And when I say "best" I mean "incredibly silly."
Of course, when I say "incredibly silly," I mean it in the most affectionate and endearing way possible. (They didn't have to make less humanoid mecha for a live action series, they just wanted to. So I rather have to forgive them their foibles.)
It's little wonder that anime gets so weird-look at the kind of stuff today's anime creators grew up with.
I mean, really.