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H2


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Japanese: H2[エイチ・ツー]

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 41
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 1, 1995 to Mar 21, 1996
Premiered: Summer 1995
Broadcast: Thursdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: Asahi Broadcasting
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production Reed
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.341 (scored by 2,193 users)
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Ranked: #23302
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Popularity: #4954
Members: 6,308
Favorites: 16

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Preliminary
Apr 9, 2015
Rednights (All reviews)
In a world where Touch and Cross Game exists, H2 is arguably the weakest out of the three. H2, Touch, and Cross Game, are works of Adachi Mitsuru, a man who has a bad habit of using the same character designs, character types, and story set ups during his long career. However, despite the rehashing of his work, I find H2, Touch, and Cross Game all endearing and innocent pieces of anime. I think Cross Game is the absolute perfection of all his years of work, but H2 stands on its own, while it lasts.

Yes once again it's about high school baseball, yes it's about read more
Oct 16, 2011
animimosa (All reviews)
i actually enjoyed this very much.
facts, developments, thoughts, emotions are brought to the audience in a very unique way. mainly through the dialogues the viewer could grasp quite a rich world around this baseball boys and their girls. these dialogues are far from being mainstreamed. open, doubting, unclear - freely, the protagonists are communicating. together with the excellent use of some other rather complex literary methods, like leaving the important unsaid, using details to unfold the complete a.o.; and the clever split of the medias to create wrong predictions or also intend contradictions between the heard and the shown, the told and the read more
Apr 6, 2017
hello8456 (All reviews)
Preliminary
H2 is good, I like it. It's characters are solid, passionate, intelligent and believable, the baseball stuff is as cool as it can be, and no complaints about the story either.

It's just so god damn slow and coupled with the outdated visuals it's totally uncaptivating. It's got a relaxing ambient vibe at times, sort of like Aria or Mushishi, and it's pretty nice but man I just find myself fast forwarding 5 seconds at a time and just reading the subtitles.

If you're interested in H2 because of Cross Game, don't bother, it won't fill the void. This anime is 12 years old and I'm sure read more
Mar 22, 2016
rdturbo (All reviews)
This could have been way better if it had been a long running series and completed with the manga ending not that i have read the manga yet. The 41 episodes cover less than a 1/3rd of the manga. Because of this the show feels like a prologue to a very good story.
Compared to touch (another work of the manga) h2 feels a bit more mature as the characters have better traits to them. The characters of h2 are witty, strong willed and don't get pushed around whereas the characters of touch were wishy-washy, casual and undignified. The romance in touch was frustrating to say read more
Jan 4, 2013
Knightmar3 (All reviews)
Well first off I did not feel this deserved an 8, but neither a 7. I felt it was more of a 7.5 was good but had to round up.

The story was a pretty good idea I feel. Most sports anime don't have enough romance in there, but I felt this one went a little overboard. They focused to much on the romance and not enough on the baseball which was a disappointing and a little weird. Also the ending was horrible. They needed to carry it on a bit in my opinion because it felt like it was just read more