* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Subversion in the final battle: it attempts to be awesome but the ''Nadesico'' characters think it's awful.
** It's still pretty awesome.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: ''Let's Go! Gekiganger 3''
* ItWasHisSled: Joe dies, everyone cries. Of course, this gets this status because the death scene is shown early on in ''Nadesico''.
* {{Woolseyism}}: The English dub of ''Nadesico'' deliberately makes ''Gekiganger'' into a HongKongDub, adding even more AffectionateParody.