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Thanks to Netflix, a new generation of fans are being brought into the world of Voltron (with the release of Voltron Legendary Defenders Season 3 just dropping this morning!). Back in the 1980s, kids could play with a special die-cast set of all the tigers and combine them into a tall Voltron set. It was cool, but it was also very expensive so few kids had them and they are highly collectible now. With so many new toys hitting the market, it’s time for a new Voltron set anyone can afford and play with, so LEGO has come to the rescue by approving a fanmade set of the legendary hero!

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When we last saw the crew of Voltron: Legendary Defender, not only had they just been beaten by Emperor Zarkon, but they had also been split up across different parts of the galaxy left to wonder if they’d ever see each other again. Of course, what kind of a show would it be if the paladins who controlled the mighty Voltron gave up after their first season? Obviously they’d eventually be reunited, but the question is what will their journey look like? Season one was released earlier this year in June, and with New York Comic Con this weekend, a new trailer has dropped for season two. So, if you’re ready, willing, and able, then check out the trailer for the next season after the jump.

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Originally airing on September 10, 1984, Voltron: Defender of the Universe was the first Voltron series, heavily edited from the more gruesome Beast King GoLion from Japan. The basic premise — five robots combine into one to fight evil. 30 sum years later, the property is still going strong – even after failed revivals like 1998’s Voltron: The Third Dimension (which most fans despise) and 2011’s Voltron Force (which fans just didn’t watch at all). But Voltron is back in full force, thanks to Dreamworks Animation and Netflix Voltron reboot: Voltron Legendary Defender. The 11 episode rebootening which hit earlier this summer, tells of Voltron second coming – with 5 unlikely Teenagers transported from Earth to become pilots for ancient robotic lions during an intergalactic war

Legendary Defender sparks the child within all. It does what it was meant to do, bridging the 80’s 90’s till this generation. It also bring’s the giant super robot genre back to a lighter perspective. The Voltron Force is a bright rag tag crew learning to work together as they face dark elements. It’s a rework of the original story and characters but it, well, works! Fans are digging it big time. And right now, the conversation is “where the hell is season 2?” (more…)

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Netflix, along with DreamWorks Animation is bringing back Voltron: Legendary Defender to the small screen. The team behind The Legend of Korra, Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery are in charge of this latest incarnation of Voltron so there is hope for a well done series that takes Voltron fans to new places while remaining true to the Voltron mythos. We’ve seen the teaser and posters, now check out the first trailer for the new series that hits Netflix in June. (more…)

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Many moons ago, it was reported that DreamWorks and Netflix locked in a deal that would bring the giant robot, Voltron, to the premium streaming service. Until now, only a few images had been officially released. However, earlier today a sneak peak trailer dropped for the show and now fans can finally see what the new vision of the show will look like. In addition, some folks behind the scene gave fans some insight as to what kind of the direction the show will and will not take.

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Its time to bring the lions back together! One of the most beloved anime franchises in existence is set to form once again on our screens. Netflix announced a few months ago that the would be reviving Voltron: Defender of the Universe once again on the popular streaming service, and now, finally, we have our first look at the art style the show will be going for.

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In January, it was reported that Voltron was coming to Netflix thanks to a deal between the streaming giant and Dreamworks. Today, the title for the new show and logo were revealed, and it’s enough to get you excited. The new show, titled “Voltron: Legendary Defender,” will follow the same format as the original show teaming teaming five teenagers to pilot giant lion robots that come together and form Voltron.

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