Mecha Musings - The Future in Anime
by Ben Davis
A mecha series usually displays lots of technology that doesn't exist in our modern world. But what technology is realistic, and what is a flight of fancy? We'll be taking a look at the technology featured in mecha anime and see just what the answers are. This column ran from March 2005-June 2006 and is now over.
06/02/2006: FINAL PLUS: The Hidden Future
05/26/2006: Ode to Fukuda Vol. 2
05/19/2006: Ode to Fukuda Vol. 1
02/17/2006: Born 2 Play
01/27/2006: Guerilla War Mecha
12/16/2005: Women of War
10/07/2005: Lambda Chops
10/07/2005: Dynomutt vs Gundam... Ready?? FIGHT!
10/07/2005: It's Exactly Like You in Every Way... and 1/8 Your Size
10/07/2005: Keys are for Other Mecha
09/02/2005: We can make it stronger…. better..… faster… slowly
08/11/2005: To Steal a Gundam
07/22/2005: Gundam Straight Jacket
07/11/2005: The Mu Effect
06/24/2005: Click it or Ticket
06/03/2005: Gundam Tech Brief 002: I-field/Beam Deflection Technology
06/03/2005: Gundam Tech Brief 001: Space Colonies
05/20/2005: In Space no one can Hear you Poot
05/13/2005: Is that a Gun in your Pants?
05/06/2005: Burning Hot Hot Gundam
04/29/2005: In the Mind of the Machine
04/23/2005: Two Legs are Better than One
04/15/2005: Scotty...I need more POWER!
04/08/2005: Finger Lick'n Good
04/01/2005: Just Boot It
03/25/2005: The Better to See You with My Dear
03/18/2005: Form Feet and Legs!
03/12/2005: It's a Gun... not a Gundam...yet