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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This series focuses on five lion robots and their pilots as they defend the galaxy and planet Arus against the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor of planet Doom. Written by john <cruz:Scrpion628@aol.com>

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10 September 1984 (USA)  »

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The New Adventures of Voltron  »

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Trivia

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 Armored Fleet Dairugger XV (1982) was not as popular as the first season "Goraion" episodes. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in The Goldbergs: The Circle of Driving (2013) See more »

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19 October 1999 | by (America) – See all my reviews

Anyone who trashes this show misses the entire concept. It wasn't about making the best drawings, or having the greatest music, or even phenominal action, it was about fun. If you watch this show from a child's perspective, you would understand that this is about friendship and teamwork and just having fun and living because you can. I would watch this show with my friends and then go out and be the Voltron Force. But the cartoons that are on now just can't get the idea. Stupidity isn't what a great cartoon is about. Voltron was designed so that little kids could understand it, and when it gets tampered with (Power Rangers, VR Troopers, Big Bad Beetleborgs, to name a few) it just ruins the original. Cartoon designers see these classics as ways of making a profit without having to think about it. But Voltron is the best, and will always be the best.


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