A mechanical, mobile object. Not to be confused with Mechanical Life Forms.
A robot is a machine, able to move in some fashion (not necessarily from place to place) and controlled by computers and programming.
There are certain sub classifications
- Droid: A robot which operates on A.I.
- Anthrodroid: A robot/droid which is roughly humanoid in shape.
- Beastnoid: A robot/droid shaped like an animal.
- Android: A robot made to look like a human, or, depending on the series, an organic being.
- Mecha/Mobile Suit: Usually an Anthrodoid, it is a large robotic weapon piloted by someone.
- Mecha Doll: An unmanned version of a Mobile Suit.