Bodacious Space Pirates/Awesome

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  • Jenny's response to the Lightening 11's demand for the Odette 2's immediate surrender. First she begins to address the reply as captain, then corrects herself and has it changed to being from Space Yacht Club President. The body of the message is one word: Idiots.
    • Which is also a possible shout out to the first episode of Space Battleship Yamato.
    • The fact the Club itself pretty much made fools of the hostile ship.
    • What she says is "Bakame". The "me" particle is extremely rude and hostile, which is why Marika was shocked; it's not something you'd hear a high society girl like Jenny say. A better translation of "bakame" would be something like "You stupid son of a bitch" in terms of impact. Which makes it all the more awesome.
      • The Crunchyroll subtitles translate it to, "Nuts," as a shout out to a similar real world crowning moment of awesome.
  • The Bentenmaru's first raid in episode 6 is pretty awesome, especially when the liner's panoramic roof becomes transparent just as the Bentenmaru flies overhead.
  • In Episode 12, Bentenmaru's boarding party ends up in a Mexican Standoff with Serenity black ops troops, as Gruier and Grunhilde argue heatedly. Tensions rise, and then Marika takes a Renegade interrupt and tosses a flashbang, igniting the firefight, before grabbing Gruier and sedating her... and then when Gruier cPomes to, she's on the bridge of the ghost ship with Bentenmaru spacers and Serenity black ops cheerfully working together: while Gruier was getting her Latex Space Suit fitted earlier, Marika contacted the Serenity forces and negotiated a compromise satisfactory to all parties.
  • Episode 17 almost in it's entirety, especially Jenny's method for getting herself out of an Arranged Marriage, namely shooting her way to a Space Fighter with a pistol she concealed under her wedding dress, and the Big Damn Kisses when she gets to the Bentenmaru.
    • Episode 18 continues this. Special mention goes to them, taking down Jenny's Evil Uncle while hacking the television stations.
  • Ai-chan has a moment of awesome at the end of episode 21. With her dinghy's electronics knocked out, she continues with the race by using the stars to navigate. That girl is a born pilot!