Pacific Rim Jaegers explained by the maker himself. Guillermo Del Toro tells viewers that they're based on his fondness of Anime and Mecha he had as a child. I remember Gundam anime series and it was indeed awesome! Seeing as this the first film were mecha is being used on this grand scale I truely hope it delivers! But so far Guillermo Del Toro has set a very high bar for himself and all look great.
And now let man and his team speak on their Jaeger in this great featurette.
And a previous featurette called "Oversized Robots"
Pacific Rim is directed by Guillermo Del Toro and wil hit the cinemas July 2013