Hayate The Fight Butler

In 2008, a 1/8 scale (approx. 21 cm or eight.25″) figurine series (entitled, “Hayate no Gotoku! Collection Figures”) created by Jun Planning was released. Hinagiku was released in January 2009; Nagi in April 2009, and Ayumu in May 2009. Shogakukan released an artwork guide titled Hayate the Combat Butler Official Box on November 16, 2007. An original video animation episode was launched on March 6, 2009 in DVD and Blu-ray codecs. A second anime season of Hayate the Combat Butler, titled Hayate the Combat Butler!!

A 52-episode anime adaptation of the manga by SynergySP aired between April 2007 and March 2008 on TV Tokyo. A second, 25-episode anime season by J.C.Staff aired between April and September 2009. Bandai Entertainment licensed the first anime collection in 2008, but the sequence went out of print in 2012. An anime film adaption produced by Manglobe was released in August 2011.

The original soundtrack was launched on June 22, 2007 and a drama CD based mostly on the anime adaptation was released on August 22, 2007. On September 21, 2007, quantity certainly one of a two-CD radio drama known as Radio the Combat Butler was launched. Later in the story, Hayate should juggle the sentiments of a quantity of different women, Ayumu Nishizawa, his former classmate; and Hinagiku Katsura, the coed council president of Hakuō Academy. Hayate had a romantic relationship with a childhood friend, Athena Tennousu, who is chairwoman of the board of Hakuō Academy. The Taiwanese community GTV aired a live-action television adaptation of Hayate the Combat Butler between June and September 2011.

A restricted edition of the game was released on the same day which included a Hakuō Academy pupil pocket book and a drama CD. The gameplay has the player assuming the role of Hayate Ayasaki and follows a branching plot line which provides pre-determined situations with programs of interplay. A light novel based mostly on the collection, written by Toshihiko Tsukiji and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata, was launched on May 24, 2007, printed by Shogakukan under their GAGAGA Bunko label. After a sequence of adventures with the tenants, Nagi manages to reclaim her fortune. On an excursion in America, Hayate lastly pays off his large debt, but decides to keep working as Nagi’s butler, especially when the battle for the Sanzenin inheritance intensifies.

Aired 25 episodes between April 4 and September 18, 2009, produced by animation studio J.C.Staff. Unlike the first season, the second season retcons the occasions of the first season by claiming at the onset that a month has handed since Hayate grew to become Nagi’s butler. Furthermore, the second season is more devoted to the manga than the primary season. On July 21, 2010, Animax Asia started airing the second season, including the OVA, with English dubbing done again by Red Angel Media along with Cantonese and Mandarin dub.

Athena finally regains full energy and Maria resigns as Nagi’s maid. On Christmas Eve, the “misunderstanding” of Hayate and Nagi’s relationship is exposed, creating a rift that results in the final battle. Hayate rescues Nagi from the godly Royal Garden, however she decides to relinquish her standing as an inheritor and concedes the rights to her cousin Hisui Hatsushiba, before tnifc – ecom firing Hayate to set him free. Hayate Ayasaki is an unlucky 16-year-old boy who has worked since childhood to make ends meet because of his mother and father’ irresponsible habits. On Christmas Eve, he finds out his parents have run away from house while shouldering him with an enormous ¥156,804,000 debt.

A third, 12-episode anime television series by Manglobe, based mostly totally on an authentic story not seen in the manga aired between October and December 2012. Additional notable merchandises embody many college associated items which were released close to the start of the anime collection in March and April 2007. Many different items corresponding to clocks, mugs, and posters have been released a number of months after.

Sentai Filmworks has since re-licensed the series for a digital and home video re-release. Over ten million copies of the manga and other Hayate-related books have been sold in Japan as of January 2009. Carlo Santos of Anime News Network gave Volume 14 of the manga a C+, citing Hata’s overextension of a fancy work with a quantity of simultaneous plotlines and fixed scene modifications.