Hayate the Combat Butler

Hayate the Combat Butler is a franchise comprised of 1 movie, 4 anime series, 1 manga series
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A talented and athletically proficient young man finds himself saddled with his parents' huge debt, and then rescued by a young girl of vast wealth. To pay it off, he becomes her butler.

Overview

Hayate No Gotoku is a parody comedy Manga and Anime written and drawn by Kenjiro Hata, and released by Shogakukan, and Viz Media in North America, starting in May 2004. The story revolves around Hayate, a young boy burdened by two parents who rack up bills and leave him to pay for it, all while trying to balance school. eventually, their debts get so bad that the Yakuza loan sharks begin to pursue Hayate for the money his parents owed them. In formulating a plan to pay them off, he thinks of kidnapping and holding ransom a girl, which failed miserably. however, when that girl actually did become kidnapped, he goes out to rescue her. it turns out that this little girl is Nagi Sanzenin, heir to one of the biggest fortunes in Japan.

One thing leads to another, with Nagi paying the whopping 153 Million Yen debt, with the agreement that Hayate works as her butler to pay it off. only thing is, Nagi mistook Hayate's Ransom orders for a love confession, and has a massive crush on him!

Hayate gets used to his new life with the help of fellow maid Mariya, Head Butler Klaus, Student council president Hinagiku Katsura, and a host of other characters.

Characters

Hayate Ayasaki (綾崎 ハヤテ)

Hayate.
Hayate.

The protagonist of this story. After escaping the yakuza from making him pay for his parent's debts, he gets his new mistress, Nagi Sanzenin to pay it off. in exchange for this, he has to work off the debt, basically becoming her butler for life! He is very athletic and quick, coming from years of juggling multiple jobs and school trying to pay off his parent's debts. He also is a kind genuine person, albeit with really bad luck.

Nagi Sanzenin (三千院 ナギ)

Nagi.
Nagi.

Nagi is the Heir of the Sanzenin fortune, and is one of the richest families in Japan, despite only being 13. she goes to the prestegious Hakuou Academy, and despite her age, has managed to skip 3 grades. she developd a crush on Hayate, even as he tried to kidnap her, but after he saved her, she repaid his debt and made him work for her to pay it off. due to her vast fortune, she is constantly being challenged and targeted for it, often requiriing Hayate to come to the rescue.

Maria ( マリア)

Maria
Maria

Maria is one of the beautiful maids of the Sanzenin family, who plays the voice of reason between Hayate and Nagi, acting like an older sister to the both of them, and is effectively in charge of the mansion. Despite her maturity in looks and personality, she is only 17, which can be a sore point for you if you think she's older.

Hinagiku Katsura (桂 ヒナギク)

Hinagiku
Hinagiku

Student council president, champion Kendo player most popular kid in school, she is one of Hayate's first friends in visiting and later attending school, and slowly develops feelings for him. she often acts as the foil to her older sister's antics, often which lead to misery for Hayate and company. despite all her achievements, she still is a normal girl inside, with fears and uncertainties.

General Information Edit
Name: Hayate the Combat Butler
Name: ハヤテのごとく!
Romaji: Hayate no Gotoku!
Aliases: Combat Butler Hayate,
Hayate no Gotoku
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