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Actor Allusion: In the anime, Shinonome Institute's resident talking cat Sakamoto is played by Minoru Shiraishi, who, among other things (including another Formally Named Pet), played himself as the host of 's "Lucky Channel" segment. In that show, his co-host Akira (played by Lucky Star Hiromi Konno) sends him off on a suicide mission and replaces him with Daisuke Ono. In this show, guess who plays the crow that the Professor (played by Hiromi Konno) decides would be better to have the talking scarf than Sakamoto?
Another one in the same scene — the fact that Ono plays a crow alludes to his role in .
AIR Fan Nickname: " Gun dere" for Misato.
Hey, It's That Voice!:
Sakamoto the cat is voiced by Minoru Shiraishi!
The principal is voiced by Cho, who also provides the voice for the principal in another well-known schoolgirl series: . He also voices Brook from Hidamari Sketch , who shares a tendency toward One Piece Incredibly Lame Puns.
Mio's voice is Yumemi, Minene Uryu Ayano Minegishi and Edea Lee.
The Professor is Sae and Akira Kogami.
The opening song is called Hyadain's Kakakata Kataomoi-C. As in, the very same Hyadain famous for video game remixes like The World Warrior and Super Mario World Western Show; the OP is his professional debut single. And yes, true to his previous works, he does sing the female vocals, but the video has a female stand-in for those parts.
He also made the second opening Joujou Yuujou.
Sasahara is Aogami Pierce.
The "Helvetica Standard" jingle is sung by the English Vocaloid, Sweet Ann.
Daisuke Ono voices a crow in Episode 17.
Minion #8 is voiced by Hochu Otsuka in Episode 6 and 18.
Manabu Takasaki is Tetsu Inada who also voiced Sajin Komamura, and Doggie Kruger. It can come as a surprise, too, because Inada hasn't really done a purely comedy anime- (Trombe!)
The Narrator ('the Shinonome Laboratory had yet another peaceful day', 'Oh! Gentleman!') is Banjō Ginga.
The Negotiator is Akio Ohtsuka.
Kirei, Rider and Tokiomi all appear during the airship segment of Episode 21.
No Export for You: Bandai was originally going to release this show in the US, but has since cancelled it due to financial troubles.
Relationship Voice Actor: Mio and the Professor's voices have shown up together before as Yumemi and Suzume, Ayano and Akira, and Alisa and Letuchaia.
Stunt Casting: The anime adaptation has formed a habit of having a well-known voice actor speak as one of the important objects that appears in the episode.
The Wiki Rule: See here.