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H2O: Footprints in the Sand

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4.7
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  • 23 out of 25 people found this review helpful:
    Never forget the beauty of life
    I fell in love with this anime series practically the moment I started watching it. The opening scenes of the first few episodes uses one of my absolute favorite poems, "Footprints in the Sand". From watching the first episode, I was blown away by how amazing it seemed. The poem tied in beautifully with the storyline, the opening and endings (Katayoku no Icarus by Yui Sakikabara and Kazahane by ...
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  • 7 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    A Wonderfully Meaningful 12 Episodes
    It's been quite a while since I last watched an anime that struck me so hard on an emotional level. In fact, not since Clannad After Story has an anime taken me for such a roller-coaster ride of happiness and tragedy. The important connection between H2O and Clannad, I think, is that they both make it a point to root their high points and low points in tangible, possible ...
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  • 6 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
    Dramatic! (Also, this is my first review so please be nice :D )
    I have to confess, when I began watching H20 Footprints in the Sand, I was expecting a very shojo/harem-ish plotline, boy finds main girl and is held up by his twenty something other love interests. Drama ensues. Boy/girl confesses. More drama ensues. Boy and girl find a way to be together and that's that. Happily ever after to you too.

    Boy, was I wrong.

    For starters, while this anime does ...
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  • 8 out of 12 people found this review helpful:
    its a pretty good anime
    this characterz are gooooooooood Takuma Hirose, Hayami Kohinata, Hinata Kagura, Otoha. i really felt soooooooo sad for Kohinata she is been treated soooo unfair and she and Hinata waz friends since small bt after tht happen ppl burned her house n everyone there Hinata jst ran away bt now their friends again Hirose is a goooood guy to help them
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Never Turn Down the first Episode
    I was around and active in the anime community when H2O had it's original run in 2008 and I immediately turned away from it because, frankly, the harem scene had been done so many times and throwing a weak, blind, male protagonist into the mix didn't spark me.

    Through the years, when selecting different anime, I always ran across H2O but every time put it on the bottom of my selections because ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    What I thought about this anime.
    This anime was a little confusing but i understood it. It had plenty of romance and drama. This anime had a good plot as well. You will not regret watching this anime because in my opinion I thought the ending was perfect. The spoiler will explain the ending.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Simply amazing and Masterpiece
    Wow, this story went from great to a masterpiece. Very few anime are able to capture my attention on the very first episode but this anime dam does it. Following the final episode with an amazing ending, I would give this anime a full score.

    There are not many characters in this anime so it is easy to track who is who and their own unique personalities. I personally think there are a few to ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    this needs a season 2.
    at first i thought it's gonna be a typical anime, a lil bit of ecchi stuff, but as it goes deeper, more mature serious plot is taking place, i love the plot personally, i loved the ending as well.... wished this had a season 2 though
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Story of youth: Love and Loss
    This turns out be quite the psychological anime show. I really enjoyed it. It was hard to get into at first but once you get through the first few episodes one begins to get comfortable and settles in.

    If I had compare this show to anything I would think along the lines of M. Night Shyamalan's early films like Sixth Sense (especially in regards to Hirose's condition). It's the kind of show that ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing... Best anime I have EVER seen.
    Fanservice aside, this anime is one of the best. But even fanservice is good in an anime; this anime knows how to add it but not overdo it.
    Amazing theme song, great character development... Man, that ending killed me. Best anime I have ever seen. It's too bad it's so short.
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