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- Wooser makes several appearances, most notably as one of Luluco's classmates.
- Over Justice's job, demeanor, actor, and trademark hand gesture◊ are all an elaborate Shout-Out to Doggie Kruger of Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger.
- The entire episode is one big Shout Out to Armageddon
- The plot revolves around having to fly into space to stop a meteor from reaching "zero barrier" and causing massive damage to Earth
- Alpha Omega Nova asks Luluco to promise him she will return and has an emotional video call when she fears she will not make it
- Luluco is almost blown up with the meteor like Harry was in the end before she uses Judgement Gun Morphing to escape
- Midori in this frame is drawn in a style reminiscent of GeGeGe no Kitarō. Her third eye even stands in for Medama-Oyaji.
- The space shuttle is designed after Astrotrain from Transformers: Generation 1.
- Luluco's mother's Badass Cape appears to be made out of Life Fibers.
- Wooser once again shows up in the Pop-Up Pirate game.
- Over Justice's sudden animation bump and his true appearance is basically the Super Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, not to mention that his gun form is another shout out altogether.
- Lalaco and Over Justice's incredibly short battle is reminiscent to the fight with Ramiel, minus the bending of their shots around the other. Over Justice's response to losing, however, is a blatant Monty Python and the Holy Grail reference.
- The very infamous 'YEEEART' returns.
- The pirate ship's arms are identical to those of Honnouji Academy's robot form.
- In Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Lordgenome is reduced to a head but can still control the spaceship as a bio-computer. Here, the same thing happens to Keiji, whose remaining slice of head is used in the same fashion, as a living navigator device.
- Neon Genesis Evangelion gets parodied with the alert that appears on the pirate spaceship when Midori is using her illegal app against them: BLOOD TYPE GREEN - MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRL. It's a parody of the standard alert screen◊ that appears on NERV terminals whenever an Angel attacks.
- The episode in its entirety, is another reference to Kill la Kill. DON'T LOSE YOUR WAAAAAAY~
- Kill ** Killian mentions taking on the form of everyone's greatest desire, similar to Rei during Third Impact.
- Gomorin can be seen among the various aliens in episode 7 (standing right next to Guts). And next to him is Garnet.
- Over Justice uses Dark and Dark to burn up Kill ** Killian's threads.
- The episode is an unabashed Crossover with Little Witch Academia, with Sucy appearing named in a supporting role.
- This episode is a crossover with the SEX and VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED.
- The Blackholians are somewhat similar to the Anti-Spirals, in that they travel the universe and wait until a civilization is fully developed... so that they can steal all of their most valuable stuff. The scene with the Blackholian looming over Luluco's dying body is similar to the scene in Lagann-Hen where it looks like the Anti-Spiral is about to rape Nia.
- They also have black holes for faces, much like, well, Black Hole.
- Nova's betrayal draws some parallels to Stocking Anarchy.
- Lalaco is seen holding what seems Shiny Chariot's rod.
- or maybe it is the dark rod created by Croix, as a Call-forward.
- When the Blackholian says that now they want to steal only useless and trashy stuff, the last image representing said stuff is a detail from the poster of the infamous B-movie Not Of This Earth. Before that there were every kinds of things including dinosaurs, the Lost Continent of Mu, ancient mysterious objects such as the Antikythera Mechanism and several modern-day junk, including Kairu the dolphin◊ (the Japanese version of Clippy) and a tape taken from the Japan Animator Expo short Cassette Girl (here◊, if you are curious).
- Who else would be in Hell but Inferno Cop? He is seen eating with a fork that looks like one of the wands from Little Witch Academia.
- Speaking of Hell, it looks like the aftermath of a Third Impact.
- Nova is revealed to be horribly scarred in this episode. Two of his scars are long and run down his back, which gives off the impression that he had wings at one point. Another one is on his forehead, implying that he was injured there. This basically means that Nova is an expy of Panty Anarchy.
- After gaining the ability to feel, Nova tells the Blackholian he's not his puppet anymore. Several people noticed the similarity between him and Brief's pretty boy form, and in fact Brief himself tells his father that he's not his doll anymore near the end of his series... which, in turn, was a reference to Rei Ayanami telling that same line to Gendo Ikari before merging with Lilith.
- Luluco's Badass Armfold while riding on Lalaco's pirate ship is near identical to GunBuster riding on the bow of the Exelion.
- During the final battle, Luluco says "People die when they are shot."
- Nova gets several more scenes referencing Kaworu from Rebuild of Evangelion. His head is the target of the Blackholian black hole bomb that detonates the moment he does something against them and he later has a scene where he's traveling across the screen similar to Kaworu's brief appearance as Mari removes Shinji's entry plug near the end of 3.0. He even promises they'll meet again.
- When she powers up, Luluco's side-tie migrates to the top of her head to resemble Nono's Idiot Hair from DieBuster.
- At the end, Lalaco is attacking a Kiznaiver planet.
- Luluco turns into Miss Trigger.
- Nova's death invlolving the defeat of their greatest enemy despite the fact that he will disappear with them is very reminisent of Nia's death.
- In The Stinger, Luluco high-fives Akko, signaling that Little Witch Academia is getting another continuation. I guess having your company's own mascot high-five you indicates your series is up next.
- Ariel Suzuki (herself an April O'Neil Expy) of Inferno Cop shows up at the end.