Hayate no Gotoku!
Directed byKeiichiro Kawaguchi
NetworkTV Tokyo
Original runApril 1, 2007 - March 30, 2008
Web Site
Official Site

The first season of Hayate no Gotoku! (ハヤテのごとく! Hayate no Gotoku!?), known in English as Hayate the Combat Butler is 52-episode anime aired on TV Tokyo in Japan between April 1, 2007 and March 30, 2008, produced by animation studio SynergySP and with music by Kōtarō Nakagawa. The first season mainly focuses on the Hayate no Gotoku! Manga plot from Volume 1 Chapter 1 to Volume 4 Chapter 51 with references to later Volumes as well as having anime exclusive episodes made.

Exclusive Characters



Spring Period Summer Period Autumn Period Winter Period
Hayateop1 Hayateop1 Hayateop2 Hayateop2


Spring Period Summer Period Autumn Period Winter Period
Hayateed1 Hayateed2 Hayateed3 Hayateed4

First OP references

Detective Conan : The statue at the begining of the OP.

MÄR : Hayate draws Dorothy on the desk.

Hayate no Gotoku! : In the store, the character on the left is the anime's director, Keiichiro Kawaguchi.

The three robots (left to right) : Transformers (Optimus Prime) - Mobile Suit Gundam (RX-78 Gundam) - Tetsujin #28 (Tetsujin 28-Go)



  • This is the only season that gives the disclaimer warning about sitting too close to the television and making sure to sit in a well-lit room.


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