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  • In chapter 25, Raku drops everything and runs to search for Chitoge who got stranded in a forest. By the time he finds her, he's completely out of air because he's been running the entire time. After this incident Chitoge decides that they should call each other by their first names.
    It was dark and cramped, but when I cried, he came to save me.
    He always saves me when I cry.
  • Chapter 50: Raku and Chitoge own way of making up: "Of course I hate you!"
    • Raku's and Onodera's own private performance of Romeo and Juliette. Onodera was supposed to play Juliette, but sprained her ankle last-minute. This way, she was still able to create "a really special memory" together with Raku. No antics, just the two of them on the rooftop with the sunset as backdrop, playing the roles they practiced so hard for.
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  • Chapter 61: Raku works his ass off working as Chitoge's mother's secretary for two days straight without even sleeping, just so he can make her spend Christmas with her daughter. He's the best fake boyfriend ever.
  • Chapter 62: After some near failures and a high speed bicycle ride through to the airport, Raku's hard work pays off and Chitoge and her mom clear up their misunderstandings and get some much awaited bonding time alone together.
    • Exemplified even further in Episode 4 of the second season, this troper was emitting Manly Tears.
  • Shuu's arc in the spotlight, where he has to deal with his unrequited feelings for Kyoko (their teacher). Shuu had decided to not trouble her with a confession. However, after some advice from Tsugumi, Raku literally kicks Shuu's ass into confessing, remarking that "even the most thick-headed person can tell that your having no regrets is a lie". Raku even treats Shuu to that meal he promised him afterwards! What a bro.
  • The resolution of the Chapter where Chitoge loses her ribbon. Not just Raku retrieving her ribbon and Chitoge hugging him in thanks, but Chitoge actually had the replacement ribbon that Raku had bought for her sewn back together as a keepsake of what Raku did for her.
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  • Chapter 98: Onodera's reason for going to Bonyari High: Raku. She considers it an impure motive for picking a school, but went through with it because being able to see her crush was the closest thing she had to a dream.
  • Chapter 111: Marika eats one of the love candies produced by Beehive and starts falling in love with Tsugumi as an effect...but unlike the other girls, she's able to resist it. It shows just how powerful her love for Raku is.
  • Chapter 115: Ruri is lamenting that she didn't smile in what would turn out to be the last photo she'd ever take with her grandfather. Then Shuu show's up and gives her a photo of her and her grandfather fishing, both of them with big smiles on their faces.
    • A little bit before that has Ruri using a bunch of Shuu's photograph's of her and the gang, to show her grandfather that while she doesn't have a boyfriend she is far from alone. Her grandfather stays quiet and a bit confused during Ruri's entire explanation but by the end of it, and when she concludes that she cherishes the friendships she has forged over the series, he has a big smile contrasting Ruri's Broken Tears.
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  • Chapter 141: Proudly obnoxious and shamelessly perverted Shuu gently but firmly rejects a girl who confesses to him, saying it would be unfair to her otherwise because he's still not over Kyouko-sensei. He even praises her for being brave enough to confess.
  • Chapter 144: Raku and Kosaki are forced to spend the night together in the same room at an hot springs inn. They're both too nervous to sleep and are sleep-deprived the following morning as a result, but ultimately end up asleep leaning on each other during the return bus trip.
  • Chapter 149: Tsugumi recounts all the things Chitoge gave her. That includes her name, her birthday (on the day the two met), Chitoges friendship, and basically everything that makes Tsugumi more than just a cold hearted assassin. After that it's easy to see where Tsugumi's Undying Loyalty comes from.
  • Chapter 152 is full of these: During a school trip, Chitoge sneaks into Raku's room because she thinks he might feel lonely there. As they are planning their next day activities, Raku wonders when did it became natural to have her by his side. Later when Chitoge is about to leave, a thunderstorm starts and Chitoge -who's deathly afraid of thunders - clings to Raku. When Raku tries to check if she holding up, he finds hear sound asleep apparently calmed down by his presence.
  • Chapter 161 has Raku's Shut Up, Hannibal! towards Claude:
    So you're saying that because of that "bright future", you don't care what happens to her now? Are you sure you've been really watching her? Do you even know just how precious everyone is to her right now...!? Do you know how much effort she's put in to become friends with everyone after she transferred here...!? You know how much this means to her, and yet you're still trying to steal it all away from her!? You have no right to talk about her future!! HER FUTURE IS HER OWN!!!
  • Chapter 162 is also filled with these. The entirety of Beehive go against Claude's plans and make a petition for Chitoge to stay in Japan because they couldn't bear to see her cry, Tsugumi and Chitoge's reunion after she's freed from her confinement, The entirety of Chitoge's school friends group-glomping her after they find out she's staying in Japan, even Marika is happy beneath her competitive rivalry.
  • Throughout the entire Marika's Arranged Marriage Arc, Chitoge shows as much concern and dedication to rescuing Marika as Raku, while Marika gets a moment talking to Mikage where she reflects back on Chitoge with fondness. It goes to show that despite being outwardly hostile to each other, they are good friends. Chitoge even gives Marika some time alone with Raku at the end of the arc, and is failing to hold back tears as Marika departs.
  • Chitoge and Raku's date in 199, especially the high five in that game they played near the end, it shows how their relationship developed.
    • At one point, Chitoge offered to buy drinks for them. Raku thinks that because he didn't say anything, Chitoge will buy him the usual tea when he's still in a soda phase (a few chapters back, Shuu didn't know he had such a phase). He was surprised when he got soda instead and Chitoge knows that he's still in his phase. This moment starts Raku's realization that he fell in love with Chitoge.
  • When Shuu asks Raku to picture the girl that he'd like to experience the joys of life with, Raku ponders for a bit, searching through his thoughts while the audience sees that both Chitoge and Onodera run through his mind as he thinks.
  • Chitoge's dramatic hug to Marika in Chapter 224, coming off of a friendly, supportive push from the latter disguised as a "The Reason You Suck" Speech to Chitoge for backing away from her true feelings and desires in regards to pursuing romance with Raku.
  • Chapter 225 and 226 have Onodera finally confess to Raku. The idea that his childhood crush actually liked him back floors him, and he bursts into tears. Though it's also a sad moment because he's already chosen Chitoge in his mind and both he and Onodera full well know it.
    • Despite that, she tells him to go after her, and gives him her locket key. She saw that it wasn't going to work out, and she took it like a champ.
  • Chapter 227. Raku finally confesses to Chitoge. Chitoge accepts.
  • Shuu and Ruri's Romantic development near the end of the series.
    • Ruri starts to develop feelings for Shuu during an incedent when they had to deal with a lost child. He notices a lot of small things about the little girl, keeping her happy while looking for her parents, seeing all the good sides to Shuu. By the time they reunite her with her parents, she admits to herself that "she fell for a problematic guy".
    • As sort of a breather to all the events in the final arc, Shuu and Ruri are by themselves looking for Chitoge. After discussing who should end up with Raku, Shuu admits that he still has feelings for Kyoko. Ruri, inspired by this and recent events, states that she needs to take a step forward in romance herself. Surprised by this, Shuu asks who the lucky guy she likes is. She then takes that moment to bluntly confess to Shuu, saying that he will wait for his feelings for Kyoko to pass. Shuu is genuinely surprised by this and his reaction causes a genuine smile from her.
    • By the epilogue, they've been living together and saving up for their own wedding.

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