10 Easter Eggs You Never Noticed in Lucky Star

Happy Easter! An Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message, or feature in an interactive work such as a TV show, video game or  movie. The name is used to evoke the idea of a traditional Easter egg hunt. The anime Lucky Star makes multiple references to other anime and manga. See the list below to find out which Easter eggs you probably missed in this anime.

10) Keroro Gunso x Lucky Starkeroro_gunso_19935large

During the arcade sequence in episode 2, Konata plays a Crane game with Keroro Gunso characters as the prizes.

9) Detective Conan x Kindaichi Case Files x Lucky StarEnA_Lucky_Star_13_1024x576_h264_AEDim258-Conan_and_Kindaichi_Magazine

When Konata speaks of detectives in episode 3, she mentions Conan from Detective Conan and Kindaichi from Kindaichi Case Files, both of which are manga and anime series about detectives.

8) Full Metal Panic! x Lucky Star


In episode 4, Kagami has a Bonta-Kun doll in her room from Full Metal Panic: Fumoffu.

7) The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya x Lucky StarCosplay_Episode16haruhi_4

The armband given to Tsukasa in episode 4 resembles the one worn by Suzumiya Haruhi in the popular anime The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Konata is also seen multiple times wearing this armband.

6) Shuffle! x Lucky Star4WsJnmqLisianthus.Eustoma.full.1545678

In episode 4, there’s a poster of Lisianthus Eustoma from Shuffle! in Konata’s room.

5) Dragon Ball Z x Lucky Star

The fifth episode’s ending song is the world-famous Dragon Ball Z theme song Cha-la-Head-Cha-La, but does this even need mentioning?

4) Saw III x Lucky Star


 It is implied that the horror flick the girls see in episode 9 is Saw III.

3) Anime Tenchou x Lucky Staryande.re 7422 anime_tenchou anizawa_meito hiiragi_kagami hiiragi_tsukasa ishidate_taichi izumi_konata lucky_star

Anime Tenchou is a CM character for Animate, one of Japan’s biggest retailers of anime, games, and manga. Meito Anizawa, also known as Anime Tenchou, is ironically the manager of the Animate shop that Konata regularly visits.

2) Cat’s Eye x Lucky StarLuckyStar-17-Large23snapshot20070730001502

When Konata talks about Kagami and her sisters in episode 17, she alludes to the idea that the Hiiragi sisters have a hidden personality and are probably thieves like the Kisugi sisters in Cat’s Eye.

1) Fullmetal Alchemist x Lucky Starfile-18fullmetal-alchemist-brotherhood-anime-image-fullmetal-alchemist-brotherhood-anime-36665063-1991-1245

The cosplayers the girls meet in episode 19 are of course cosplaying as Edward and Roy of Full Metal Alchemist. The keitai strap “Ed” is holding is Al, Ed’s poor body-less brother.









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