- Designated Hero: One character wants to use the prize money to find missing family members. Another wants to use the cash to save his girlfriend. The main character wants to win the tournament to pick up chicks.
- Ensemble Dark Horse: The General's perhaps the only reason this game is known today, thanks to his cheaptastic difficulty making him unbeatable for over a decade.I am a perfect soldier!
- Hilarious in Hindsight: One of Liza's victory poses is to dab, years before it even became a popular dance move that entered the mainstream public.
- Memetic Badass: The General, who's an SNK Boss so legendarily difficult he even gives other SNK Bosses trouble!
- Suspiciously Similar Song: Boggy's stage theme, "One Night Dream", has a hint of Michael Jackson's "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough" plus a pint of New Jack Swing.
YMMV / Global Champion