Blessfield has Shihomi and Carret throw salt at the monitor to ward off the "Evil spirit" after a deal with Prospector ends up costing him the money he had just made on the mission.
In Mission 25, if Sinclyine engages a unit with a female pilot (and he usually goes after the Nadesico), he gets chewed out by the every female on the team.
In the New Game+ version of episode 32, Hikaru ropes several of the boys into helping her finish her manga. Hayato notices that Sōsuke's shading consists of endless repeats of the message; "I wanna get out of here" in Morse Code.
The game takes a six-month Time Skip halfway through that also encompasses the ones taken in many of the component series'. The lengths of the originals varied between a few months to ten years in their original canons, which are naturally handwaved away in the game. This means, however, that little Ruri-ruri develops the equivalent of three years in one hell of a growth spurt.