When computer systems begin to look like people, can love stay the same?
Hideki Motosuwa is a younger nation boy who’s finding out exhausting to get into faculty. Coming from a poor background, he can barely afford the bills, not to mention the latest fad: Persocoms, private computer systems that look precisely like human beings. One night whereas strolling house, he finds an deserted Persocom. After taking her house and managing to activate her, she appears to be faulty, as she will be able to solely say one phrase, “Chii,” which finally turns into her identify. Not like different Persocoms, nonetheless, Chii can’t obtain info onto her exhausting drive, so Hideki decides to show her in regards to the world the old school means, whereas finding out for his faculty entrance exams on the identical time.
Alongside together with his mates, Hideki tries to unravel the thriller of Chii, who could also be a “Chobit,” an city legend about particular items which have actual human feelings and ideas, and love towards their proprietor. However can romance flourish between a Persocom and a human?
The unique episodes 9 and 18 are “recap” episodes, summarizing earlier occasions. These episodes had been re-numbered for the DVD launch as episodes 8.5 and 16.5, respectively, and faraway from their authentic sequence by being revealed collectively on the ultimate DVD.