From the Mobile Suit Gundam world from the giant mechanical suit genre.

Newtypes are the next phase in human evolution where the stress of living in outer space has resulted in humans with hightened tactical awareness, superhuman reflexes, and limited telepathic and telekinetic powers through their control of psychic waves.

Newtypes quickly become the ace Mobile Suit pilots, and new mobile suits are designed to take advantage of Newtype-powers. The protagonist of the original series, Amuro Ray, and the antagonist Char Aznable, are both Newtypes.