- While Taruho's death is heartbreaking. Shion shedding tears for him did show that she saw him as a valued friend, and not simply a disposable servant.
- Once Shion's sealing technique fails on Moryo. Naruto comes in, and the pair start fighting. Moryo moves in to deliver the finishing blow (just like in Shion's vision), but Naruto is protected by a shield at the last minute. As it turned out, Shion had deliberately granted some of the power from her bell to him earlier without his knowledge.
- Followed up by Naruto saving Shion from having to sacrifice herself.
Heartwarming / Naruto Shippuden: The Movie