"Living in space, you may be called upon to make split-second decisions at any time. In space, there's neither air around you, nor ground to step upon. And a single, minor mistake may prove fatal. Once aboard a spaceship, you must continue making the right decisions. But that is what it means to live in space. Kato Marika was a master of these decisions. One with the true right to be a citizen of space."
"Great resolve turns to everyday life, and peace sets in. But that is only temporary. A pirate's days are never dull. How will the girl pirate captain read the fierce winds? Next time, on Mouretsu Pirates: Peace Does Not Last. Look forward to it."
Marika's approval as the Bentenmaru's new captain and an altered version of her raid swordfight are featured as events in Fever Mouretsu Pirates.
During the Princess Apricot's touchdown, the red star and its surroundings, presumably the red giant Lambdall, greatly resembles images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the variable star, V838 Monocerotis.