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Category Archives: Mecha
Despite the bizarre (though sadly predictable) rash of internet naysayers who seem intent on burying Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim before it even premieres, I am so looking forward to this. The following video shows you, at least in part, … Continue reading
Atlantic Rim (US-2013; dir. Jared Cohn) is the notorious mockbuster studio The Asylum’s pre-hash of Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming blockbuster, Pacific Rim. It has giant monsters rising from the depths (albeit different depths), giant mecha, a human combat team and … Continue reading
Well, we’ve had hints about Guillermo del Toro’s anticipated daikaiju epic, Pacific Rim — and if you thought you were excited before, check out this just released official trailer: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direct This could make a profound change … Continue reading
Going on the latest poster created for this year’s Comic-Con, the giant robots of Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim are utterly gigantic. Assuming their size is roughly comparable to that of the daikaiju enemies they are created to fight, we’re … Continue reading
Godaizer (Singapore-2011; short [18:43 min.]; dir. Hillary Yeo) Reviewed by Robert Hood Mecha is one of the most popular sub-categories of anime and has produced some of the best and longest-running animated sci-fi series ever. Though quintessentially Japanese when considered … Continue reading
Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone (Japan-2007; dir. Masayuki Yamaguchi, Kazuya Tsurumaki and Hideaki Anno) Blu-ray edition reviewed by Robert Hood Giant robots (known as mecha) and giant monsters (known as daikaiju): two of the most iconic elements of Japanese … Continue reading
New giant robots are always welcome, and there’s a new one coming from animator Hillary Yeo that promises to re-envisage the old template in a new visual manner, daikaiju elements and all. It features in a short film titled Godaizer … Continue reading