YMMV / Blue Gender

  • Alternative Character Interpretation: Are the humans who go nuts at the end being driven mad by Gaia, or did they just go stir crazy because Seno Miyagi declared that they would never return to Earth? Given the mystifying nature of the last episode, it's kind of hard to tell.
  • Designated Villain: The leaders of the space colonies are demonized for the grave crime of wanting to leave the bug-infested Earth (which had apparently decided to kill them all itself) behind for good.
  • Esoteric Happy Ending The ending could only be considered happy if you're a severe technophobe.
  • Growing the Beard: For quite a few fans, the series improved sharply around episodes 10 and 11, when Yuji and Marlene escaped to space.
  • Internet Backdraft: Don't ask about the ending. Really, just don't.
    • Actually, the series itself seems to be a source of great Trolling on most anime sites.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Seno Miyagi, a rare mostly benevolent example.
  • Memetic Mutation: The Blues looking like an "Angry Woman's Crotch." An [adult swim] card referenced this during the first airing of the series, and while people had brought up allusions to Vagina Dentata with the Blue previously, this really exploded.
  • Moe: Alicia