Is NGE Mecha or not?
Everywhere is noted as Mecha, but in the series, it is just flesh and blood with armor. Neither the EVAs, the Angels nor the Eva Series are Mecha. In fact there is not a single Mecha in the series or the movies.
Are the armors, and the Umbilical Cord and internal Battery enough to characterise NGE as a Mecha anime?
13 episodes of Mecha.
13 episodes of Anno.
To answer, you first have to define the boundary between human and robot. As a certain person mythbuster would say, there's your problem.
biomecha psuedo genre when?