Top 10 Anime Mecha

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With mecha being one of the most popular and noteworthy of anime staples, thousands of fans have been quizzed as to which is the most dominating of all time – yielding a surprisingly Gundam-free ranking…

The ranking, seeming to demonstrate that more than anything the mecha genre now relies on nostalgia:

1. Gurren Lagann (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)

2. Doraemon (Doraemon)

3. Ideon (Space Runaway Ideon)

4. Turn A Gundam (Turn A Gundam)

5. Gunbuster (Gunbuster)

6. Eva Unit 01 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

7. RX-78-2 Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam)

8. Gaogaigar (GaoGaiGar: King of the Braves)

9. Arale Norimaki (Dr. Slump)

10. Strike Freedom Gundam (Gundam SEED Destiny)


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    Comment by Anonymous
    20:01 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    i agree turn a is the best mecha ever. everyone just keep underratig it just because it has mustache! its cool man! its cool!

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:08 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    It's got a COCKpit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:17 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    that's why its manly

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:20 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    So does Jehuty and it's pretty badass

    Comment by Anonymous
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    Comment by Erranty
    04:33 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    The show was so fucking slow though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:33 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Hmm personally I prefer the Wing Zero. Its what made me like Gundam in the first place.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:14 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I grew up with Wing, but now that I've watched them all, I definitely agree that Turn A is first and foremost my favorite Gundam and Gundam series. Then Gundam Wing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:09 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm more fond of the war-like, walking and rolling around Gundams and Guntanks, Once they started flying around with wings things turned emo.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:19 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    BIG O! SHOWTIME!!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:59 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Made during Sunrises golden years. Shame they haven't done more Big O and S-Cry-Ed.

    Ryyyyyyyyuuuuuuuhhhhhhhhooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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    Comment by Erranty
    04:33 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hell the fuck YES! That should've been up there for sure!

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:27 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    This list is garbage

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:51 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You are being too kind, far too kind--even the Mecha that do deserve to be on that list are in the wrong spots.

    Comment by Anonymous
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    Comment by Dark Mage
    03:31 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    Doreamon though awesome is not a mech he's an autonomous robot.

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    Comment by Octopi
    14:55 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Definition of Mecha

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecha
    Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs, while others are giant humanoid constructs. Different sub-genres exist, with varying connotations of realism. Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:22 02/07/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Octopi

    http://i3.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/010/692/19789999.jpg

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:15 27/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    No Labor from PatLabor?
    No Tachikoma from GITS?
    Fail!

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:14 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Pretty sure they'd both be squished in an instant against any of the mechs on the list.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:39 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I do not count fully autonomous "suits" as mecha. But also Eva unit is not mecha, it's angel in armor

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    Comment by Octopi
    07:28 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Motoko is a Mecha.

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    Comment by Octopi
    14:44 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Did you saw GIT2 Innocence, she can download her persona to a robot, so she is no longer a cyborg, but can be a mecha.

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    Comment by Octopi
    14:53 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    and being so fond of Wikipedia, you should at least read it, there you would find the events i described:

    from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motoko_Kusanagi

    The Major's "ghost" eventually returns in person to help Batou on the Locus Solus gynoid factory ship. Using a satellite transmission, she attempts to download her "ghost" into one of the Hadaly gynoid production models - however, due to the insufficient memory of the gynoid's e-brain, she is only able to download a fraction of her full "ghost" into the doll

    and from wikipedias description of mecha:

    Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs, while others are giant humanoid constructs. Different sub-genres exist, with varying connotations of realism. Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

    If we consider Motoko's Ghost a person, and her body being a machine, sin some of the series, this makes her a mecha wise ass.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:40 01/07/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Octopi
    14:53 28/06/2014

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    DAMN THIS
    COMMENT IS FANCY
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    Comment by Anonymous
    14:30 01/07/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bad (-0.2)<-----that downvote

    http://hugelolcdn.com/comments/full/1580910.jpg

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:36 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    or probably a butt-kicking goddess in the cyberworld or in the Matrix.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:02 29/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Octopi

    do you know boots go on feet?

    >:)

    Comment by Anonymous

    "Motoko is a Mecha"

    motoko it's a friking

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motoko_Kusanagi

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:41 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    its mecha as long as it looks mechanical idiot :P

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:26 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dark Mage(aka Nonnon)

    actually there was a movie of doraemon about an actual mech robo

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-MJTuqt0EBbM/T6UP2IVK61I/AAAAAAAAAS4/nQe9cjiPORY/s1600/A-still-from-the-movie-Doraemon-In-Nobita-And-The-Steel-Troops-The-New-Age.jpg

    http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd246/waemesul/NobitaRobotArmy02056419-41-14.jpg

    http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd246/waemesul/NobitaRobotArmy10428519-43-15.jpg

    there was also a comic

    http://i552.photobucket.com/albums/jj344/senorquentinos/Blog/P2013780.jpg

    in sankaku it seems that they have to much presure on there brains

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:22 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Eva is biomechanical. It's more cyborg than straight mecha

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    Comment by Octopi
    15:17 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    still Eva is a mecha, since it's controlled by people, and also having mechanical components, as well as acting as a machine.

    Definition of Mecha

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecha
    Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs, while others are giant humanoid constructs. Different sub-genres exist, with varying connotations of realism. Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:44 01/07/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No. Mechanical parts? You mean joints in armor? If i control your brain and suit you in armor, you will be cyborg, not mecha, that's the point, you mean it right but you are wrong. Sophisticated capsule translating controler signal to nervous system doesn't make biological beeing a robot, not technically

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:53 01/07/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    citing wikipedia as source.... Eva is considered mecha since someone is just lazy to come up with new category, for me, is calling eva mecha insult, not that I hate the genre, but eva is something more, it's milestone, like gits and akira and if you put something great like that in category you are degrading it. Like if you say about some anime that it's harem, everyone knows 60-80% of the "plot" before seeing even opening of the show

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:05 29/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Octopi

    Go on............

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    Comment by Dark Mage
    03:30 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Arale Norimaki and Doramon also are completely autonomous and even self aware on a human level.

    They're technically they;re not mech but robots or androids in Arale's case.

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    Comment by Octopi
    14:55 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    wrong they are mechas too.

    Definition of Mecha

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecha
    Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs, while others are giant humanoid constructs. Different sub-genres exist, with varying connotations of realism. Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:58 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    "controlled by people"
    you just countered and destroyed your own argument shitlord
    arale and doraemon are sentient and autonomous

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    Comment by Octopi
    13:24 29/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    first look up for the definition of robot, which is included in this thread, before calling people by your personal first name.

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    Comment by borregoat
    16:51 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    This list is an automatic fail if it doesn't have Code Geass in top 3. And besides Evangelion isn't technically a mecha series, it's just some aliens with high tech armor.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:29 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ichinana-shiki Morito Shiratsuki-kai Tsugumori.

    bitches

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:57 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Strike Freedom? Are you fucking kidding me with this shit?

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:42 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sad to see no Tachikoma love...

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    Comment by Octopi
    07:36 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    where the fuck is Mazinger Z and Cuy Honey?
    and also those robots trashed in modern films
    by a Bay guy.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:06 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    cutey honey is and android not a mech

    doesn't anyone realise that the title says"Top 10 Anime Mecha"witch means everything "realeted" to animated giant robot shows?

    infact,cutei honey did ride a giant robot in the manga cutey honey 90 remember?

    but that doesn't really count

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    Comment by Octopi
    15:01 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    you are so wrong

    Definition of Mecha

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecha
    Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs, while others are giant humanoid constructs. Different sub-genres exist, with varying connotations of realism. Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

    so almost every show on anime has a mecha, and no giant robots are not the sole mechas in anime, but any mechanical being or machine.
    If Knight Rider was an anime KITT would be a mecha.

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    Comment by Octopi
    13:25 29/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    tell that to the people who brought up definitions before me.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:11 29/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Octopi

    watch out! we got a "MECHA" angry fanboy over here!

    here,have a kitty
    :D

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:54 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger, Mazin Kaiser, UFO Grendizer nor Getter Robots? I'm ashamed of you Japan

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    Comment by TsuKuYoMi
    09:48 28/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    neither Chamber nor Optimus Prime ain't on the list...

    DAMN







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