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Japanese Fans Rank the Coolest Mecha of the Decade

The history of giant robot/super robot/mecha/whatever-you-wanna-call-it anime is long and full of cool-lookin’ robots. But ranking site Goo decided to sharpen the focus for their latest poll, which asked Japanese fans to choose the coolest mecha of the current decade, from 2010 to now.

Let’s see what made the cut.

20. XFJ-01a
Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

19. Raibird
Chosoku Henkei Gyrozetter

18. G-Self
Gundam Reconguista in G

17. Aquarion
Aquarion Logos

16. Dot Facer
Little Battlers Experience

15. Chamber
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

14. AHSMB-005 Red Five Forward Leader Type
Majestic Prince

13. Optimus Prime
Transformers: Prime

12. KG-6 Sleipnir

11. Sidonia
Knights of Sidonia

10. AX-00
Little Battlers Experience

9. Gundam Age-1
Mobile Suit Gundam Age

8. Aquarion
Aquarion Evol

7. Nirvash
Eureka Seven AO

6. Valvrave I
Valvrave the Liberator

5. Fafner
Fafner in the Azure: Exodus

4.Alexander Type-01
Code Geass: Akito the Exiled

3. AW-CBX007 (AG) Villkiss
Cross Ange

2. Full Armor Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt

1. ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

What are your favorite mecha of the decade?

Source: Goo

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.