* The whole reason Yukina wants to experience love personally is to make a love novel that her readers happy. It's that kind of plucky determination eventually leads Yukina to experience love for the first time in her life.
* Akira defends Yukina when Shigure's fangirls gang up on her about her closeness to Shigure.
* When Yukina [[spoiler:tries to sever ties with Shigure by ending their "love" missions (which Shigure initially wanted to get out of in the first place)]], Shigure isn't willing to give up Yukina without a fight, showing that he's really begun fall for Yukina.
* [[spoiler:Shigure telling Yukina to fall in love with him, mirroring her words to him in the first chapter.]]