Hayate no Gotoku!
Hayate The Combat Butler
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Hayate no Gotoku!

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ハヤテのごとく!
English: Hayate The Combat Butler
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 52
Chapters: 570
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 6, 2004 to Apr 12, 2017
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Harem Harem, Parody Parody
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Hata, Kenjirou (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.871 (scored by 1334513,345 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #9552
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #473
Members: 30,163
Favorites: 1,901

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Synopsis

Misfortunes abound in the life of 16-year-old Hayate Ayasaki. Even though he is underage, he spends most of his time working part-time jobs to make money to support his extravagant parents. As if that wasn't hard enough, his parents disappear without a trace one day, leaving him behind with a debt of almost 150 million yen. As a result, he finds himself being chased by debt collectors.

Running for his life, he stops in a park, believing that he is safe. Contemplating his jobless future, he decides to kidnap a wealthy child for ransom. And thus, when he sees a rich-looking blonde girl, he attempts to capture her. However, she too is kidnapped before Hayate can even try!

Hayate then saves her, and as a reward, he requests a job, and the girl makes him her butler, revealing herself to be the daughter of a wealthy family. Even with a job, his misfortune remains; Hayate will have to go through many nasty predicaments, all the while burdened by his lousy luck.

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Background

Hayate no Gotoku! has been published in English as Hayate the Combat Butler by VIZ Media under the Shounen Sunday imprint since November 14, 2006.

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Apr 11, 2017
In a timeless romance one of the most somber things you’ll realize is that one of you will live to see the death of the other. I was 16 years old when I picked up Hayate and realized, hey, this character is the same age as me. As I grew older I came to my own realization that Hayate will continue to be 16 forever. I will be going through life while Hayate, poor Hayate, will still be attempting to pay off his debt and power through the silliest adventures you can think of. In a world where the parody genre is dominated by Gintama, ...
Jan 15, 2018
This is a very bias review.
Hayate no Gotoku was one of the first manga I've ever read, dated all the way back in 2007, when it only had 100-ish chapters. I didn't read every week, I believe I took a 2 years break just so that I can read all of them at once. Regardless, It's like my child you know.
After 10 odd years with 570 chapters, it ended.

To the actual story, Hayate no Gotoku is about an unlucky guy, with many odd talents (especially with woman), who fall into debt by his parents and was taken in by a super rich lady to ...
Jul 18, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Jesus Christ, I finally finished this 500+ manga and it only took me 7 months to do so.
Anyway, I watched the Hayate anime a few years ago which is why I of course decided to check out the manga out of curiosity. I'm not a huge fan of the series like I am with other romance harems like Rosario Vampire and Heaven's Lost Property but I enjoyed the series to a certain extent.

Story: 6
Hayate's story is a very mixed bag. It starts out well with the idea of a Hayate being abandonded by his parents on Christmas Eve and taking on their debt ...

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