Original title: 旋風管家 Romanized title: Xuan Feng Guan Jia Broadcast Network: FTV Broadcast Period: 06-19-2011 to 09-11-2011 Rating: PG-13
When a bad idea goes horribly wrong, can it turn out in the end to be a good thing? Ling Qi Sa (George Hu), who goes by “Xiao Sa,” is a young man who was not born to the right parents. His irresponsible parents have accumulated such a large gambling debt that Xiao Sa has had to hold two jobs while attending school to help the family survive. But on a very bad day when Xiao Sa loses both his jobs, he also finds out that this parents have fled from the mafia and saddled him with all of their debt. To add salt to injury, his parents also went to his former employer and collected his last paycheck before they took off! Realizing that being a good son and student have gotten him nowhere, Xiao Sa decides that he should be a bad guy and kidnap a rich heiress to pay off his debts. He targets Xiao Zhi (Park Shin Hye), the daughter of a wealthy family. But in a complicated glitch, it turns out there are other thugs who came up with the same idea to kidnap Xiao Zhi, and Xiao Sa ends up saving her from the thugs instead. Xiao Zhi then hires Xiao Sa as her butler, but the job is anything but dull as danger seems to await her around every corner! “Hayate the Combat Butler” is a 2011 Taiwanese drama series. It is based on the Japanese shōnen manga series by Kenjiro Hata.