News Hayate the Combat Butler! Anime's Second Season Leaked (Updated)
posted on 2008-03-29 11:27 EDT
A page from a future issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has reportedly announced that a second season of Hayate the Combat Butler (Hayate no Gotoku!) has been greenlit for production. The story follows a boy named Hayate who serves as a butler, bodyguard, confidante, and more to a girl named Nagi to pay off a 156,804,000-yen (about US$1.6-million) debt. The next issue of Weekly Shonen Sunday, which publishes Kenjirou Hata's original manga, will go on sale on April 2. The final episode of the first 52-episode run will air in Japan this Sunday. Viz Media publishes the manga in North America.
Image © Kenjirou Hata/Shogakukan, Sanzenin Butler Group, TV Tokyo
Update: The news has been confirmed on Sunday on the official Japanese website for the anime series.
Source: Moon Phase