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"Voltron: Defender of the Universe" (1984) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1984-

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Voltron: Defender of the Universe -- All at once, Zarkon's countless slave planets begin revolting at the same time.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe -- Voltron continues to attack on Planet Doom with Merla's help.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe -- The Muse of Norn escape from Merla and reach Galaxy Garrison safely.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe -- To cure a sick townswoman, Allura searches for a flower that only blooms once every one thousand years.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe -- The Philos comet circles the sun once every 52 years.  Unfortunately last time it passed Planet Doom, Lotor took it over.

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Plot:
This series focuses on 5 lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor. Full summary »
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**** A perfect 4 stars:Another 80's animation winner. See more (26 total) »

Cast

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Jack Angel ... King Zarkon / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Michael Bell ... Lance / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Peter Cullen ... Narrator / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Neil Ross ... Keith / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

B.J. Ward ... Haggar / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
Lennie Weinrib ... Hunk / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Series Directed by
Franklin Cofod (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Stan Oliver (48 episodes, 1984)
Howard Albrecht (2 episodes, 1984)
Jameson Brewer (2 episodes, 1984)
Coslough Johnson (2 episodes, 1984)
Jack Paritz (2 episodes, 1984)
Michael Chase Walker (2 episodes, 1984)
Sol Weinstein (2 episodes, 1984)

Series Produced by
Peter Keefe .... executive producer (52 episodes, 1984)
Sean Molyneaux .... restored version (52 episodes, 1984)
Steve Sterling .... producer (52 episodes, 1984)
John Tiechmann .... associate producer (52 episodes, 1984)

Franklin Cofod .... producer (unknown episodes)
John Teichman .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
John Petersen (unknown episodes)
Dale Schacker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Christian Alexander Moran .... post-production manager (124 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Roy Braverman .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
R.D. Floyd .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Vitello .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Marc Handler .... story editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Jeremy Corray .... special thanks (29 episodes, 1984)
 

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Also Known As:
"The New Adventures of Voltron" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
30 min (124 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Iceland:LH (some epiosodes) | Iceland:L (some epiosodes) | USA:TV-Y7

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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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Continuity: In various instances, the characters change both clothes and hair-styles in between scenes without having adequate time to do so.See more »
Quotes:
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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...
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
**** A perfect 4 stars:Another 80's animation winner., 10 May 2000
Author: PJS-5 from NH

Starring:Neil Ross(Transformers),B.J Ward(Scooby-doo on monster island),Michael Bell(Rugrats),Peter Cullen(New adventures of winnie the pooh),Jack Angel(Tarzan)

Genre(s):Animation,Family,Sci-fi,Action,Adventure

Rated Y7:For non-graffic violence(Although one episode did have a cuss word in it I know how trivial that is)

Summary:5 space explorers from the galaxy garrison galatic alliance after when they end up in planet doom they were gonna be sentenced to a slaughter with one of the monsters they escaped. After they successfully escaped the explorers went to a planet called airess they had a tough time adjusting at first but after meeting up with princess allura(ward) & Koran(Cullen) and after some searching around for a few "certain" keys and such they end up to be the voltron force.

The good:Good cast,Good animation,Good stories,Good...well just about everything. Good for anime fans & good for those who remember this during their childhood.

The bad:This is really for those who can tolerate anything sci-fi and campy.

Comment:Dynotrems Connected..Infocells up...Megathrusters are go!-Keith

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