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"Science fiction and science have always danced around each other. Science fiction is the subconscious of science."
- Greg Bear

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.

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

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