I felt that this recent episode was just too good to go without saying something about it. One of the main things that kind of disappointed me about the first season as how little focus they gave to Maria. It seemed that she was such an interesting character but they just sidestepped any development of her character and personality, not really giving her any more of a role then support, when she could have been more. However thankfully that seems to not be the case so far in this season. Not only did this episode give her some time near the end which seems like itâ€™ll carry over to her being important next episode, but a couple of episodes ago she was focused on a lot too. Hayate and she talked about Valentines and such; she got quite a lot of focus then too. All in all it seems sheâ€™s getting much more focus then she was before with the previous episode, this one, and what is inevitably to come. Plus it was just pure awesome win to see her in a school uniform, and the glasses just pushed it to the top.
What’s even more, that made this episode awesome, was the huge focus on Hinagiku. While Hina has been given more attention then Maria, she still deserves a bit more and like Maria is definitely a fan favorite, at least a favorite of mine. This episode gave her a lot of very interesting focus and it looks like sheâ€™ll be getting even more in the next episode or soon after. Hayate staying over at her house is definitely a big opportunity for some more development to happen. I really do hope more does happen, but I have a feeling not a lot will. I always tend to want more romance in series like this. However the main thing about this series is comedy so the romance potential it has will most likely get sidestepped. Still, itâ€™s nice to see Hina getting some screen time as well as Maria.