Robot Kingdom

The Robot Kingdom

Tanku Tankuro, first "Robot" character

1934

Kagaku Senshi New York ni Shutsugensu created

1943

Tetsuwan Atom [Mighty Atom] aka Astro Boy released

1951

Tetsujin 28-go, the first true giant robot series, is released

1956

Mazinger-Z begins traditional mecha genre

1969

Mobile Suit Gundam revolutionizes mecha genre

1979