Chobits (manga)

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Alternative title:
ちょびっツ (Japanese) 
쵸비츠 (Korean) 
Genres: comedy , romance , science fiction 
Themes: robot girl 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: In the future, almost every person roams arounds with persocons, robots that look like humans and act (somewhat) like humans. However, poor Hideki, a cram student doesn't have the money for his own. He crosses a persocon in the garbage wrapped in bandages. Once he activates her, she only knows the word "Chii." As each day passes, Hideki finds out more about Chii's past and in turn Chii learns more about the world. 
User Ratings: 1240 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 200 votes (Eng:73, dub:55, sub:55, edit.dub:5, ?:4, raw:2, raw:1, others:5
2 Swedish
1 French dubbed
1 German
1 German dubbed
)
 Excellent: 328 votes (Eng:141, sub:89, dub:68, ?:14, edit.dub:3, raw:1, others:12
4 Spanish
3 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Swedish
1 Danish
1 Italian dubbed
1 Mandarin
)
 Very good: 320 votes (Eng:175, sub:60, dub:51, raw:5, ?:5, edit.dub:2, raw:2, others:20
5 French
3 Swedish
2 Spanish
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 French dubbed
2 Portuguese
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
)
 Good: 224 votes (Eng:129, sub:50, dub:27, ?:6, edit.dub:1, others:11
2 French
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 German
1 Spanish
1 Italian
1 Polish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese
)
 Decent: 83 votes (Eng:41, sub:17, dub:12, ?:7, raw:2, raw:1, others:3
2 German subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
)
 So-so: 43 votes (Eng:28, sub:6, dub:3, ?:2, others:4
1 Russian
1 French
1 Portuguese
1 German
)
 Not really good: 9 votes (Eng:5, raw:1, sub:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese
)
 Weak: 19 votes (Eng:8, dub:5, sub:4, others:2
1 Swedish
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Bad: 7 votes (Eng:3, dub:2, sub:1, others:1
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Awful: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2823 users, rank: #6 (of 4772)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.987 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.6387, rank: #1288 (of 4880)
Weighted mean: 7.893 (Very good), rank: #1270 (of 4880) (seen all: 8.06 / seen some: 7.43 / won't finish: 5.13)
Bayesian estimate: 7.892 (Very good), rank: #611 (of 2906)
Number of tankoubon: 8 
Number of pages: 190 
Vintage:
2001 
2002-11 to 2004-01 (Spain) 
2002-12-03 to 2004-02-17 (France) 
2004-12-03 to 2005-05-13 (México) 
2005-06-01 to 2006-11-25 (Sweden) 
Release dates: We have 59
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 4
Review:
Chobits (manga) (Jan 15, 2003)
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Artbook
    Chobits Art Book: Your Eyes Only (Artbook) 2007-12-04 (from $47.53)
eBook
    Chobits [Omnibus] (eBook 2) 2015-03-11 (from $14.49)
Graphic novel
    Chobits (GN 1) 2002-04-23 (from $7.49)
    Chobits (GN 2) 2002-07-23 (from $7.49)
    Chobits (GN 3) 2002-10-22 (from $7.49)
    Chobits (GN 4) 2003-02-11
    Chobits (GN 5) 2003-04-15 (from $35.20)
    Chobits (GN 6) 2003-06-10 (from $35.20)
    Chobits (GN 7) 2003-08-05 (from $35.20)
    Chobits (GN 8) 2003-10-07
    Chobits [Omnibus] (GN 1) 2010-01-20 (from $18.71)
    Chobits [Omnibus] (GN 2) 2010-10-12 (from $19.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha 
English staff
English cast
Art Director:
Matthew Alford  (Tokyopop) 
Translation:
Shirley Kubo  (Tokyopop) 

Adaptation:
Jake Forbes  (Vol. 1-5, 7-8; Tokyopop) 
Associate Editor:
Eric Althoff (vol. 1) 
Paul Morrissey  (Vol. 7; Tokyopop) 
Robert Coyner (Vol. 1; Tokyopop) 
Stephanie Donnelly (Vol. 1; Tokyopop) 
Trisha Kunimoto (vol. 1) 
Copy Editing:
Amy Kaemon (vol. 4)  (Vol. 4; Tokyopop) 
Bryce Coleman (vol. 5)  (Vol. 5; Tokyopop) 
Paul Morrissey (vol. 3, 6)  (Vol. 3, 6, 8; Tokyopop) 
Cover Layout:
Anna Kernbaum  (Vol. 2, 7-8; Tokyopop) 
Design: Monalisa J. de Asis (Vol. 8; Tokyopop) 
Editing:
Jake Forbes (Vol. 1, 6, 8; Tokyopop) 
Robert Coyner (vol. 1) 
Stephanie Donnelly (vol. 1) 
Editorial Director:
Jeremy Ross  (Vol. 1-2, 5-8; Tokyopop) 
Graphic Design:
Anna Kernbaum (vol. 1) 
Fawn Lau (Vol. 3; Tokyopop) 
Jeremy Canceko (vol. 3) 
Kyle Plummer 
Layout: Jake Forbes (Vol. 8; Tokyopop) 
Lettering:
Anna Kernbaum (Vol. 1, 5; Tokyopop) 
Christine Holmes (Vol. 6-7; Tokyopop) 
Jake Forbes (Vol. 8; Tokyopop) 
Kyle Plummer (Vol. 2; Tokyopop) 
Tim Law (vol. 4)  (Vol. 4; Tokyopop) 
Managing Editor:
Jill Freshney  (Vol. 2, 6-8; Tokyopop) 
President:
John Parker  (Tokyopop) 
Production Coordination:
Antonio DePietro  (Vol. 1-2, 6-8; Tokyopop) 
Production manager:
Fred Lui (vol. 1) 
Jennifer Miller  (Tokyopop) 
Joaquin E. Reyes (vol. 2) 
Mario M. Rodriguez (vol. 3) 
Production Specialist:
Dolly Chan (vol. 1)  (Vol. 1; Tokyopop) 
Publisher: Stuart Levy (Tokyopop) 
Retouch:
Anna Kernbaum (vol. 4)  (Vol. 1, 4-5; Tokyopop) 
Christine Holmes (Vol. 6-7; Tokyopop) 
Kyle Plummer (Vol. 2; Tokyopop) 
Monalisa J. de Asis (Vol. 8; Tokyopop) 
Retouch & Lettering:
Anna Kernbaum (vol. 5) 
Chirstine Holmes 
Fawn Lau (vol. 3) 
Senior Editor:
Jake Forbes  (Vol. 2-5, 7; Tokyopop) 
VP of Manufacturing:
Ron Klamert  (Vol. 1-2, 5-6; Tokyopop) 
VP of Production:
Ron Klamert  (Tokyopop) 
(none)
English companies
Licensed by:
Dark Horse Comics 
Tokyopop 
French staff
French companies
Translation: Reyda Seddiki 
Licensed by: Pika Édition 
Publisher: Pika Édition 
French cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Translation: María Ferrer (Spain) 

Operations Manager: Enrique Espinosa (Grupo Editorial Vid) 
Publishing Director: Carlos Francisco Jiménez (Grupo Editorial Vid) 
Responsible Editor: Teresa Ponce Torres (Grupo Editorial Vid) 
Translation All Vol.: Brenda Nava (Grupo Editorial Vid) 
(none)
Spanish companies
Publisher:
Grupo Editorial Vid (México) 
Norma Editorial (España) 
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Editions Star Comics 
Serialized In: Express 
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German companies
Translation: Costa Caspary 
Publisher: Egmont Manga & Anime (Egmont Manga and Anime) 
Serialized: Manga Power 
German cast
(none)
Polish cast
Polish staff
Translation: Rafal Rzepka 
(none)
Polish companies
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Distributor: JBGroup 
Publisher: JBC 
Portuguese cast
(none)
Swedish cast
Swedish staff
(none)
Swedish companies

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