Of course the "returning lost love" cliche involved a slightly older Loli.
Imagine Manaka's train of thought when overhearing Coco:
"Well, that could be another Minori..."
(Your boobs are mine!)
"Nope, that's definitely my Minori"
After Teru's date mission with Pesha, Iko knew she had a lot of ground to cover if she wanted to retain her position as (main) girlfriend, so she made sure to go above and beyond when taking care of her. They even call each other by first name!
The mandatory cold episode sure got some weird timing, though.
It's not a real manga unless we get a swimsuit chapter. X being completely white caught me off guard.
And apparently Hayate made a big mistake when she first transformed, maybe even killed someone, which is why she doesn't believe in herself, and wishes to spare even her enemies.