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Chobits: :  -- The Persocon he finds seems to be malfunctioning. A hobbyist tells Hideki that his robot might be a Chobit - a type of robot that has been assumed to be an urban legend that can act on its own will.
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Release Date:
2 April 2002 (Japan) See more »
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. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 24)
Rie Tanaka ... Chî / ... (25 episodes, 2002-2003)

Crispin Freeman ... Hideki Motosuwa (24 episodes, 2002)
Tomokazu Sugita ... Hideki Motosuwa (23 episodes, 2002-2003)

Karen Strassman ... Yuzuki / ... (18 episodes, 2002)

Series Directed by
Morio Asaka (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Writing credits
Clamp (24 episodes, 2002)
Nanase Ôkawa (1 episode, 2002)

Series Produced by
John Ledford .... executive producer / producer (27 episodes, 2002-2003)
Tetsuo Genshô .... producer (24 episodes, 2002)
Masao Maruyama .... planning producer (24 episodes, 2002)
Tatsuya Ono .... producer (24 episodes, 2002)
Junji Seki .... planning producer (24 episodes, 2002)
Yûichi Sekido .... producer (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Original Music by
Keitarô Takanami (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Cinematography by
Katsuyoshi Kishi (24 episodes, 2002)
Tsuyoshi Kuzumoto (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Film Editing by
Satoshi Terauchi (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Art Direction by
Hisashi Abe (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hiroyuki Tanaka .... assistant episode director (1 episode, 2002)
Series Art Department
Morio Asaka .... storyboard artist (1 episode, 2002)
Yuriko Kadomoto .... color key (1 episode, 2002)
Masahiro Kimura .... accessory designer (1 episode, 2002)
Series Sound Department
Masafumi Mima .... sound director (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Visual Effects by
Minoru Fujita .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Aki Inagaki .... digital manager (1 episode, 2002)
Yukihiro Masumoto .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Yoshimichi Matsuda .... digital producer (1 episode, 2002)
Masashi Nagao .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Atsuro Saito .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Sachi Suzuki .... digital effects (1 episode, 2002)
Ryôhei Takahashi .... digital producer (1 episode, 2002)
Ryu Takizawa .... CG designer (1 episode, 2002)
Kumiko Taniguchi .... digital effects (1 episode, 2002)
Hitoshi Yamaguchi .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Hiroshi Ôizumi .... digital compositor: Cubic Lab (1 episode, 2002)
Series Animation Department
Hisashi Abe .... animator: opening & ending sequences / character designer / ... (24 episodes, 2002)
Morio Asaka .... animator: opening & ending sequences (24 episodes, 2002)
Shigeru Fujita .... animator: opening sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Kunihiko Hamada .... animator: ending sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Megumi Kadonosono .... animator: opening sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Hiroyuki Kitakubo .... animator: opening sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Norifumi Kiyozumi .... animator: opening sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Chiharu Sato .... animator: ending sequence (24 episodes, 2002)
Series Editorial Department
Yukiko Ito .... on-line editor: Madhouse Editing Room (1 episode, 2002)
Kashiko Kimura .... on-line editor: Madhouse Editing Room (1 episode, 2002)
Kazunori Okada .... on-line editor (1 episode, 2002)
Satoshi Terauchi .... on-line editor: Madhouse Editing Room (1 episode, 2002)
Yurika Tsuchiya .... on-line editor: Madhouse Editing Room (1 episode, 2002)
Series Music Department
Masao Fukuda .... music director (1 episode, 2002)
Shiro Sasaki .... music producer (1 episode, 2002)
Series Other crew
Reiko Fujikawa .... production desk (1 episode, 2002)
Shigeru Fujita .... assistant to chief animation director (1 episode, 2002)
Kunihiko Hamada .... assistant to chief animation director (1 episode, 2002)
Yohei Hamada .... production assistant (1 episode, 2002)
Takashi Iida .... publicity supervisor (1 episode, 2002)
Yasuko Kamo .... setting production (1 episode, 2002)
Masao Maruyama .... planning (1 episode, 2002)
Kaoru Nishimaki .... web site designer (1 episode, 2002)
Junji Seki .... planner (1 episode, 2002)
Seiji Suzuki .... publicity producer: S-Wood (1 episode, 2002)
Mizue Tanaka .... publicity supervisor (1 episode, 2002)
Tatsuhiko Urahata .... literary coordinator (1 episode, 2002)
Hideki Yamanouchi .... planning assistant: Kôdansha (1 episode, 2002)
Nakuru Yamatani .... planning assistant: Kôdansha (1 episode, 2002)

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Japan:30 min (26 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
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Australia:M (DVD rating) | Canada:16+ | Chile:14 | New Zealand:R13 (DVD volumes 1, 2 and 5) | New Zealand:M (DVD volumes 3, 4 and 6) | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | UK:12 | UK:15 | USA:TV-14

Did You Know?

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 »
Yumi:[Hideki silently commented on Yumi's bust] I'm a D-cup.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Underrated, 11 June 2014
Author: fletcher114 from United States

This show is superb. I don't know how (currently) it has a 7.5. The show is funny when it wants to be and serious when it wants to be. The first few episodes are the funniest things I've seen in a while. The last episode could possibly make you cry. You will know by the first episode alone if you like it, so give it a shot. If you decide to keep watching, then you are definitely in for a ride! This show also has plenty of "D'aaaww" moments considering the show is about teaching a robot with the mind of a 2 year old how to do things in normal life. The show will definitely warm your heart. If not, I assure it will entertain you for 24 episodes. (26 if you count the filler episodes.) Any fan of anime needs to watch this immediately.

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