Specific mecha in media

Specific mecha in media

In some works of science fiction (and, more rarely, fantasy), mecha, giant robots, meka, or mechs are piloted or remote-controlled limbed vehicles. They are generally, though not necessarily, bipedal. The distinction between low-end mecha and their smaller cousins, the powered armor suits, is blurred; in general, anything large enough to have a cockpit where the pilot is seated is usually considered a mecha.

This article is a list of mecha shown in television shows, films, and other forms of entertainment media. In most stories in which they appear, mecha are war machines: essentially armored fighting vehicles with legs instead of treads or wheels. Some stories have them used for civilian purposes such as heavy construction work, police functions, or firefighting.

For more information about mecha in general, see the article on Mecha.

pecific mecha in media

(list is not comprehensive)

*"Aestivalis" - Nadesico
*"All Terrain Armored Combatant" (ATAC) - Vanguard Bandits
*"Ame no Murakumo" - Kannazuki no Miko
*"Antibody" or "Organic Machine" - Brain Powered
*"Anti-Gnosis Weapon System" (A.G.W.S.), "Assault Maneuver Weapon System" (A.M.W.S.) and "ES (Ein Sof) Unit" - Xenosaga
*"APU (Armored Personnel Unit) - The Matrix Reloaded/The Matrix Revolutions/Animatrix
*"Arm Slave" - Full Metal Panic
*"Armo-Fighter" and "Armo-Bomber" - Genesis Climber Mospeada
*"Armored Command Unit" ("ACU") - Supreme Commander
*"Armored Core" ("AC") and "Muscle Tracer" ("MT") - Armored Core
*"Armored Fighting Walker" - Ring of Red
*"Armored Shrike" - Blue Gender
*"Armored Soldier" - Panzer World Galient
*"Armored Trooper" - Armored Trooper Votoms
*"Armored Walking Gun System" (A.W.G.S.) - Gungriffon
*"Assault Dragoon" and "Valkuria" - Super Robot Taisen 64
*"Assault Scouter" - Super Robot Wars Alpha 3
*"Assault Suit" - Metal Warriors
*"Assault Vehicles" (A.V.'s) - Big Bad Beetleborgs
*"Assembly Walker" -
*"Aura Battler" - Aura Battler Dunbine, Wings of Rean
*"Avatar Warmech" -
*"Bakuryuu" - "Bakuryuu Sentai AbaRanger"
*"Battle Vehicles" (B.V.'s) - Beetleborgs Metallix
*"Battle Walker" - Battlefield 2142
*"Battleoid" - Master Of Orion series (2 and 3)
*"BattleMech" ("'Mech") - BattleTech
*"Big Guy" - Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot
*"Bio Armor" - Jushin Liger
*"Black Bomb" -
*"Buster Machine" and "Sizzler" - Gunbuster
*"Broadside Suit"(Tau) - Warhammer 40,000
*Carmagic Mecha ("Ranger Vehicles" and "Victory Ranger Vehicles") - "Gekisou Sentai CarRanger"
*"Castle Doran, Shoodoran and Powered IXER" "Kamen Rider Kiva"
*"Chao Walker" - "Sonic Adventure 2"
*"Chokijin", "Tetsukijin", "Shoushin", "Super Machinery Humanoid", and "Dynamic General Guardian" - Super Robot Wars
*"Combat Armor" - Fang of Sun Dougram
*"Combots" - Metal Fatigue
*"Crawler" - Gin-iro no Olynssis
*"Crisis Suit"(Tau) - Warhammer 40,000
*"CV-4", "F-6 Big Foot" and "JII-G" - "Shadow the Hedgehog"
*"Cyclone" - "Sonic Adventure 2"
*"Cyclone 1" - ""
*"Cyclops" -(Strogg) -
*"Dann of Thursday" - Gun X Sword
*"Dannars" - Godannar
*"Dark Chao Walker" - ""
*Dalek travel machine - Doctor Who
*"Dark Trooper" (Phase III) - Star Wars
*"Decimator" - Orguss 02
*"Defiler" -
*"Destroid" - Macross/Robotech
*"Denliners, Zeroliners, Gaohliner and King Liner" - "Kamen Rider Den-O"
*"Deus Machina" - Demonbane
*"Digla" - Fiasco
*"Doge Hammer"-Rise of Legends
*"Dolem" - RahXephon
*"Dragoon" and "Goliath" - Starcraft
*"Dreadnought" - Warhammer 40,000
*"Drone" - Drone Tactics
*"E-frame" (shortened "Exo-Frame") - Exosquad
*"Engines" - "Engine Sentai Go-Onger"
*"EGG-HVC-D01" - "Sonic CD"
*"Egg Walker" - "Sonic Adventure 2"
*"Evangelion Unit" - "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
*"Exo-Armor" - Jovian Chronicles
*"Evil Robot" - Metal Slug 6
*"Fafner" - Fafner of the Azure
*"Field Inverter" -
*"Frontline Battle Mech", "Maimbot", Megadoomer X-3 Stealth Mech" and "Plasma Armed Battle Tank" - Invader Zim
*Fuchikoma - Ghost in the Shell (manga)
*"GAMBEE" and "STRAIN" - Soukou no Strain
*"Gardener" - Gin-iro no Olynssis
*"Gargant - Ork
*"Galactic Colossus" (Aeon Mecha) Supreme Commander
*"Gear" - Heavy Gear, Xenogears
*"Gear Fighter" and "Data Weapon" - Gear Fighter Dendoh
*Geki Beasts - "Jyuken Sentai GekiRanger"
*"Gladiator" - Innocent Venus
*"Goddess" and "Pilot Trainers" - Pilot Candidate/Candidate for Goddess
*"Golemech" - Lylat Wars
*"Gougou Vehicles" - "Gougou Sentai Boukenger"
*"Guardian" - Giant Gorg, Moonlight Mile
*"Gunmen" - Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
*"Guymelef" and "Melef" - Escaflowne
*"Habitat Walker" -
*"Hakkeshu" - Hades Project Zeorymer
*"Hazard Trooper" -
*"Headmasters" - Transformers
*"Heavy Mecha" - Space Runaway Ideon
*"Heavy Metal" - Heavy Metal L-Gaim
*"Heavy Unit" - Heavy Unit
*"Hercules Titan" - City of Heroes
*"HOUNDs" - Chromehounds
*"Humaniform-Emulation Roboticized Combat Unit with Leg-Articulated Navigation" (HERCULEAN or Herc) - Earthsiege and Starsiege
*"Human-Assisted Robot" (or HAR) - One Must Fall series (2097 and Battlegrounds)
*"Hunter" - Secret Fantasy Odyssey
*"Iczer Robo" - Fight! Iczer One
*"iDOL (Immortal Defender of Legatee)" -
*"Immortal" - StarCraft II
*"Imperfect" -
*"Jango" - Burst Angel
*"Jet Alone" - Neon Genesis Evangelion
*"Jin-ki" (Man-Machine) - Jinki Extend
*"Juggernaut" - and Firestorm expansion
*"Kaijuuki" (trnslt: Strange Heavy Machine; antagonist mecha) - Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger
*"Kbot" - Total Annihilation
*"Knightmare Frames" - Code Geass
*"Koubu" - Sakura Wars
*"Kronos Titan" - City of Heroes
*"L-5 Riesig" and "T-39 Bogatyr" Battlewalkers - Battlefield 2142
*"Labor" - Patlabor
*"Landmate" - Appleseed
*"Landwalker" - Airforce Delta Storm
*"LFO (Light Finding Operation)" and "KLF" (Kraft Light Fighter) - Eureka Seven
*"Magitek (M-tek) Armor" - Final Fantasy VI (US translation only; Original Japanese version translated closer to "Majick-Based Armor")
*"MagiMajin" and "Majuu" - "Mahou Sentai MagiRanger"
*"Magnus von Grapple" and "Magnus von Grapple 2.0" -
*"Mammoth mark II" -
*"Maneuver Slave" - Megazone 23
*"Man-Machine" - Gaia Gear
*"Marauder Powered Armour" - Starship Troopers 3
*"Mashin" - Magic Knight Rayearth
*"Masouki" (Elemental Machine) and "Masoukishin" (Elemental Lord) - Cybuster
*"Massive Armored Unit" (MAU, of the Bellato Race) - RF Online
*"MAV" - Dark Horizons: Lore
*"Md Tank" - Advance Wars
*"Mecha Bandicoot"- Crash Twinsanity
*"Mecha Bowser" - "Super Mario Sunshine"
*"Mechagodzilla" - Godzilla films
*"Mechanoid" - The King of Braves GaoGaiGar
*"Mecha-King Ghidorah"- Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
*"Mechanical 'suit'"-Rise of Legends
*"Mecha-Tama-chan"- Love Hina
*"Medarot / Medarot Damashii" - [Medabots / Medabots Spirit]
*"Metal Gear (weapon)" - Metal Gear
*"Megadeus" - The Big O
*"Megas" (Mecha Earth Guard Attack System) - Megas XLR
*"Mega Tank" -
*"Mekton" - Mekton
*"Metal Armor" - Metal Armor Dragonar
* "Mirabel and Viktor" -
*"Mobile Bit" - Gundam X
*"Mobile Combat Armor" -
*"Mobile Doll" - Gundam Wing
*"Mobile Fighter" - G Gundam
*"Mobile Fortress" - Appleseed
*"Mobile Operation Godzilla Expert Aero-Type" (MOGERA) - Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
*"Mobile suit", "Mobile armor" and "Mobile Worker"- Gundam
*"MCA (Mobile Combat Armor)" -
*"Mortar Headd" - Five Star Stories
*"MonkeyLord SpiderBot" - (Cybran Mecha) Supreme Commander
*"M.T.A (Mobile Tactical Armor)" - Hennarah Saga
*"Multi Walker" - Super Robot Wars GC
*"Neotank" - Advance Wars 2
*"Neuronoid" - Betterman
*"NoBot" - Wars CCG
*"Olynssis Machine" - Gin-iro no Olynssis
*"Orbital Frame" and "LEV(Laborious Extra-orbital Vehicle)" - Zone of the Enders
*"Omnidroid 9000" - The Incredibles
*"Omnigear" - Xenogears
*"Opa-opa" - Fantasy Zone
*"Overkill Engine" - Carnage Heart
*"Overman" and "Silhouette Machine" - Overman King Gainer
*"Personal Trooper", "Armored Module" and "GESTALT" - Super Robot Wars Original Generations
*"Planet Runner" - Shattered Steel
*"Power Animal" - "Hyakujuu Sentai GaoRanger"
*"Power Loader" - Aliens and
*"Powered Suit" - Starship Troopers
*"Powerpuff Dynamo/Dy. Na.Mo" - The Powerpuff Girls/Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z
*"Productnoid" - Omega Boost
*"Psycho Armor" - Govarian
*"RahXephon" - RahXephon
*"Rescue Mecha" - "Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo-V"
*"Ride Armor" - Megaman X (series)
*"Roboborg" and "Boron" - Beetleborgs Metallix
*"Robotron" - Dexter's Laboratory
*"Robot(s)" and "Mega Robots"- "Robot Jox" and "Robot Wars"
*"Round Buckler" - The Mars Daybreak
*"Round Vernian" - Vifam
*"Rounder" -
*"Science Walker" -
*"Scoobee" and "SV" - Phantom Crash
*"Scorpion Troops B-3x "Hot Shot"" - Sonic Adventure 2
*"Seijuu" - "Seijuu Sentai Gingaman"
*"Sereiki" (Holy Machine) - Sereiki Rayblade
*"Sentinel" - Slave Zero and X-men (both purely mechanical robots)
*"Senjutsuki" - Muv-Luv Unlimited/Alternative
*"Shinobi Machine" - "Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger"
*"Shōgozyu" (Guardian Beast) - "Kyoryuu Sentai Zyuranger"
*"SMAP (Super Maneuver Armed Puppet)" - Real Robot Battleline
*"Soldierboy", "Flyboy" and "Waterboy" - Forever Peace
*"Solid Armor", - Detonator Orgun
*S.P.D. Mecha - "Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger"
*"Spider Troops F-6t "Big Foot"" - "Sonic Adventure 2"
*"Stalker"-Starcraft II
*"ST (Standing Tank)" - Battle Clash and Metal Combat
*""S.T.R.I.P.E." - "Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E." and "JSA"
*"Struggle Suit" - Gall Force
*"Super Powered Tracer" and "Terror Striker" - Blue Comet SPT Layzner
*"Super Robot" - Mazinger Z, Getter Robo
*"Slave" - Slave Zero (a biological robot)
*"T.A. (Tatical Armor)" and "Metal Fake" - Gasaraki
*Tachikoma -
*"Take no Yamikazuchi" - Kannazuki no Miko
*Think Tank - Ghost in the Shell series
*TimeJet 3D Mecha System, Time Shadow, and V-Rex - "Mirai Sentai TimeRanger"
*"Titan" -
*"Titan", "Dreadnought", "Sentinel", "Knight", "Killa Kan", "Wraithlord", and "Defiler" - Warhammer 40,000
*"Thor"-StarCraft II
*"Tracer" - Voices of a Distant Star
*"Tripod" - "The War of the Worlds"
*"V.A. (Variant Armor)" - Armored Warriors/
*"Vandread" and "Vanguard" - Vandread
*"Variable Fighters" - The Super Dimension Fortress Macross
*"Vector" - Aquarion
*"Veritech fighter" - Robotech
*"Vermillion" - RahXephon
*"Vertical Tank" - Steel Battalion
*"Vital Guarder" - Infinite Ryvius
*"Viking"-StarCraft II
*"Vital Suit" - Lost Planet
*"Voltron" - Voltron
*"VOTOM (Vertical One-man Tank for Offensive Maneuvers)" - Armored Trooper Votoms
*"VR (Virtuaroid)" - Virtual On series
*"Walker" - Star Wars
*"Walker Machine" - Combat Mecha Xabungle
*"Wolverine powered assault armor" -
*"Wanderung Panzer" ("Wanzer") - Front Mission
*"Yokusemi no Mizuchi" - Kannazuki no Miko
*"Zarg" - Argentosoma
*"Zeus Titan" - City of Heroes
*"Zenith Megamech" - City of Heroes
*"Zoid" - Zoids
*"Zord" - Power Rangers


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