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Mobile Persocom  
  A personal computer in human form.  

In the Chobits, persocoms are "person computers"; in the series, persocoms can be custom-built, and some are even rumored to have free will and emotions.

Persocoms serve a variety of puposes. Watch Sumomo star getting everyone into shape in the following video.

Technovelgy from Chobits, by Manga Clamp.
Published by Young Magazine in 2002
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For reference purposes, this is the "Wakey Wakey" exercise.

A Persocom is a very advanced technology first made in Japan. They are made to be human-like computers and come in three different types: Mobile, Laptop, and PC. They can be utilized as computers, of course, and can download software to search with and use the Internet, send messages via e-mail, call or receive calls, download freeware from the Internet, and download programs.

(Via Chobits fandom wiki.)

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