Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984– )

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This series focuses on 5 lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor.

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Jack Angel ...
 King Zarkon / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Lance / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Hunk / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
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This series focuses on 5 lion robots and their pilots as they defend the galaxy and planet Arus vs. the forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor from planet Doom. Written by john <cruz:Scrpion628@aol.com>

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The third season was originally intended to be an adaptation of Lightspeed ElectroGod Albegas (1983). But World Event Productions decided instead to join with Toei Animation and make new episodes based on_"Hyakujû-ô Goraion" (1981)_. The second season adaptation of Kikô Kantai dairugger XV (1982) was not as popular as the first season "Goraion" episodes. See more »

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In order to activate the Lions, each team member had to insert a special key. In many instances when Keith is starting the Voltron forming sequence, his key can still be seen on his tunic, but then is also seen on the panel of his lion, and then moves in the same way - left to right - as it already did when first being used to activate the Black Lion. See more »

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Narrator: From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend; the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe, a mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil. As Voltron's legend grew, peace settled across the galaxy. On Planet Earth, a Galaxy Alliance was formed. Together with the good planets of the solar system, they maintained peace throughout the universe, until a new horrible menace threatened the galaxy. Voltron was needed once more. This is the story of the ...
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One of my most favorite cartoons during my childhood
21 April 2000 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Now I say its one of my most favorite cartoons during my childhood, but I still may find it enjoying if I ever get a chance to see it....but I was almost obsessed with cartoon and concept it gave, and will probably remain as one of my most favorite japanese anime's.....guess I'll never grow up !!!


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