Over it's long run, Anime/TheMysteriousCitiesOfGold has had it's share of Heartwarming Moments.
* After having to destroy the Solaris, Tao is cheered up by Esteban and Zia.
[[folder:Season 2 and Beyond]]
* After Mendoza confirms that the Travelling Prophet was Estaban's father, Esteban is distraught over his father's [[spoiler:presumed]] death. He runs away and contemplates being adopted, but soon realizes that his friends ARE his family.
* Thirty years after the series went off air and after languishing in DevelopmentHell, in 2012 the original creators launched season 2.
* And the third season is currently set to air mid-October of 2016. We won't have to wait another thirty years!