Despite the damage done, in episode 2/ the morning after Van’s battle with the Moes, Ms. Yamano tells Van he’s allowed to keep his LBX, provided “that he doesn't lose to anyone” with her smile. Considering what happened before, its good to see the pain has mended.
Later on in the battle with Hanz’s lackies, Kazu shows up to help Van and Amy win the battle. Also a moment from Gabe, instead of running way, went to Kazu to help his friends.
After Kazu’s LBX gets destroyed, rather than sulk, he instantly comes up with a plan to help Van and Amy.
Even better, the Five-Man Band try to help Kazu pick a new model for him to enjoy.
Ken giving Kazu a brand new Gladiator LBX for him to use for a while. At the end of the episode, Kazu is gladly smiling while having a more friendly battle with Amy.
Episode 30 shows that Professor Yamano has so much faith in Kazu as Van’s best friend that he knew Van would pick Kazu to join him in the cyberworld to reclaim the Infinity Engine’s pieces so he made Fenrir as Hunter’s evolution. Its even better in the anime because in the games, Master Otaku just picked Kazu to go with Van, but in the anime Van made that choice over Dak and Hanz
Van’s mother encouraging her son to be the best LBX player, win Artemis, and bring their family back. Kudos for Van’s mother for still having faith that her husband was still alive after he went missing…and she was correct.
The fact that Kazu still had the strength to help Van and Amy win against Hanz despite his LBX being destroyed.
Ken making a Gladiator frame for Kazu to borrow for a while after losing his LBX.
During the Catacombs Contest, Hanz gives Van his Destroyer’s arm in place of Achilles’ damaged arm, which he uses against Dak in the semi-finals. Even though the weight distribution was an issue and Dak kept insulting the two, it helped Van win against Dak. The Power of Friendship isn’t just in the sister series.
Despite the circumstances, Ban and Jon, father and son are finally reunited. And when Jon's escape plan saves everyone, Jon entrusts his son to win Artemis
Team Ban and the Asian Regional Champions, Team Morigani interacting. While not having to save the world, they make good batch of a Friendly Rivarly and much better than the American Duo Champions.
Justin being appalled about what his grandfather and the Innovators did to Yuuya so much that he sides with Van to ends Yuya’s suffering. Its one of the early signs we see that Justin is a good person deep down.
Kazu giving Ban a hug when he wins Artemis. The Power Trio had the dream to win, and they accomplished that.