--Glad to see the subtle* hints that they'll pick this up again at some point in the future
*subtle=Mack truck with horns blaring

--Glad to see clearer confirmation that Tsukishima did, in fact, die. Would've been too retarded if he didn't. And he got a much better send-off here.

--Sad to see that they completely omitted the Chuck-E-Cheese-Ginjou smiling shot. It was superbly drawn in the manga, and did a lot to humanize Ginjou in the end. Spent the rest of the episode after he died waiting for it :-(