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 Star
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 Star
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 Star
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 Star
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 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 Star
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 Star
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.