Monsters and robots are staples of fantasy and science fiction art. Whether they’re alone, together, or facing off with each other, giant organic creatures and mechanical mastery are both things that can spark anyone’s imagination.
For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers… but it doesn’t have to be.
Zane Houston-author of the greatest Lego mecha I’ve ever seen-has a new cool mecha out: a gorilla. Piloted by a chimp. Anything with apes automatically has my vote, but this is brilliant on its own right, with a solid construction and perfect styling. [Leg Godt]