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  • Acceptable Targets: Although it goes without saying, episode 8 really emphasizes that hackers and "professional griefers" are considered the scum of the Earth, looking to rob and ruin other's gaming experiences for either illicit profit or For the Evulz.
  • Base-Breaking Character: Ako. Some find her issues and antisocial nature funny and charming, others finding it disturbing and pointing out that Ako would be much less adorable and funny if she wasn't an attractive girl, much less the female lead.
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  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Funny how Ako declared herself as Rusian's (Hideki Nishimura) wife when her English dub voice actress is named Trina Nishimura.
  • Hollywood Pudgy: Ako's body is acknowledged in-universe as, "squishy." This is in direct contrast to Akane as, "slender." However given that Akane is envious of Ako's squishiness, and Ako is very proud of her body being able to seduce her man, the matter isn't seen as negative. It seems squishy is another word for voluptuous, rather than fat.
  • Values Dissonance: To a Western viewer, it would seem odd that the group is considered super nerdy for playing a simple browser game, and would simply be a casual gamer. However in Japan, computer use is very low (as explained in detail by an ANN column here), so a casual gamer for Americans is a hardcore gamer for them.
    • This PC Gamer article talks about some of the challenges of developing a PC game for Japan... one of these challenges being the uphill battle of convincing the average Japanese person that PCs are used for anything other than taxes or business matters. Even then, the niche that does PC game in Japan usually has PCs for Western games rather than Japanese ones, making the Net Game Club a rather rare breed of gamer.
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  • Woolseyism: Some of the descriptions for some of the characters are Informed Flaws from a westerner's point of view due to Values Dissonance. The script was reworked in the English localization to remove said Informed Flaws.
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