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6th Jun '17 8:34:48 PM Kuruni
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** [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]]: Franchise/{{Gundam}} is perhaps the archetypal example of the [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]] setting, with Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms [[UpToEleven taking it to]] [[MohsScaleOfSciFiHardness the max.]] Real Robots settings typically have the mecha as mass-produced weapons of war, and oftentimes they're ignominiously blown away, much like soldiers in war films. See also ''Anime/{{Patlabor}}'', an even ''more'' realistic series given that it's in a non-military setting.

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** [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]]: Franchise/{{Gundam}} is perhaps the archetypal example of the [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]] setting, with Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms [[UpToEleven taking it to]] [[MohsScaleOfSciFiHardness the max.]] Real Robots settings typically have the mecha as mass-produced weapons of war, and oftentimes they're ignominiously blown away, much like soldiers in war films. See also ''Anime/{{Patlabor}}'', an even ''more'' realistic series given that it's in a non-military setting.
6th Jun '17 5:29:49 PM jake38
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* ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer''

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* ''Anime/{{Daitarn 3}}''
* ''Anime/{{Raideen}}''

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* ''VideoGame/ZoneOfTheEnders''



* ''Anime/MacrossPlus''
* ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam0080WarInThePocket Gundam 0080]]''

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* ''[[Anime/AfterWarGundamX Gundam X]]''
* ''Anime/TurnAGundam''

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* ''Anime/{{Gasaraki}}''

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* ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn Gundam Unicorn]]''

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5th Jun '17 6:06:02 PM RoarkTenjouin
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* Take into account the possibility of your work appearing in a ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' game - don't go out of your way to include stuff for the writers of those games to fix, since it's not a sure thing[[note]]live action works such as ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' have only [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsXOmega recently]] made their debut, and ''Anime/{{Vandread}}'', despite having been out since 2000, has not been included in any game as of yet[[/note]], but do at least consider elements that could work with other staples in the franchise (''Anime/MazingerZ'', ''Manga/GetterRobo'', and ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'') if you think your work has a shot.



* ''Anime/{{Gigantor}}''/''{{Tetsujin 28}}'' - The very first [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series (and indeed, the very first HumongousMecha series), featuring a giant robot and TheKidWithTheRemoteControl who uses it to fight evil.

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* ''Anime/{{Gigantor}}''/''{{Tetsujin 28}}'' ''Anime/{{Gigantor}}''/''Tetsujin 28'' - The very first [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series (and indeed, the very first HumongousMecha series), featuring a giant robot and TheKidWithTheRemoteControl who uses it to fight evil.



* ''Anime/{{Zambot 3}}''

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* ''Anime/{{Zambot 3}}''3}}'' - The first anime to invoke the idea of KillEmAll, this was also the first work of a then-unknown Creator/YoshiYukiTomino[[note]]although he did direct the first 26 episodes of hereinafter Anime/{{Raideen}}, this was his first solo effort[[/note]].
13th May '17 7:50:37 AM lillolillo
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* ''Anime/GetterRobo'' - The first CombiningMecha, and a very {{Troperiffic}} series that is the exemplar of the more psychotic variety of HotBlooded. Try the Manga or the {{OVA}}s.

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* ''Anime/GetterRobo'' ''Manga/GetterRobo'' - The first CombiningMecha, and a very {{Troperiffic}} series that is the exemplar of the more psychotic variety of HotBlooded. Try the Manga or the {{OVA}}s.
24th Apr '17 9:04:32 PM RoarkTenjouin
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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans'' - Proves why flipping the perspectives of an already used idea is worth doing.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamThunderbolt'' - Restricted on time? No problem!
11th Apr '17 8:14:39 PM SAMAS
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* ''Anime/GundamReconguistaInG'' spent so much time layering complications and additional factions into the setting that it forgot to tell the ''story''. By the time all the players got on the board, there were only about three or four episodes left.
4th Dec '16 1:16:35 AM Kuruni
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* GainaxEnding - Goes without saying.
* SquareCubeLaw: A 50-foot tall robot will more than likely crunch! under it's own weight, and normal vehicles can outmaneuver them very easily. How will you get around this?
5th Nov '16 9:49:02 PM nombretomado
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* Piloted or Remote Controlled? - Does your main character pilot the mecha (like in Anime/MazingerZ, Franchise/{{Gundam}} and most others), or is he or she TheKidWithTheRemoteControl (like in Anime/{{Gigantor}}, Manga/GiantRobo and TheIronGiant) who controls the mecha from outside? How is the mecha usually piloted or controlled? And can the mecha act independently of its pilot or controller (more common in [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series than [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]], by the way) if he or she is incapacitated?

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* Piloted or Remote Controlled? - Does your main character pilot the mecha (like in Anime/MazingerZ, Franchise/{{Gundam}} and most others), or is he or she TheKidWithTheRemoteControl (like in Anime/{{Gigantor}}, Manga/GiantRobo and TheIronGiant) WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant) who controls the mecha from outside? How is the mecha usually piloted or controlled? And can the mecha act independently of its pilot or controller (more common in [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series than [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]], by the way) if he or she is incapacitated?
27th Oct '16 9:59:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''Anime/GiantRobo'' - Both an old live-action series (with Giant Robo being a guy in a suit) and later an OVA series, which was directed by the same director who did [[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam G Gundam]].

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* ''Anime/GiantRobo'' ''Manga/GiantRobo'' - Both an old live-action series (with Giant Robo being a guy in a suit) and later an OVA series, which was directed by the same director who did [[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam G Gundam]].
27th Oct '16 9:59:48 PM nombretomado
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* Piloted or Remote Controlled? - Does your main character pilot the mecha (like in Anime/MazingerZ, Franchise/{{Gundam}} and most others), or is he or she TheKidWithTheRemoteControl (like in Anime/{{Gigantor}}, GiantRobo and TheIronGiant) who controls the mecha from outside? How is the mecha usually piloted or controlled? And can the mecha act independently of its pilot or controller (more common in [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series than [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]], by the way) if he or she is incapacitated?

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* Piloted or Remote Controlled? - Does your main character pilot the mecha (like in Anime/MazingerZ, Franchise/{{Gundam}} and most others), or is he or she TheKidWithTheRemoteControl (like in Anime/{{Gigantor}}, GiantRobo Manga/GiantRobo and TheIronGiant) who controls the mecha from outside? How is the mecha usually piloted or controlled? And can the mecha act independently of its pilot or controller (more common in [[SuperRobotGenre Super Robot]] series than [[RealRobotGenre Real Robot]], by the way) if he or she is incapacitated?
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