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Zaaps are a reference to ZAP Tickets, half-price subway tickets. (Ankama's offices and studios are located less than a block from a subway station, and many of the employees take the subway to and from work.)
Yugo has the ability to create portals, and what is the most powerful item in the world? The Eliacube, duh... Not to mention the fact that his clothes are orange and blue.
Season 1 episode 1: The villager in the loo reading a " " magazine (also seen in episode 12).
Plébowl Season 1 episode 3:
Season 1 episode 4: The Rapunzel Fairy Tale, of course, with princess Ydalipe.
Season 1 episode 6: See Sistine Steal on S-U tropes page.
Season 1 episode 11: Ruel's Pastel-Chalked Freeze Frame is inspired from , where this trope is frequent. The 3-episode Gobbowl arc is in fact similar to the 4-episode "Rug Ball" arc from this same anime.
Space Adventure Cobra Season 1 episode 12:
" Those Bontarians are crazy!"
This episode also features an incident similar to one from Astérix in Britain, where the ball from a sport match flies far away over the sea to hit someone on the head.
Season 1 episode 13: There is an eighth passenger aboard...
Season 1 episode 14: Willow uses a line from in the original French, only using a hammer instead of a sword.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) Season 1 episode 16:
When Grougaloragran casts his aural-stun spell at the group, the incantation he recites is, word for word, the Dragon Slave's.
Enutrof speaking to Ruel through a ray of light is reminiscent of a very well-known series of French ads, themselves spoofing the movies.
Don Camillo Sadlygrove is unable to pronounce "Grougaloragran" correctly; he even call him... " Gurren Lagann"!
Season 1 episode 18:
Season 1 episode 21: Adamaï in mentor mode starts speaking like Yoda. Yugo promptly lampshades it.
Season 1 episode 22: The Iop greeting dance has some moves very similar to 's Dragon Ball Z Fusion Dance.
Season 1 episode 25:
Season 2 Episode 3: In the end credits, the ghouls are dancing like the zombies in " Thriller".
Season 2 episode 8:
Season 2 episode 10:
The two snow squirrels at the start of the episode are an obvious homage to Scrat and Scratette from the movies.
Ice Age The hooded man's gesture in the bar is rather reminiscent of Obi-Wan's Jedi Mind Trick. The waitress even calls him "Obi".
The prosecutor does some poses very similar to characters in the series.
Ace Attorney Also, this one introduces a character named Evangelion (actually a .
gender-bending Eva) Season 2 episode 11: A few with the Brak'n'Black players:
Leolbrake the Ecaflip looks like The Joker.
Albarus the Osamodas has a bowler hat and overall allure evocative of the droogs from .
A Clockwork Orange Aktator the Pandawa has fallen in a barrel of bamboo milk when young and gotten extraordinary strength out of the deal — similarly to Obélix of .
Astérix Season 2 episode 12:
Season 2 episode 13: A Pandawa named Pandiego de la Vega.
Season 2 episode 14: About all the "Bard Academy" contestants are a parody of some kind:
Season 2 episode 15:
The "Mini-Wakfu" Sudden Videogame Moment using different styles:
Rubilax makes a reference to Kame hameha, but he obscures it by replacing some of the letters with Ws (a running gag throughout the episode).
Season 2 episode 16: The statue on top of the fountain of a toddler peeing is clearly inspired by the Manneken-Pis.
Season 2 episode 18: The wrestling organizer at the Trool Fair is named Leonzi Trool.
Season 2 episode 19: " For a Fistful of Kamas"
Season 2 episode 20: A scene very reminiscent of 's "King of the world" one. Complete with a Titanic Suspiciously Similar Song to "My Heart Will Go On".
Season 2 episode 21: And another, this time to the prologue of , with a monkeyfied Ruel throwing a bone in the air in slow motion, along with 2001: A Space Odyssey the appropriate music.
Season 2 episode 22:
The rings look a lot like The One Ring.
During the fight against Cassis' mooks, Amalia's moves and the way she directs her vines are inspired by Andromeda Shun of .