Hayate the Combat Butler / Hayate no Gotoku!


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###Hayate the Combat Butler / Hayate no Gotoku!

Genres: action, comedy, romance, slice of life
Themes: butlers, fanservice, hikikomori, love polygon, maids, otaku, parody, school
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 52
Vintage: 2007-04-01 to 2008-03-30

Plot Summary: Abandoned by his parents and given a monumentally large debt as a Christmas present, 16-year old Ayasaki Hayate is at the lowest point of his life. Desperately trying alter his hapless fate, he decides to kidnap someone to hold for a ransom. Due to an ill choice of words, the girl he tries to kidnap misunderstands the action as a confession of love. His plan is totally crushed when he gives his real name out. Realizing his wrongdoing, Hayate proceeds to rescue the girl from the yakuza, who had instead kidnapped her. The girl, as a token of thanks, offers Hayate a job as her butler. Hayate, overwhelmed by her kindness, vows to protect her even at the cost of his life.

ANN Info Page

###Hayate the Combat Butler!! (Season 2) / Hayate no Gotoku 2nd Season

Genres: action, comedy, romance, slice of life
Themes: butlers, fanservice, hikikomori, love polygon, maids, otaku, parody, school, school life, tsundere
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 25
Vintage: 2009-04-03

Plot Summary: It has been three months since Hayate was abandoned by his parents and started work at the Sanzenin Manor as a butler to pay off his parents’ debt. However, being the butler for the otaku-crazed lady of the house, Nagi Sanzenin, is a hard task, not made easier by the friends and enemies of the Sanzenin, of which Hayate always ends up in the middle of the problem. And his life may get even harder when Student Council President Hinagiku Katsura begins to realize her own feelings for the debt ridden butler.

ANN Info Page

###Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You/Hayate no Gotoku! Can’t Take My Eyes Off You (Season 3)

Genres: adventure, comedy, fantasy, romance
Themes: butlers, fanservice, hikikomori, love polygon, maids, otaku, parody, school, school life, tsundere
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2012-10-03

Plot Summary: The story of Hayate Ayasaki working alongside with maid Maria at Nagi Sanzenin’s mansion continues. One day, Nagi receives a phone call from “Area 51,” inviting her to the universe. Nagi wants to accept the offer, only to be stopped by Maria.

ANN Info Page

###Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties/Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties

Genres: comedy, romance
Themes: butlers, harem, maids
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2013-04-08

ANN Info Page

####ANN Spotlight: Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties

Hayate the Combat Butler!! (OAV) Vintage: 2009-03-06
Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven Is a Place on Earth (movie) Vintage: 2011-08-27
Hayate the Combat Butler! (OAV 2) Vintage: 2014-06-16


#2

Bandai Entertainment Adds Hayate Anime, TokiKake Manga

posted on 2008-07-04 19:50 EDT
Adaptation of Hayate the Combat Butler manga & manga based on The Girl Who Leapt Through Time film


Other News
Hayate the Combat Butler Films’ Teaser Posted
Hayate Film’s Extended Version Slated for February 29
Hayate the Combat Butler Gets 3 New Original Video Anime
2nd New Hayate the Combat Butler OVA Slated for September


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Press Release


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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-04-20/sentai-filmworks-adds-hayate-the-combat-butler-anime/.87325

Sentai Filmworks Adds Hayate the Combat Butler Anime

posted on 2015-04-20 14:14 EDT

First anime based on Kenjirou Hata’s comedy manga aired in 2007

North American anime distributor Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the Hayate the Combat Butler anime. The company plans to release the series digitally and on home video.

Sentai Filmworks has also licensed the third anime series Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You and the fourth anime series Hayate the Combat Butler: Cuties. The second anime series, Hayate the Combat Butler, has not yet been licensed.

Bandai Entertainment previously licensed and released part of the series.

The anime ran for 52 episodes in 2007 and 2008, adapting Kenjirou Hata’s original manga. Viz Media publishes the manga in North America.


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Season 1 Cover/Disc Art

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[size=16]Hayate the Combat Butler Gets New Anime Green-Lit[/size]
posted on 2011-08-26 20:37 EDT
Announced in “99th volume” of Kenjirou Hata’s manga, distributed at Saturday’s film screenings


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[size=16]New Hayate the Combat Butler Anime’s 1st Promo Streamed[/size]
posted on 2012-08-10 04:40 EDT
TV series with manga creator Kenjirou Hata’s story concepts to premiere in October


[size=16]New Hayate the Combat Butler Anime Slated for October 3[/size]
posted on 2012-08-18 20:14 EDT


[size=16]New Hayate the Combat Butler Anime’s 1st Ads Streamed[/size]
posted on 2012-09-21 08:45 EDT
TV series with creator Kenjirou Hata’s story concepts to premiere on October 3**


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CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU Press Release


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[size=16]Sentai Filmworks Adds Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You[/size]
posted on 2014-12-18 13:22 EST
Anime-original story premiered in 2012


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This one isn’t for me, though I’ll probably end up seeing at least some of it should it get a dub. It could be worthwhile it if Manglobe managed to keep their streak of incorporating Ergo Proxy references in their works alive with this one (though I think that ended with Karneval…).


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Can’t Take My Eyes Off You: Complete Collection Cover/Disc Art

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[size=16]Coming to the Anime Network Online Player[/size]
Hayate the Combat Butler! Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Hayate Ayasaki, the butler/bodyguard for teenage heiress Nagi Sanzenin, must accompany Nagi to Las Vegas to pick up her late father’s belongings. Then Nagi meets a mysterious girl (with a hidden agenda) claiming to be Hayate’s little sister.
Starts: 4/24/2015
Language: Japanese w English Subtitles


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http://ask.fm/SentaiFilmworks/answer/125735704797

Q. I noticed that the Blu-Ray cover of Hayate The Combat Butler! Can’t Take My Eyes Off You makes mention of it being the third season. (Reckon “Cuties” will say Season 4.) Is Sentai working on getting the first two seasons?
A. Yes, we are definitely working toward acquiring the other two seasons. We will have news on that front soon I think!


#14

For those interesting in the show, it’s good to know people will get a uniform/updated set.


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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Hayate-the-Combat-Butler-Can-t-Take-My-Eyes-Off-of-You/Watch][/url] [b]All 12 Episodes (Sub) are now LIVE![/b]

#16

These episodes are now listed as FREE.


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[size=16]Hayate the Combat Butler Gets New TV Anime Series[/size]
posted on 2012-12-21 03:18 EST
New series to air next spring on TV Tokyo


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[size=16]Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties 1st Promo Posted[/size]
posted on 2013-03-19 07:45 EDT
Newest Hayate the Combat Butler anime to premiere on April 8


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[size=16]Crunchyroll to Stream Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties Anime[/size]
posted on 2013-04-03 16:52 EDT
New series where each episode follows different characters to premiere on April 8


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Cuties: Press Release