Bokura ga Ita
We Were There
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Bokura ga Ita

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Synonyms: Run Baby, Run.
Japanese: 僕等がいた
English: We Were There
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 70
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 13, 2002 to Feb 13, 2012
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Love Polygon Love Polygon
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Betsucomi
Authors: Obata, Yuuki (Story & Art)


Score: 8.011 (scored by 1652216,522 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6722
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #299
Members: 45,199
Favorites: 1,762

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The start of high school life. To the girls, that also meant the start of their love lives. For brand new first year student, Takahashi Nanami (Nana for short), it was no different... She happens to end up in the same class as the incredibly popular Yano Motoharu, who rumors say that two thirds of all the girls are guaranteed to fall in love with. But will that hold true for Nana, who says that if she had to choose between like or dislike, she'd say she dislikes him!?

(Source: Hanashi)


Bokura ga Ita was published in English as We Were There by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from November 4, 2008 to May 7, 2013, in French as C'était Nous by Soleil from May 24, 2006 to August 22, 2012, and in Spanish by Ivrea.

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Apr 27, 2013
lady_ribbon (All reviews)
Love hurts.

Two words that truly sum up the entirety of Bokura Ga Ita - We Were There. The story follows the interconnected lives of four people made tragic by circumstance and choice from their highschool days, and ten years hence.

This manga is categorized as a Shoujo, yet the maturity of the tale, and the realistic way everything is approached and handled is far more like a Josei, and therefore better for a more mature audience, either in age, mentality or both.

★ Story (9) - What starts off as a deceivingly simple and very cliche tale of a good, innocent girl falling love with the read more
Dec 9, 2013
Demi_V (All reviews)
“I’d been living all this time to meet you, Takahashi.” – Yano

Bokura ga Ita (We Were There) is a must-read for all rom-com and drama lovers. Written by Yuuki Obata, it is filled with the most beautiful (and romantic) quotes relating to life, which is one of its greatest aspects as a Slice of Life manga. Given that the story follows a high school romance between an innocent girl (Takahashi) and a popular boy (Yano), it may be assumed that this is just another cliché rom-com or drama manga. However, it’s greatly unpredictable. As the story progresses, you will face several turn of events among read more
Mar 18, 2015
yuucchanXO (All reviews)
I think this is the best manga I have ever read. I can't believe Obata-sensei's art. It was so amazing it captured my heart. There was no need for petty dialogues and self-reflections, all feelings were portrayed in the art itself. I've never read a manga that tells a story in a series of pages that have no written words, but still flawlessly telling such a wonderful story.

I kind of didn't appreciate how she drew eyeballs at the start though, and how the characters still look like kids even after ten years. Haha. But every flaw was overlooked by every emotion so everything was read more
Sep 29, 2013
connielas (All reviews)
In every manga there are two things which I really judge and those are the story and the art. In this manga, it showed a magnificent story but with the art.. well not so much.Wait, I shouldn't bash up my point already..This is only the start of my review.

"We Were There" or "Bokura Ga Ita" has a very amusing and phenomenal title that really gives off that refreshing and relieving feeling that suits the taste of every Shojo Manga lover. But of course, the title isn't the only one that's phenomenal and uniquely developed and believe me.. the story is as magnificent as its title. read more

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