A “mecha” or “mech” is a high-tech, man-shaped killer robot suit, popular in science-fiction.
In fact, you may be more familiar with them as “robot armor” or “robot tanks” even, depending on your particular flavor of sci-fi. For those of us who are, or have been, hardcore Japanese animation junkies, however, they will always be mecha. And, believe you me, many of the faithful fanboys have dreamed of owning a mecha like this and doing battle with giant, alien invaders just like in Neon Genisis Evangelon or Robotech. The problem is, of course, no one actually makes these giant battle suits. Until now….
Now, thanks to the ultra-hard-core Japanese otaku group Suidobashi Heavy Industry, you, too can buy your very own mehca! (For the low price of $1.3 million.)
So, start saving those nickels, dimes and quarters now! (And start placing bets on how long before these actually find their way into real combat somewhere!!)
Well, okay, it might be out of my price range, but, it’s Friday, right? Who can hold a sweet, Friday day-dream against me?
(Seriously, though, check that link, the video there is pretty awesome!)