The romantic,tragic story of two high school students Nanami "Nana" Takahashi and popular boy Motoharu "Moto" Yano fall in love. But their tender feelings bring back painful memories of Motoharu's past and his deceased girlfriend. while others try to steal their hearts their love grows.
This anime was written by Yuki Obata and diredted by Akitaro Daichi.
This warm romance story has warmed the hearts and spread the tears of its viewers as two high school students go against all odd and obstacles to fight for the their love against their past.
Written and illustrated by Yuki Obata, We Were There has been serialized in Betsucomide but in 2002. The series went on hiatus after the January 2008 issue, and resumed serialization in the July 2009 issue. The first volume released on October 26, 2002. As of October 2009, 13 volumes have been released.Scanlations are available up to Chapter 67 of the series.
The series is licensed for English language release in North America by Viz Media, which released the first volume on November 3, 2008 under its "Shojo Beat" imprint. As of May 2009, four volumes have been released in English. It is licensed for regional language releases in France by Soleil Productions, in Germany by Egmont Manga & Anime and in Argentina and Spain by Editorial Ivrea.
See also: List of Bokura ga Ita episodes
We Were There was adapted into an anime series by ArtLand which premiered in Japan on July 23, 2006. It aired for twenty-six episodes until its conclusion on December 25, 2006. The episodes were released to nine Region 2 DVD volumes by Pony Canyon, with each volume containing three episodes, except the final volume which contained two. The first volume was released on October 4, 2006 and the last on June 6, 2007.
Main article: Bokura ga Ita (film)
In May 2011, production on a live-action film adaption of the manga was announced and the film will be released in two parts.The film is being directed by Solanin and stars Ikuta Toma and Yoshitaka Yuriko. It is expected to be released in Japanese theaters in the spring of 2012.
Two CD soundtracks, produced by Marvelous Entertainment, were released by Geneon Entertainment on February 7, 2007 using music from the anime adaptation. Eternity (永遠, Eien) contained twelve tracks, while Locus (軌跡, Kiseki) contained twenty-two.
A fan book, We Were There Official Fan Book (僕等がいた 公式ファンブック, Bokura ga Ita Koushiki Fan Bukku) containing character profiles, a summary of the story, and commentary on the series from Obata was published by Shogakukan on November 25, 2005. A 36 page post card book was released December 21, 2007.
We Were There (僕等がいた Bokura ga Ita?) is a Japanese romance manga by Yuki Obata, centering around the high school life of freshman girl, Nanami Takahashi. It was serialized in Betsucomi, with the first tankōbon volume released on October 26, 2002. The series, which had been on hiatus since early 2008, resumed publication in June 2009.
The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media. It was adapted into a 26-episode television anime series which aired from July 3 to December 25, 2006. In 2005, the manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo.
Opening Theme:"Kimi Dake wo... (君だけを･･･)" by Mi
"Only You... (君だけを…) " by Mi
Ending Theme:#1: "Aishiteru (アイシテル)" by Mi (eps 1,8,10)
#2: "Koko ni ite (ここにいて)" by Kaori Asou (ep 2)
#2: "Koko ni ite" by Kaori Asou (eps 2,5, 24)
#3: "Sunset (サンセット)" by Mi (eps 3,18)
#4: "Suki dakara (好きだから)" by Izumi Katou (eps 4,6)
#5: "Futari no Kisetsu ga (ふたりの季節が)" by Nozomi Sasaki (eps 7,9,11,13)
#6: "Utsukushisugite (美しすぎて)" by Izumi Katou (ep 12)
#7: "Kimi ga iru (キミがいる)" by Izumi Katou (ep 14)
#8: "Merry Go Round (メリーゴーラウンド)" by Nozomi Sasaki (eps 15,16,19,22)
#9: "Kotoba" by Izumi Katou (eps 17,20,21,23,25,26)
#9: "Kotoba" by Izumi Katou (eps 17,20,21,23,26)
Insert song:"Hoshi wo Kazoeru Yori mo (星を数えるよりも)" by Ootsu Miki (ep 16)
|Name:||Bokura ga Ita|
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