Hayate the Combat Butler was an anime series that ran from 2007 to 2013. In total 35 episodes of Hayate the Combat Butler were aired. With a total of 21 reported filler episodes, Hayate the Combat Butler has a very high filler percentage of 60%. Hayate works part-time to provide for his good-for-nothing parents. They decide to loan money from loan sharks and leave Hayate to pay a debt that he can't afford. Upon meeting the young lady of a wealthy household Nagi he decides he will hold her ransom but soon changes his mind. But after a misunderstanding, Nagi decides to pay his debt and hire him as her butler and now Hayate must pay his debt to Nagi as her butler.