* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Falling Down" by Oasis.
* DawsonCasting: Inverted, Creator/SaoriHayami was only 18 when she voiced Saki.
** ''Catch the wheel that breaks the butterfly...''
** ''A dying scream makes no sound...''
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Panties, for sure.
* HilariousInHindsight: In Episode 8, Itazu/Panties calls Takizawa a Hipster for wearing old fashioned clothes, years before that insult became popular to describe those kind of people.
* InternetCounterattack: Meta example. The Eden of the East can use their website systems for such purposes.
* MagnificentBastard: He's got one plan after another to try and "save" Japan from missile attacks to overthrowing the government, Mononobe is a cunning man in his own right.
* MemeticMutation: "This episode had some of the best cinematic timing I have ever seen in anime." - Episode 11.