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New Hayate Changes Main Lead & Ending Song in Each Episode

posted on by Egan Loo
Shizuka Itou's Hinagiku performs opening; Ayako Kawasumi plays Atene Tennōsu

Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing the cast, staff, and theme of the new Hayate the Combat Butler anime. The theme of the new anime is "Cuties," and every episode will follow different characters and a different "route":

  • Episode 1: Hayate Ayasaki
  • Episode 2: Nagi Sanzenin
  • Episode 3: Atene Tennōsu
  • Episode 4: Isumi Saginomiya & Sakuya Aizawa
  • Episode 5: Hinagiku Katsura
  • Episode 6: Izumi Segawa & another character
  • Episode 7: Ruka Suirenji
  • Episode 8: Ayumu Nishizawa
  • Episode 9: Chiharu Harukaze & Kayura Tsurugino
  • Episode 10: Maria

The ending theme song will change in each episode as well. Shizuka Itou is performing the opening theme song "Haru Ulalala Love yo Koi!!!" as her character Hinagiku Katsura.

The anime includes a more prominent role for Ayako Kawasumi, who voiced a minor role in the first anime series and dubbed Atene Tennōsu in the live-action Taiwanese version.

Masashi Kudo is once again directing the anime and designing the characters at the studio Manglobe, with Rie Koshika supervising the series scripts.

The series will premiere on TV Tokyo on Monday, April 8 at 25:35 (effectively, Tuesday, April 9 at 1:35 a.m.).

[Via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō]

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