We Were There (僕等がいた Bokura ga Ita ) is an on-going Japanese romance manga by Yuki Obata, centering around the high school life of freshman girl, Nanami Takahashi. It has been serialized in Betsucomi since 2002. The series went on hiatus in early 2008, but 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.
The series went on hiatus after the January 2008 issue, and resumed serialization in the July 2009 issue. The individual chapters are collected and published in tankōbon volumes byShogakukan, with 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.
ANIMEWe Were There was adapted into an anime series by ArtLand which premiered in Japan on July 23, 2006.