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Hayate, the combat butler. 9 [graphic novel] / story and art by Kenjiro Hata ; [English adaptation, Mark Giambruno ; translation, Yuki Yoshioka & Cindy H. Yamauchi].

By: Hata, Kenjiro.
Contributor(s): Giambruno, Mark, 1957- | Yoshioka, Yuki.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Hayate the combat butler [graphic novel] ; 09. Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2008, c2007Description: 183 p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9781421519500 (pbk.).Subject(s): Young adult fiction | Graphic novels | Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Translations into English | Teenage boys -- Comic books, strips, etc | Teenage girls -- Comic books, strips, etc | Butlers -- Comic books, strips, etc | Yakuza -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc | Parents -- Comic books, strips, etc | Children of the rich -- Comic books, strips, etc | Rich people -- Comic books, strips, etc | Debtor and creditor -- Comic books, strips, etc | Japanese wit and humor, PictorialDDC classification: 741.5952 Summary: "Since the tender age of nine, Hayate Ayasaki has busted his behind at various part-time jobs to support his degenerate gambler parents. And how do they repay their son's selfless generosity? By selling his organs to the yakuza to cover their debts! But fate throws Hayate a bone...sort of. Hayate owes a debt of gratitude to Hinagiku--the cute, sporty, and all around perfect-in-every-conceivable-way student body president--and as her March 3rd birthday draws near, the bankrupt butler tries hard to come up with an appropriate present. But with final exams on the horizon, will he have time to prepare Hinagiku a heartfelt gift and pass his classes? Later, an ancient curse makes Hayate appear as if he's wearing women's clothing--and if it isn't broken, Hayate will be doomed to live out the rest of his days in drag! But, seeing as he looks really cute in a maid's uniform, maybe that isn't a bad thing" -- p. [4] of cover.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Comic Book Sunshine Library (DIY)
Comic & Manga T HATA Available I6984545
Comic Book Deer Park Library
Comic & Manga T HATA Available I6984553
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Translated from the Japanese.

Reads from right to left.

"Since the tender age of nine, Hayate Ayasaki has busted his behind at various part-time jobs to support his degenerate gambler parents. And how do they repay their son's selfless generosity? By selling his organs to the yakuza to cover their debts! But fate throws Hayate a bone...sort of. Hayate owes a debt of gratitude to Hinagiku--the cute, sporty, and all around perfect-in-every-conceivable-way student body president--and as her March 3rd birthday draws near, the bankrupt butler tries hard to come up with an appropriate present. But with final exams on the horizon, will he have time to prepare Hinagiku a heartfelt gift and pass his classes? Later, an ancient curse makes Hayate appear as if he's wearing women's clothing--and if it isn't broken, Hayate will be doomed to live out the rest of his days in drag! But, seeing as he looks really cute in a maid's uniform, maybe that isn't a bad thing" -- p. [4] of cover.

Rated T+ for older teen.

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