Anime sunset glitter and sparkle water effect using aftereffects and footage of sea water. I believe similar method is being use in anime industry. A tutorial will be coming up soon!
0:00 using AE Fractal noise and CC Particle World
0:30 using stock footage of glittering water
“Music for Manatees” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Photoshop, AfterEffects, Firealpaca