Prepare To Have Your Mind Blown By Some Absolutely Incredible Mecha Concept Art!

There have been a LOT of collections of robot, mech and cyborg concept art lately—but the Nuthin’ But Mech blog, and the books it’s spawned, are some of the best. The third Nuthin’ But Mech book is out, and we’ve got a huge, eye-popping gallery of concept art, exclusively at io9! »11/12/15 7:00pm11/12/15 7:00pm


The 15 Dumbest, Goofiest, and Otherwise Most Impractical Gundams Ever

Gundam has long been called the Star Trek of Japan, because of its long-running popularity, and its many, many incarnations. This means there have been hundreds, if not thousands of Gundams and other assorted mecha designed for the Gundam anime series, and not all of them have been winners. For every RX-78 from the… »2/01/13 1:00pm2/01/13 1:00pm

Now you can buy a $1.3 million Japanese mech over the internet

Remember Vaudeville, that imposing 12-foot-tall, Microsoft-Kinect-controlled mech that was supposed to bear nothing scarier than a mop? Well, Suidobashi Heavy Industry — the Japanese hobbyist collective behind the project — has redubbed their creation "Kuratas," and added such bells and whistles as a H₂O rocket… »7/30/12 6:45am7/30/12 6:45am