"Given" is a heartwarming and emotional manga series that tells the story of four high school boys who bond over their shared love of music. The series follows the quiet and reserved guitarist, Ritsuka Uenoyama, who is approached by the energetic and talented vocalist, Mafuyu Sato, to teach him how to play the guitar. As Ritsuka begins to spend more time with Mafuyu, he learns about the tragic past that has left Mafuyu with a deep emotional scar, and the two begin to develop feelings for each other. However, their budding romance is complicated by the arrival of Ritsuka's childhood friend and bandmate, Haruki Nakayama, and the drummer, Akihiko Kaji, who is secretly in love with Haruki. As the four of them navigate their complicated feelings and relationships, they learn the power of music to heal and bring people together.