The creepiness of an old man befriending a bunch of preteens is present in both versions, but this line, uttered by Moe, is considerably watered down. This happens right as Moe meets Misty for the first time:
Moe: "You remind me of my granddaughter."
Misty: "We don't have any money, but we'd be happy to work to pay for any damages."
Originally, Ryuu tells Kasumi
that things would be more fun if she was eight years older.
(Kasumi is twelve years old, so if she was eight years older, she'd be twenty. Twenty is the age when most people in Japan are considered to be adults).