Castle in the Sky (Japanese: 天空の城ラピュタ Hepburn: Tenkū no Shiro Rapyuta?) (known as Laputa: Castle in the Sky in the United Kingdom and Australia) is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, and is also the first film produced and released by Studio Ghibli. It follows the adventures of a young boy and girl attempting to keep a magic crystal from a group of military agents, while searching for a legendary floating castle. The film was distributed by Toei Kabushiki Kaisha. Laputa: Castle in the Sky won the Animage Anime Grand Prix in 1986.
The Robots are ancient automatons made by the people of Laputa, one which had been alive over hundreds of years fell from Laputa. When Sheeta used a spell taught to her by her grandmother, he nearly obliterated Colonel’s Military Base, until he was destroyed by Airship Goliath. In Laputa many robots were found, and used to destroy the military near the end of Castle in the Sky. They can shoot very destructive lasers of varying force from their eyes. They also can fly. The robots also helped Sheeta when she was in trouble.