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and reactivate it, but he soon finds that his new find
is not the average Persocom. For one, she doesn't look like any other persocom on the
market and secondly she seems to have no memory and can't even talk.
Hideki isn't about to give up on her though, he names her Chii after the
only word she can say, and starts to teach her to speak and live.
His feelings for her grow and he tries to find out more about her
mysterious past, but he is not alone in his curiosity. Chii's
uniqueness brings plenty of unwanted attention, and Hideki will have his
work cut out if he wants to protect her...
1. Chobits is one of CLAMP's biggest international hits.
2. Chobits is set in the same universe as one of CLAMP's other major hits, Angelic Layer. The series is set a few years after the events of Angelic Layer, but does crossover with it in places. The most notable link is that the same scientist - Ichiro Mihara - creates the Persocoms in Chobits and the Angels in Angelic Layer.
3. The Japanese voice actresses who played Persocoms Sumomo and Kotoko in the Chobits anime, Motoko Kumai and Yukana Nogami, also worked together on CLAMP's classic series Cardcaptor Sakura. They played Syaoran and Meiling respectively.
4. Characters and locations from Chobits, most notably Chi and Hideki's apartment building, also appear in Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, another of CLAMP's anime and manga series.
5. The staff of UK merchandise retailer TokyoToys have adopted pseudonyms based on characters from Chobits. The shop's manager is named Hideki after the male lead from the series, and one of his chief assistants is named Sumomo after the cute Persocom.
6. The word 'Persocom' is used in Japan in the same was as 'pc' is used in England. It derives from shortening the term 'Personal Computer'.
7. The Persocom Freya shares her name with the Norse goddess of love and fertility.
8. Sumomo means Plum in English, and the Persocom of the same name is called Plum in the English manga.
9. A limited edition Chobits themed
Nintendo GameBoy Advance was released in Japan alongside a
Chobits game. The special handheld was made from clear blue
plastic and featured a small image of Chi and the Chobits logo on
it. It was only available in a special package that included the
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