Pair of robot-loving craftsmen also create Metal Gear, Armored Core cosplay outfits.
You could make an argument either way as to whether or not the Tachikomas from anime/manga Ghost in the Shell are “characters” or not. Unlike their cyborg human operators, the ridable robots aren’t living organisms, but they do eventually evolve to have a self-aware linked A.I. with partially individualized personalities, and one of the franchise’s major themes is that a flesh-and-blood body might not be that important as long as a consciousness exists.
However, a definitive answer does exist for the question “Is Tachikoma a good