* Every interaction between Mamoru and his parents.
* The last five minutes of both series are guaranteed to draw warm tears from any with even half a heart.
* There's a minor scene in the first series where Mikoto ponders if she's TheLoad for not fighting in the front line. Guy assures her that it's because of her permissions that he can fight well, so she should never consider herself useless: She's fighting as a Brave too!