Since the majority of people look 'ordinary' or worse? it's nice to see something directly addressing the 'normal' looking girls!
After all, there is often a tigress hidden under their quiet exteriors! Not always, but sometimes :D
A billion points to Touma for being up front about non-commitment/exclusivity.
I don't get why people are sad about this story. Characters pairing off isn't a requisite for their happiness.
Yeah, the Prince is very open about her intentions and the MC gains self-esteem and a yuri awakening. Now she's prime to go out and find her own girlfriend. A modestly happy ending, but happy nevertheless.