giant robot anime

Is there such a thing as a normal giant robot anime? Like, I’m totally down with a series where the giant robots turn out to be lobotomised clones of an alien god and the “good guys” have been collecting severely abused children to pilot them because they’re literally powered by self-loathing, or what have you, but sometimes you just want to see a fifty-meter robot punch a monster.

I think I figured out exactly why I dislike Klance so much in the context of Voltron

And before anyone says otherwise, no, it has nothing to do with things like homophobia or heteronormativity or any other $2 social justice word you want to misuse and as a result, make a mockery of actual equality causes.

It’s because of how Keith, in the context of the ship, is treated by the fandom, and how they desire to have him downplayed and feminized, which when you think about it, is actually kinda racist.

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A three page foldout from early 1983 featuring a number of important hero robots from around that time.  From left to right we have:

Godmars from 1981′s Rokushin Gattai Godmars

Acrobunch from 1982′s Makyō Densetsu Acrobunch

Ideon from 1980′s Densetsu Kyojin Ideon

Goggle Robo from 1982′s Dai Sentai Goggle-V

Zabungle from 1983′s  Sentō Meka Zabungle