10 best Classic and nostalgic Mecha animes
Yes, Evangelion is on the list and you already know what placement he's in. These are the best classic Mecha anime that have marked a generation, which are already over 10 years old. See new and current mecha anime here. Well, what about Mecha animes? He just made us drool, literally, the epic battles with the mechs filled his eyes. Currently, amazingly enough, we have very good mecha anime, but here, you will remember the Classics (before 2007).
Year 2012, the world was destroyed, the exception of Tokyo, at least that's what Kamina Ayato learned in school. When Tokyo is attacked, Ayato manages to escape and half the battle with a very special "weapon" the RahXephon. What he discovers in the world beyond his city is that everything he thought was true was just an illusion. Not only did the rest of the world survive, they're also at war with Tokyo. Now, Ayato struggles to decipher the mysteries of his origin, and the very existence of RahXephon.
Noriko Takaya is a young aspiring mecha pilot. She lost her still new father in a battle with aliens. This made her want to become a pilot, both to protect the earth and to avenge those who brought him so much suffering.
Despite good intentions, Noriko is lazy and dreamy, and does not take the trainings so seriously, and therefore being targeted by the attacks of the colleagues who say that she is there only for the fame of the father.
One day arises Kazumi Amano, considered the brightest aspiring pilot, she is an example for everyone. Seeing his behavior in the face of training and day-to-day, Noriko starts to try harder. So we have a constant rivalry and friendship between the two.
8. Tenkuu No Escaflowne
Suddenly, during a race, Hitomi has visions of another world, people and strange happenings, it was as if she were traveling between worlds and because of that, loses, not only the race, as the senses. She nurtures a passion for a male race team member and, now that he's going to change his college, she decides to declare to him. To do so, it challenges itself to break a brand (race). However, during the "challenge", a joven arises out of nowhere and to surprise Hitomi, he is exactly like one of the strangers she saw in her daydreams… Next to him comes a dragon and after helping him in a battle, she is transported to Gaea, where he discovers that the young is a prince and that his country is at war against the Zaibach Empire.
7. Mobile Police Patlabor: Early Days
The series is based on the manga of the name Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor, by the author Masami Yuuki. In the year 1997 and mankind developed robots to aid in heavier work. These robots, called Labors, are guided by humans. The labors, then, begin to be used also for crime, and so the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department creates section 2 of special vehicles, known as Patlabor.
6. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann tells the story of the brothers Simon and Kamina. Simon is a tunnel digger who lives in an underground village. The ancient leaders of the village tell stories of "terrible things" that exist on the surface and severely punish those who are opposed to this philosophy. One of the main "rebels" of this story is rightly Kamina, who lives trying in the most unusual ways to reach the surface in order to meet her, especially after her parents died in one of the earthquakes that happen at all times. During an excavation, Simon finds a strange mini-broca who shines alone, and he has no idea what it's for.
5. Full Metal Panic!
Sagara Sousuke is a military worker who works in the Mithril secret organization, whose new mission is to protect and observe a schoolgirl girl, she is Kaname Chidori. It is suspected that it is a "whispered", a person with advanced extremament knowledge, known as "Black Technology". For the misfortune of Sagara, it is necessary that he accompany the Chidori even at school. For living since childhood amid wars, Sousuke is not at all accustomed to the Japanese lifestyle and to relate to people in a casual manner. Result of that? Much confusion, and very abnormal and extremely hilarious situations.
4. Code gearse: Hangyaku no Lelouch
Japan was invaded and conquered by the Britannia Empire. And now it is known as "area 11" and Citizens as "elevens". The Empire of Britannia took away the independence of Japan and imposed rules to use the knightmares. The laws of the Empire have never begotten, but trouble has begun to emerge… The young Britannian, Lelouch, received a special power from a mysterious girl: Gearse. An absolute power, which allows the user to give orders to everyone. Lelouch decides to plan the destruction of the Britannia Empire using his power as a weapon. Your goals are: Avenge your mother's death and create a world in which your little sister, Nunnally, can live in peace. He who will decide all that is to come is his father, the Emperor of Britannia.
In 1999 1 extraterrestrial ship falls on a South Pacific island called South Ataria. The countries of the Earth, who at that time are involved in a violent Global Civil war, enter into an agreement to form a United Earth government to organize world defense against a possible extraterrestrial attack. This government decides to restore the alien ship, now known as the SDF-1 (Super Dimension Fortress-1) Macross, and put it in service as an integral vessel of the terrestrial fleet.
2. Gundam Mobile Suit
In the Universal 0079 century, mankind lives in space colonies called Sides. Side 3, the Principality of Zeon, declared war against the Earth Federation. After the initial combat, an 8-month standoff occurred. However, the impasse ends when Amuro Ray encounters the Gundam, the secret Weapon of the Earth Federation. Now Amuro and the crew of the white Base must go to Zeon in order to end the war.
1. Neon Genesis Evangelion
In 2000, a major meteor impact in Antarctica melted the icy continent, raising the level of the seas. It came to the conclusion that God would be trying to eliminate the human race, and the sending of "Angels" was predicted to end mankind. Preparing for this, a large organization was created, funded all over the world: Nerv. His goal would be to protect mankind by researching forms of defense. Thus were born the Evangelelions (EVA): Gigantic robots piloted by someone with the gift of "synchronize" with the system.
Yes, the finest classic mecha anime that have branded a generation!
See the most current mecha anime here! Well, it's no novelty that Evangelion would be on the list, but at least you remembered or even met some Mecha anime, the classics that marked and made the joy of many people. Touching the subject is a little tricky, since there are people who revere these animes, so, all my respect to these connoisers.
Yes, Mecha anime are at least epic!