* ActingForTwo - At least three:
** Creator/YokoHikasa as Dora, the GuestFighter [[LightNovel/IchibanUshiroNoDaiMaou Junko Hattori]] and Seikon No Qwaser's Hana Katsuragi.
** Creator/AyaHirano as Nanael and GuestFighter Seikon No Qwaser's Katja
** Creator/RieKugimiya as Melona, Rana and [[spoiler:Weiss]]
* AllStarCast: Excluding Aldra (at least in the original series) and, in less degree, Irma's [=VA=]'s
* AlanSmithee - The English dub's cast. Only Leina, Nanael, Setra and the Count Vance's voice actors are credited by their real names.
* HeAlsoDid: Many of the artists who designed many of the characters are well known for many other series they worked before:
** '''Hirokazu Hisayuki''' (''The Vance Sisters''): Character designer in ''Anime/FutureGPXCyberFormula'', ''Anime/GEARFighterDendoh'' and ''MyHime''.
** '''Kazuhiro Takamura''' (''Airi''): Directed and character designed ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' and ''Anime/VividredOperation''.
** '''Keiji Goto''' (''Aine and Charlotte'') Character Designer in ''MartianSuccessorNadesico and KiddyGrade''.
** '''Hirotaka Akaga''' (''Irma and Laila''): Character Designer in ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' 2 & 3.
** '''Kaneko Hiraku''' (''Cattleya and Rana''): Character Designer in ''ManyuHikencho and Anime/{{Witchblade}}''
** '''Akio "Popoyon Rock" Watanabe''' (''Cute, Jean, Maron and Aruta''): Character Designer in ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'' and its sequels, ''Anime/NurseWitchKomugi'' and ''Anime/TheSoulTaker''.
** '''Kuuchuu Yousai''' (''Nanael and Izumi''): Guest Character Designer in ''HalfMinuteHero''.
** '''Koume Keito''' (''Huit and Vingt''): Illustrator in the ''SpiceAndWolf'' light novels (but not in the anime).
** '''Haruyuki Morisawa''' (''Captain Liliana''): Character designer in ''DreamCClub'' and ''LightNovel/BakaAndTestSummonTheBeasts''.
** '''Niθ''' (''Alice and everyone else from the Queen's Gate novels'') Character Designer in ''{{Demonbane}}'' and ''LightNovel/HyakkaRyouranSamuraiGirls''.
** '''[=MatsuRyu=]''' (''Alleyne and [[spoiler: Werbellia The Swamp Witch]]''): Character Designer in ''VisualNovel/CrossChannel''.
** '''Shinichiro Otsuka''' (''Annie''): Character Designer in ''SummonNight X'' and ''UnchainedBlades''.
** '''Kantaka''' (''Aldra and Gretel''): Character Designer in ''KoihimeMusou''.
** '''Rin-Sin''' (''Animated adaptations' character designer''): Character Designer in ''IkkiTousen''.
* HeyItsThatVoice -- The ''[[AllStarCast entire cast]]'' and due to the [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters incredible size of the cast]], it has its [[HeyItsThatVoice/QueensBlade own page]].
* DerivativeWorks:
** [[ComicBookAdaptation Manga Adaptation]]: A very odd case: Besides the gamebooks, we have also, not one or two, but '''six''' different manga adaptations from both the original series and ''Rebellion'':
*** ''Queen's Blade Anthology'': An anthology of short, funny, stories from many different artists.
*** ''Queen's Blade Struggle'': Basically, [[ExcusePlot the whole plot of this manga shows the girls fighting in the titular tournament and nothing else]].
*** ''Queen's Blade Rurou no Senshi'': The manga adaptation of the first anime season, but with some differences in plot.
*** ''Queen's Blade Hide & Seek'': The same as the above, but the plot is seen from Elina's POV, and many different stuff from the original plot of the anime. Also includes the plot of the second season.
*** ''Queen's Blade Rebellion Zero'': An interquel that takes place between the events from the [=OVAs=] and the regular ''Rebellion'' series, but with a [[DarkerAndEdgier more darker plot.]]
*** ''Queen's Blade Rebellion: The Princess Knight of the Blue Storm'': The manga adaptation of the Illustrated Stories (not from the anime) who expands some unexplained stuff from them.
* NowWhichOneWasThatVoice: In a odd inversion of this trope, Owen's ''Japanese'' voice isn't listed in the final episode cast list and, to this date, it hasn't been explained why he's not listed in the cast. Averted with his English voice actor.
** Played straight with Delmore's English voice actor.
* PopStarComposer: Naomi Tamura, who sings the OP theme of ''Queen's Blade Rebellion'' is maybe well known for singing the [[EarWorm catchy]] opening themes in ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth'', another fantasy series.
* RecycledScript: The script of the second ''Beautiful Warriors'' [=OVA=] recycles the plot of the ''Queen's Blade Bitoshi Retsuden: Adventure of the Vagrant Warrior'' book who originally starred Leina and Claudette vs Nyx. They're replaced by both Nowa and Alleyne instead, and the battle against Nyx is in a beach in the [=OVA=] rather than a volcano like in the book.
* RelationshipVoiceActor --
** As an interesting tidbit, both [[Creator/RieKugimiya Melona]] and [[Creator/AtsukoTanaka Claudette's]] [=VAs=] voiced [[TheGoldenCompass Lyra and Ms. Coulter]] respectively in the Japanese TV dub of TheGoldenCompass. [[HilariousInHindsight the funny part about this]] is, while in QueensBlade one is the villain and the another is one of the heroines, in the Japanese dub of TheGoldenCompass both [=VAs=] get their ''roles inverted'' this time around.
** Most of the female cast of the series also worked in the Japanese dub of Series/ColdCase. The [[HilariousInHindsight hilarious part]] of this is most of them voiced many of the victims or murderers of that series. Even more hilarious is the fact that Creator/AtsukoTanaka (Claudette) dubs the main protagonist, Lilly Rush, whose main job is solve ''those'' murders.
** By sheer coincidence (or maybe not), most of the female cast also worked in the VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'s few voiced works:
*** Creator/AyaEndo (Annelotte) voiced Yukari Yakumo in the ''VideoGame/KoumajouDensetsu'' doujin game and Creator/KikukoInoue (Branwen) also voiced Yukari in the ''Anime/MusouKakyouASummerDaysDream'' fanime. This also makes the entire scene when both Annelotte and Branwen faces off extremely [[HilariousInHindsight funny]] since Yukari is literally beating the crap out of ''herself''.
*** YuKobayashi (Siggy) voiced her shikigami, Ran Yakumo.
*** Creator/EriKitamura (Alleyne and Cham Cham) voiced Remilia Scarlet in VideoGame/KoumajouDensetsu
*** Creator/MikakoTakahashi (Nowa) voiced Patchouli Knowledge in Musou Kakyou
*** HarukaTomatsu (Sanyang) voiced Alice Margatroid and Komachi Onozuka in VideoGame/KoumajouDensetsu,
*** Creator/SatomiSato (Laila and Arane) voiced Hong Meiling in KD
*** HisakoKanemoto (Aine) voiced Flandre Scarlet in KD
*** Creator/RinaSato ([[{{Tekken}} Lilly]]) voiced Reimu Hakurei, just like Creator/MaiNakahara (Maron) also does in Musou Kakyou.
*** Creator/AkiToyosaki (Mirim, Ramshel and Sushel) voiced Suika Ibuki in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/AyumiFujimura (Pyura) voiced Aya Shameimaru in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/RieTanaka (Nyx) voiced Sakuya Izayoi in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/YukaIguchi (Cerate) voiced Tewi Inaba in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/SayuriYahagi (Lamica) voiced Reisen Udongei Inaba in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/HitomiNabatame (Shizuka) voiced Eirin Yagokoro in Musou Kakyou
*** Creator/YokoHikasa (Dora, Hana and [[LightNovel/IchibanUshiroNoDaiMaou Junko]]) voiced Marisa Kirisame in Fushigi no Gensokyo 2: Miracle Party.
*** KaoriMizuhashi (Elina and Lou) voiced Kaisen Ibaraki in Fushigi no Gensokyo 2: Miracle Party.[[note]]Oddly enough, she didn't voice Parsee [[TheDanza Mizuhashi]], despise Elina and Parsee are very similar in personality.[[/note]]
** In the same way, most of the female cast also worked in MobileSuitGundamAGE
*** Both Leina and Tomoe become the second generation BridgeBunnies of the Diva, and also two of the Vegan aces from the Magicians Eight squad.
*** Creator/KanaeIto (Airi) voices [[IllGirl Lu Anon]]
*** Creator/HiroshiKamiya (Jean) voices [[CharClone Zeheart Gallete]]
*** Creator/RyokaYuzuki (Cattleya) voices Girard Spriggan [[spoiler:whose real name is [[CastingGag Reina]] and trying to avenge her loved one, rather to rescue him]]
*** MinakoKotobuki (Izumi) voices [[DarkChick Fram Nara.]]
*** Creator/AyaEndo (Annelotte) voices both Emily Armond and Unoa Asuno as an adult.
** Many of the main cast also previously worked on ''Videogame/OdinSphere'', and curiously, [[WholePlotReference the plot of the first season of the animated adaptation seems to be inspired in the game]]:
*** Creator/AyakoKawasumi (Leina) voiced Gwendolyn, who shares her background, but her personality mimics Claudette instead.
*** Creator/MamikoNoto (Tomoe) voiced Mercedes, whose personality is more akin to Nanael, being both winged beings with annoying personalities.
*** Creator/SayakaOhara (Melpha) voiced Griselda, who shares Maria Vance's background (being the respective dead relative who everyone idolizes, except in Videogame/OdinSphere, she voiced the dead ''elder sister'')
*** Creator/TakakoHonda (The Head Archangel) voiced Queen Elfaria, who is also a winged being and a BigGood, except she ''dies'' early in the game, and being an authority figure for another winged being (Nanael in QB and Mercedes in OS, being the latter her daughter)
** A very odd one between QueensBlade and the Franchise/TombRaider franchise happens here: [[YukoKaida Risty]], [[Creator/AtsukoTanaka Claudette]] and [[Creator/TakakoHonda The Head Archangel]]'s voice actresses have one thing in common: The three of them dubbed '''Lara Croft!'''
* ScheduleSlip: Of the American [=DVDs=]. And also Queen's Blade Rebellion, since they haven't posted more episodes due to Hobby Japan trying to promote the QB gamebooks in the U.S., but it will resume on December 2011.
** It also happens with some gamebooks (Painkiller Kotone and Sen Tokugawa's ones are the most notorious examples, since their gamebooks were announced since 2011 and they haven't released yet, even when Kotone appeared in ''Queen's Gate Spiral Chaos''). In fact Hobby Japan is really notorious for doing that, and not giving any explanations.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen - Originally, the ''Queen's Blade Spiral Chaos'' game was planned as a multi-series crossover game ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars''-style, but using non-mecha series (besides QueensBlade, other anime series were planned to appear) but it wasn't possible those series to be included, due to the authors and companies being reticent to allow their characters being crossed-over with other characters from other series. The sequel, ''Queen's Gate Spiral Chaos'' is the closest thing to the original idea Banpresto was able to get and still they weren't allowed to use Kasumi from the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' series and she's replaced with both Franchise/WonderMomo and [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Noel Vermillion]] instead.
** It's very possible the reason why Kasumi wasn't included is because Tomonobu Itagaki (the former ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' director) trashed {{Tekken}} (a Namco Bandai franchise) ''really hard'' and it's possible that Namco Bandai doesn't want Kasumi being crossed-over along with Lily from {{Tekken}}
** Curiously, possibly most of that original idea was used in HeroesPhantasia (and possibly, in the upcoming ''VideoGame/SuperHeroineChronicle''), both Banpresto crossover games for the PSP, PSVita and PS3.
** Many characters in their development were somewhat different to their final designs:
*** The Vance sisters and Melpha are the only characters who didn't change too much from the original drafts to the final ones.
*** Tomoe originally was planned to use a rabbit-shaped samurai helmet, not to mention she was planned with different haircuts besides her definitive one.
*** The same goes for Shizuka, who had many different haircuts (one of those haircuts looked like [[VideoGame/SengokuBasara Sarutobi Sasuke's]] WildHair) and originally was planned to use a yukata.
*** While Aldra didn't change a lot from her early drafts, on the other hand Delmore looked more muscular and he looked more like a [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure Stand]] or an [[Manga/ShamanKing Oversoul]], not to mention he had a sword for a hand.
*** Melona was planned to look more like a cat, rather than a girl with rabbit ears.
*** Echidna originally was planned to wear [[{{Odango}} odangos]], not to mention her dress was originally more conservative than her definitve one.
*** Menace was planned to use a very elaborated hat, rather than a tiara.
*** Lou (Nowa's pet monkey) was planned originally to be a flying squirrel instead.
*** Nanael was originally planned as a {{Meganekko}}, but not different from her final design. She was also planned to use a halo as a weapon, but it was replaced with a saber instead
*** Mirim originally had her hair as a HimeCut.
*** Eilin was intended to use a ribbon instead of her katusha.
*** Siggy has two different previous designs before her definitive one: One was more {{Stripperific}} and the other was more conservative instead, and used a kusarigama rather than her cross-chain.
*** Huit used a hat, rather than her leaf ribbon, and Vignt used tighter shorts rather than her skirt.
*** Tarnyang was originally planed to use a spear, rather than her Chinese sword or jian.
*** Branwen is maybe one of the characters with the most changes before her final design: She originally was planned to have short hair, other using a horned tiara and another one with another tiara with ''bigger horns''.
* TheWikiRule: [[http://queensblade.wikia.com/wiki/Queen%27s_Blade_Wiki The Queen's Blade Wiki]].
* WordOfDante: A minor one regarding Claudette: {{Fanon}} normally gives her the Vance's last name, despise Claudette being a bastard daughter and as such, she can't have any nobility title and she's basically a glorified servant for Count Vance. In canon, only Leina and Elina Vance (the biological daughters of the Count and Maria) have last names and they are addressed as such in many other works, including in the animated adaptation.
** It seems this is mostly (emphasis on '''mostly''') canon, as it appears in a [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XVq4h_TbOjc/U5ns2rnhzJI/AAAAAAAAB0U/ycxwBb7kQDo/s0/Queen%27s+Gate+Relationship+Chart.jpg official relationship chart used in Queen's Gate Spiral Chaos]], only Leina and Elina appears listed under their official last name of Vance, but Claudette is excluded of it.