YMMV: Heavy Gear
- Author's Saving Throw: After the animated series was released, the tabletop game said that the series exists in-universe as Southern propaganda.
- Broken Base: The animated series by Mainframe. It is either an enjoyable show about fighting mechs in its own right or a terrible adaptation for being Lighter and Softer, too much focused on the fighting tournament and not using the warfare storylines from the game.
- Crowning Music of Awesome: The soundtrack for the first game, scored by Jeehun Hwang of MechWarrior 2 fame.
- Fanon Discontinuity: The animated series for who dislikes it.
- Spiritual Licensee: This could be the best Armored Trooper VOTOMS tabletop game ever.