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Hideki finds the discarded and malfunctioning Persocom Chi, a personal computer that looks like a girl. While trying to fix and care for Chi, Hideki discovers that she might be a Chobits, a robot of urban legend that has free will.
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Rie Tanaka ...
 Chî / ... (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Hideki Motosuwa (24 episodes, 2002)
Tomokazu Sugita ...
 Hideki Motosuwa (23 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Yuzuki / ... (18 episodes, 2002)
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A simple farm boy dreams of getting into a collage in Tokyo, but the greatly disappointed when they reject him. Hideki decided to move to Tokyo anyways and attend prep-school. While in Tokyo, he discovers these computers that look exactly like humans minus the ears. Of course, he falls head over heels until he sees the price tag. Luckily, he finds one in the trash.

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Hideki later learns that before he found Chi, her name was Elda.After Ichiro's wife, Chitose Hibiya, noticed that FreyaâEUR"the first Chobit who was created to be the daughter she and her husband could never have. See more »

Quotes

Hiromu Shinbo: Its a good thing I was careful and backed up all her data. If I had to buy new parts, i would've charged you for 'um.
Hideki: I dont have any money.
Hiromu Shinbo: You'd find a way.
Hideki: You're a fiend!
Hiromu Shinbo: You know it!
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"Chobits" is the best anime I have ever seen!
11 August 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Chobits hasn't been officially subtitled, but I have seen fansubbed episodes and I must say, since I was first introduced to manga and anime at the age of 13, I have never seen anything this cool! No other anime series is as funny, and none as addictive.

Every ninth episode seems to be a long set of memories so that new viewers can get updated on what they have missed in previous episodes. Good idea, but bad for those of us who have seen all the previous episodes, and want to see more of Hideki and his quest to find out wether Chii really is a Chobit.

I hope I will never have to see a final episode of Chobits.


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