This is the list of episodes for seasons 1 & 2. The OVA was released on DVD closely before the 1st episode of season 2, and so is listed here in the Season 2 section.
Season 2 has 25 episodes, and with the OVA, all 26 episodes were animated by J.C.Staff and directed by Yoshiaki Iwasaki, its original airing in Japan from April 4 to September 18, 2009.
Hayate the Combat Butler (2007–2008) (Season 1)
|#||Title||Original airdate||English airdate|
|01||"In English, 'Unmei' Means 'Destiny'"
"Unmei wa, Eigo de Iu to Desutinī" (運命は、英語で言うとデスティニー)
|April 1, 2007||June 11, 2009|
|Hayate Ayasaki is a sixteen-year old boy who has been working hard earning money as a bicycle delivery boy. He loses his job after his employer finds out he is still in high school, and his irresponsible parents spend the money he had earned. Hayate tries to kidnap a young girl named Nagi Sanzenin, but fails in his attempt. Later, Hayate saves her from other kidnappers and Nagi repays him by offering him a job as her new butler. However, overcome by injuries received during the rescue, Hayate collapses and is taken from the scene by Nagi's private helicopter.|
|02||"Nagi Sanzenin's Mansion and a New Journey"
"Sanzen'in Nagi no Yashiki to, Aratanaru Tabidachi" (三千院ナギの屋敷と、新たなる旅立ち)
|April 8, 2007||June 12, 2009|
|Awakening within Nagi's mansion, Hayate incorrectly concludes that he has died and gone to heaven, and resolves to make the most of it. While he is enjoying a soak in an enormous indoor bath, the water re-opens his wounds and he passes out. When he regains consciousness, Nagi and Maria explain that he is Nagi's new butler. Eager to demonstrate his aptitude for the job, Hayate begins cleaing the mansion at a remarkable rate, drawing on cleaning skills he gained during previous employment. He finds a manga that Nagi has been drawing, and when he mistakenly refers to it as a picture diary, Nagi ejects him from the room. Believing himself fired, Hayate leaves the mansion and is immediately abducted by the loan sharks that are after him. All seems lost until Nagi, wearing an unconvicing disguise, appears and rescues him by paying off his debt. Hayate will now work as Nagi's butler to repay her.|
|03||"The Beast, Robot, and Butler who Kind of but Don't Really Shout Love at the Center of the World"
"Sekai no Chūshin de Ai o Sakendari Sakebanakattari na Kedamono to Robo to Shitsuji" (世界の中心でアイを叫んだり叫ばなかったりな獣とロボと執事)
|April 15, 2007||June 15, 2009|
|Hayate wakes up Nagi one morning to find a large white tiger sleeping with her in her bed. The tiger, named Tama, nabs Hayate and carries him outside to fight. Hayate inevitably loses. Afterwards, Klaus, who is still upset about Hayate being Nagi's butler, challenges Hayate to a match with a robot to see if he has the necessary skills to be a butler.|
|04||"First Mission ~ This is Snake. No One Responds"
"Hajimete no Otsukai ~ Kochira Sunēku. Daremo Ōtō Shinai" (はぢめてのおつかい〜こちらスネーク.誰も応答しない)
|April 22, 2007||June 16, 2009|
|When Nagi goes to school, she forgets to bring her lunch and Hayate offers to bring it to her. Once he gets to school, he is stopped at the front gates by a teacher (Yukiji) who thinks he is an intruder. Hayate eventually gets into the school, but the teacher continues her pursuit. Once inside, Hayate meets the student council president of the school, Hinagiku Katsura, for the first time, and helps her down from the tree she was climbing. As a reward, she brings him to the top of the Student Council tower so that he could see from the terrace. Yukiji, who is still searching for Hayate, finally finds him there and ends up fighting Hinagiku. After taking Nagi's bento box from Hayate, she jumps onto the railing of the terrace only to get blown off by a breeze. Hayate promptly rescues her, which ended her hostility to him. In the process, however, she had thrown Nagi's bento box onto to ground and spilled its contents.|
|05||"Careless Gags and Kindness Bring Misfortune"
"Fuyōi na Boke to Yasashisa ga Fukō o Yobu" (不用意なボケと優しさが不幸を呼ぶ)
|April 29, 2007||June 17, 2009|
|Nagi does not want to go to school today and instead stays home to hang out with some friends. Nagi's relative, Sakuya Aizawa, arrives and starts to teach Hayate to be a better comedian despite Nagi insisting that he is a butler. Hayate later goes out to pick up some more tea wearing a cashmere coat, but finds the journey perilous.|
|06||"You Say You Can See Time, but That is Probably Your Life Flashing By"
"Toki ga Mieru to Kimi wa Iu kedo, Tabun Sore wa Sōmatō" (時が見えると君は言うけど、たぶんそれは走馬灯)
|May 6, 2007||June 18, 2009|
|Continuing from the last episode, Isumi gets to Nagi's mansion but Hayate leaves to pick up the tea that he was supposed to get. Hayate is ambushed by Isumi's protective staff and the loan sharks from the first two episodes. Hayate eventually makes it back, but comes down with a cold. The next day after Hayate has healed, he meets a young boy and his maid who have come to Nagi's mansion. The boy, Wataru Tachibana, is Nagi's fiancé.|
"Otoko no Tatakai" (男の戦い)
|May 13, 2007||June 19, 2009|
|Wataru, who is infatuated with Isumi, challenges Hayate, whom he perceives as a rival, to a duel. Hayate loses to Wataru on purpose, hoping for a romantic conclusion between Wataru and Isumi that will allow Nagi to break off her unwanted engagement. However, his overly obvious act ends up hurting Wataru's feelings. In order to reach Wataru and apologize, Hayate, together with Isumi and Nagi, must brave the Tokyo subway system.|
|08||"Hellbound Because of Neko-mimi Mode"
"Neko Mimi Mōdo de Jigoku Iki" (ネコミミ·モードで地獄行き)
|May 20, 2007||June 22, 2009|
|Nagi gets Hayate to first try on a female school uniform, much to his displeasure and before he can do anything about it, Maria comes to Nagi's room and sees what is going on. Nagi and Maria then proceed to put Hayate in a full cat-girl outfit which entices Tama's animal instincts. Afterwards, Hayate runs into Klaus and initially tries to run away, but in the end Klaus' instincts take heed, and Maria must interfere. Later, Hayate and Maria play a game of pool where if Hayate loses, his debt will increase to 200 million yen.|
|09||"Eloim Essaim. Mr. Cow, Mr. Cow! What is it, Mr. Frog?"
"Eroimu Essaimu. Ushi-kun Ushi-kun! Nandai Kaeru-kun?" (エロイムエッサイム.ウシくんウシくん!なんだいカエルくん?)
|May 27, 2007||June 23, 2009|
|Hayate tries to motivate Nagi to go to school finally, and offers to take her to and from school everyday from now on. Nagi reluctantly agrees and goes to school for the day, but when she comes back it turns out she forgot her notebook at school. Hayate offers to go to school late at night to bring it back and at the school gate he runs into one of the school's teachers he met earlier.|
|10||"There's a Subtle High Deflation in the World. Play Games without Accumulation"
"Yo ni mo Bimyō na Haidefure. Gēmu wa Tsumazu ni Pureishiro" (世にも微妙なハイデフレ.ゲームは積まずにプレイしろ)
|June 3, 2007||June 24, 2009|
|This episode, which is anime-only, takes place during the same time as episode eight and shows some other strange things that were going on in the background. A demon living inside an old video game is awoken and takes three of the student council members from Nagi's school inside the game where they must defeat her to return to the real world. Hinagiku, the student council president, arrives soon after and they go to destroy the demon, but she ends up ending it herself.|
|11||"The Value of My Life is Priceless"
"Boku no Inochi no Kachi wa Puraisuresu" (僕の命の価値はプライスレス)
|June 10, 2007||June 25, 2009|
|Nagi, with Hayate, Maria, and Sakuya, go to visit the head of the Sanzenin family — Mikado Sanzenin. Hayate runs into him outside, but initially believes him to be a landscaper on Mikado's estate. After Mikado reveals himself, he informs Hayate that his life is infinitely worthless while he is living to merely pay off the debt he owes Nagi. Mikado gives him a special pendant before leaving. Later, Hayate decides that he will protect Nagi from anyone that tries to hurt her, which greatly flusters Nagi.|
|12||"In the Past, We were Taught that Youth Does Not Look Back at the Space Police"
"Bokura wa Mukashi, Uchū no Keiji ni Wakasa to wa Furimukanai Koto da to Osowatta" (僕らは昔、宇宙の刑事に若さとは振り向かない事だと教わった)
|June 17, 2007||June 26, 2009|
|After waking up from a dream about his childhood, Hayate talks with Maria about having dreams to live for and believes that dreams in life are very important. After revealing a childhood dream of his, Hayate gets the day off and decides to visit his old high school. There, he meets one of his old classmates, Ayumu Nishizawa, who has a crush on him. Hayate finds out that his parents took the rest of his tuition money, leaving him without a high school to go back too. After he begins to leave, Ayumu confesses her love for him, but he turns her down. As a result, she violently slaps Hayate and walks away crying. Later, Ayumu gets taken into the ground of Nagi's mansion under the pretense that Hayate was being held captive by yakuza.|
|13||"Those who Command Summer Seem to Command Exams"
"Natsu o Seisuru Mono wa Juken o Seisuru Rashiissu yo" (夏を制する者は受験を制するらしいっすよ)
|June 24, 2007||June 29, 2009|
|After turning down Ayumu, Hayate continues to wonder what she is doing while at he is at the mansion. Transfer documents arrive in the mail for Hayate to transfer into Nagi's school, and Hayate is overcome with joy to the point of crying. Hayate attempts to study the rest of the day for the exam the next day, however Maria warns that he should not stress himself too much. After studying, Hayate decides to get to bed, but his sleep is continuously interrupted by Klaus and Tama. As a result, he does not get much rest. The following day, Yukiji Katsura, one of the teachers at Nagi's school, has a bit of fun at Hayate's expense in order to "loosen him up" before the real exam. However, due to the physical and mental exhaustion he acquires as a result, he fails the entrance exam by one point. Yukiji is told that she must go to the Sanzenin mansion to inform Hayate, but is hesitant to do so because she believes herself to be the reason Hayate failed.|
|14||"Wait, Wait! I've Gotta Go To a Party. Hurry Up, Really"
"Chotto Chotto! Pātī Ikana Akannen. Hayoshite, Honto" (ちょっとちょっと!パーティー行かなあかんねん.早よして、ホント)
|July 1, 2007||June 30, 2009|
|Hayate and Nagi are excited about Hayate being qualified for Hakuou Academy. Nagi decides to have a party to celebrate this. However, Yukiji Katsura has not told Hayate that he actually failed because she felt guilty for playing pranks on him before the test, resulting in Hayate's nervousness. Yukiji gets help from her sister, Hinagiku. After getting beating up her sister, Hinagiku tells Yukiji to take responsibility as an adult. The two then go to Sanzen'in mansion to find a really big party. Yukiji struggles to tell Hayate the truth. Hayate soon finds out and leaves the party. Maria then finds Hayate outside sitting on a bench. After a small talk, Maria presents Hayate with his student ID. Hayate finds out that Maria sent a recommendation to the academy, resulting in his admission.|
|15||"Samurai, Chivalry, and Moving Van Damme"
"Samurai, Bushidō, Ugoku Van Damu" (サムライ、ブシドー、動くヴァンダム)
|July 8, 2007||July 1, 2009|
|Hayate goes to school early with Nagi despite her complaints. They meet a butler with a student along the way who eventually runs off with Hayate's necktie which makes Hayate and Nagi fetch a new one from home. Hayate has various discussions with Nagi and discovers that she jumped a few grades and thus is a high schooler despite her age. Hayate also discovers that Nagi used to be in a kendo club with Hinagiku but quit. Hayate decides to put Nagi back into the club when he is challenged by someone in the club.|
|16||"I Won't Lose Even If I Lose"
"Maketemo Makendō" (負けてもマケンドー)
|July 15, 2007||July 2, 2009|
|Hayate is ready to fight. However, the boy who challenged him calls his butler to fight instead. The butler then punished the challenger for being a coward. Hinagiku then stops them and the battle starts. Hayate stands no chance against the butler since he lacks a last-minute powerful move. However, he eventually wins by using the boy who challenged him as shield calling it the "Art of Changing Bodies."|
|17||"For Your Sake, I'll Give My Best Blasting Through Everything"
"Anata no Tameni Meippai Nagi Taoshimasu" (あなたのためにメイっぱいナギ倒します♡)
|July 22, 2007||July 3, 2009|
|Nagi tries to gain experience after her work was rejected by a manga magazine. She believes she has no experience being lazy and staying in all the time, despite being rich and thus not having any problems living. She asks Hayate who has extraordinary experiences, but then becomes angry when Hayate tells her he once won a 'Manga Newbie Award'. She continues to gain experience while attempting to clean the house (which she messes up terribly) and by trying to serve food.|
|18||"The Rare Card is Swimsuit"
"Rea Kādo wa Mizugi Desu" (レアカードは水着です)
|July 29, 2007||July 6, 2009|
|The students at Hakuō Academy go to a remote island for beach class. The butler of the beach resort named Schmidt hen Bach greets them and tries to create fun experiences for the group. However, the group of students is not having fun and want to go home, but Schmidt is not willing to let them go.|
|19||"Saki-san's Personal Business (National Ver.) 2007"
"Saki-san no Yaboyō (Zenkokuban) Nisennana" (サキさんのヤボ用 (全国版) 2007)
|August 5, 2007||July 1, 2009|
|Wataru notices that Saki is acting strange so he decides to ask Hayate and Maria for help while he's picking up the cursed video that Nagi rented. It seems that Wataru forgot about Saki's seijin shiki and the people who watches the cursed video will be attacked by a giant cockroach. While Wataru is asking Nagi where he could buy a present, Hayate and Maria battle the giant cockroach. Nagi mistakes Wataru's present to be for Isumi so she sends Isumi to Wataru's house.|
|20||"I Like Books, but Sing It, Great Submarine Castle"
"Hon wa Suki desu ga, Utae Dairyūgūjō" (本は好きですが、歌え大竜宮城)
|August 12, 2007||July 8, 2009|
|Hayate is searching for an ultimate attack and Maria suggests looking in the Sanzen'in library for hints. They find a book that teaches the Sanzen'in secret ultimate attack. After some training, Nagi finds out that Hayate is training for Hinagiku's sake and burns the book. Depressed, Nagi leaves the house at night where she meets Ayumu Nishizawa who challenges Nagi.|
|21||"Even Peter-san Has Had Enough"
"Pītā-san mo Ii Meiwaku" (ピーターさんもいい迷惑)
|August 19, 2007||July 9, 2009|
|Nagi decides to take Hayate to an amusement park in her own backyard. While Hayate is roaming through the haunted house, Robot Eight, who was defeated in episode 3, appears to get revenge. After Eight's plan fails, he flees, upgrades, and breaks into Nagi's mansion for another chance for revenge.|
|22||"Who Came Up With the Onomatopoeia 'Kapo~n'? It's Amazing"
"Kapōn tte Gion wa Dare ga Kangaetandarō? Sugē yo ne" (カポーンって擬音は誰が考えたんだろう?スゲーよね)
|August 26, 2007||July 10, 2009|
|With summer vacation coming to an end, Nagi is saddened that there won't be anymore free time to spend with Hayate. After reading a manga, Nagi decides to take Hayate fishing. While Hayate and Nagi are having a romantic time fishing (in Nagi's mind), the lord of the lake overturns their boat. Returning home, Hayate takes a bath and is joined by Tama who breaks the bath's water heater. Hayate becomes depressed because he believes he's always causing problems for Maria and attempts to fix the bath, only for it to be destroyed once again by Tama.|
|23||"A Genius Teacher, Who is Not a Kid, Appears"
"Chibikko de wa nai Tensai Sensei Kitaru" (ちびっ子ではない天才先生来たる)
|September 2, 2007||July 13, 2009|
|Shiori Makimura is sent to take over Yukiji Katsura's homeroom at Hakuō Academy after a number of failed projects at M.H.E. Corp. Yukiji Katsura is demoted to sub-homeroom teacher. In order to get her old job back, Yukiji begs Hayate to help her blackmail Shiori. Hayate refuses, but Shiori runs away crying and calls Eight after Yukiji manages to get a picture of Hayate on top of Shiori after he falls down.|
|24||"There are No Common Troubles"
"Motesugite Komaru Kurō wa Shita Koto nai nā" (モテすぎて困る苦労はしたこと無いなぁ〜)
|September 9, 2007||July 14, 2009|
|Hayate is having a bad day thanks to the pendant that Nagi's grandfather gave to him. After Hayate and Wataru rescue Isumi's stole, Isumi thanks Hayate by decursing the pendant. Nagi and Wataru become depressed because they misunderstand the decursing as an act of love because they embraced. Nagi runs away from home to Wataru's video store.|
|25||"Shake your heart"
"Kokoro o Yurashite" (心を揺らして)
|September 16, 2007||July 15, 2009|
|Nagi is despondent over her conflict with Hayate, so she, Saki and Gilbert plan a fake kidnapping in Isumi's house underground. However, things turn bad when a Mecha programmed by Shiori goes crazy, and it is up to Hayate to go rescue Nagi and to recover his butler's status.|
|26||"It Took 29 Minutes to Deliver, So Please Pay What Was Asked For'... Is an Old Myth Now"
"Otodoke made Ni Jū Kyū Fun deshita no de, Kitei Dōri no Ryōkin de Oshiharai Onegai Shimasu... wa, Tōi Zenseiki no Hanashi" (お届けまで29分でしたので、規定通りの料金でお支払いお願いします......は、遠い前世紀の話)
|September 23, 2007||July 16, 2009|
|Hayate is running an errand for Nagi and meets Ayumu in the park. Still embarrassed about their last encounter, Hayate pretends he has amnesia and is unable to get out of the mess after Ayumu claims he is her butler. Nagi claims Hayate back and gets him to reenact experiences he faced in Nagi's mansion to recover his memory (even though he didn't lose them).|
|27||"Hayate Rises Upon the Earth"
"Hayate Daichi ni Tatsu" (ハヤテ大地に立つ)
|September 30, 2007||July 17, 2009|
|The superintendent of Hakuo Academy, decides to hold a Butler Battle Tournament to see who the strongest butler of all Hakuo is. At first, Hayate is reluctant to enter, but Nagi convinces him to do so so she can see him win. In the meantime, Hinagiku becomes a temporary butler so that she can enter the tournament to interfere with the superintendent's plans.|
"Kuroi Hayate" (黒いハヤテ)
|October 7, 2007||July 20, 2009|
|Hayate defeats Klaus and Tama by catching Klaus' ribbon when falling off during Klaus' Ultimate Move, leaving the whole public under the impression that he has the power to defeat opponents without even touching them. After numerous retirements from Hayate's opponents and battles through the tournament, Hayate defeats Hinagiku in the finals and fights Shion. After defeating her by discovering her weak point, the Superintendent vows to bring Hayate to her by calling her Dark Butlers League.|
|October 14, 2007||July 21, 2009|
|Saki's mother asks Saki to have a marriage meeting. Wataru becomes worried and asks Nagi on what to do. They decide to go on a marriage meeting tour to spy on Saki. The man Saki is to meet turns out to be Kyonosuke Kaoru, but they both reveal that they both have someone else they like. After a misunderstanding, Wataru decides to crash the meeting by sending Tama to kidnap Kyonosuke and to lose to Wataru on purpose. The plan is set back and Yukiji kidnaps Kyonsuke instead. In the meantime, Kirika sends Duel Butler to bring Hayate into the Dark Butlers League and they have a Yu-Gi-Oh! battle.|
|30||"The Pretty Lady Detective Saw it! The Hot Spring Female Teacher Murder Case"
"Bijin Ojōsama Meitantei wa Mita! Yukemuri Onna Kyōshi Satsujin Jiken" (美人お嬢さま名探偵は見た! 湯けむり女教師殺人事件)
|October 21, 2007||July 22, 2009|
|Yukiji is found murdered at a hot spring inn and Detective Nagi decides to take it upon herself to solve the mystery. After a number of wrong assumptions, Nagi blames the voice in the sky ("Ten no Koe", i.e. the narrator). Kirika sends another butler to defeat Hayate, and they have a B-Daman battle.|
|31||"Do You Like the Rich, Pretty Ladies?"
"Okane Mochi de Kirei na Onee-san wa Suki desu ka?" (お金持ちでキレイなお姉さんは好きですか?)
|October 28, 2007||July 23, 2009|
|Sakuya visits Nagi. Nagi becomes offended when Sakuya tells her she's a brat because she has no siblings and claims she can be a better sister than Sakuya. Nagi orders Hayate to find kids that are lost on her property so she can prove it to Sakuya. Hayate comes back with Itsuki and Shunji, and Nagi plays with them while her SP looks for their parents. Sakuya suspects the kids to be thieves and catches them in the act. Afterwards, Kirika sends the third mysterious butler, Mini Yon, and he challenges Hayate to a Mini 4WD race.|
|32||"Welcome to Demon Hunter, Isumi, and Nabeshin"
"Mamono Hantā Yōkoso Isumi, to Nabeshin" (魔物ハンターようこそ伊澄、とナベシン)
|November 4, 2007||July 24, 2009|
|Isumi is planning to come to Nagi's house but she ends up getting lost again. Fortunately for her, Sakuya finds her, but along the way, they find a man with the head of a carp who begs for their help. The carp man asks Isumi to phantom bust phantoms who are tampering with his lake.|
|33||"Why?! School Festival - Part One"
"Naze da?! Gakuin Bunkasai Zenpen" (なぜだ?!学院文化祭·前編)
|November 11, 2007||July 27, 2009|
|It's culture festival time and Hayate is kept busy by the students and teachers. Nagi searches for him, but she is unable to find him. A mysterious dark butler tricks Nagi and hypnotizes her. In her hypnotic state, she finds Hayate and leads him to the mysterious dark butler.|
|34||"Why Did It Die?! School Festival - Part Two"
"Naze Shin da?! Gakuin Bunkasai Kōhen" (なぜ死んだ?!学院文化祭·後編)
|November 18, 2007||July 28, 2009|
|Nagi, still in her hypnotic state, helps organize the second day of the school festival with the help of Superintendent Kirika. They organize their own Comiket where Nagi sells her own dōjinshi. Kirika challenges Hinagiku to see if Nagi's dōjinshi or Hayate's butler cafe can make the most money. When Nagi tastes the cake that Hayate made for the competition, her hypnotic state goes away.|
|35||"Must See! 2007 Autumn Complete Guide Book for the Latest Trendy Date Spots for Teenagers"
"Hikken! Nau na Yangu no Tame no Saishin Oshare Dēto Supotto Kanzen Gaido 2007 Aki" (必見!ナウなヤングのための最新オシャレデートスポット完全ガイド2007秋)
|November 25, 2007||July 29, 2009|
|Nagi is having trouble writing a new manga, so she orders Hayate to go out and gather references for her. She also gives Maria and Klaus the day off because she feels she needs to be alone to concentrate. Maria tags along with Hayate and the two soon become uncomfortable because their joint effort to gather references feels like a date. Yukiji, Risa, Miki, and Izumi spot them and try to get the two to kiss by bringing them to the trendiest date spots. At the end of the day, Nagi shows Hayate her fiery wrath when he shows her the photo references he took, which are mostly pictures of him and Maria having fun together.|
|36||"Klaus is Japanese Because it's Written as 倉臼"
"Kurausu wa Kurausu to Kaite Nihonjin" (クラウスは倉臼と書いて日本人)
|December 2, 2007||July 30, 2009|
|Klaus is feeling depressed after Nagi gives him permission to retire after he tells her about a dream he had, where he retired on a coffee plantation in Brazil. After Maria tries to convince Klaus to stay, Klaus decides to challenge Hayate to see who is the better butler. Klaus fails at this and has his mind set on retiring. Maria comes up with a plan that involves Hayate's female alter ego, Hermione. This plan fails as well and just before Klaus is about to leave, Nagi thinks of a way to make Klaus stay. Her plan succeeds and Klaus decides to stay as a Sanzen'in butler.|
|37||"I Want to Return to Being a Normal Girl, But Please Buy My Character Song ♥"
"Futsū no Onna no Ko ni Modoritai, demo Kyarason wa Katte ne ♥" (普通の女の子に戻りたい、でもキャラソンは買ってね♥)
|December 9, 2007||July 31, 2009|
|Nagi asks Hayate what type of girl he likes, after reading a romance magazine which states that Nagi's zodiac sign, Sagittarius, will face a crisis in terms of romance. Hayate tells her that he likes girls that are normal and makes a passing remark that Nagi "wouldn't understand". Nagi runs off in rage, determined to learn how to be 'normal'. Nagi meets Ayumu Nishizawa and comes to the conclusion that tagging along with her will help her learn how to be 'normal'. After a day of following (and bothering) Ayumu, she invites Nagi to stay at her place. Ayumu gives Hayate a call, at Nagi's request, to inform him that Nagi will be staying over. It turns out that Hayate has been following them. Just as Hayate was about to leave, Isumi shouts in distress, trapped at the top of a nearby tower. Wataru rushes to save her before Hayate while Saki rushes to save a clumsily climbing Wataru. When Isumi falls along with Wataru, Hayate catches both of them. However, Saki, Sakuya, and Sakuya's bodyguards also fall on top of a dizzy Hayate. Sakuya jokingly reveals that the reason Hayate did not have that much screentime in the episode was because he was the one doing all the behind-the-scenes work.|
|38||"Hayate in Danger! Complete Shutdown!!"
"Ayaushi Hayate! Kinō Kanzen Teishi!!" (危うしハヤテ!機能完全停止!!)
|December 16, 2007||August 3, 2009|
|Nagi, Hayate, and Maria go to a Christmas party hosted by Nagi's grandfather. Just like the previous Christmas party, Nagi escapes - this time with Hayate. They head to the park where Nagi tries to make romantic advances on Hayate, but they are interrupted by a mysterious dark butler, Cyborg Butler, and Superintendent Kirika. Hayate is defeated, but they are saved by Himegami, who now calls himself Princess God. The next day, Hayate fails at all his butler chores and Himegami explains it is because Superintendent Kirika drained all his butler powers. In order to keep Nagi safe, Hayate resigns as Nagi's butler and leaves the mansion.|
|39||"Friends of the Well-Behaved, Praise the Debt-Ridden Butler!"
"Yoi Ko no Tomodachi Shakkin Shitsuji Banzai!" (よいこの友達 借金執事万才!)
|December 23, 2007||August 4, 2009|
|Kirika asks Hayate to wear the ancient butler robe which has been rejecting countless butlers. In exchange, she promises to leave Nagi and her fortune alone. Nagi, Hinagiku, and Himegami come to Hayate's rescue, but they arrive too late, as Hayate has turned into a nekomimi maid. They battle Kirika and Shion and during the battle, Nagi's pleas reach Hayate. The nekomimi maid uniform transforms into the legendary butler uniform. With his newfound power, Hayate defeats Kirika's snake, Jörmungandr.|
|40||"New Year's Food is Also Good, but Enjoy Hayate, Too"
"Osechi mo Ii kedo Hayate mo ne" (おせちもいいけどハヤテもね)
|January 6, 2008||August 5, 2009|
|On the night before New Years, Nagi orders Hayate to bring her to Kujukuri Beach to have a romantic date watching the sunrise after reading about it in a manga. Hayate is forced to take her on a bike since he is not old enough to drive. He manages to make it on time, but Nagi falls asleep just before the sunrise. The next day, the mansion's circuit breaker overloads and Hayate goes to the annex to turn it back on. On the way there, he gets stuck in a blizzard which is really caused by Sakuya's snowblower. He manages to turn the power back on, but passes out due to the extreme cold. After insulting Sakuya without meaning to, she (and her bodyguards) ditch him and leave him on a stretcher in the annex.|
|41||"Goodbye Teacher, Despair ~ Graduation Special"
"Sensei Sayonara Zetsubō ~ Sotsugyō Supesharu" (先生さよなら絶望〜卒業スペシャル)
|January 13, 2008||August 6, 2009|
|On the way the school, Hayate and Nagi bump into Hinagiku who is worried about her sister after she gave her New Year's allowance. Yukiji appears, shocking the three with an unusually cheerful attitude, giving Hinagiku a New Year's allowance because of a promise Yukiji made with her 10 year ago (although it was only 500 yen), and shocking them even more after they found a letter of resignation which dropped from Yukiji's bag. When homeroom ends, the class begs Yukiji to stay as a teacher causing Shiori to burst out in tears, who is happy that the class cares for her and decides to not resign. The resignation letter belonged to Shiori who found being Yukiji's superior harder than she thought. Yukiji was happy because she found many signs of good fortune.|
|42||"It's like the Dog, the Mouse, and the Bulldog"
"Sore wa Inu to Nezumi to Burudoggu no Yō ni" (それは犬と鼠とブルドッグのように)
|January 20, 2008||August 7, 2009|
|Nagi, perplexed by Hayate's apparent lack of weaknesses despite being a main character, plots ways to find chinks in his armor. As her various schemes fail to produce results, Maria, Sakuya, and Isumi get swept up in the flow and discuss their weaknesses as well. Hayate and Wataru begin studying German in preparation for a Hakuō mathematics exam, while Maria tells Hayate a bit of background information on Isumi, Sakuya, and Wataru. When they go to check on Nagi and Wataru, Nagi becomes jealous that they are alone together, prompting Maria to remark that Hayate's weakness seems to be not understanding the female heart.|
|43||"Poseidon Advance Generator Gavas"
"Poseidon Adobansu Jenereitā Gabasu" (ポセイドンアドバンス ジェネレイターガバス)
|January 27, 2008||August 10, 2009|
|While working on her manga, Nagi gets the idea that, instead of chasing after Hayate to further their relationship, she must give him the cold shoulder and force him to chase her. A convenient invitation from Sakuya to a cruise on a familiar-looking ship gives her the perfect opportunity to set this plan into motion. As Hayate wanders around amazed, she shuns him over and over, culminating in the command to "explore the ship yourself". The ship is then threatened by a trio of terrorists, who are handily defeated by the Sanzen'in and Aizawa butlers; however, one of them sets off a bomb, blowing a hole in a cargo hold Hayate had just wandered into. There, he meets Isumi, who had become lost, in danger from a pair of large sharks. As the ship-goers are evacuating, Nagi remarks that Hayate hasn't shown up yet, and goes to search for him. She finds him holding off a shark; as she dives into the water to help, she is attacked by the other shark. Hayate defeats the sharks to save Nagi, but falls unconscious from the combination of the cold water and wounds he received from the earlier explosion. He is saved by Klaus, but Klaus' attitude causes Nagi to worry, as it has the effect she was trying to achieve herself.|
|44||"Mystery Behind the 120% Acceptance Rate (Temp.)"
"Shūshokuritsu 120 Pāsento no Nazo (Kari)" (就職率120パーセントの謎(仮))
|February 3, 2008||August 11, 2009|
|Nagi completed an improved version of her manga, but still, no one can understand it except for Isumi. She takes Hayate, Maria, Isumi, and Sakuya out for ramen, but they find themselves in a hidden animation studio where they are shocked to hear that Nagi's manga is going to be animated. The directors declare Nagi's demands to be impossible, but they end up animating it anyways because of a rumor that their stock will go up if they do it. After the premiere one week later, everyone is at a loss for words.|
|45||"It's ♥ Maria-san Thank You Day in February!"
"Nigatsu no Maria-san Kansha Dē! Desu wa ♥" (二月のマリアさん感謝デー! ですわ♥)
|February 10, 2008||August 12, 2009|
|Nagi surprises Maria with an overnight relaxation tour at the Hyatt Regency hotel after Maria becomes upset when Nagi and Hayate thought she looks older than her actual age. When Hayate orders for room service, they meet Izumi to find out the students of Hakuō Academy are running the hotel for a one day experience event. Maria enjoys a few of the hotel facilities until the students are unable to accomplish their jobs and ask Maria for help especially when the Kirika and Shion visits. Maria spends the rest of the day helping the students in secret from Nagi and Hayate.|
|46||"His Name is Magic Ball Pitcher Wataru!!!"
"Yatsu no Na wa Makyū Tōshu Wataru!!!" (奴の名は魔球投手ワタル!!!)
|February 17, 2008||August 13, 2009|
|Wataru is shocked one day when he sees that Isumi is wearing a different school's uniform and can even get from one point to another without getting lost. Wataru seeks help from Nagi, and eventually going to the high school he saw Isumi go to earlier. Wataru finds Isumi showing a lot of attention towards the pitcher on the baseball team, which leaves him to jump to conclusions. It turns out Isumi was merely trying to exorcise the spirit of a girl who had liked the pitcher. Wataru challenges the pitcher to a match for Isumi's heart, but loses which greatly depresses him. Isumi succeeds in exorcising the spirit, and thanks Wataru for his help, which relieves Wataru of his worries about Isumi.|
|47||"Sure, Amuro Had a Place To Return To, But..."
"Sorya Amuro ni wa Kaereru Basho ga Atta Deshō Kedo..." (そりゃ安室には帰れる場所があったでしょうけど...)
|February 24, 2008||August 14, 2009|
|Due to Hayate's most recent borderline test scores, Nagi gives him some time off to study. Meanwhile, Klaus sends a robotic butler which looks somewhat like Hayate to fill in for him while he is studying. The robot, known as Thirteen, does an even better job as a butler than Hayate even could, which depresses him when he finds out. Thirteen devises a plan to get Hayate and Nagi alone together, though only Hayate realizes this after the fact. That night, Thirteen goes into space to destroy a meteor heading for Earth, but is stranded on the moon with no power in the process of saving Earth.|
|48||"Hina ♥ Love"
"Hina ♥ Rabu" (ヒナ♥ラブ)
|March 2, 2008||August 17, 2009|
|Hinagiku's birthday is coming up, and her mother asked her if she would be spending it with someone she liked, which makes her become anxious around Hayate the following morning. Both Hayate and Hinagiku find unsigned love letters addressed to them at school, and they both think that each other might have sent the letter. They later meet at the appointed place in front of the kendo dojo, but find out that it was Kōtarō Ayumamiya who sent the letters in order to show Hinagiku that he could defeat Hayate. Hinagiku then leaves, mad at Hayate for saying that she wouldn't do anything girly and lying that he didn't expect the person who wrote the letter to be Hinagiku. He challenges him to a game of cat's cradle, though loses terribly. Hayate and Hinagiku later spend the next day together after school after running into each other in town, she accepts Hayate's apology for yesterday and accidentally says that she expected the person who wrote her letter to be Hayate which causes her to run away in embarrassment. She then falls of a tree trying to save a cat but falls but is caught by Hayate, who gives her the stuffed rabbit she wanted.|
"Futsū no Hanashi" (普通の話)
|March 9, 2008||August 18, 2009|
|Izumi, Miki, and Risa invite Hayate and Nagi to their "You-To-Be" Motion Picture Research school club where they film and gather funny movies and laugh at them. Nagi shows interest in the club and Hayate believes it's an opportunity to get Nagi to break her hikikomori habits. They are shown example videos which happen to be Hayate's embarrassing moments with voice overs. Hayate snaps and destroys the club's equipment and media just before Superintendent Kirika appears for her annual club investigation. It turns out the club is on the verge of being shut down and the trio were planning to use the video of Hayate as a means of keeping the club alive. As a backup plan, they promise Kirika new footage of Hayate jumping off the clock tower. With the club saved and Hayate and Nagi as new members, the club decides to hold a normal story competition. Risa tells the first story and soon the mic is passed around to even non-club members.|
|50||"Quiz! Written as 'Foe' but Read as 'Friend'!!"
"Kuizu! Shukuteki to Kaite Tomo to Yomu!!" (クイズ!宿敵と書いて友と読む!!)
|March 16, 2008||August 19, 2009|
|Nagi and Ayumu compete together in the 4256th High School Girls Ultra Quiz tournament, though are each looking forward to the possibility of winning different prizes; Nagi wants the trophy for its resemblance to Hayate, and Ayumu wants the all-you-can-eat ticket to a restaurant so she can go out with Hayate. During the tournament, Nagi and Ayumu have trouble cooperating, though manage to end up winning the tournament in the end. Ayumu uses the all-you-can-eat ticket to invite Nagi, and Hayate to go out and eat together.|
|March 23, 2008||August 20, 2009|
|Nagi is planning a celebration party for Hayate for graduating, though gets him to stay out of the mansion for a while by giving him the task of retrieving a small box carrying an item she bought off the Internet. While out, Hayate is offered 150,000,000 yen by a national escort service in order to recruit him into their business and so that he can pay off his debt to Nagi. While thinking this offer over, he loses the box and has to go halfway around the world in order to retrieve it, though by the time he gets back to the mansion its already dark out. Hayate is very grateful to Nagi for the party, and the item he retrieved which was intended for him, and turned out to be a small pocket watch. Hayate later turns down the offer from the escort service, and it turns out that Nagi's grandfather set up the offer in order to test Hayate's loyalty.|
|52||"Radical Dreamers"||March 30, 2008||August 21, 2009|
|During Golden Week, Hayate, Nagi, and Maria take a trip to an island in the Aegean Sea. Nagi still does not like to go outside much, though she gives in to Hayate after he sulks. While out the next day, Nagi's hat is blown away by the wind, and when Hayate goes to retrieve it, he falls into a time slip and arrives many years previous when Nagi was living on the island. After he realizes what is going on, he discovers she is being targeted by the Mafia, and he ends up protecting her from them, ultimately winning; Hayate realizes that the reason he was sent back was to save Nagi. Hayate had promised Nagi in the past to watch the stars together at the beach, but when they go at sunset, Nagi's hat once again is blown away and Hayate goes through another time slip back to the present. This caused Nagi to remember Hayate in the past as a liar who disappeared on her and took her hat with him. Back in the present, Hayate gives Nagi back her hat and the two gaze at the starry night sky together.|
Hayate the Combat Butler!! (2009) (Season 2)
|#||Title||Original airdate||English airdate|
|OVA||"Hayate the Combat Butler!! OVA (Hayate's Interests!)"
"Hayate no Gotoku!! OVA (Atsu ga natsui ze Mizugi-han!)" (ハヤテのごとく!! OVA (アツがナツいぜ 水着編!))
|March 6, 2009 (DVD release)||July 21, 2010|
|The entire recurring cast is invited to the private beach inside the Sanzen'in estate. Just as Nagi is about to join in the fun, she starts to feel shy about it and Hayate tries his hardest to convince her about the beauty of the beach. After some time, some of the girls spy around for Hayate. As Nagi is ready to go into the open water, she finds out that Hayate is being spied on by other women. When she runs out into the harbor, an evil spirit enters her body and flies out into the sky. After Hayate rescues her, they find themselves stranded on an island, but after they find Maria there, Hayate realizes just how big the Sanzen'in estate is.|
|01||"The Forbidden Freestyle Marathon!"
"Kindan no Marason Jiyūgata!" (禁断のマラソン自由形!)
|April 3, 2009||July 21, 2010|
|A marathon is coming up at Nagi's school, and Maria and Hayate want her to participate too. Nagi makes a bet with Klaus, where if she can get in first place in one of the races, then that would prove Hayate's worth as a butler, but if she cannot, then Hayate will be fired. Hayate trains with Nagi the next two days, and the day of the race the two get off on a slow start. Before long, Hayate must carry Nagi throughout most of the race, and faces a few enemies along the way impeding their progress. After running into Hinagiku, Nagi goes on ahead, but just as she is about to win, Hinagiku's older sister Yukiji beats her to the goal, winning the 150 million yen prize.|
|02||"Tiger of Money"
"Manē no Tora" (マネーのとら)
|April 10, 2009||July 28, 2010|
|As stipulated, Hayate is to be fired as Nagi's butler, but as Klaus fears getting fired himself for this, he sends Hayate off to be trained at the Tiger's Den for Butlers to show his worth. Hayate meets a Catholic sister on the train, Sister Fortesia, and he later meets her again at a church which doubles as the location of the Tiger's Den. The next day, Hayate must find three others to go on a Butler Quest in an underground dungeon as a part of his training. Nagi is quick to join, and Yukiji and Wataru also join in.|
|03||"There is No Legend After All"
"Soshite Densetsu ni Naranai" (そして伝説にならない)
|April 17, 2009||July 28, 2010|
|Hayate and his party members continue to go on the butler quest. Hayate is poisoned by a poisonous spear after saving Nagi's life. Meanwhile, Hinagiku and Isumi are on the quest to help Hayate and exorcise these evil spirits, respectively. Hayate's group encounters the now-dead, ghost priest of the church, Linn Regioster, who points out Sister Fortesia to be a fake. The sister takes control of a plug-in giant size robot to enact her revenge against the Sanzen'in family. While Fortesia and Hinagiku are fighting, Yukiji is possessed by an evil spirit, and attacks the others, also using the giant robot. Hayate exudes more power and destroy the robot, while Isumi exorcises the spirit possessing Yukiji. Back at the mansion, Hayate collapses after the butler quest.|
|04||"You're Just Like Me"
"Kimi wa Boku ni Niteiru" (君は僕に似ている)
|April 24, 2009||August 4, 2010|
|The day before Valentine's Day, Nagi tries to make chocolate for Hayate and skips school. At school, Ayumu Nishizawa tries to give Hayate chocolate to show her feelings, but instead gives him obligation chocolate. Hinagiku realizes Ayumu panicked and tells Hayate to exchange it. However after receiving the "love chocolate", Hayate is a bit confused on the love concept and asks Maria for help. Maria remembers that she has had no experience with love either and becomes dejected. However, she decides to make some chocolate for Hayate. Nagi, after failing herself to make chocolate, tells Hayate to make some chocolate for her. Maria makes her chocolate look outrageous, but when asked about who it is for, she becomes embarrassed and runs outside. Hayate catches up to her and gives her some chocolate that he made, and says Valentine's is the time where people work harder just to see the person they treasure smile.|
|05||"Heart to Heart"||May 1, 2009||August 4, 2010|
|Maria explains how Nagi developed an inferiority complex due to her short height causing her to frown most of the time. Kazuki, Ayumu Nishizawa's younger brother, confesses to Nagi about his love for her and asks if he is able to take Nagi on a train ride, though it becomes a date. At the end, Kazuki says that they should do things like this again. Nagi says that it is impossible because she already likes someone, but Kazuki says he has not given up. Back at the mansion, Nagi becomes dejected because Hayate has not become jealous about her date with Kazuki. Later, Nagi takes a bath, with Maria helping her wash her hair. Maria leaves for a bath towel, but due to a sudden visitor, she asks Hayate to bring a towel to Nagi. Hayate walks into the bathroom and accidentally sees Nagi naked. Hayate asks if Nagi is mad at him, and she says she is, but she says she forgot why she was mad, and kisses Hayate on the cheek.|
|May 8, 2009||August 11, 2010|
|Nagi is feeling embarrassed after kissing Hayate on the cheek, and she sends him out the house. Maria gives Hayate one million yen to go live outside the mansion for three days, but he uses the money to help people in need. Broke and having nowhere to go, Hayate is in the park reflecting on his position, when Hinagiku invites him to her house. Hayate stays for the night, and Hinagiku comes into Hayate's room. Hayate becomes flustered when he sees Hinagiku and notices her beauty. Hinagiku as well becomes flustered when she wants to ask Hayate about his relationship with Ayumu. The people that Hayate helped come back to the mansion and give all the money back. Maria notices that Hayate gave away his living expenses and decides to find out where he is staying. Maria decides to infiltrate the school to do so, and meets Hayate on the elevator for the school clock tower, although he is clueless that she is really Maria.|
|07||"The Jealously Fresh-Baked Ja-Pan"
"Yakimochi to ka Yakaretate Japan" (やきもちとか焼かれたてジャぱん)
|May 15, 2009||August 11, 2010|
|Hayate and Maria get stuck inside the school's clock tower elevator where Hayate realizes Maria is disguising herself. Nagi calls Maria on her cellphone due to her clumsiness with making tea, and Maria goes back to the mansion. Hinagiku and Hayate go to the supermarket and talk with each other, and also make dinner for each other. Hinagiku asks Hayate if he has a girlfriend, but he says he does not. Hinagiku goes to a supermarket and meets Ayumu who is eating baked yams. Hinagiku talks to Ayumu about what happened during Valentine's Day, and if she has a relationship with Hayate. Hinagiku sees a little kitten, and decides to take it back home. Hina feeds the kitten milk, but Hayate says they cannot sleep because they need to take care of the kitten. Maria asks if Nagi wants Hayate to come back to the mansion the next day, and she says she does.|
|08||"Shiranui is Here"
"Shiranui ga Yattekita" (シラヌイがやってきた)
|May 22, 2009||August 18, 2010|
|Hayate goes back to the mansion with the kitten, and Nagi instantly decides that she will raise it, naming it Shiranui. Tama becomes jealous of Shiranui, and tries to make it seem as if Shiranui has torn up Nagi's manga, but the plan backfires when Shiranui rips the manga himself and has the blame placed on Tama. Nagi locks Tama in a cage for a little while as punishment. Isumi comes over to play with the kitten, but Shiranui finds her disagreeable, which depresses Isumi. Isumi asks Sakuya for help, who suggests a change in attire, since she always wears traditional clothes. After changing into more casual clothing, Isumi again visits Nagi with Sakuya. Hayate helps Isumi by spraying diluted catnip on her clothing. Nagi and Isumi play with Shiranui, and Nagi lets Tama play as well.|
|09||"What a Girl's Heart Yearns For..."
"Otomegokoro ga Motomeru Mono wa..." (乙女心が求めるものは......)
|May 29, 2009||August 18, 2010|
|Sonia (the nun) goes to Wataru's video store to see if the feelings she felt for him before were genuine, and she finds she is truly in love with him. She becomes jealous of Saki, but when she is kidnapped by the same pair that tried to kidnap Nagi at the beginning of the story, Sonia says she will save Saki if Wataru gives her a kiss. Wataru kisses her on the cheek, and Sonia saves Saki easily. Later, Saki becomes jealous of Sonia who will be coming back many times to borrow a series of DVDs. Yukiji starts thinking she should find herself a boyfriend since she is already twenty-eight, though since she has no experience with love, she goes around asking others for advice. Yukiji urges Nagi to throw a big society party so she can meet a potential boyfriend, and Klaus plans one that night. Later, Nagi convinces Yukiji that she never really wanted a boyfriend, and Yukiji agrees, saying alcohol is all she needs. Yukiji gets drunk at the society party, and Maria wonders about being involved in a relationship herself.|
|10||"The Present's Place"
"Purezento no Yukue" (プレゼントの行方)
|June 5, 2009||August 25, 2010|
|Hayate asks Maria what she would like to get an idea of what girls his age want so that he can figure out what to buy Hinagiku for her birthday. Hayate goes into town and chances upon Ayumu, though they are initially awkward toward each other after remembering the events of Valentine's Day. Izumi, Miki, and Risa show up as well, and they help Hayate look for a present. Hinagiku finds them and finds out about Hayate looking for a present for her. Hayate says he does not have the financial means to support a girlfriend at this time, so while he does not dislike Ayumu, he cannot bring himself to get involved in a relationship. Back at the mansion, Hayate asks Maria when her birthday is, but Maria evades the question, causing Hayate to think he said something tactless. He apologizes to her, and finds out Maria was abandoned by her parents, never knowing her birthday or her real name, though her birthday is set on December 24, the day she was found. Athena makes a cameo appearance.|
|11||"When the Hinamatsuri Happens"
"Hinamatsuri no Koro ni" (ヒナ祭りの頃に)
|June 12, 2009||August 25, 2010|
|Hina becomes preoccupied with why she has been thinking about Hayate so much lately. She finds out that Hayate is on the verge of failing to progress into the next grade, causing her to get very angry at him. Hayate goes to apologize, but he does not know what to say. When Sakuya breaks a cursed doll of Isumi's, a cross-dressing curse befalls Hayate, causing him to wear a maid uniform against his will, and if he does not beat Hina in a match before midnight tonight, he will have the desire to cross-dress for the rest of his life. Isumi gives a note to Hina to explain what she should do, but Hina takes this as a note of challenge, and does not intend to lose.|
|12||"Cruel Big Foolish Guy's Thesis"
"Zankoku na Ōbaka Yarō no Tēze" (残酷な大馬鹿野郎のテーゼ)
|June 19, 2009||September 1, 2010|
|After Izumi's butler, Kotetsu, realizes that Hayate is a boy, he becomes enraged, and tries to hunt down Hayate. Later, Nagi gives Hinagiku the watch she prepared for her birthday, and then becomes kidnapped by Kotetsu, who says to have Hayate rescue her. Meanwhile, everyone surprises Hinagiku with a surprise birthday party and ask her to sing "Zankoku na Tenshi no These". After being asked where Hayate's present is, Hinagiku misunderstands the letter of challenge as a way for them to be alone. After hearing that Nagi has been kidnapped, Hayate runs through the festival even though he is wearing embarrassing clothes. Nagi talks with Kotetsu about how shallow his love is, and how he only looks at the appearance of others. This opens Kotetsu's eyes and he confesses his love again to Hayate, but is beaten away by Nagi. Nagi also scares away the curse of the Hina Doll and Hayate returns back to normal. Finally, Nagi and Hayate head home, but Hayate remembers that he forgot to meet up with Hinagiku, and heads to the clock tower where Hinagiku is sleeping.|
|13||"Feeling of Freedom"||June 26, 2009||September 1, 2010|
|Hinagiku wakes to see Hayate, and after noticing the time, becomes enraged at Hayate's tardiness. She begins to attack Hayate with the Masamune Bokken she received from Isumi, and after a while, Hinagiku loses control of her emotions due to the sword and cries in Hayate's chest. Later, Hinagiku becomes embarrassed due to losing control of her emotions, and when she asks Hayate for her present, Hayate gives her some cookies he baked. Hinagiku then proceeds with telling Hayate about how her family also left her and her sister behind with a debt of 80 million yen and how she can relate to Hayate. Hayate leads Hinagiku to the terrace and makes her look at the view which they saw the first time they met to make her feel better. After seeing the beautiful sight of the city at night, Hinagiku finally realizes that she is in love with Hayate.|
|14||"The Saginomiya Resident's Relatives"
"Saginomiya-ke no Ichizoku" (鷺ノ宮家の一族)
|July 3, 2009||September 8, 2010|
|Nagi wakes up after her dream where she became the number three spot in the Hayate the Combat Butler character rankings and Hinagiku became the top spot. On that night, Sakuya and Isumi are battling an evil eye yōkai, however they fail to catch its remainder. The next day, Maria gives bag to Hayate to deliver to Isumi because she is not feeling well. Hayate meets Isumi's mother and grandmother at the Saginomiya mansion. Afterwards, Isumi is attacked by the giant evil eye yōkai and Hayate saves Isumi. After leaving the Saginomiya mansion, a small person wearing a mask in all while attacks Hayate. Their battle ends abruptly to reveal the person as Ginka Saginomiya, Isumi's great-grandmother. She reverts to her old self again, and sucks Hayate's blood to gain back her youth. Hayate goes back home to the mansion, dry of blood and horribly thin.|
|15||"What Happens at Shimoda Onsen"
"Shinoda Onsen Yukemuri Ryojō" (下田温泉湯けむり旅情)
|July 10, 2009||September 8, 2010|
|Nagi decides to take Hayate and Maria on a trip to visit a mysterious meteorite that seems to enhance growth, along with other special powers. On the way there, Nagi accidentally leaves the train to buy a box lunch, but then the train leaves without her and she becomes lost all alone. Nagi meets up with Ayumu after eating at a ramen shop and Ayumu lets her ride on the back of her bike to take her to the next train stop. Meanwhile, Hinagiku tries to talk to Maria for advice about love, but they are interrupted by a call from Nagi. While waiting on hold, Nagi and Ayumu meet some hit men who say they need to take out Nagi but do not know which one is her due to both of them having pigtails. Ayumu pedals away on her bike, and Hayate is on the same road, looking for them.|
"Sutādasuto Memorī" (スターダストメモリー)
|July 17, 2009||Septermber 15, 2010|
|Ayumu and Nagi manage to get away, but Nagi jumps off the bike soon after, telling Ayumu that she will be fine since Hayate is coming. She became upset when Ayumu asked if she had a mother. Hayate finds Ayumu's cellphone and is promptly attacked by Ginka, Isumi's great-grandmother, who wants to take him to the Shimoda onsen. Ayumu comes back to Nagi to share a soft drink when the hit men return, and Ayumu and Nagi jump on the bike again to escape. Hayate and Ginka arrive, and Ginka takes care of the hit men, allowing the others to meet up at the train station in Asami. Nagi tells Hayate to bike Ayumu the rest of the way, and Hinagiku looks after Nagi and Maria on the train. Once in Shimoda, Nagi meets with Sakuya and the two go to a secret hot spring which causes Nagi to act like she is intoxicated, though it does not adversely affect Sakuya or Hayate who comes to retrieve Nagi. Later, an alien comes crashing into Nagi's room at night.|
|17||"Under the Cherry Blossoms"
"Sakura no Shita de" (桜の下で)
|July 24, 2009||September 15, 2010|
|Nagi decides to help the alien, Maya, to find its misplaced spaceship. In the onsen, Hinagiku prepares herself to tell Ayumu the truth about her feelings for Hayate, but passes out from heat stroke instead. Nagi and Maya find the spaceship at the Saginomiya's place, where Hayate had agreed to meet Ginka so that he could give blood to Isumi to restore her powers. However, Isumi declines, despite which Ginka violently attacks Hayate. Nagi accidentally boards the spaceship, saved only after Isumi regains her powers and sends Hayate and Maya to outer space; Maya then sends Hayate and Nagi home. Hayate encounters Nagi's mother, Yukariko, in a dream and finds out that the reason Nagi comes to Shimoda every year is to remember the anniversary of her mother's death. Nagi introduces Hayate to her mother.|
|18||"People Who Never Learn on White Day"
"Howaito Dē no Korinai Hitobito" (ホワイトデーの懲りない人々)
|July 31, 2009||September 22, 2010|
|Ayumu realizes that despite telling him otherwise, she actually does want a White Day present from Hayate. Hayate buys a basket of cookies for Ayumu at Hinagiku's suggestion, but, nervous about presenting the gift to Ayumu, practices a greeting for Ayumu only to accidentally give the cookies to Maria instead. When Hinagiku discovers that Hayate neither gave the gift to Ayumu nor has enough money to buy another one, she brings Hayate to a friend's cafe in order to bake cookies. Despite Hayate's terrible luck, he manages to meet Ayumu and give her his White Day gift. That night, Hayate catches up to Hinagiku and gives her a present as well.|
|19||"Aim for the King!"
"Ōja o Nerae!" (王者をねらえ！)
|August 7, 2009||September 22, 2010|
|Nagi, having woken up after noon for all of spring break, resolves to rid herself of her hikikomori lifestyle. After Hayate accidentally breaks his cell phone, Hayate and Nagi go shopping in Shinjuku to replace it. Nagi gets lost, although she vehemently denies it, and is directed to the lost child section of the electronics store. Nagi challenges the boys there to a duel with the Hayate the Combat Butler Trading Card Game; she wins and tells the boys to call her "boss", after which Hayate arrives to pick her up. On March 29, Sakuya reminds Hayate that her birthday is on April 3. Knowing that Hayate cannot afford to buy her a present, she asks for a good laugh. In an attempt to learn how to be funny, Hayate forces himself to try and jab at Maria but instead trips and face-plants her chest. Nagi beats up Hayate as a result, and Sakuya gets the laugh that she asked for, although she tells Hayate that she still expects something on her actual birthday.|
|20||"I Couldn't Do the Maid Spin"
"Meido Tān ga Dekinakute" (メイドターンができなくて)
|August 14, 2009||September 29, 2010|
|Father Linn Regioster suddenly appears before Hayate and announces his decision to rest in peace. However, he claims that to finally leave the Earth, he must rid himself of his one lingering regret by flirting with a maid. Since Maria cannot see Linn and because Hayate has no intention of letting Linn take over his body, Isumi resolves to learn how to be like a maid herself. After Nagi coaxes some advice out of Wataru under dubious circumstances, Sakuya introduces her maid Haru to teach Isumi the spirit of a maid. Much to both Hayate and Isumi's chagrin, however, the entire setup was an April Fools' Day joke by Linn.|
|21||"Somehow Our Own Cat is the Very Cutest"
"Nandakanda de Jibunchi no Neko ga Ichiban Kawaii" (なんだかんだで自分ちの猫が一番かわいい)
|August 21, 2009||September 29, 2010|
|Nagi tells Hayate how she came to adopt Tama during a trip in Africa. Tama, determined to get rid of Hayate and Shiranui, corners the latter in a delivery truck only to be locked in and transported to an unknown location. Fearing for his life after hearing that an anaconda loose in the city was shot and killed, Tama tries to make his way home with Shiranui. The two are saved by Hayate when he pulls them out of the way of a speeding truck.|
|22||"Keep On Dreaming"||August 28, 2009||October 6, 2010|
|Nagi asks Maria about the importance of money by which she understands how hard Hayate works to pay his debt off. She decides to give Hayate a birthday present, a wrist watch, bought with money earned from part-time work. Hayate and Nagi are given work at Café Donguri (where Hayate made cookies on White Day) to find Ayumu also working to make up for the money spent on the trip to Shimoda. Nagi and Ayumu rekindle their rivalry over Hayate as they serve a number of customers, including a troubled manga artist and a poorly-disguised Maria.|
"Bokutachi no Yukue" (僕たちの行方)
|September 4, 2009||October 6, 2010|
|Tired after a day's work, Nagi decides to take a nap even though Sakuya's birthday party is that same evening. At the party, Aika discovers that Chiharu works as Sakuya's maid. Meanwhile, Sakuya forces an extremely reluctant Wataru to entertain her and her guests; after Hayate and Nagi arrive, Sakuya manages to get Hayate to perform as well. Sakuya introduces her father and younger twin siblings to Hayate. After seeing Sakuya play with her siblings and her father, Nagi leaves. At Café Donguri, Hinagiku asks Ayumu to see the cherry blossoms with her, saying that she needs to talk with Ayumu about something important.|
|24||"Distance"||September 11, 2009||October 13, 2010|
|Ayumu takes Hinagiku to a Ferris wheel which overlooks a grove of cherry blossoms. At the Aizawa mansion, Nagi goes missing and Hayate and the others try to figure out where she is. Hinagiku tells Ayumu that she betrayed her and that she too is in love with Hayate, though Ayumu does not think that this is a big deal. Hayate finds Nagi on a balcony and wants to comfort her, but ends up destroying the atmosphere. Nagi tells Hayate that she will keep him close to her for the time being.|
|25||"Because It's a Story About a Young Lady and Her Butler"
"Shitsuji to Ojō-sama no Hanashi desu kara" (執事とお嬢様の話ですから)
|September 18, 2009||October 13, 2010|
Nagi is forced to rest after coming down with a fever after a day of hard work. Nagi asks Hayate to do something that makes her sleepy, upon which Hayate tells a strange and nonsensical version of Alice in Wonderland. Bored, unable and unwilling to fall asleep, Nagi asks Hayate to get her some Packy and attaches a hidden camera to his tie for entertainment. Nagi and Maria watch as Hayate's terrible luck forces him to undergo a string of unfortunate events. Hayate ultimately makes some Packy himself and brings back one stick after narrowly being run over by a truck. A new semester starts at Hakuō Academy though Nagi is still unwilling to attend. (firstname.lastname@example.org)