2024 RICE

Umami (Theme)
Top Cuts
Editing, food, hair, weapons, blood, other?
What makes the top cut(s)?

Editors: 43
Videos: 62

1 Feb - Video submission deadline
10 March - Winners announced

Folder link
YouTube Finalists + Awards Stream
YouTube playlist of participants


  • Introduced "Intent to submit" form while asking for things people wanted content warnings for. Only things retrieved from this form were noted. This also resulted in no full VPRs this year.
  • Submission deadline moved up to 1 Feb (instead of 15 Feb).
  • First year with "Feedback Event first" focus
  • First year with enforced content restrictions
  • First use of WIP tags
  • Introduction of "Tamago Don" award, the best non-finalist
  • First year with physical awards (certificates + stickers)


All The Feels
Best "Aww!"
Best Character Profile
Best Mood
Best Storytelling
Best Use of Space
Wandering Samurice:
Happy Fun Times
High Energy

2024 Participants

ID Editor Video Title Footage Audio Finalist Winner
01 Mr. Tired Eyes Symphony Entergalactic I hear a Symphony--Cody Fry Best Use of Space Best Use of Space
02 HiddenWhiteFang Pet Peeve Various Florence + the Machine - Dog Days Best "Aww!"
03 vivafringe Nothing to Hide Spy X Family Cosmic Gate - Nothing to Hide Best Character Profile
04 Paul Geromini Called To The Colors Gunbuster Over There by George M. Cohan,  When I Lost You by Frank Sinatra Best Storytelling, Best Use of Space
05 vivafringe Embrace Your Shadow various Fejka - Reunion Best Mood
06 reisir closing time [WIP] Kizumonogatari I: Tekketsu-hen, Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen Heaven Pierce Her - Closing Time (desert sand feels warm at night remix) Best Mood
07 Seasaltmemories what no catgirl does to a mf Xenoblade Chronicles 3 San Fermin - Jackrabbit
09 Lantis Burning Rubber Overtake! Brian Tyler - Formula 1 Theme
10 GiantJupiter The Tranquility of Silence Various Arijit Singh - Khamoshiyan Title Track
11 Tyken Open Door The Owl House Youngblood Hawke - We Come Running Best Storytelling
12 Synæsthesia Productions Amor ex Machina Vivy: Flourite Eye's Song Beautiful Machines - Real Love Draction
13 Bauzi Masters of the Craft DAVE THE DIVER Battle Tapes - Weight of the World Umami (Top Cuts), Omurice Omakase
14 hamstar138 Dear Silent Voices A Silent Voice Dear Evan Hansen Trailer Audio All the Feels, Drama
15 AbyssBreaking Studios Root Yourself Hair Love Bruno Mars (ft. Sesame Street Ensemble) - Don't Give Up Best "Aww!"
16 MinetChan Cosmic Attrition Alien (1979) Arcade Summer - Electrocutioner; Midnight Danger - One Last Goodbye Best Use of Space
17 Seasaltmemories To Have Without Holding I Want To Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die Florence + The Machine - The Hardest of Hearts Drama Drama
18 Speedy180 Say my Name or Illuminating Spectrum Gundam the Witch from Mercury Florence + the Machines - Say my Name Best Use of Space, Draction
19 ResyAMV A Love Letter To Ballroom Welcome To The Ballroom Panic! At The Disco - Dancing's Not A Crime
20 John Take Me Out Shoujo☆Kageki Revue Starlight Movie SCANDAL - Take Me Out
21 Violet Skies Growing Old is (not) a Curse Howl's Moving Castle Miley Cyrus - Used to be Young Best Character Profile Best Character Profile
22 SpuddStaaa Rider's Cringe Various BAND-MAID - Blooming Happy Fun Times, High Energy, Umami (Top Cuts), Omurice Okonomi
23 hilovids brick house Me & Roboco The Commodores - Brick House Happy Fun Times
24 Bauzi Suzume's Roadtrip various Lorn - Timesink Best Mood, Best Storytelling, Omurice Best Storytelling
25 KeiichiFace Hygge Pikmin Shorts - Occupational Hazards, Treasure in a Bottle, The Night Juicer They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul Best "Aww!", Happy Fun Times Best "Aww!"
26 Mr. Tired Eyes Cities Various; Cyberpunk, Belle, Chainsaw Man, and JJK ANIMA! - Blood
27 hilovids Taken Given Florence + The Machine - Haunted House
28 Nashironeko Miss Everything Bocchi The Rock The Pretty Reckless - Miss Nothing Happy Fun Times, High Energy, Omurice Happy Fun Times
29 Nekokitkat Dino Nuggies Land Before Time Tommee Profitt feat. Mike Mains -Where You Are All the Feels, Best Storytelling
30 MadMegatax Izuku Midoriya Takes Off My Hero Academia Scott Pilgrim Takes Off trailer Tamago Don
31 AbyssBreaking Studios A Hat to Hold One Piece Derek Ryan - Hold Onto Your Hat
32 Nashironeko Broken Home Drifting Home Siames - No Lullaby Best Storytelling, Drama
33 The flash and the omega JJK 0 - Red [WIP] Jjk 0 movie take me over by red
34 Zac Frazier I've Been Left Behind Before - Samurai Champloo Samurai Champloo R.A.P. Ferreira - speck
35 MrSpicySalsa Helpful Fox Senko-san AMV [WIP] The Helpful Fox Senko-san Steven Wilson - Hand Cannot Erase
36 thefanvideoer2 Priceless Various Chris Pine & Ariana DeBose - At All Costs All the Feels
37 thefanvideoer2 Welcome To Our Pokemon Resort Pokemon Concierge Phil Collins - Welcome All the Feels, Best "Aww!"
38 Rider4Z Don't bring a knife to a gunfight 91 Days Aloe Blacc & AG - "I'm Comin' Home" Draction
39 Lord Rae Rise at Nightfall Blue Eye Samurai Apashe - Rise At Nightfall (ft. Rhita Nattah)
40 SasukeChanx  Flutter [WIP] A Sign of Affection Florence and the Machine - You've Got The Love
41 SpuddStaaa Shion's Gambit Shion no Ou Queen's Gambit Trailer Best Character Profile
42 HiddenWhiteFang This Present Darkness Kingdom Hearts Florence + the Machine - Cosmic Love Draction
43 Shizaya Fate of That Blood [WIP] Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Parts 1-6 Escape the Fate - One For the Money
44 katranat What's that coming over the hill is it a Susanoo? [WIP] Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden Pendulum - Anti-hero (Taylor Swift cover) Best Character Profile
45 Violet Skies Dark on White Mawaru Penguindrum Starset - Dark on Me Drama
46 Lord Rae Fatalism vs Determinism 9 2WEI & Ali Christenhusz & Edda Hayes - What a Wonderful World Best Mood, Drama Best Mood
47 Tyken Steal The Show My Dress Up Darling Lauv - Steal The Show
48 SilkAMV Blazing Wild Hearts Vivy: Flourite Eye's Song Sayonara Wild Hearts OST - Dead of Night - Custom edit Draction Draction
49 KeiichiFace born to bitch, forced to god (there isn't a title yet) [WIP] Fruits Basket Labor - Paris Paloma
50 Rider4Z Find Me in the Stars Armageddon Talk - Run Away to Mars Best Use of Space
51 CloudMountainJuror The Liberation Mononoke Disillusion - The Liberation
52 Legato2400 Grip of Chronicles NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Imogen Heap - Headlock
53 Silvercoat Someone's Fishy [WIP] Magical Play Corook - If I were a Fish Best "Aww!", Happy Fun Times
54 Pants Dreaming On Frieren So Hyang - Sweet Dreams, My Dear Best Storytelling
55 James Blond The Phantom Cuts Noragami Jaxson Gamble - Golden Touch Best Character Profile, High Energy, Umami (Top Cuts), Omurice High Energy, Omurice
56 VideoBeats Dying Light Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 Metrik, Shockone - Dying Light (Justin Hawkes Remix) High Energy, Umami (Top Cuts)
58 Speedy180 Death by 1000 Match Cuts Various My First Story - Reviver High Energy, Umami (Top Cuts), Omurice Umami (Top Cuts)
59 The flash and the omega Samurai Champloo - Sunrise [WIP] samurai champloo sunrise by our last night
60 VideoBeats Searching Tengoku Daimakyou TWO LANES - Searching Best Mood
61 Future_Vantas Hyper Sk8 [WIP] SK8 the Infinity Cass Dillon- Hyper Drive
62 Nekokitkat Some Honey to Cleanse the Pallet Various (Winnie the Pooh) Of Monsters and Men - I of the Storm All the Feels All the Feels
63 Lantis Parallel Valleys Revolutionary Girl Utena Ace of Base - Ravine
64 Paul Geromini The Square The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras, Picture of Gallery 630 from The Met Arn Andersson - Farewell Life Drama