. Place: Zoe Harder

  3. Place: Ari Hasriadi Syam

Category: Gaming

  1. Place: Maren Aderhold

  2. Place: Max Horvat

  3. Place: Laila Dzogovik

Winners 2017

Category: Ecchi

  1. Place: Max Horvat

  2. Place: Michaela Aereboe

  3. Place: Deborah Schlipphack

Category: Sport

  1. Place: Sarah Kleinkonradt

  2. Place: Filip Juric

  3. Place: Melanie Graf

Category: Slice of life

  1. Place: Natalie Laaser

  2. Place: Felicitas Meyer

  3. Place: Piyush Katore

Winners 2016

Category: Robot Action!

  1. Place: Sarah Kleinkonradt

  2. Place: Sophie Stolp

  3. Place: Mohamed El Bouhali

Category: Summer Holidays

  1. Place: Selina Schmitz

  2. Place: Vincenzo Badalamenti

  3. Place: Sabrina Kariouh

Category: Funny Animal Sidekicks

  1. Place: Samira Abdelkadous

  2. Place: Melanie Graf

  3. Place: Laila Dzogovic

Winners 2015

Category: Fantasy

  1. Place: Phillip Kahlow

  2. Place: Alexander Reichert

  3. Place: Selina Schmitz

Category: Drama

  1. Place: Laura Pawlak

  2. Place: Melanie Graf

  3. Place: Samira Abdelkadous

Category: Fanservice

  1. Place: Sarah Kleinkonradt

  2. Place: Tobias Thiel

  3. Place: Daniel Friese

Winners 2014

Category: Epic

  1. Place: Tatina Klotz

  2. Place: Sandra Schaper

  3. Place: Somaly Ernst

Category: Romance

  1. Place: Sarah Kleinkonradt

  2. Place: Michelle Kodura

  3. Place: Keun-Jin Lee

Category: Action

  1. Place: Philipp Gilgen

  2. Place: Max Horvat

  3. Place: Julia Ulm

What are AMVs?

AMV means Anime Music Video. Videoclips cut together with a fitting song, like the music clips known from chart songs. Often used are clips and scenes from animes or video games. They should fit together with the song and perhaps even tell a little story which also fits to the song.

If you search for inspiration or did not understand what an AMV is then search for the term 'AMV' at a video page of your choice.

With which tools can I create an AMV?

First you need anime video clips an your computer. You can cut, link and align them with the music using video editing softwares. But of course it is not as easy as it sounds! ;)

Here you find a list of video editing softwares.