For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be.
Ah, Giant Robots. Who doesn't love giant mechanical creations stomping around and kicking butt? Over the years there have been many badass robots and mechs that have wormed their way into our hearts, but some are just especially great. So here are our picks for the 10 greatest giant robots, ranked.
We absolutely loved Pacific Rim. It was everything a great summer action movie should be. And plus, when it's Guillermo del Toro making giant robots fight giant monsters, what can go wrong? Well, according to the well wrinkled critical brain of HISHE, Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi's characters in the movie would…
If you thought that Voltron or Power Rangers was entertaining, wait until you see Engine Oh G12. Its robot is assembled from twelve different vehicles, including a shark car.
Fact: One day we'll have mechanical super squadrons that can assemble into giant, even more super mechs motivated by the sole goal of either destroying or preserving humanity. But of course they'll all require sponsorships.