With the Negima Magister Negi Magi: Anime Final and Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven is a Place on Earth double bill scheduled to hit Japanese theaters on August 27th, a new Hayate the Combat Butler: Girls Graphics art book is scheduled to be released on August 10th.
The 160 page book, retailing for 2,800 yen, features art by Hayate the Combat Butler manga author Kenjiro Hata, illustrated for posters, anime covers, color manga pages and like. A limited edition will be available with a different cover and limited edition Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven is a Place on Earth ticket art.
The official site for the anime movie double bill is online at http://www.negihaya.com
Akiyuki Shinbo (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) and Shaft will be handling the exploits of Ken Akamatsu's boy wizard, Negima, while Hideto Komori steps up from animation director to head chair on Manglobe's (The World God Only Knows, Samurai Champloo) production of the adventures of debt burdened teen servant/bodyguard Hayate. It was previously announced that fripside will be singing the theme song for the Hayate no Gotoku movie.