- Movie: We Were There: Part 1
- Romaji: Bokura ga ita Zenpen
- Japanese: 僕等がいた 前篇
- Director: Takahiro Miki
- Writer: Yuki Obata (manga), Tomoko Yoshida
- Cinematographer: Kosuke Yamada
- World Premiere: February 26, 2012 (Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival)
- Release Date: March 17, 2012
- Runtime: 121 min.
- Genre: Romance / Based on a Comic / Youth
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
“We Were There” follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can’t get over the death of his girlfriend from a car crash. Nanami Takahashi falls in love with Motoharu Yano and must deals with his inability to let go of the past.
- Based on the manga “Bokura ga Ita” (“We Were There”) – first pubished in 2002 and has sold over 10,000,000 copies.
- Live action “We Were There” will be released in two parts with the second release coming to theatres one month after the first part.
- Filming takes place between May & July 2011 in Tokyo & Hokkaido.
- Related titles:
- We Were There: Part 2 | Bokura ga Ita Kohen (2012)
|Toma Ikuta||Yuriko Yoshitaka||Sousuke Takaoka||Yuika Motokariya||Manami Higa|
|Motoharu Yano||Nanami Takahashi||Masafumi Takeuchi||Yuri Yamamoto||Akiko Sengenji|
Additional Cast Members:
- Ayaka Komatsu – Nana Yamamoto
- Risa Sudo – Ayaka Takeuchi
- Yumi Asou – Yoko Yano
- Tasuku Emoto – Atsushi
- Hayato Matsunaga
- Narumi Akizuki
- Ayaka Ikezawa