News Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties Series' Ad Aired
posted on 2013-03-31 00:01 EDT by Egan Loo
The television channel AT-X is running a commercial for the upcoming Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties anime series. The commercial features the opening theme song "Haru ULALA ♡ LOVE yo Koi!!!" by the character Hinagiku Katsura (via her voice actress Shizuka Itou).
In the ad, the characters chat about the meaning of the word "Cuties" in the title. According to them, every episode is "filled with laughs, love, and a little bit of loneliness" and will follow different characters and a different "route." The ending theme song will change in each episode as well. The first 10 episodes' lineup are:
- Episode 1: Hayate Ayasaki
- Episode 2: Nagi Sanzenin
- Episode 3: Athena 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 cast from previous seasons will be returning:
- Ryoko Shiraishi as Hayate Ayasaki
- Rie Kugimiya as Nagi Sanzenin
- Rie Tanaka as Maria
- Shizuka Itou as Hinagiku Katsura
- Mikako Takahashi as Ayumu Nishizawa
- Haruka Yamazaki as Ruka Suirenji
- Ayako Kawasumi as Athena Tennōsu
Masashi Kudo returns from Hayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Off You to direct the anime at Manglobe, and he also handles the character designs. Yooichi Ueda will take on the role of series director, while Rie Koshika is in charge of the scripts.
The anime will premiere on TV Tokyo on April 8, and AT-X will begin its run on April 18.