These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Pom Poko
Angst? What Angst?: In the past, Kiyo's grandfather was shot and killed by a hunter who then sold his pelt. She's surprisingly undisturbed by this.
Anvilicious: The ending features a character essentially breaking the fourth wall to restate the moral of the story.
More subtly, to colonialism, displaying the internal struggles and conflicts in resisting the conqueror and maintaining the invaded culture while considering the invaders’ culture’s benefits, and finally considering the issue of forced assimilation. In what is probably an accidental example, one of the bulldozers has ‘KKL’ written on it.