- Foe Yay: Neji and Tenten, with a hint of Mind Game Ship.
- Moral Event Horizon: Danzo killing the Third Hokage in the first chapter.
- Yumi killing Hana in order to get the Mangekyou Sharingan in Chapter 32. The only thing that may bring her back is that she promised Hana to not kill Kiba, who overheard her do it.
- True Neutral: The Aburame clan is acknowledged as this in Konoha. Except for Shino, who is Neutral Good.