Re: Episode 1
Nagi has an imouto! Allegedly, anyway.
Tsugumi Ruri is, as far as I know, a completely new character and she's adorable with an evil streak. She's like an evil version of Tsumiki from Acchi Kocchi, but with Takayama Maria's voice. She's *fantastic* in her fairly brief appearance here, so I expect very good things from her in the rest of the show.
Really like the Ruka-centric ED. I'm hoping for Ruka to have a decent role in the show, other than just symbolic narrator and background idol. I've been assuming she'd have a significant role since she was shown in the PV.
The episode wasn't nearly as hilarious as previous Hayate show's were at the best but I got lots of Nagi (who I love), a pretty amusing variant on Nagi's kidnapping from when she and Hayate first met, and a wonderful new character. I'd say it was a fairly good episode.
My main gripe is that Nagi getting the drink and taking the sip had some rather bizarre timing.
Avatar: Kuroneko (Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai)