2012 Drama Film Based on the manga "Bokura ga Ita" "We Were There" - first pubished in 2002 and has sold over 10,000,000 copies. Bokura ga Ita Kohen (僕等がいた 前篇)
Director: Takahiro Miki
Writer: Yuki Obata (manga), Tomoko Yoshida
Runtime: 121 min
Toma Ikuta - Motoharu Yano
Yuriko Yoshitaka - Nanami Takahashi
Sousuke Takaoka - Masafumi Takeuchi
Yuika Motokariya - Yuri Yamamoto
Manami Higa - Akiko Sengenji
"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.
Filming takes place between May & July 2011 in Tokyo & Hokkaido.