- Awesome Music: The first OP theme, "Modern Strange Cowboy".
- Cliché Storm: Combining psychic powers, robots, loli-fetishes and even eldritch angels
- Fridge Logic: Where did the container with super-concentrated Derodoro go? Probably inside Eve's body, she could easily hide it using her fragment
- Nightmare Fuel: Here and there, but few enough. For example, Arclight devours Needless rebels to gain their power.
- Older Than They Think: When the anime aired, a number of people accused it of copying Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, and they are indeed fairly similar. However, the manga started in 2004, three years before Gurren Lagann aired.
- X Meets Y: s-CRY-ed meets Gurren Lagann.