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H2O: Footprints in the Sand

H2O: Footprints in the Sand

Synopsis: Takuma Hirose is a young high school blind student, although the cause of his blindness is indefinite. To cure his medical condition, he is sent to live in a village with his uncle. There he meets several girls, three of whom stand out more than any of the other. They are Hayami Kohinata, Hinata Kangura and Otoha. Otoha temporarily heals his blindness and Hirose uses his vision to help others. He finds that for some reason Hayami Kohinata is hated in the village, and he tries his best to help him. Meanwhile, many sad secrets unfold in the village ...

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- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: H2O: Footprints in the Sand
  • Anime Name in Japanese: H2O ~FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND~
  • Anime Name in English: H2O Footprints in the Sand
  • Other names: H2O

Production information

  • Producers: NTT Docomo, Studio Jack
  • Licensors: Kadokawa Pictures USA
  • Studios: Zexcs

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 12
  • Date: 39451 - March. 21, 2008
  • Genres: Romance
  • Subjects: Harem, school
  • Target: Josei

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.011
  • Popularity: 46573

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "H2O: Footprints in the Sand": 

  • The anime is based on a visual novel for PC released in
  • The title "H2O" is a reference to water and oxygen elements, which are essential to human life.
  • The story takes place in a fictional city called Hinamizawa, which is also the scene of another popular anime, Higurashi in Naku Koro Ni.
  • The protagonist, Takuma Hirose, is blind and uses a cane to get around.
  • The opening song of the anime, "Katayoku no Tori", is sung by Shikata Akiko, who is also known for his songs in RPG games such as Tonelic Air and Tales of Symphonia.
  • The anime addresses topics such as bullying, household abuse and visually sensitive and realistic way.
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Main Characters

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  • Takuma Hirose (Miyu Irino) - protagonist of the story, a blind young man who moves to a rural city and ends up getting involved with three mysterious girls.
  • Hayami Kohinata (Mai Nakahara) - One of the mysterious girls Takuma knows, she's quiet and reserved, but has a tragic past.
  • Hinata Kagura (ami koshimizu) - Another mysterious girls, Hinata is outgoing and lively, but hides a dark secret.
  • Otoha (Yui Horie) - The third mysterious girl, Otoha is a priestess who has a connection with nature and the past of Takuma.
  • Hamaji Yakumo (Rina Satou) - Takuma's childhood friend who helps him adapt to the new city and discover the secrets of mysterious girls.
  • Takashi Fujino (Daisuke Ono) - Takuma's friend who helps him deal with the challenges of life in the rural city.
  • Takuma's Mother (Miki Itou) - Takuma's mother, who abandoned him when he was a child and now tries to reconnect with him.

Summary and events

  1. Takuma Hirose moves to a small village called Hinamizawa.
  2. He knows a girl named Hayami Kohinata, who is blind and has a mysterious ability to predict the weather.
  3. Takuma starts attending school and meets several other girls, including Otoha, Hinata, and Yui.
  4. He discovers that the village has a dark history and that many of the residents are afraid of a curse that makes people disappear.
  5. Takuma helps Hayami regain her confidence and overcome her fear of the outside world.
  6. He also helps the other girls with their personal problems, including Otoha's fear of singing in public and Hinata's fear of water.
  7. Takuma discovers that he has a connection to the curse and that he may be the key to breaking it.
  8. He confronts the source of the curse and learns the truth about his past.
  9. Takuma and the girls work together to break the curse and bring peace to the village.

What happens in the end?

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At the end of the H2O manga: Footprints in the Sand, Takuma and Hayami finally reconcile and confess their feelings for each other. They decide to be together and Takuma begins to work to help rebuild the city. The mystery behind Takuma's mother's identity is finally revealed and he can overcome his trauma and forgive her. The story ends with Takuma and Hayami walking together on the beach, symbolizing a new beginning for both.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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Meaning of H2O: Footprints in the Sand

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  • H2O - Chemical formula of water
  • Footprints - Footprints
  • In the Sand - In the sand
The name of the anime "H2O ~ Footprints in the Sand ~" refers to the Chemical Formula of Water (H2O) and the foot footprints, which are left when someone walks over it. The history of the anime revolves around Takuma Hirose, a young man who lost vision in an accident and moves to a coastal city to start over his life. There he meets three girls with different personalities and begins to get involved in a mystery that surrounds the city and his own story. The anime's name suggests the importance of water and footprints in the sand as elements that mark the presence and passage of time, as well as the choices and consequences that each character faces along the plot.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

H2O: Footprints in the Sand has a total of 12 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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