- Arc Fatigue: The good guys still haven't managed to get the chips and its been over 40 chapters as of current.
- Crowning Music of Awesome: The anime adaptation's opening, No Pain, no Game by the New York native Japanese-American singer Nano. The final episode's special opening, Exist, also by her, is even better.
- Narm: The infamous Bim-Booby Bounce.
- Rooting for the Empire: When your "Good guys" are a self absorbed NEET, and a whiny load who's only consistent characteristic is her bust size, it can be surprisingly easy to cheer for the villains.