MECHA PILOT

IN JAPAN, GIANT ROBOTS ARE FEATURED IN VIDEO GAMES, AS FIGURINES, AND OF COURSE, ACROSS MANGA SERIES. THESE STALWARTS OF JAPANESE SCI-FI REQUIRE SKILLED PILOTS, WHO ARE FREQUENTLY THE MAIN CHARACTERS OF THE GENRE.

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Fit: Think about the flight suits worn by modern-day pilots of supersonic jets, as well as athletes’ skin suits. A mecha pilot’s suit must allow for freedom of movement to access the controls and to make a quick escape, so their clothing can be loose or skin tight.

Protection: Mecha pilots’ clothing should protect their ...

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