Hayate the Combat Butler
#1 - The Last Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 12
Within the Black Camellia, Hayate is introduced by a tanuki who tells him how the clock’s fortune functions. Meanwhile, Ruka is doing her singing performance; Isumi and Sakuya run to help Nagi. Ruri and Shidou try to defend Dolly but she rejects them, Shin protects Nagi from Dolly’s wrath. The rest of the thieves are defeated when Hinagiku uses her Shirosakura sword to rescue Ruri from a falling pillar. Shin takes Nagi to safety and approaches a helicopter with Hinagiku and Yukiji (with her money), but then Dolly captures Nagi and creates a gigantic tree. Yukiji flies away with Hinagiku on a parachute, Dolly begins to crush to Nagi, and then Shin arrives with the Black Camellia and stabbed himself asking Nagi to get his ring back for him. Shin appears before Hayate telling him to go save his daughter. Hayate comes after Nagi, proving to Dolly that he is not her beloved and starts to crumble. Hayate holds Nagi’s hand and flies down on big balloons miraculously and she confesses to him. It’s raining money, Isumi and Sakuya had Ruri taken to a hospital. Shin sang a song when Yukariko appears and the two are finally reunited. As Hayate and Nagi land safely Dolly comes down and Nagi reveals what her beloved king last words were before disappearing into the sky, the Black Camellia got crushed. And they go to see Ruka’s concert. After all other businesses were taken care of; Ruri gives Nagi her father’s wedding ring and leaves with Shidou revealed be a handsome man in a suit. Hayate and Nagi arrive at Shimoda to drop off Shin’s ring and the Black Camellia at Yukariko’s grave thanking them for everything.
#2 - The Second Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 2
Despite her shocking revelation, Ruri is ignored by Hayate and the others until she is finally brought before Nagi who hears from her that she is actually her sister, despite having no proof of it. Nagi allows her stay for a while, but after seeing her snooping around the mansion, she decides to take her to live with the other tenants of the Violet Mansion. Ruri refuses to stay, until Nagi is convinced to give her a chance. Nagi asks Ruri if she has any sort of special skill and she reveals herself as a master of Systema, strong enough to confront Hayate. Hayate is attacked mercilessly by her until he decides to fight back and she starts crying, which is later revealed as just a trick for him to open his guard. Nagi reprimands Ruri for using such underhanded tactics but compliments her for her fighting skill, even asking to learn it from her.
#3 - Sure, Amuro Had a Place To Return To, But...
Season 1 - Episode 47
Due to Hayate's most recent borderline test scores, Nagi gives him some time off to study. Meanwhile, Klaus sends a robotic butler which looks somewhat like Hayate to fill in for him while he is studying. The robot, known as Thirteen, does an even better job as a butler than Hayate even could, which depresses him when he finds out. Thirteen devises a plan to get Hayate and Nagi alone together, though only Hayate realizes this after the fact. That night, Thirteen goes into space to destroy a meteor heading for Earth, but is stranded on the moon with no power in the process of saving Earth.
#4 - The First Night
Season 3 - Episode 1
A new semester is about to begin, but Nagi is lazing around as usual. Hayate and Maria try to cheer her up without success until she gets impressed by a TV Show about aliens near Area 51 in Nevada, USA and wishes to go there to investigate. An opportunity arrives when she receives a call from the U.S. Police asking her to retrieve some of her late father's belongings, but Maria states that she is forbidden to go there until Silver Week. Nagi flees from the mansion in anger just to find later that she had forgotten her cellphone and wallet and is unable to get back home. However she is found by Hayate and when he is approached by a small child, he finds that Nagi was kidnapped. Hayate gets on the girl's bike to pursue the kidnappers and rescues Nagi from them. Just then Hayate and Nagi return home, the girl appears before them once more, introducing herself as Ruri Tsugumi and claiming to be Nagi's little sister.
#5 - The Fourth Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 4
Ruri is looking for a way to get close to Nagi in her search for some unknown item at her mansion. Chiharu and Kayura recommend her to buy some games for her to play with Nagi just to find later that she had already bought and played them. After both Nagi, Chiharu and Kayura have a heated discussions about their preferences related to manga, anime and games, Ruri asks them for some recommendations and they set for Tachibana's shop. While the trio argue about which manga she should start reading first, she ends up wandering into the R18 dōjinshi section just to flee in horror soon after. In the end, she ends up purchasing just a dōjinshi from an unknown author which Hayate recognizes as one of Nagi's original creations.
#6 - Normal Talk
Season 1 - Episode 49
Izumi, Miki, and Risa invite Hayate and Nagi to their "You-To-Be" Motion Picture Research school club where they film and gather funny movies and laugh at them. Nagi shows interest in the club and Hayate believes it's an opportunity to get Nagi to break her hikikomori habits. They are shown example videos which happen to be Hayate's embarrassing moments with voice overs. Hayate snaps and destroys the club's equipment and media just before Superintendent Kirika appears for her annual club investigation. It turns out the club is on the verge of being shut down and the trio were planning to use the video of Hayate as a means of keeping the club alive. As a backup plan, they promise Kirika new footage of Hayate jumping off the clock tower. With the club saved and Hayate and Nagi as new members, the club decides to hold a normal story competition. Risa tells the first story and soon the mic is passed around to even non-club members.
#7 - The Third Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 3
At Hakuo Academy, Ms. Katsura tells Hayate to deliver student council notes to Hinagiku. Hayate finds Hinagiku napping when Miki, Izumi, and Risa appears, waking her up, judging that Hinagiku is often scary. Hinagiku decides to be nicer for Hayate. Despite hearing her favorite tea cup get broken, and her sister already spend the money that she lend to her, Hinagiku shows a smiley personality to them; much to their surprise. Hayate suddenly ask Hinagiku to see a kids’ movie with him then Ruri joins them later. The kids in the theater tease them thinking that they are a couple, the movie starts shortly after but the film cuts off. Then Hayate takes Hinagiku to an amusement park; leaving Ruri behind. They enjoyed themselves until it was time for them to leave. Hinagiku ask Hayate to why did he take her out, he explains it was Miki and the others who told him to; thought she was having a bad day. Hinagiku says that she wouldn’t go out with a guy unless she likes him, but Hayate couldn’t hear that part.
#8 - Sanzenin Nagi's Mansion and a New Start
Season 1 - Episode 2
Awakening within Nagi's mansion, Hayate incorrectly concludes that he has died and gone to heaven, and resolves to make the most of it. While he is enjoying a soak in an enormous indoor bath, the water re-opens his wounds and he passes out. When he regains consciousness, Nagi and Maria explain that he is Nagi's new butler. Eager to demonstrate his aptitude for the job, Hayate begins cleaing the mansion at a remarkable rate, drawing on cleaning skills he gained during previous employment. He finds a manga that Nagi has been drawing, and when he mistakenly refers to it as a picture diary, Nagi ejects him from the room. Believing himself fired, Hayate leaves the mansion and is immediately abducted by the loan sharks that are after him. All seems lost until Nagi, wearing an unconvicing disguise, appears and rescues him by paying off his debt. Hayate will now work as Nagi's butler to repay her.
#9 - Tiger of Money
Season 2 - Episode 2
As stipulated, Hayate is to be fired as Nagi's butler, but as Klaus fears getting fired himself for this, he sends Hayate off to be trained at the Tiger's Den for Butlers to show his worth. Hayate meets a Catholic sister on the train, Sister Fortesia, and he later meets her again at a church which doubles as the location of the Tiger's Den. The next day, Hayate must find three others to go on a Butler Quest in an underground dungeon as a part of his training. Nagi is quick to join, and Yukiji and Wataru also join in.
#10 - Heart to Heart
Season 2 - Episode 5
Maria explains how Nagi developed an inferiority complex due to her short height causing her to frown most of the time. Kazuki, Ayumu Nishizawa's younger brother, confesses to Nagi about his love for her and asks if he is able to take Nagi on a train ride, though it becomes a date. At the end, Kazuki says that they should do things like this again. Nagi says that it is impossible because she already likes someone, but Kazuki says he has not given up. Back at the mansion, Nagi becomes dejected because Hayate has not become jealous about her date with Kazuki. Later, Nagi takes a bath, with Maria helping her wash her hair. Maria leaves for a bath towel, but due to a sudden visitor, she asks Hayate to bring a towel to Nagi. Hayate walks into the bathroom and accidentally sees Nagi naked. Hayate asks if Nagi is mad at him, and she says she is, but she says she forgot why she was mad, and kisses Hayate on the cheek.
#11 - Hinagiku Katsura
Season 4 - Episode 5
Feeling depressed because she isn't fragile, Hinagiku wishes Hayate to give her a shoulder massage, but is too embarrassed to ask him. Thinking how to get him to offer her a massage, Hinagiku uses a chance while studying with Hayate in the evening, but fails. The next day, Hinagiku reflects from the previous night. Athena reassures Hinagiku she try hinting Hayate again. Hinagiku receives a call from Hayate to meet at the Sanzenin Water Resort to deal with the troublesome Hakuou Three Amiga swimming in the artificial sea. Abruptly, their old foe Gilbert makes an appearance causing Hayate to beat him up. Gilbert provokes a 2v2 volleyball game challenge with the butler. Gilbert's partner is a new and improved Eight, and he chooses Hinagiku as Hayate's partner believing she is "fragile". Hinagiku pretends to be fragile for Hayate at the start of the game, which they didn't expect. Hayate apologizes to Hinagiku that with her on his side he thought he'd win the game. Her mood changes when Gilbert laughs at her flat-chest, and hits the ball hard at Eight. Successfully winning the game, Hinagiku shows her swimsuit, introducing herself as the student council president and declares that she will not lose. That night at dinner, Hayate comes over to offer Hinagiku a shoulder massage. Overjoyed with his answer, Hinagiku happily takes him up on his offer.
#12 - You Said You Can See Time, But That's Probably Your Life Flashing By
Season 1 - Episode 6
Continuing from the last episode, Isumi gets to Nagi's mansion but Hayate leaves to pick up the tea that he was supposed to get. Hayate is ambushed by Isumi's protective staff and the loan sharks from the first two episodes. Hayate eventually makes it back, but comes down with a cold. The next day after Hayate has healed, he meets a young boy and his maid who have come to Nagi's mansion. The boy, Wataru Tachibana, is Nagi's fiancé.
#13 - The Fifth Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 5
Angry at Maria for always scolding her, Nagi orders Hayate to follow her arround looking for some reason for her to scold the maid herself. Unable to find any bad trait about the maid, the butler stumbles on Yukiji who invites him for lunch just to learn that she has no money and intends to have him pay the bill. Meanwhile, Maria calls Mikado and asks about why there is no pictures or any info about Nagi's father, and he responds that all evidence of his existance was erased by him, as according to him, he was just a con artist who married Yukariko aiming for the Sanzenin fortune. As Hayate argues with Yukiji, both Ruri and Sonia appear and start ordering food, increasing the bill. As the four argue about who will pay the bill, a thief breaks into the restaurant, giving an opening for both the sister and Ruri to flee. The thief claims that he is stealing money for the sake of his sick little sister's medical expenses and Yukiji reprimands him while pointing his own gun at him and Hayate. Hinagiku appears mistaking her sister for the thief and stops her. With the thief turning himself to the police and Hinagiku leaving with her sister, Hayate remains alone at the restaurant, calling Maria to ask her for help with the expenses.
#14 - Man's Fight
Season 1 - Episode 7
Wataru, who is infatuated with Isumi, challenges Hayate, whom he perceives as a rival, to a duel. Hayate loses to Wataru on purpose, hoping for a romantic conclusion between Wataru and Isumi that will allow Nagi to break off her unwanted engagement. However, his overly obvious act ends up hurting Wataru's feelings. In order to reach Wataru and apologize, Hayate, together with Isumi and Nagi, must brave the Tokyo subway system.
#15 - The Sixth Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 6
Silver Week has arrived but Nagi has no interest to set to Las Vegas and retrieve her late father's possessions, rathering to spend the day with Hayate instead. Later she pays a visit to the Violet Mansion, just to find that Ruri is alone there. Unable to leave when it starts raining, Nagi manages to have Ruri confess that her true intention is to obtain the elusive "Black Camellia", a treasure believed to be in possession of the Sanzenin family and Nagi asks her grandfather by phone about it. However, Mikado refuses to say anything beyond the fact that the treasure was stolen 13 years ago and she breaks her smartphone in anger. When the rain worsens into a storm, the two girls struggle to keep the house by themselves when Ruri saves Nagi from being hit by a large tree branch carried by the wind. When the storm passes, Hayate appears at the mansion and he gets a call from Mikado who reveals to Nagi that the Black Camellia was stolen by her father.
#16 - Unneeded Gags and Kindness Bring Misfortune
Season 1 - Episode 5
Nagi does not want to go to school today and instead stays home to hang out with some friends. One of her friends, Sakuya Aizawa, arrives and starts to teach Hayate to be a better comedian despite Nagi insisting that he is a butler. Hayate later goes out to pick up some more tea wearing a cashmere coat, but finds the journey perilous.
#17 - The Seventh Night
Season 3 - Episode 7
A story about Nagi’s father, Shin Hayek, is told how he was a thief then he met Yukariko and eventually fallen in love with her. Nagi discover the Black Camellia is in Las Vegas with Shin’s belongings. Nagi explains the Black Camellia is a clock that brings bad luck (but can grant the owner miracles for eternity). Ruri who is desperate decide to enter a quiz contest hosted by Fumi Hibino to win tickets to New York as a way to go to Las Vegas. In the end, Hinagiku and Ayumu won and want to see Ruka’s concert in Las Vegas. Ruri ran away wondering what to do next, since Nagi warned her not to do anything dangerous. Hayate comes looking for her when he, Isumi, and Sakuya witness her being abducted by a bird-like creature.
#18 - Shiranui Has Arrived
Season 2 - Episode 8
Hayate goes back to the mansion with the kitten, and Nagi instantly decides that she will raise it and names it Shiranui. Tama becomes jealous of Shiranui, and tried to make it seem like Shiranui ripped up Nagi's manga, but the plan backfires when Shiranui rips of the manga, and makes it seem like Tama did it. Nagi locks Tama in a cage for a little while as punishment. Isumi comes over to play with the kitten, but Shiranui becomes vicious towards her, and makes Isumi feel horrible. Isumi asks Sakuya for help, who suggests a change in attire, since she always wears traditional clothes. After changing into more casual clothing, Sakuya and Isumi head over to Nagi's mansion. Hayate helps Isumi by spraying diluted cat nip on her, causing Shiranui to become playful towards her. Nagi and Isumi play with Shiranui, and Nagi lets Tama play as well.
#19 - Cat Ear Mode Sends You to Hell
Season 1 - Episode 8
Nagi gets Hayate to first try on a female school uniform, much to his displeasure and before he can do anything about it, Maria comes to Nagi's room and sees what is going on. Nagi and Maria then proceed to put Hayate in a full cat-girl outfit which entices Tama's animal instincts. Afterwards, Hayate runs into Klaus and initially tries to run away, but in the end Klaus' instincts take heed, and Maria must interfere. Later, Hayate and Maria play a game of pool where if Hayate loses, his debt will increase to 200 million yen.
#20 - The Eighth Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 8
Hayate, Isumi, and Hinagiku (using her Shirosakura sword) manage to save Ruri from the bird-guy, but she refuse to tell them who he was. The next morning, at the mansion they receive a ransom note for Ruri’s return in Las Vegas; nonetheless, recognize the handwriting to be Ruri’s. Wondering if she really was kidnapped or not, Nagi finally takes the motive to go to Las Vegas and retrieve the Black Camellia. Testing the misfortune clock, Maria grabs it then suddenly the ventilation went up under her skirt in an eerie timing, and so Hayate took possession of the clock for now. While killing time in Las Vegas, Hayate got lost and his smartphone battery unfortunately died. He unexpectedly meets Ayumu saying their plane had a mechanical problem, thinking the Black Camellia caused it. Maria and Nagi found Hayate, from their viewpoint seeing as if he is kissing Ayumu. Much to Nagi’s shocking surprise just to find out he was only taking a bit of fuzz off Ayumu’s eye.
#21 - Chiharu Harukaze and Kayura Tsurugino
Season 4 - Episode 9
Top of the Hakuou clock tower, Chiharu is doing a speech pattern when Aika caught her unguarded. Aika responds that side of her is cute. Chiharu believes there are others who are more unguarded than herself, as she hangs out with Nagi due to their common interest. Later, Chiharu decided a barbecue for the tenants, and she has Hayate give her grocery shopping assistance. She questions Hayate what would he do if a girl confesses to him; he gives a serious answer. Ruka arrives at the Violent Mansion as she accepted Chiharu’s invitation. Ruka asks Ayumu if Hayate would become her boyfriend even if it means kissing him, which irritates Ayumu. As Hayate and Chiharu return, he responds to Ruka and Ayumu that Chiharu asked him the same question, but they misunderstood it, then everyone celebrate for the barbecue. Kayura is eating the kebabs and making weird remarks. In a flashback, Hayate and Nagi remember when they first met Kayura (and pitching up a tent). After Kayura rented a room at the apartment, she enrolls as a transfer student at Hakuou Academy, so Hayate and Nagi gladly give her a tour around the campus until they reach the clock tower and Hayate casually shows them Hinagiku changing. Back in the present, after the barbecue and the tenants go to their rooms, Kayura states that you should not take your instant feelings too seriously. Hayate accidentally sees Hinagiku changing again; prompting that Hayate is the one who is most unguarded.
#22 - The Tenth Night
Season 3 - Episode 10
Nagi inquires the woman why does she desire the Black Camellia, saying it is a magical sword that grants eternity. When Hayate got stabbed by it he collapse and later gets up, however his personality seems to have changed. The woman and the tree appear and attempt to take the Black Camellia, the thieves try to fight back as their hideout catches on fire and escapes with Yukiji’s money. Hayate wants to talk to the woman, but Isumi interrupts them and release Nagi. The woman starts to weaken and retreats with Shidou and Ruri. As the police arrive, Nagi concerned about Hayate’s behavior, and then Hayate tells her that he "quits" being her butler, leaving Nagi alone. The next day, Nagi pretends to be okay without Hayate. They meet Kyonosuke with a new car saying Yukiji will pay him back for it wasn't aware that she was robbed. Kyonosuke takes Nagi and Ayumu a drive to Area 51 when Ayumu shows Nagi the Black Camellia she found last night. Then the car suddenly broke down, Kyonosuke and Ayumu left Nagi alone in the desert. Nagi begins to realize how important Hayate was to her and exclaim that she wants him back no matter what. Ayumu comes back and gives Nagi a helping hand. Meanwhile, Hayate minds his own business when Yukiji gets him to find her money by interrogating a thief that she caught. Hayate (now speaking English) reluctantly threatens the thief who gives them the location at the Starside Hotel.
#23 - The Ninth Night 10.00
Season 3 - Episode 9
While entrusted with the Black Camellia, Hayate's bad luck has gotten much worse. At the hotel they’re staying, the trio: Izumi, Miki, and Risa overreacts to help search for Ruri, as Hayate tries to cease them two cops mistake his action as of indecency, then startup panic throughout the hotel. Nagi insist Hayate to leave when Yukiji takes the clock from him, she won billions from a casino but then thieves showed up and stole the money and the clock with her car. Later, Hinagiku receive a call from Izumi to where the thieves' hideout. Nagi goes along with Isumi and Sakuya to where Ruri is supposed to be at. There they find a tree in the desert and meets a woman who appears to be a demon, when Nagi tells her the Black Camellia been stolen the woman sends out Ruri and the bird-guy—Shidou to retrieve it while taking Nagi hostage. Hayate and Hinagiku saved Izumi and Yukiji from the thieves before Ruri appears and found the blond-hair guy who has the clock. Ruri knocks out the thieves using her skills, but just as she strikes the guy with the Black Camellia it suddenly transforms into a sword, Hayate pushes her out of the way and gets stabbed.
#24 - The World's Bizarre High Deflation. Don't Stack Up Games and Play Them
Season 1 - Episode 10
This episode, which is anime-only, takes place during the same time as episode eight and shows some other strange things that were going on in the background. A demon living inside an old video game is awoken and takes three of the student council members from Nagi's school inside the game where they must defeat her to return to the real world. Hinagiku, the student council president, arrives soon after and they go to destroy the demon, but she ends up ending it herself.
#25 - My Life is Priceless
Season 1 - Episode 11
Nagi, with Hayate, Maria, and Sakuya, go to visit the head of the Sanzenin family — Mikado Sanzenin. Hayate runs into him outside, but initially believes him to be a landscaper on Mikado's estate. After Mikado reveals himself, he informs Hayate that his life is infinitely worthless while he is living to merely pay off the debt he owes Nagi. Mikado gives him a special pendant before leaving. Later, Hayate decides that he will protect Nagi from anyone that tries to hurt her, which greatly flusters Nagi.