Tag Archives: Mecha

Giant Gundam Criticized for Kneeling During National Anthem

A giant mecha robot, publicly revealed in Yokohama last week, has been criticized for appearing to kneel during the national anthem of Japan. The robot is modeled after a Gundam…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Retires, Takes Unstoppable Army of Mechs With Him

TOKYO, Japan — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced that he is retiring due to health issues in a press conference held Friday. He also said he would be…

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…