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Chobits, Vol. 5 (Chobits #5)

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If a persocom's memories are stored on a hard drive, are they real? After all, a hard drive can simply be erased. This question has been driving Hideki mad as he searches for his kidnapped 'com, Chi. Hideki has always maintained that persocoms are just machines, but his heart tells him that there's something special about Chi, and he can't let her come to harm. As Hideki a ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published April 15th 2003 by Tokyopop (first published April 5th 2002)
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Radwa
Mar 04, 2016 Radwa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
That dual personality aspect of Chi is interesting and I hope it shows more in next volumes.
Also, I'm glad a number of things cleared up in this volume. On a side note, I want more mushiness between Hideki and Chi. :3
Kate
Sep 22, 2009 Kate rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, age-adult, sci-fi, 2009
Chi gets rescued, but not before she drops a bomb: no one but "that person just for me" is allowed inside me (where her on/off switch is conveniently located). A robot who wants to remain a virgin until marriage? Apparently Chi's quest, as per Hideki's landlady's husband (who is no longer with us but somehow involved in this), is to give all persocoms the ability to be happy. I'm unsure about her "dark half" and how this is all going to be resolved, even if Chi and Hideki end up together.

I'm als
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Jul 11, 2013 Coco rated it really liked it
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Robin
Feb 28, 2013 Robin rated it really liked it
I really quite enjoy Chobits. As far as CLAMP manga goes, a lot of fans dislike it, saying that it runs counter to other CLAMP works. I enjoy the parts about Chobits that involve sacrifice, the problem of requited vs. unrequited love, the power of love itself, the nature of love (is it something programmed, or is it something inherent in sentient beings - when does "love" stop and become "programming" instead?). It's all really interesting and heartbreaking, too.

Beyond the psychological and phil
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Lauren
Sep 19, 2012 Lauren rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
This series was a great mix of hilariousness with some serious events thrown into the mix making this series more complex than ridiculous. The high concept technology and how it can get integrated into a modern day society is fascinating.

Chii was such a wonderful character, I loved her innocent ways and attitude.

Read Fruits Basket if you like this series. It has the same mix of comedic hilarity with some more serious issues thrown in.
Sophie
Dec 08, 2009 Sophie rated it it was ok
This volume just felt a bit.. repetative. The story is progressing, but I just felt that they kept telling me the same information over and over again, or something was blatently obvious and yet it took ages for things to be revealed.

I'm losing patience with this series - I want more sci-fi and less "Hideki is such a great guy!".
Rena
Jan 10, 2014 Rena rated it liked it
Shelves: series, manga
Yay! They found Chi, and she is unharmed. Though, she did go into that state where every personacom (I think that is how it is spelled) went into a trance. I do not know how or why yet, but it definitely makes me more interested in what is going to happen.
Kate
Jun 10, 2011 Kate rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi, own, manga
I absolutely adore this manga by CLAMP. They manage to take some extremely pertinent and complex questions about the nature of love and the individuality of robots, and combine them with one of the most adorable romances ever!
Danyka
May 02, 2013 Danyka rated it liked it
I'd watched and liked the anime version when I was still a kid.

For now, I got no plans for buying a copy.
Dyah
*gampar Yumi bolak-balik*
ugh... she's vexing; I don't like her since the first time she appeared. Acting cute in front of Hideki, crying here and there, when actually she likes someone else.
Viky S. Deneault
Re-read (2015): The author of the graphic novel was revealed :3 but the action is quite slow other wise :/
Patricia
3.5? I'm not sure with this series. Chi is so 'young', that it feels wrong to me that it's about her Someone Just For Her..
Caroline Jensen
Jul 02, 2013 Caroline Jensen rated it did not like it
A previous friend of mine wanted me to read all the books, convincing me they were good and I hoped they would get better... what a waste of time.
Annchan Maulana
Sep 27, 2007 Annchan Maulana rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, anime
Its about cute persocoms name Chi ... that falling in love with Hideki, the guy who take her from garbage and teaching her about life.

Originaly review by AnnChan ^^
Gorgo Mage
Aug 10, 2011 Gorgo Mage rated it really liked it
a little repetitive and boring when chi repeats herself, but in all honesty.... its freakin adorable.
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My first attempt at reading manga in 2007. Read via BookCrossing.
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[born: 2 May 1967; Ōsaka, bloodtype: A]

Mokona Apapa もこなあぱぱ
[born: 16 Jun 1968, Kyōto; bloodtype: A]

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