Mechs vs Mecha - What's the difference?

mechs | mecha |


As nouns the difference between mechs and mecha

is that mechs is while mecha is (anime|manga) a large armoured robot on legs, typically controlled by a pilot seated inside.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mechs

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Noun

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  • mecha

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (anime, manga) A large armoured robot on legs, typically controlled by a pilot seated inside.
  • * 1997 , Helen McCarthy, The anime movie guide
  • Having deprived her of both her mecha and her lover, Masato looks set for a nasty end, but Miku arrives to save him.
  • * 2002 , Christopher Hart, Anime mania: how to draw characters for Japanese animation
  • A transformation occurs when a mecha character, vehicle, or weapon unfolds and reassembles itself in a totally new form.
  • * 2006 , Dani Cavallaro, The anim√© art of Hayao Miyazaki
  • Porco Rosso evinces a deep fascination with mechanical objects of all sorts but it is by no means a mecha movie...
  • * 2007 , Frenchy Lunning, Mechademia 2: Networks of Desire
  • Each week the good guys fight the bad guys and vanquish them in a mecha battle, only to have the bad guys reappear intact the following week.
  • * 2007 , Robin E. Brenner, Understanding manga and anime (page 170)
  • * 2011 , Kensuke Okabayashi, Manga For Dummies (page 275)
  • In this section, I show you mechas that are large enough to be piloted by humans from the inside. Although most of them are designed for combat, some function as transportation or construction mechas.

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