WHY MECHA? WHY?

Hey…

I love mecha animes. If there is a big a** robot fighting monsters or other another big a** robots, I’m your girl. I don’t know why but I just love it. 

HOWEVER, that leads me to the uncomfortable question of why creators make mecha animes so sexual?

 It feels like too many of them involve some “deep” moment between man and machine–even deeper if it’s a two-person machine–and I want to know WHY this “deep” connection almost always involves compromising positions in the machine, groans of pleasure, and other sexualized things that don’t really add to the story.

Darling in the FranXX does it – Gurren Lagann – Genesis of Aquarion – etc. (okay, Darling in the FranXX I maybe get because it has a thinly veiled message of “have/make babies,” but what about the other ones?)

I almost feel like the Netflix twitter responding to the “sexy robot” picture:

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Unless all mechas are a thinly veiled message for have/make babies that I’ve been missing until now, can someone explain to me why so many are overtly sexual?

Thanks. 

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