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?
Weird Al Yankovic appears as a guest voice in one episode. In his video, "The Compleat Al," (1985) there was a sequence where his entourage was getting his hotel room ready. They covered a classical painting with a large photo of Voltron. 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