AMV: I Wish I Was A Lesbian by AbsoluteDestiny

Long before I got involved in my local otaku community and met my partner, who used to be an avid AMV editor, I knew I would one day want to make an AMV. I’m sure I had seen a number of videos before the one I’d like to introduce today, but I Wish I Was A Lesbian by AbsoluteDestiny is the only one I remember and the one that spurred my ambitions to make my own. Citing AbsoluteDestiny’s description, it’s “a comedy about the benefits of being a lesbian.” And that’s what set it off from all the others – it was funny, memorable and, while old (premiered in 2003), the editing was still well above average among what I could encounter on YouTube back then. Continue reading

AMV: Fate Matrix by Shin-AMV and GuntherAMVs

Fate Matrix is an AMV (anime music video) born from a collaboration between Shin-AMV and GuntherAMVs. GuntherAMVs had a great concept for a new video, but being a bit of an inexperienced editor back then, she asked her good friend Shin for advice. In the end the AMV turned out awesome. Continue reading