Cover of A.I. Love You volume 1 by Tong U Comics

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Cover of A.I. Love You volume 1 by Tokyopop

A.I. Love You volume 1 is the first of eight manga volumes that make up the A.I. Love You manga series. Containing seven chapters, this volume introduces Hitoshi Kobe and covers the transformation of Saati Namba from an Artificial Intelligence into a real girl.

Originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine (#18 - #25), these chapters were collected and published in 8 tankōbon volumes by Tong U Comics. An English translation of the series was published by Tokyopop five years later, beginning in February, 2004, with Ken Akamatsu creating new cover art and illustrations for the books. A French translation was also created by Pika Editions.

Program 1. The Program Goes HaywireEdit

Hitoshi Kobe is a lonely High School loser with a remarkable gift for programing until his computer is left on during a lightning storm and one of his programs, Number 30, is transformed into a real girl with super powers.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati NambaKimika AsoNittaWhite DogMr Tetsu
Items and Terms ExamsArtificial IntelligenceHitoshi's Personal ComputerFloppy DiskAdult MagazineSoccerProgram Options
Locations Kobe ResidenceMenjō High SchoolMicrosoft StoreTokyo

Program 2. Wake Up at Hotel RyuuguujooEdit

After watching one on television, Saati wants to know what a date is and Hitoshi attempts to rise to the occasion.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati Namba
Items and Terms Hitoshi's Personal ComputerLove HotelDatingUFO Catcher
Locations Kobe ResidenceTokyoShibuya

Program 3. Join the Club!Edit

Hitoshi take Saati to try out for various school clubs, resulting in a tennis match between Saati and Aso.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati NambaKimika Aso
Items and Terms School ClubsIkebanaVolleyballTennisAstronomy Club
Locations Menjō High School

Program 4. Take Me to the Ocean!Edit

After attempting to go to school during a public holiday, Hitoshi take Saati to the beach only to discover it is rife with litter. Using Saati's powers, Hitoshi and Saati help to restore the beach to its pristine state.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati NambaMakoto
Items and Terms Electromagnet Beach CombFleming's Left Hand Rule
Locations Kujūkuri Beach

Program 5. The Laughing InvaderEdit

While researching data to cure Hitoshi's cold, Saati becomes infected with a malevelant virus.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati NambaPeter 4
Items and Terms Golden WeekHitoshi's Personal ComputerComputer VirusFloppy DiskLaptop Computer
Locations Kobe ResidenceMenjō High School

Program 6. SAYONARAEdit

Hitoshi's previous attempt to destroy the virus that has infected Saati failed and now he must race against time to destroy it before it destroy's Saati.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati NambaPeter 4
Items and Terms Computer VirusHitoshi's Personal ComputerLaptop Computer
Locations Kobe ResidenceTokyo

Program 7. Money Troubles?!Edit

Noticing Hitoshi's money problems, Saati attempts to help but digitally increasing his bank account. After discovering that what she did was illegal, Saati must now enter the internet and fix what she did before the authorities find out.

Characters Hitoshi KobeSaati Namba
Items and Terms Hitoshi's Personal ComputerHackingProgram OptionsSwimsuit
Locations Kobe ResidenceWhale BankCyberspace



  • Included in the Tokyopop manga release are three concept cells of the original cover art of volumes 1, 2 and 3.
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