* When [[spoiler: Arima finally reveals his DarkAndTroubledPast after some prodding from Yukino]], not only all of his friends decide to help him to [[spoiler: avert his EvilMatriarch of a biological mother]], but [[spoiler: his aunt/adoptive mom Shizune]] joins in. She gets the best part via first [[spoiler: [[TakingTheBullet taking a swing from Ryoko and her heavy purse to the head]] ]] to protect him, then [[spoiler: slapping Ryoko across the face]] and ''then'' [[spoiler: verbally humiliating her.]]
* [[spoiler:Adult!Soichiro [[DodgeTheBullet dodging a bullet]]]].
** [[spoiler:Adult!Soichiro managing to solve a case just before the ceremony of his and Yukino's daughter, Sakura Arima.]]
* As twisted and narcissistic as it is, Yukino managing to fool everyone up until she meets Arima is pretty impressive.
** Making her CharacterDevelopment of finally coming to terms with who she is and that there are people out there who are better than her even more refreshing and beautiful.
* [[spoiler: Yukino manages to becomes a '''surgeon''' (plastic surgeon) after [[TeenPregnancy her pregnancy at 15]], she continued to study and fulfilled what she wanted to do. Even though it wasn't seen, Yukino being able to do this is nothing short of inspiring.]]
* A small one, but [[spoiler: seeing Hiroyuki go PapaWolf when he discovered that Yukino is pregnant was pretty coo.]]
* Yukino managing to [[spoiler:earn respect from Soichiro's bitter Aunt Eiko when the two first meet.]]
* [[MamaBear Shizune threatening the other Arima children for bullying Soichiro as a child.]]
* The entire '''"Steel Snow"''' play. It was the 2nd favorite event for the entire school.
** This troper just finds the acting believable and breathtaking every time.
* How all the friendships Arima and Yukino made in high school was still strong even in adulthood.