Honorifics are words which are used when addressing or referring to people, providing certain connotations. In Japanese, the language in which the Miniskirt Pirates/Mouretsu Pirates series was originally released, a wide array of honorific suffixes are used, attached to a person's given or family name, and are generally an important part of everyday speech.
- After Marika acquired some fame following the search for the Golden Ghost Ship, various students at Hakuoh Academy started referring to her as 'Marika-sama' .
- Marika and some others refer to Kanata Mugen as 'Kanata-kun' .
- The yacht club's mascot is called Odette-kun .
- Chiaki Kurihara is often referred to as Chiaki-chan by Marika Kato and others, to her annoyance .
- Nat Nashfall calls Coorie Coo-chan, which she doesn't like .
-senpai is a honorific which is used when addressing a senior, such as an upperclassman at school or a senior colleague at work.
- Given that a large part of the series involves students, '-senpai' is often used when junior students refer to senior students.
- Given that he is their advisor and a teacher, most of the yacht club members refer to Kane McDougal with '-sensei'.