After Keith, Lance, Pidge, Hunk, and Shiro are sent into space in a blue lion, they find two "alteans" by the names of Allura and Coran who have been frozen in crypto-pods for ten thousand years. They then discover that they must each pilot one of the robotic lions of Voltron, and defend the universe from an alien species called the "galra", and there evil emperor "Zarkon."
5 unlikely heroes must join together to defend the universe.
Did You Know?
Many elements are homage to the original Japanese version of Voltron, Beast King GoLion
(1981), such as Altea (Planet Arus in the original American series), Sven renamed Shiro, and the Galra Empire (Drule Empire). See more
Defenders of the Universe, huh? Has a nice ring to it.
The moon in the DreamWorks Animation logo gets sliced into a crescent shape by Voltron. See more