* AwesomeMusic: [[AwesomeMusic/SuperRobotWars An entire page of it]].
* BrokenBase: Older titles can be given a pass as developer Banpresto was still fine-tuning the primary aspects of the franchise, but modern entries have split fans apart due to a myriad of reasons, such as the cast lineup for an installment (removal of older series in favor of debuts), {{Scrappy Mechanic}}s (squad-based systems) and questionable use of FixFic (DoomedByCanon is in effect when it wasn't before).
* CompleteMonster: [[Monster/SuperRobotWars See here]]
* DemonicSpiders: [[MacrossPlus Ghost X-9s]] in ''Alpha'', the [[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Katana]] clones in ''Endless Frontier'', Dimensional Beasts in the ''Second Z'', certain Elemental Machines throughout ''Masou Kishin''
* EnsembleDarkhorse: [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsAlphaGaiden Sanger Zonvolt]] began as a sympathetic enemy and late-joining SixthRanger type in ''Alpha Gaiden'', but was so popular among fans of the game he was brought back as a major character for ''Original Generation'', as a ''main'' character for ''Alpha 2'' and has a prominent role in ''Alpha 3'', ''then'' being the representative for [=SRW=] in ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone''. Being one of, if not, '''THE''' biggest badass in the Banpresto multiverse helps.
** The Ardygun family in ''W'' are wildly popular, as well. The fact that they have one of the most iconic GameBreaker mecha in the franchise helped a bit of their popularity (or really, ''W'', in general). For a one-game-only continuity NintendoDS [=SRW=], it's so well-liked that a sizable part of the fanbase considered it the best installment to date.
** ''Judgment'' is pretty popular for its original mechanical designs, main characters and for breaking traditions, especially among Western players, thanks to the FanTranslation.
** While there are a plenty of favorites for the franchise's original characters, those appearing exclusively in ''Original Generation'' are better received, such as [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Kai Kitamura]] of the elite Aggressors and The School children, namely [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration namely Latooni Subota and Ouka Nagisa]].
** [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars3 Valsione]] could count, being one of the best examples of HumongousMecha RobotGirl in fiction. In a similar vein, [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsAdvance Lamia Loveless]], though she's more RidiculouslyHumanRobot.
** [[Characters/MasouKishin Shu Shirakawa]] is pretty popular, mostly stemming from his infamous [[ThatOneBoss Granzon/Neo Granzon]] in older appearances. When his ''EX'' route is carried over into ''Original Generation'' via DownloadableContent called ''Dark Prison'', his status continues to elevate.
* GameBreaker: See [[Gamebreaker/SuperRobotWars entries here]]
* GoddamnedBats: Barrelions from ''Original Generation'', nearly all {{Mook}}s in ''Destiny''
* HilariousInHindsight
** Any time {{Fanart}} or a parody video depicting a HumongousMecha series that hasn't made an [=SRW=] appearance yet, then makes its debut for a new installment, will be this.
** ''Scramble Commander 2'' might not be one of the most well-received games, but it had ''MacrossZero'' and ''MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. In other words, two series where [[NamesTheSame the protagonist was named Shinn]]. One could say this is an area where it gets [[IncrediblyLamePun a leg up - twice]] - on the other games.
* MemeticMutation: No [=SRW=] meme has been more profilic sin-'''[[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=pYsz3ytMQ3Y "Trombe!"]]'''
** A scene in the final episode of ''Divine Wars'' about [[spoiler:the characters' facial reactions on [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Lefina Enfield]] in a PlayboyBunny outfit]] became a meme on its own, usually having them get surprised about other "WTF" scenes in media. This went recursive by reacting to the reaction panels of its "Gaijin {{Yonkoma}}" predecessor.
** "Real Men Ride Each Other"
** Never be surprised if you suddenly see [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsK Mist Rex]] inserted in newly announced [=SRW=] screenshots, be it a licensed series or not. He's just [[TheScrappy that hated]], the {{Troll}}s are using him to agitate fans into thinking he's in the next title.
** One that existed since ''Alpha'', [[spoiler:only to be brought back via ''Original Generation'']], is "''[[ManBehindTheMan Sore mo watashi da]]''!" ("That was me as well!")
* TheScrappy: Any series for installments that are simply included [[{{Filler}} to round out the cast]], usually by way of PostScriptSeason. ''Anime/MazingerZ'' [[Anime/GreatMazinger and]] [[Anime/{{Grendizer}} its]] [[Anime/{{Mazinkaiser}} various incarnations]] are the biggest offenders.
** Due to the nature of the franchise, particular series will get this treatment from fans. It usually happens when a series gets [[SpotlightStealingSquad one too many major appearances in a short amount of time]], and may also result from the pre-existing BrokenBase:
*** ''Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico'' for the early-to-mid 2000s. Either it or the ''Prince of Darkness'' movie were included in six consecutive [=SRWs=] in 6 years ([[Anime/SuperRobotWarsCompact2 one of which]] is a VideoGameRemake of a trilogy that didn't have ''Nadesico'') and were fairly important in all of them.
*** The current trio of ''Anime/DancougarNova'', ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', and ''Gundam SEED Destiny''. ''Nova'' missed ''Operation Extend'', but otherwise the three have been included in every traditional [=SRW=] since their introduction. While fans do enjoy seeing [[FixFic the writers revamp the plot]] of ''SEED Destiny'', ''Dancougar Nova'' isn't very plot-intrusive for crossovers and ''Frontier'' is generally considered the worst of the three. The fact that ''Frontier'' and ''SEED Destiny'' are included [[WolverinePublicity in order to generate sales]] doesn't help matters.
* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Playing modern, better-polished and more-refined games in the series first is an '''excellent''' way to ruin the much more-primitive early entries. It's really hard to be motivated to get through the ExcusePlot of the NintendoHard original ''Super Robot Wars'' when there's little to no battle animations, the lacking of any ability to skip them, being able to choose how to react to an enemy attack when it happens (instead you have to make one choice for the whole party), etc.
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