Mecha is a Japanese fiction genre that focuses on giant humanoid machines called mecha. Most mecha series is science fiction and larger than life. The mecha are mechanical warriors built for defending Earth, military force, or secret weapons. The pilots are usually youths who are subjected to battles that would decide Earth’s fate. There are two types of subgenres within mecha: Super Robot and Real Robot. Super Robot is fantastical and implausible science fiction. Real Robot, meanwhile, is grounded in reality. Some examples of popular mecha series over the decades are Mazinger Z, Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V, Mobile Suit Gundam, Blue Comet SPT Layzner, Aura Battler Dunbine, Panzer World Galient, Space Runaway Ideon, Neon Genesis Evangelion, The Vision of Escaflowne, The King of Braves GaoGaiGar, Zoids, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Genesis of Aquarion, Code Geass, Valvrave the Liberator, and Knights of Sidonia.