Note: This blog was originally published on my MySpace blog, April 2, 2008.
When I went to Katsucon in February, I got to attend their AMV (Anime Music Video) awards. It was much fun, and I didn’t even know those kind of things could be *done* with AMV’s, so I found myself enthralled.
My friend, a non-anime watcher who was nevertheless uber impressed, leaned over and said, "You should make one of those!"
"Are you nuts? That’s a whole skill-set that I don’t have!"
To which she blithely replied, "But you can do anything! I believe in you!"
My friends have too much faith in me, I think. But when I got home I gave it a try. All I had was the editing software that came with my computer (Windows Movie Maker) and I didn’t really know how to use it. I dinked around, did some stuff that made me grin and realize I was having fun. I did a Gravi video that still had the subtitles attached, but I cooed over it because it was mine.
At end of last month, I made a second video, using footage from Bleach. I love Byakuya x Renji, and even though they never hook up in the anime, I paired them together because I’m twisted that way. Adored how it turned out. I’m a newbie in every way when it comes to making these things, but I wanted to share: