- Hibiki's reactions to cutting down her opponents (turn on "Cruel Fight" on the system dip switch settings). The first time it happens, she'll gasp and shake her head in disbelief. By the third kill, she'll start sobbing.
- The canonical ending of 2, especially when you play as Kaede. Great! The Sealing Maiden is here, and so are the Four Guardians, and they can now initiate the ritual to close off Hell Gate! Except... the Sealing Maiden is Yuki and she already set her mind to sacrifice herself to close off the Gate. Kaede was absolutely devastated that his childhood friend bade him farewell and completed her sacrifice to close Hell Gate.
Tear Jerker / The Last Blade