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* The second season finale was this combined with a TearJerker.

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* The entire second season finale was this combined with a TearJerker.


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* Suezo trying to protect a young Furred Suezo from bullies because he reminds Suezo of when he got bullied when he was little. When Suezo enters a tournament he manages to beat a much larger opponent thanks to Furred Suezo cheering him on.

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* Allan's reunion with his Worm.


* Genki and Holly bonding with Tiger after his pack is killed.

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* Episode 5 "Tiger of the Wind", Genki and Holly bonding with Tiger after his pack is killed.



** Although the really heartwarming bit from that sequence is Golem gently picking Holly up, whereupon she stands up on his palm, throws her head back, eyes closed and a big happy smile on her face, and says "From now on, the rain will make me happy."

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** Although the really heartwarming bit from that sequence is Golem gently picking Holly up, whereupon she stands up on his palm, throws her head back, eyes closed and a big happy smile on her face, and says "From now on, the rain will make me happy." happy".



* Holly resolving to stick by Suezo in "Battle With the Big Bad Four."

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* Holly resolving to stick by Suezo in "Battle With the Big Bad Four."Four".



* Golem befriending and falling in love with Undine, referring to them as soulmates.

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* Episode 24 "Undine's Lake" Golem befriending and falling in love with Undine, referring to them as soulmates.



* Genki and Mocchi apologizing to each other in "Renocraft, Slayer in the Sand."

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* Genki and Mocchi apologizing to each other in "Renocraft, Slayer in the Sand."Sand".



** The Japanese version of the last episode shows an epilogue English viewers missed out on; [[spoiler: Genki being able to visit Monster Rancher world whenever he wants, and Mocchi somehow having the power to appear in the "Real" world, and that only other children can see him. It also includes shots of the others in peaceful lives]]

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** The Japanese version of the last episode shows an epilogue English viewers missed out on; [[spoiler: Genki being able to visit Monster Rancher world whenever he wants, and Mocchi somehow having the power to appear in the "Real" world, and that only other children can see him. It also includes shots of the others in peaceful lives]]lives]].

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* After winning a major tournament, your monster will usually ask for something it likes to celebrate.


* The first game only has the Loyalty meter and the monster's obedience to indicate their affinity for you. Starting with 2, though, a Monster can like you so much that they'll want to play with you. It's really, ''really'' hard to say "No" to this.

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* The first game only has the Loyalty meter and the monster's obedience to indicate their affinity for you. Starting with 2, though, a Monster can like you so much that they'll want to play with you. It's really, ''really'' hard to say "No" to this.this, especially since they have a better chance of getting great results on their next drill because of how happy it makes them when you say "Yes."


* When a Monster likes you so much they want to play with you.

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* When The first game only has the Loyalty meter and the monster's obedience to indicate their affinity for you. Starting with 2, though, a Monster likes can like you so much they that they'll want to play with you.you. It's really, ''really'' hard to say "No" to this.


* Episode 73 has Mum Mew screaming that she likes herself just as she is when Moo's soul starts to consume her and the others. After an entire season of buying exercise gadgets and hating being called old, when her life is on the line Mum Mew accepts herself and her body image.
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* ** Episode 73 has Mum Mew screaming that she likes herself just as she is when Moo's soul starts to consume her and the others. After an entire season of buying exercise gadgets and hating being called old, when her life is on the line Mum Mew accepts herself and her body image.
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* In Monster Rancher 4, Phayne once had a Mocchi. He had no parents, so it was his only friend. But he treated it more like a stuffed animal, never thinking about its feelings or needs. One day, when his Mocchi didn't even want to be outside, they were attacked by a stray monster. The Mocchi lunged for it, and they both fell into the sea. After that, Phayne was unable to raise Mocchis. It has a happy ending, though. After you beat Geras, Phayne's Mocchi returns, and is said to be living comfortably with other Mocchis.


* Tiger and Grey Wolf's reunion.

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* Tiger and Grey Wolf's reunion.reunion in Season 3.

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** Tiger tried to act like an AloofBigBrother so that Grey Wolf would toughen up, but he [[BigBrotherInstinct ends up]] crumbling a few seconds after his little brother starts crying. Their flashback ends with Grey Wolf happily snuggling into Tiger and calling him the best big brother ever.


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* Tiger and Grey Wolf's reunion.
** Because they're about to face each other in a Monster fighting tournament, Tiger purposely acts like a jerk to Grey Wolf so that the latter wouldn't be held back by his emotions. However, Tiger ends up being the one to instinctively hold himself back when he's unable to use his most powerful attack while he has Grey Wolf cornered, not wanting to go all out on his younger brother.
** Then when Grey Wolf gets caught off guard by another monster attacking him from the side, Tiger instantly leaps in front of him to protect him with the lightning attack he was previously unable to use.

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* Episode 73 has Mum Mew screaming that she likes herself just as she is when Moo's soul starts to consume her and the others. After an entire season of buying exercise gadgets and hating being called old, when her life is on the line Mum Mew accepts herself and her body image.

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* Captain Astro. He tells Genki and Holly of how the ancient people ran out of resources and forced the Astros to look for more, working them well past their breaking points. Many of the Astros died, and now the Captain accuses humans of being evil and destructive. Genki tells him that not ''all'' humans are like that, but he won't listen... until Genki risks everything to save his life as they're about to go down a waterfall. With Suezo's grip on them weakening, Astro shoots his rocket fist to save Genki, finally realizing not all humans are bad. Despite the fall, Captain Astro meets with his troops and tells them to call off their war on the humans, asking that they try to enjoy their freedom... and then dies.
** ''Genki'' was absolutely heartbroken over it, only jumping up happily after being prompted to. But as he was crying, one of the other Astros wiped away his tears.


* "The Courageous Seven" has the Searchers working as fast as they can to build a new dam before the one some Evil Hares damaged breaks, flooding a village. While they manage to construct one in time, the first dam breaks and it looks as if the new dam won't hold up. Cue Genki running towards it and ''holding back the falling dam by himself''. His determination to not let Moo win inspires the other Searchers, and eventually the entire town, to join him in holding back the dam... and once everyone joins together in pushing on it, it holds.

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* "The Courageous Seven" has the Searchers working as fast as they can to build a new dam before the one some Evil Hares damaged breaks, flooding a village. While they manage to construct one in time, the first dam breaks and it looks as if the new dam won't hold up. Cue Genki running towards it and ''holding back the falling dam by himself''. His determination to not let Moo win inspires the other Searchers, and eventually the entire town, to join him in holding back the dam... and once everyone joins together in pushing on it, together, it holds.



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* The intro to ''Monster Rancher 4'' has the hero and his Monsters getting Rio a flower.

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* Genki's reunion with everyone in Season 3.

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