Definitions

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  • noun anime, manga A large armoured robot on legs.

Etymologies

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Reborrowed from Japanese メカ meka, itself an abbreviation of the English mechanical.

Examples

  • That in itself is a good point: the title mecha didn't appear in the first episode, apart from the odd teasing glimpse in the opening and in the eyecatches.

    Anime Nano!

  • Here it is at last, the title mecha of the series.

    When Anime Past Meets Present

  • It seems to be some sort of documentary on the mecha from the show, and it features a ton of technical drawings and pre-production art that looks amazing.

    Inside the Space Cruiser Yamato » Fanboy.com

  • In his own time, he's hoping to become the creator of a true "mecha"--not a robot, exactly, but a gigantic exoskeleton that can transform its wearer's motions into eight-foot strides and the devastating sweep of a steel fist.

    Giant robots in the backyard

  • In his own time, he's hoping to become the creator of a true "mecha"--not a robot, exactly, but a gigantic exoskeleton that can transform its wearer's motions into eight-foot strides and the devastating sweep of a steel fist.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • You old Robotech fanboys will get a kick out of the above video, it’s some strange concert from Japan where they’re singing the theme song from Macross dressed as the mecha from the show.

    Macross in Concert?! » Fanboy.com

  •  To supplement the mecha is the VANGUARD OVERBOOST, a massive auxiliary high-speed booster that connects to any “Next” series Armored Core!

    Kotobukiya Products for August 2009 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • It's got a great soundtrack by Watanabe Chuumei, and aside from being horror, it's also yuri-mecha, which is one of my favourite genres.

    Iczer One

  • It essentially honors the injunction in Deuteronomy 5:16 -"Ka'bed et avicha v'et ee'mecha" - "honor thy mother and father" by ensuring them a safety net.

    Bull Moose

  • It essentially honors the injunction in Deuteronomy 5:16 -"Ka'bed et avicha v'et ee'mecha" - "honor thy mother and father" by ensuring them a safety net.

    Archive 2005-03-01

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