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Chobits is a short series that follows Hedeki who is trying to get into a better school. He doesn't want to have to work at his family's farm anymore. His two biggest dreams are to get into a great school and to one day own a persocom. A persocom is a mobile computer shaped like a human and they are very expensive and because Hedeki does not have a lot of money he can not afford one.

One night while walking alone he spots something in the garbage. In his favor someone had thrown away a persocom. He carry's the very heavy computer back to his home. He examines it wondering if it works or why someone would throw such an amazing piece of machinery out. The persocom has long beautiful hair and pale skin. She looks as though she is sleeping.

Hideki decides to try and turn the machine on to see if it works. He presses every part of the human looking machine only to find out that her power button is between her legs. She turns on and stands up only able to say the word "chi". Just then Hideki's neighbor pops through the door. Hideki is very embarrassed especially since his persocom is naked. He gives her a shirt to wear.

It is later disocvered that Chi is actually something called a Chobits. A persocom who is capable of developing feelings and making their own decisions. Chi also had a twin sister named Freya who died after developing feelings for their creator whom they called "father". He also happened to be the husband of Hideki's landlord.

Later everyone realizes that both Chi and Hideki have feelings for each other. Hideki tries to hide his feelings after his friends elaborate on other people who had feelings for persocoms. They all ended in tragedy. One of his friends had even gotten married to a persocom. Then when Chi is found out to be one of the legendary Chobits, it is learned that she is capable of returning Hedeki's feelings and he can no longer hide them.

1 Season, 27 Episodes - Canceled
April 1, 2002
Anime, Science Fiction
7.5/10
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Chobits Full Episode Guide

  • Hibiya and Kotoko retell the final third of the series between Hideki and Chi.

  • Minoru and Yuzuki recap over what has happened so far regarding Chi and Hideki.

  • Sumomo informs Shinbo of an excessive amount of data collected and asks what could be deleted. While offering different choices, Shinbo reminisces of the experiences of said deletable data. Shinbo then decides to keep everything and just buy Sumomo more memory.

  • With the utterance of his true feelings for Chi, Hideki unknowingly triggers a special program so powerful it will affect the future of all Persecoms and their owners.

  • Chi's tragic past is finally revealed, and Hideki realizes now more than ever just how extraordinary the little supercomputer really is.

  • When Chi tries on what she thinks is a new uniform at Tiroll, she learns even more about how people show their feelings for each other - and decides who her special someone is.

  • Anxious to analyze her, Chi's abductor, who goes by Dragonfly on the web, connects her to a room full of his custom models. As he trespasses on forbidden territory, Chi's dark side gets physical to disable his attempts.

  • While Hideki, Minoru, and Ueda (Chi's manager at Tiroll) frantically scour the entire city for poor Chi, Ueda shares a personal story about the Persecom dear to him.

  • Yumi makes a comment that leaves Hideki pondering his relationship with Chi. His true feelings show as he jumps into action when Chi doesn't make it home from work at Tiroll.

  • While helping Ms. Hibiya with routine cleaning around the apartments, Hideki learns some unexpected facts about his landlady's past experience with Persecoms.

  • Hideki takes a week off from work to study for a big test. But when he loses his wallet, growls from his empty stomach ruin all hopes of concentration. Determined to help her master, Chi goes on a mission to cure his hunger pangs.

  • With no warning, Shinbo disappears, leaving Sumomo under Hideki's care. When Hideki gets to school he realizes Ms. Shimizu is gone, too! When Shinbo finally calls he better have a good explanation.

  • A tipsy Ms. Shimizu shows up at Hideki's apartment for a personal pop quiz. At school the next day, Shinbo doesn't act like himself either.

  • Hideki's got the bad grade blues, but a trip to Minoru's beach house is too tempting to turn down. When curiosity gets Chi and Hideki into deep water, an unexpected rescue surprises everyone.

  • After his boss gives him a DVD player, Hideki gets a video game from Minoru. Overjoyed to know Chi can play games too, Hideki hooks her and Sumomo up to the TV to give it a try, but things never seem to go as expected with Chi.

  • Paranoia takes hold of Hideki when he hears a murder story and is convinced the apartment below his is haunted. Ms. Hibiya, Shinbo, and Minoru join forces to investigate the building and dispel Hideki's fears before he loses too much sleep.

  • Just the thought of teaching Chi how to bathe gets Hideki too excited to function. Meanwhile, Minoru discovers a photo of a legendary Chobit that looks shockingly familiar.

  • When Hideki finally finds Chi, she and all the other Persecoms in the city seem to be in a trance. Even Minoru is stumped over the strange behavior. After things cool off, Hideki finds Chi a nice job at Tirol, a nearby bakery.

  • Persecoms are so amazing: they can work for money just like people. Chi wants to help Hideki pay his bills, so she sets out to find a good job. Her mission gets a little off course, and a whole new side of Chi is exposed.

  • Hideki knows so little about Persocoms that he doesn't even realize Chi needs charging. He's already late on his electric bill, and when he tries to plug her in to a power source the whole building loses power!

  • Hideki takes Chi to the bookstore, where she finds a picture book with an eerie underlying message.

  • To avoid confusion or embarrassment, Hideki sends Chi to the lingerie store to buy some underwear. With child-like wonderment, Chi's exploration of the city results in quite an adventure.

  • Getting into college is Hideki's first priority, but he needs a job to pay the bills. Now he's got a Persecom, but since he can't afford to buy her software, his only option is to teach her everything himself.

  • Hideki's lucky find turns out to be a bigger deal than he thought. His neighbor Shinbo sends him to Minoru, a young Persecom specialist, to find out how she's able to move without an operating system. Could she be one of the rumored custom-made Chobits?

  • Persecoms are humanoid computers that can do almost anything humans can. Virtually everyone in Tokyo has one but Hideki, a displaced country boy going to a college prep school. His life is about to change when he finds a very special one in the trash.

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