New Hayate the Combat Butler Anime's 1st Promo Streamed

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TV series with manga creator Kenjirō Hata's story concepts to premiere in October

The official website for the Hayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Off You television anime series began streaming its first promotional anime on Friday.

The series will tell a new story that is original to the anime and not directly based on existing material from Kenjirou Hata's original manga. However, Hata personally created the story concepts for the new anime.

The anime features the return of the following voice cast members:

  • Ryoko Shiraishi as Hayate Ayasaki
  • Rie Kugimiya as Nagi Sanzenin 
  • Rie Tanaka as Maria 
  • Shizuka Itou as Hinagiku Katsura 
  • Mikako Takahashi as Ayumu Nishizawa 
  • Ayumi Fujimura as Chiharu Harukaze
  • Haruka Yamazaki as Ruka Suirenji

The main staff members will include:

  • Director, character designer: Masashi Kudo
  • Series director: Yooichi Ueda
  • Original series concept: Kenjirou Hata
  • Series script editor: Rie Koshika
  • Sound director: Toshiki Kameyama
  • Music: Wataru Maeguchi

The studio Manglobe will return to produce the anime. Eyelis will perform the opening theme song "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," while Yamazaki will perform the ending song "Koi no Wana" (Love Trap) as her character Ruka.

Update: More information added.

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