The Combat Butler: Season 1
Picture: A+ Sound:
B+ Extras: C Episodes: B+
Hayate's irresponsible parents left him with a huge debt, Hayate met
Nagi, the sole heiress to Sanzenin fortune. After Hayate rescues her
from some kidnappers, Nagi becomes smitten for Hayate. Since then
Nagi has paid off his debt and hired Hayate to be her personal
butler. Nagi soon discovers, Hayate is the ultimate butler, he can
do anything from serving tea to fighting gigantic robots. Nagi ends
up falling in love with Hayate, but so does all her friends in Hayate
The Combat Butler: Season 1
Hayate has the worst
luck in the world when it comes to his irresponsible parents, but
because that Hayate has worked all his life with odd jobs and learned
the skills to become the ultimate butler. His luck finally turns
around when he becomes Nagi's butler. Now he works to protect and
satisfy all her needs (and for some reason the girls all love Hayate
crossdressing). He impresses all the girls around Nagi and his
kindness know no limits, the only thing he lacks is that he is
unaware of all the girls feelings toward him.
has been a long comical anime series, with the first entire 52
episodes, but eventually it basically
turns into a romantic comedy harem, with random butler battles from
time to time. This series makes tons of references/homages to other
manga/anime/TV series/movies/video games (just blurting out the first
letter and muting out the rest name *copyright issues*).
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image again has amazing color,
sharp images and great performance for the art style & pallets
chosen among Sentai's best like the last Blu-ray set of the series we
while the DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0 Stereo lossless track on each
show is warm, clean, well-recorded, well-mixed and has healthy Pro
Logic-like surrounds. Extras include clean
opening and closing animation and trailers.
The many episodes here
English, "Unmei" Means "Destiny" - The
first fated meeting of Hayate and Nagi.
New Beginning with Nagi Sanzenin's Estate -
Hayatte starts working as Nagi's butler... but first they must deal
with his debt collectors.
Beast, the Robot, and the Butler that Shouted, or Maybe Didn't Shout,
Love at the Heart of the World -
Hayate learn about the Sanzenin Estate and meets Tama, Nagi's talking
First Errand ~ This is Snake, No Response -
Hayate brings a bento to Nagi's school Hakuo Academy.
Jokes and Kindness Bring Misfortune -
Hayate meets Nagi's childhood friend Sakuya and Izumi.
Say You Can See Time, but That Is Probably Your Life Flashing Before
Your Eyes -
Hayate gets sick ...but now he has to survive Nagi's cooking.
Man's Fight -
Hayate meets Nagi's fiancee Wataru... who more interested in Izumi
to Hell in Cat-Ear Mode -
Hayate discovers how much Nagi and Maria loves crossdressing him.
Essaim, Mr. Cow, Mr. Cow! What is it, Mr. Frog? - Hayate
has to discover a way to get Nagi to enjoy going to school.
Strangest Hyperdeflation Ever, Play Your Games and Don't Build Up a
A retro video game goes rogue.
Value of My Life: Priceless -
Hayate meets Nagi's grandfather who test him to see if he is worthy
Ago, WeLearned from a Space Sheriff that Being Young is About Not
Looking Back -
Hayate shares his dream in life and his childhood friend, Nishizawa
discovers where he has been all this time and vows to chase after
Hear that Those Who Rule the Summer Rule at Entrance Exams -
Hayate take the entrance exams to Hakuou Academy to join Nagi in her
Hey! I Hafta Go to a Party! Hurry Up, Seriously! -
Nagi throws a party for Hayate for entering Hakuou Academy, but....
the Way of the Warrior, Van Damme in Action -
Hayate enters school but has to impress all the heiresses.
in Defeat, Kendo Rage - Hayate
combats the other 'butlers' in a kendo match.
You, I Will Mow Them Down with Every Ounce of My Being! -
Nagi does 'normal' chores for a day, but...
Rare Cards Are Swimsuits -
Swimsuits and fan service, enough said.
Saki's Little Preoccupation (National Edition) 2007 -
Wataru needs to get a present for Saki.
Like Books, but Sing it, Great Palace of the Dragon King -
Nagi and Nishizawa square off in a singing contest for Hayate.
Big Brother, Even for Peter -
Nagi and Hayate go on a date, but Robot 8 comes back for revenge on
Hayate after defeating him in Episode 3.
Wonder Who Came Up with the Sound Effect "Kapoon"? It's
Nagi goes fishing with Hayate.
Non-Kiddy Genius Teacher Appears -
A new semester starts and a new teacher appears.
Never Had the Trouble of Being Too Popular -
Izumi confesses her love for Hayate and Nagi realizes she's not the
only girl who is in love with Hayate.
Can Nagi win back Hayate's affections after treating him so badly?
Delivery Was Made in 29 Minutes, So Please Pay the Stipulated Fee...
Is a Thing of the Distant Past -
Hayate gets amnesia and Nishizawa becomes his new Mistress.
Hayate enters a Butler Battle Contest.
Hayate - Hayate
want to show his ultimate butler finishing move, but... it seems like
no one want to fight him.
Wataru's maid goes on a marriage arrangement date.
Beautiful Rich Great Young Detective Lady Saw It! The Case of the
Murdered Female Teacher Amidst Clouds of Steam!! -
Nagi and Hayate gets in fake murder mystery where the case gets
anything but solved.
You Like Pretty, Rich Big Sisters? - Nagi
plays 'big sister' for a day.
Hunter Welcome Yoko Isumi , and Nabeshin -
It's a guest character from another anime, Nabeshin, the afro anime.
Academy Culture Fest ~ Part 1 -
It's the culture fest and everyone seems to want Hayate.
Dead? Academy Culture Fest ~ Part 2 -
Nagi gets hypnotized by the chairman.
Complete Autumn 2007 Guide of the Latest Fashionable Date Spots For
the Young and Hip -
Hayate and Maria go on a 'date' for Nagi's manga research.
is Japanese Because Name is Written "Kurausu" -
Klaus wonder what good is he now that Hayate has take over his spot.
Want to Go Back to Being an Ordinary Girl, but But My Character
Songs, Okay? -
Nagi 'tries' to be an ordinary girl for a day.
in Peril! All Functions Shut Down!! -
Hayate meets Himegami, Nagi's ex-butler and gets cursed and loses all
his butler powers.
for the Butler-in-Debt, Friend to Good Children! -
Can Nagi break the Hayate's curse and win him back from the
Year's Food is Good, But Have Some Hayate Too -
It's new year's eve and Nagi wants to spend it alone with Hayate.
Goodbye to the Teacher -
A Graduation Special - Is Katsura sensei retiring?
Dog, a Mouse, and a Bulldog -
Nagi looks for Hayate's weak spot.
Poseidon Advance Generator Gavas -
Nagi and Hayate go on an ocean voyage.
Mystery of the 120% Employment Rate (Temp.) - Nagi
and Hayate talk about drawing manga.
is Maria Appreciation Day! In February -
Nagi and Hayate tries to get Maria to relax for a day.
Name is Magic Ball Pitcher Wateru!! -
Wateru follows Izumi to Hayate's old school.
Amuro May Have Had a Place to Return to, But... -
Hayate goes on a break and is temporary replaced by Robo-Hayate No.
Can Hina confess her love to Hayate?
Everyone tells their scary (but pointless) story.
Written as "Foe" and Read as "Friend"!! -
Nagi and Nishizawa works together to win a contest.
Hayate makes it to the next grade and Nagi is finally able to confess
her feelings for Hayate, they are bound together from now to forever.
Dreams - Hayate
and company goes to a tropical island and gets transported back in
- Ricky Chiang