What is mecha?
The word mecha is derived from the Japanese abbreviation, "meka" from the English word, mechanical. According to the Japanese, mecha usually refers to mechanical objects such as cars, guns, computers and more often than not, industrial robots.
In addition, mecha has long been introduced in anime form, since the 1960s. Mecha has since evolved from Mitsuteru Yokoyama's Testsujin 28-go and Go Nagai's Mazinger Z to the current anime such as Gundam, Macross, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Zoids.
Thanks to the soaring popularity of mecha anime or robot anime, various toy maker companies have tie-ins such anime. One of the most famous tie-ins, is the Gundam toys and model kits produced by the Japanese toy manufacturer, Bandai.
A mecha is synonymous with some of the following characteristics:
What is in aboutmymecha.com
On this site, some model kits and figures from fan favorites mecha anime such as Mobile Suit Gundam and Macross would be featured. In addition, there will be other non-mecha related figures as well, such as the Transformers plus others that have the "wow" factor.
Some of the mecha, highlighted in this site includes:
Mobile Suit Gundam
Non-mecha, are featured at the Others section:
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Also, there will be some tips and tricks for simple model kits and Gunpla kits building, that will be shared from time to time, on this site.
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