Artistic License – Physics: Usually explained away by magic or it being an anime genre convention, but sometimes just odd. Perhaps the most glaring example (both due to its short length and because of the way it defies not just science, but basic logic) is the description of electrokinetic weapons:
"With a minimum of moving parts, electrokinetic rail weapons silently fire metallic projectiles at an extremely high and accurate rate with a muzzle velocity that exceeds the speed of sound."
- The next paragraph does mention "Beyond the audible crack of breaking the sound barrier, electrokinetic weapons are virtually silent", so it is probable they just didn't want to mention it twice.
- Or the line from "Burning Horizons" about how it's ''easier'' to hide things in space because you can vent all the heat "into space", which is actually the exact opposite of how it works.