20 July 2010
Hayate the Combat Butler 2nd Season
premieres 21 July 2010, airing Wednesdays 9pm
The second season continues after the events of the first season, with the luckless Ayasaki Hayate now working permanently as a butler to the incredibly wealthy Nagi Sanzenin, to pay off his debt to her. In addition to fulfilling Nagi’s many demands, the hapless Hayate finds himself the object of affection for Student Council President Katsura Hinagiku, as well as his childhood friend Nishizawa Ayumu, as he remains oblivious to Nagi’s growing feelings for him.
Continuing seamlessly from the first season, expect new characters to add to the comedy, drama and romantic developments in the 26-episode romantic comedy anime series. The direct sequel to the first season, Hayate the Combat Butler 2nd Season is based on the popular ongoing Japanese comedy manga of the same title, with 24 volumes published to-date. It is produced by J.C. Staff the studio responsible for anime hits including Nodame Cantabile and Shakugan no Shana, with director Yoshiaki Iwasaki (Love Hina) at its helm