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Hayate the Combat Butler (ハヤテのごとく!, Hayate no Gotoku!) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine from October 2004 to April 2017. Shogakukan has released 50 volumes in Japan. The English edition of the series has been licensed by Viz Media for distribution in North America.
A 52-episode anime adaptation of the manga by SynergySP aired between April 2007 and March 2008 on TV Tokyo. A second, 25-episode anime season by J.C.Staff aired between April and September 2009. Bandai Entertainment licensed the first anime series in 2008, but the series went out of print in 2012. An anime film adaption produced by Manglobe was released in August 2011. A third, 12-episode anime television series by Manglobe, based mostly on an original story not seen in the manga aired between October and December 2012. A fourth anime season aired between April and July 2013. Sentai Filmworks has licensed all four seasons of the anime.
The story about rookie voice actresses, Futaba Ichinose, Ichigo Moesaki, and Rin Kohana, who try their best to become great voice actresses. Although they have to witness the harsh reality of the voice actor industry, the girls will pass them little by little.