Mobile Suit Gundam – also known as First Gundam, Gundam 0079 or simply Gundam 79 is a televised anime series, produced by Sunrise. Created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, it premiered in Japan on Nagoya Broadcasting Network and its affiliated ANN stations on April 7, 1979 and lasted until January 26, 1980, spanning 43 episodes. […]
Macross is a series of science fiction mecha anime created by Shōji Kawamori of Studio Nue in 1982. The franchise features a fictional history of Earth after the year 1999. It consists of 3 TV series, 4 movies, 6 OVAs, 1 light novel and 5 manga series, all sponsored by Big West Advertising. Within the […]
Appleseed Ex Machina – also known as E.X. Machina – in the original version, is a 2007 Japanese animated CG science fiction film. It is also the sequel to the 2004 Appleseed film, similarly directed by Shinji Aramaki and was produced by Hong Kong director and producer John Woo. It was released on October 20, […]
Pacific Rim is a 2013 American science-fiction monster film. The story is set in the future, when Earth is at war with the Kaiju – colossal sea monsters which have emerged from an interdimensional portal on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. To combat the monsters, humanity unites to create the Jaegers – gigantic humanoid […]
Patlabor (A Portmanteau Of patrol and labor) is also known as Mobile Police Patlabor. It is an anime and manga franchise created by Headgear, a group consisting of director Mamoru Oshii, writer Kazunori Itō, mecha designer Yutaka Izubuchi, character designer Akemi Takada, and manga artist Masami Yūki. The popular franchise includes a manga, a TV […]
Armored Core is a third-person shooter mecha video game series developed by FromSoftware. The series centers on a silent protagonist who takes on work as a mercenary pilot in the far future, operating large robot combat units known as Armored Cores at the behest of corporate and private clients. Earth experienced a cataclysm known as […]
Armored Trooper VOTOMS is a military science fiction mecha anime series, having undergone several incarnations. The original 1983 television series was created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, featuring mechanical designs by Kunio Okawara. Following directly in the footsteps of Takahashi’s previous series Fang of the Sun Dougram, VOTOMS continued the trend towards hard science in […]Continue Reading...
Zoids is a science fiction media franchise created by Tomy that feature giant robots – or mecha – called Zoids. A zoid is essentially a large mechanical animal with designs being based on animals such as Tigers, Lions, or various Dinosaurs. The franchise started with a model-kit-based toy line and includes four main anime TV […]Continue Reading...