Hayate the Combat Butler

Alt title: Hayate no Gotoku!

Vol: 52; Ch: 568
2004 - 2017
4.022 out of 5 from 1,097 votes
Rank #3,314
Hayate the Combat Butler

When Hayate was young, Santa appeared in a dream and told him that if he worked hard, he’d be rewarded. Thus, with an unbreakable will, the unfortunate Hayate has struggled through life holding onto that belief. In the present, his parents are lazy and unemployed, forcing Hayate to work several jobs to pay the bills. As if things couldn’t get worse, Hayate’s parents then run away, leaving him with an enormous debt and loan sharks on his tail! Naturally, the best solution to find money fast is… to kidnap someone?! A girl named Nagi is the target, but due to an unfortunate miscommunication, she believes Hayate has proposed to her and falls for him hard. After Nagi paid off his debt, Hayate must now work as her butler in order to repay her; but first, he must adapt to her wacky world!

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Hayate no Gotoku is a very good manga. I highly recommend you read it right now before it gets too old and you can't get the absolute number of references this manga has. Plot: This manga starts of as our MC is left with a whopping ¥156,804,000 by his very greedy parents. To pay off this debt, he resorts to kidnapping. His target is surprisingly a very rich 13-Year old named Nagi Sanzenin. For better or worse, Nagi misunderstands this as a Confession. Through a string of events, Nagi pays of Hayate's Debt and he becomes his butler. Art: The art is the kind that you see at old mangas but it changes at around Chap 300 or something. Characters: NOTE: These are the ones that have the most screentime. HAYATE Ayasaki- A very unlucky 16 year old with superhuman strenght. As Dense as a fcking Neutron star NAGI Sanzenin- A very rich 13 year old that is ignorant of the world. The perfect NEET that doesnt even know where here underwear is located. She fell in love with Hayate after the misunderstanding. The perfect definition of the word LAZY. MARIA- Yes she doesnt have a last name for unknown reasons. She is a very intelligent person that knows 13 Different languages. She is also the Head maid of the Sanzenin houseold. Though almost perfect, she's also ignorant of the world (Doesn't even know how to ride a train). Conclusion: Hayate no Gotoku is a masterpiece. You can enjoy this for its comedic value. Though the art may be bad, it becomes better later on. This manga likes breaking the fourth wall. I see nothing wrong with this manga. Absolute Perfection. Trivia: Did you know that Hayate no Gotoku and Tonikaku Kawaii have the same Illustrator? (Kenjiro Hata)

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