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Hayate the Combat Butler, Vol. 3 (Hayate, The Combat Butler)

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As if dealing with his mistress Nagi's outlandish demands weren't taxing enough, poor (yet perennially) hardworking Hayate has to suffer the ignominy of being challenged to a duel by Nagi's fiancé Wataru Tachibana. With his saber at the ready, Hayate is prepared to defend himself...but is there any logical reason why he's even fighting a duel in the first place? Shouldn't ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 8th 2007 by VIZ Media LLC (first published August 8th 2005)
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Lissibith
Jul 13, 2015 Lissibith rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, contemporary
If there's a prize out there for the most over-the-top manga in the world, I might recommend this one. Nothing in Hayate is done by half measures. So, our main character Hayate doesn't just have bad parents, he has parents who steal money from him, then sell him to the mob to pay off their other debts. Our main female character , Nagi, isn't just rich, she's Scrooge McDuck-style loaded and buys companies on a whim just to make some trivial pursuit simpler. Her friend doesn't just have a bad ...more
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Kenjiro Hata, Hayate the Combat Butler, vol. 3 (ViZ, 2007)

In this amusing installment of the series, Hayate is challenged to a duel by Nagi's fiancee, Wataru Tachibana. Quandary: does he let the guy win? And if so, how can he make it look as if he's not letting the guy win? Of course, he messes it up, and hilarity ensues, all of which masks such obviousl questions as “Nagi's old enough to have a fiancee?” and “someone actually plans on trying to put up with her for the rest of his life?”Maybe Ha
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Mar 27, 2011 Alexander Case rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anime fans
Shelves: anime-manga
I really enjoyed the book. Some of the humor was pretty good (though aimed directly at anime fans), but even if you're not an otaku, most of the humor is still something you can get.
Timothy
Jan 29, 2011 Timothy rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
More enjoyable 'combat butler' comedy. In this volume we learn more about Nagi's fiance, Wataru (and his maid, Saki). Plus, more Nursing Robot Eight comedy.
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