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Hayate no Gotoku!  
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Hayate Ayasaki, 16, the world's unluckiest boy.
Working hard as a child for food and school fees, his unemployed and indebted parents sold him to the yakuza for his internal organs. After temporarily escaping the criminals and contemplating the benefits of a life of crime, he was saved by a wealthy young girl; who now employs him as a live-in butler.


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Associated Names
Боевой дворецкий Хаятэ
Chàng quản gia
Hayate the Combat Butler

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c.517 by DKThias (12d ago)
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c.515 by DKThias (47d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
47 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Chap 147

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1089 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.35 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 9th 2016, 4:43pm PST



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English Publisher
Viz (27 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Weekly Pos #691 increased(+4)
Monthly Pos #475 increased(+123)
3 Month Pos #430 increased(+16)
6 Month Pos #483 increased(+33)

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Hayate No Gotoku 429 ROFL (spoiler) 823 days, 6 hours, 18 minutes ago
Hayate no Gotoku! Gets New Season in Spring 1148 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes ago
Hayate the Combat Butler Manga Is About 60% Done 1244 days, 15 hours, 41 minutes ago
Who will our butler-in-debt end up with? 1292 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes ago
Thoughts about Nagi Sanzenin 1445 days, 7 hours, 30 minutes ago

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by darkangel11
June 19th, 2007, 6:59pm
hilarious comedy and romance. the action scenes still counts as comedy too lol! reading the first chapter got me hooked on this one.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by auggie98
June 18th, 2007, 8:08am
This anime/manga is hilarious.. I really laughed hard... I also got a stomachache for laughing hard... i'll always be waiting for its updates
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by beyondgod
May 26th, 2007, 12:18am
If you know a fair amount of anime and game knowledge for some parts or if not you still need to read this funny mange.
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Hayate... fun for all   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NightFoxXIII
April 15th, 2007, 7:08pm
Most manga I've read that has something like this are usually mediocre.

Although with HnG, it keeps you reading for more as they constantly break the 4th wall each and every time and the otaku-related jokes. For the most part, this manga can appeal to all ages and isn't overly vulgar in a sense there's like a ton of blood or ecchi items

This is a good read to those who want to read something random and doesn't care about the order since they're really isn't much of a storyline anyways... or... if you like gut-busting laughter. That's just as good

Although, probably the only thing is that they have so many references to other anime especially older ones, is that some of the newer generation or those who prefer to watch the new stuff might not have a clear understanding of how the reference may be properly used. However, for those who understand the jokes, they are quite well placed and gives the reader a good laugh or so.

... Last updated on December 4th, 2007, 10:29pm
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read up to v8   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by megane007
March 14th, 2007, 1:46pm
The beginning is not so attractive but the later part, about v2 onwards is going onto the right track.

Maid, tsundere, twin-tails, SA chairman, megane tere etc. plus autho's tsukomi on himself and the characters he made.

I think it's moving towards harem but that's not the only component. The enjoyment level and atmosphere is similar to Magister Negi Magi.

But to enjoy all the jokes, you have to be a pretty good otaku. In fact, you can be pretty proud if you understand all the ACG related jokes there, from mecha history, kamen riders to RPGs plus some TV comedy shows in Japan.

... Last updated on March 14th, 2007, 2:05pm
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Sentai + gundam + Butler   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by baka neko
March 13th, 2007, 1:53am
The main character are reincarnation of Human-sized Gundam,he...3x
Bad pun,bad jokes,bad oujousama,a hell of debt ^o^
Must Read Manga
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combat butler   
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by Kill Myself Badly
March 4th, 2007, 9:58pm
.......Can't wait 4 the next chapter to come.............
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by sano555
March 1st, 2007, 11:50am
harem/comedy whatever with pretty boring characters and basically no plot with boring jokes. reminds me a lot of he is my master.
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Rating: 9.3 / 10.0
by ares6
February 25th, 2007, 11:03am
not as the cover implied. Kind of cute. However, the characters talk too much. They keep talking about useless things. Sadly, this main character is filled with misfortune.

... Last updated on February 28th, 2007, 5:26pm
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Rating: 9.4 / 10.0
by canucks
February 21st, 2007, 3:04pm
Humour, random humour, and more funny references to other anime. Definitely a series worth looking through. I'll ignore the loli-plex since the main character seems to not be a pedophile... yet.

... Last updated on May 29th, 2007, 10:58pm
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