"Front Mission (フロントミッション Furonto Misshon) is a series of turn-based tactical role-playing video games produced by Squaresoft, now Square Enix. The series was created by Toshiro Tsuchida. It began in 1995 with the release of the first game, Front Mission.
The main draw of Front Mission is the use of giant mecha called "Wanzers" (from the German "Wanderpanzer", or walking tanks) in battle. The stories of the series revolves around military conflicts and political tension between powerful supranational unions and their member states during the 21st and 22nd centuries."
Source: Wikipedia, Front Mission , available under the CC-BY-SA License.