- All asari are natural biotics, however some choose not to develop their biotic power. Though choosing not to develop their biotic powers precludes an asari from military service, there is no social stigma attached to the decision.
- All permanent asari squad members have been purebloods.
- Asari is another name for Osiris, the Egyptian god of the Middle Kingdom.
- Siari, the mainstream asari religion, bears some resemblance to the religious beliefs of the Minbari from Babylon 5. Both religions hold that the universe is itself conscious, and each individual being is part of the greater conscious whole.
- As stated on page 21 of The Art of Mass Effect, the asari were created to fill the "green alien girls" trope, which was made popular by Star Trek: The Original Series.
- In The Art of the Mass Effect Universe, asari architecture is compared to the work of Santiago Calatrava.
- According to Associate Art Director Matt Rhodes, the fringe of the asari was originally designed as a hair style with subsequent concepts turning into the current version.
- According to Mordin Solus, offspring of asari-vorcha matings are allergic to dairy products.