- Within the space of a week, Kintaro creating a brand new (and much improved over the original) OS to replace the product he destroyed in Episode 1.
- Kintaro standing up to Naoko, her father, and his Yakuza henchmen in Episode 2, and winning the genuine respect of both her and her father.
Mr. Katsuda: He's a strong man, despite his youth and relative inexperience. He didn't try to make any excuses. A man like that is worth keeping around.
- Kintaro uses his bicycle to race a woman using a racing motorcycle. And he wins.
- Effortlessly kicking Kogure's ass definitely counts.