Origins of Mecha

The Origins of Mecha: Mega-Hits of The 1980s

In my previous article on mecha history, I examined various figures and genre standards that were introduced in the 1970s. The decade proved significant, thanks to shows such as Mazinger Z and Mobile Suit Gundam pioneering and popularizing the Super Robot and Real Robot subgenres, respectively. The 1980s continued this trend, offering real evolutions to […]

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