H2O: Footprints in the Sand

Average Rating

  • 5
    (1620)
  • 4
    (175)
  • 3
    (45)
  • 2
    (14)
  • 1
    (27)
4.7
 out of 5
1877 votes
Write a Review

User Reviews

  • 27 out of 32 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 ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 13 out of 14 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 ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 8 out of 9 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 ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 6 out of 7 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 ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 4 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Mad throughout it all
    I'm not much on writing reviews, but I thought I needed to say this about this series. I was upset at many things while watching this, the story did not make any sense most of the time, it seems like several main plots were left out or skipped. The style and animation were great, there were not many action scenes, but the story was more of a love story that didn't make much sense.

    I'm fairly ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 4 out of 5 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.
    ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    i didn't watch all of it. Bored.
    A lot of the characters are just rude and pretty much bullies. At least that's all you really get within the first several episodes. I have no idea where this anime is going with it's story and Hirose, the main guy, doesn't really do anything but he does try to be Hiyami's friend. I was practically bored watching this anime. People gave it a high rating but I'm really wondering why???
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    What in the world was this
    This had some potential originally but went completely crazy in a hurry. Basically, 60% of the characters in this anime did crimes that warranted them spending time in jail, including out MC, or, at the very least, 80% of them should have been in a psychiatric hospital since they were clearly a danger to themselves and others, especially our MC here. It got so bad that it started to seem like it ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 9 out of 16 people found this review helpful:
    nope. nope. nope. nope.
    If you're a fan of unexplained storylines and conclusions, followed by quick-nasty packaging of the story at the end -- LOOK NO FURTHER!

    I PRESENT TO YOU: H20 ~Footprints in the Sand~

    Main blind character becomes miraculously not blind. Why am I telling you this? Because it slapped me in the face too. Not from sheer joy, but because it only took 5 seconds for him to be healed. Like it's ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam
  • 2 out of 3 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 ...
    Read more
    Was this review helpful: Yes / No Report as spam