Take stock of the mecha that appeared in the “Pacific Rim” series of movies
The “Pacific Rim” series belongs to the American science fiction monster movie, which mainly tells the story of human beings who have developed tall robot warriors to fight against invading monsters in order to resist the attack of monsters.
There are a total of five robots similar to “Evangelion” in the film, all designed by humans, but much taller. Interestingly, the design details of the robot, including weight, height, speed, weapons, shock absorbers, dampers, etc., are explained, which is very suitable for the psychology of otaku and Geek. In particular, the dual-operating system neural connection is easily reminiscent of Shinji Ikari and Kaoru Nagisa in Evangelion. The dream of driving a robot to fight monsters has been fulfilled in the minds of thousands of otaku for many years.
Today’s inventory of the mecha that appeared in the movie:
1. Storm red
Chinese “Hunter” mecha fighter, pure titanium core, no impurities, fifty diesel-powered engines per muscle, weighing 1722 tons, 76 meters high, mainly fought in the Hong Kong battlefield, and was formed in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. is the only mecha warrior in the film that needs to be piloted by three people, piloted by three Hong Kong triplet Chinese, each controlling an arm, he is the top mecha warrior in combat and hand-to-hand combat among the five mecha, the most unique thing is that he has three arms, looks like a giant red spider from a distance, and is very flexible.
The left arm is the biggest highlight of this mech, with biometric recognition function, can aim at monster bones for precise attacks, can kill monsters in one shot at a long distance, is known as the world’s number one sniper, and can transform into a rotating knife with explosive armor in close combat, fighting monsters with excellent performance.
Its appearance is excellent, it adopts a large one-eyed shape, the head has a zoom telescope function, the neck is very flexible, and the right arm is equipped with two fists, which can send out sharp spinning knives, and the cooperation of the spinning knives, coupled with agile speed, can be turned into a fighting special move of the storm: the thundercloud formation, which can be effective in hand-to-hand combat. As the lightest of the five mechs, so he has an advantage in speed, the above weapons make him an extremely terrifying doomsday fighter, its vigilance, aggression and defense can be greatly improved, and this fighting king has killed seven monsters in the southern port of Hong Kong, the second most killed of all mechs.
2. Gipsy Danger
The American version of the “Hunter” mech fighter, mainly fighting in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. At the same time, it successfully withstood five attacks of monsters (damaged in the fifth battle). Weighing 1980 tons and 79 meters high, it mainly emphasizes speed and fighting ability, and the first in the play is driven by the Raleigh brothers, but due to the death of Raleigh’s brother in the 2020 war, the later Raleigh and MAKO drive the Rangers together.
Using the most common two-person operating system, focusing on the protection of key positions such as head, chest, back, shoulders, etc., and using nuclear power to drive, although the cost is high, it eliminates the cumbersome procedures of supply and maintenance of conventional power mecha fighters. In addition, according to the design drawings, the American version of the mecha warrior has a certain seawater utilization technology, power and lower plate stability, mainly emphasizing hand-to-hand combat, and after the defeat of the Ranger in 2020, the mecha was re-repaired, in order to improve the Ranger’s attack, protection, electric weapons, and nuclear weapons, he has improved.
3. Tango Wolf (コヨーテタンゴ)
Japanese “Hunter” mecha fighter, is the first generation of mecha, 82 meters high, weighing 2312 tons, mainly fighting in the Tokyo theater, is the earliest built mecha fighter, the anti-aircraft artillery, escape pod behind is the highlight and unique point of this mecha.
It was assembled in 2015, only fourteen months, so Japan’s mecha warrior was developed earlier, the mecha warrior operator is only one person (two in the later stage), there are certain defects in mobility and handling, and the reaction ability is relatively slow, but the back of the barrel gun design is extremely strong, the design of the escape pod is its feature, and the protection ability is also very good, but as a generation of aircraft, the performance is not very outstanding, and finally defeated on St. Lawrence Island. (He did not retire after the Tokyo Incident, and later teamed up with the Eureka raiders to kill Ceramander in Hawaii)
4. Cherno Alpha (Черно Альфа)
Russian “Hunter” mecha warrior, is the first generation of mecha fighters, the largest, most powerful, the most defensive of all mecha, but slower, 85 meters high, weighing 2412 tons, controlled by Aleksis and Sasha from Russia, mainly emphasizing hand-to-hand combat, hand discharge device is the highlight, shaped like a huge discharger, known as “Tesla Fist”, each time can release 415 kilovolts.
In order to cope with the cold and freezing of Russia, their Russian version of the mecha warrior paid special attention to the design to prevent low temperature sea water from playing a detrimental to performance, but the Russians specially added the characteristics of ancient Roman wrestling and Western boxing to Cherno’s fighting style, and the joint design adopts a simple wrench-type palm, arm has a variety of operation methods, known as the war machine on the battlefield, and the most important head also has thick armor protection, wrestling, strength, hand-to-hand combat greatly improved, but it is relatively backward in terms of speed, It is estimated that it is influenced by male drivers. He withstood six attacks by monsters on the border of the Siberian Wall, which is quite unique.
5. Eureka Raider (Striker Eureka)
Australian “Hunter” mech warrior, the fifth generation of mecha, successfully created in 2019, this mecha height and weight are above average data, this mech is Australia’s carefully designed perfect mecha warrior. The height is 76 meters, and the weight is 1850 tons.
The highlight of this mech is the missile on the chest, and in the battle of Sydney, the raider opened the chest in only 6 seconds and fired the missile, which directly led to the death of the monster.
Australia was the last Pacific Rim to be attacked by monsters, so the Australian version of the mech warrior was the latest, and Australia retired it the day before it was attacked by monsters in Sydney, but it reached the highest number of kills of 11. The driver is even more eye-catching, father and son together brains, aren’t you afraid that the father knows that the son sees you and understands the net? The data is almost against the sky, almost full score, the wrist blade on the arm, the copper fist of heavy blows, and the missile on the chest, so that this mecha can be both long-range and hand-to-hand combat, and the reaction speed is fast, and it is also designed with an escape pod, almost a comprehensive mecha, so this mecha may be stronger than the technology of the first four mecha, and it can be said that it is created by the essence of the previous mecha.
6. Revenge Wanderer
As a new generation of mecha leaders, the fully upgraded Avenge Wanderer has upgraded all weapons and equipment to version 2.0, which is a pleasant surprise! The double elbow punch can knock out monsters in an instant; The energy source powered by nuclear energy has also been upgraded to a twin-turbine system this time, and the version 2.0 chainsaw with an independent heat source is a powerful weapon in hand-to-hand combat. In addition to the mighty Man of Steel, the mecha has added many unique weapons, such as the arc whip, the Ion double-edged sword on the back, the M19 “Morning Star”, the elastic slingshot, etc.
The cockpit eliminates the mechanical linkage, and the pilot is always in the maglev field when controlling the mech, making the pilot more flexible and faster to control the mech.
7. Phoenix Guerrilla
The 5th generation mecha in the movie “Pacific Rim 2”, the main weapons: electromagnetic railgun, M19-Morning Star hammer. Three people driving.
The Phoenix Guerrilla is a mech capable of both ranged and melee combat, equipped with a spike sheath and a heavy cannon on its left arm (damaged and replaced with the Titan Savior’s M9-Morning Star Hammer when the drone invaded the base). The driver in the middle can steer four rail cannons to the cockpit that slides down to the chest for long-range attacks, and the rail rail is equipped at the waist to enable the front and rear steering of the rail gun, greatly increasing the flexibility of the weapon. The legs adopt a reverse foot joint structure.
8. Saber Athena
The new sixth-generation mech hunter, Saber Athena mecha is officially set, the mecha is relatively light, because of the emphasis on flexibility and speed, so she has the fastest speed in the whole team, and is also set as a martial arts mecha, she is piloted by two people. Her moves include a lot of martial arts moves and are suitable for hand-to-hand combat. In the film, you can see her performing difficult and cool movements such as spinning kicks.
With its excellent high-tech streamlined design and bright colors, she can be called a “super car” in the mecha team. It’s extremely nimble, able to hit monsters in cool ways like bouncing, tumbling, kicking, and disemboweling monsters with its big weapon, two Ion double-edged swords. In addition, her two swords can be combined into one and used as a long sword, which is amazingly lethal.
9. Valiant protectors
The sixth-generation mecha hunter, the Valiant Protector is designed for long-distance combat, and the weapon is more special, an arc metal whip modified from the chain sword. It’s especially cool when the driver swings the whip, and it’s especially efficient to single out monsters one-on-one.
10. Raging Obsidian
The villain mech in Pacific Rim 2 has the same combat style as the Revenge Rangers, which are street fighting techniques, and their values are very similar to those of the Vengeance Wanderers. It can be seen as a copy of the vengeful wanderer.
According to the explanation in the movie, it is made by the Shaw Group, and its pilot is a human genetically modified alien brain, with a small-caliber non-monster six linkage missile on the shoulder (not the same missile as Eureka’s ultra-large-caliber anti-monster six linkage missile), a thermal cutting saw on each wrist, a laser generator on the chest, and a device behind it that can interfere, the weapon is extremely lethal, but he himself does not seem to be able to use it? First appears in Sydney, lands in the sea (like the monsters of the past), duels with the vengeful wanderers who were originally on an honor guard mission, and causes the first heroine Mori Mako to crash and die, and later retreats due to reinforcements from other mechs. When the vengeful wanderer went to the Siberian Northland Islands to scout, he appeared again and attacked him, and died at the hands of the vengeful wanderer after a desperate fight, the power core was cut by the vengeful wanderer chain blade, and then the core was taken out by the wanderer, a very powerful but embarrassing mecha. The body is fused together by mechanical and monster tissues, and it is a semi-mechanized monster, and after death, the chainsaw on his hand is used on the vengeful wanderer, and its body is studied by the Mo Yulan base.
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