Tag Archives: Mecha

New Japanese Era Name Revealed to be “Mecha War”

TOKYO, Japan – Japan revealed that the new era name to begin with their new emperor will be “メカ 戦争,” pronounced as “Mecha Sensō”, which means “mecha war”, in a…

Japanese Prime Minister Proposes Revision of “Peace Clause” by Making an Exception for Mechs

TOKYO, Japan —  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continued their campaign for revision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution (often known as the “Peace Clause”), which forbids the nation from…

A Genre Redefined: The Rise of Realest Robot Anime

For decades, the mecha genre has wowed generations of anime fans with its epic space battles, lovingly animated robots, and even stories of love, music, and politics. But the history…

Hasbro Announces Live Action Gobots Movie, Netflix Anime

PAWTUCKET, RI — In an early morning press conference, toy giant Hasbro announced they had secured the rights to release both a live action movie and a Netflix original animated…

Op-Ed: ‘Darling in the Franxx’ is Literally ‘Guilty Crown’ and You Idiots Fell for It

  Atsushi Nishigori Director, Darling in the Franxx During the weeks leading up to Darling in the Franxx‘s premiere, I couldn’t help but notice all of the positive attention and…

Dual Pilot Mech Deemed Too Awkward to Actually Operate

The FANUC Corporation generated industry buzz this week when its engineers successfully developed the world’s first large-scale mech controllable by human pilots. The machine utilizes the capabilities of two pilots in…

Wormhole Provides Terrifying Glimpse of 2116 Winter Anime Season

TOKYO, Japan — After a mysterious electrical storm, a swirling rip in the space-time continuum appeared over downtown Tokyo today, providing residents a terrifying look not only into a hopeless…

Royal Baby Undergoes Ancient Mecha Bonding Ceremony

LONDON, England – Buckingham Palace announced today that newly-born Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana has already undergone the ancient rite of the Eternal Thread. This ceremony, which has existed for centuries, allows those…

Japan Loses World Cup Opener Despite Giant Robots, Superpowers

RECIFE, BRAZIL – Despite utilizing three different types of mecha, time-stopping magic, and a variety of energy and projectile attacks, Japan still lost its 2014 FIFA World Cup opener to…

Japan Ends Incest Taboo in Attempt to Reduce its Prevalence in Anime

TOKYO – The Japanese government announced an official end to the country’s taboo on sibling incest in an attempt to make the topic less common in anime and manga. Government…