* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming : Several, [[spoiler: especially the ending.]]
* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler: Matsukura locks up Kichou and a pregnant girl named Yone in a [[DrowningPit water prison]].]]
* NightmareFuel: Natsuki's ''bloody'' ImagineSpot [[spoiler: about the massacred Christians from Shimabara.]]
** The ColdBloodedTorture that several Christians were about to go through in Unzen before [[spoiler: Natsuki and Eiji's BigDamnHeroes]]. Being scalded to death with sulphuric water not only sounds horrible, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martyrs_of_Japan#Petrus_Kibe_Kasui_and_187_Companion_Martyrs_of_Japan but it was truly done in the Japanese anti-Christian persecution]]
* TearJerker: Natsuki [[http://mangafox.me/manga/amakusa_1637/v01/c001/20.html staring at the devastation around her]] after the Kobe earthquake.
** Also, [[spoiler: the real Shirou's death at the hands of the mentally broken Naozumi]].