Nicktoons to Premiere Voltron Force as 90-minute Movie

Series debut will air commercial free

Looking forward to the revival of the classic Voltron: Defender of the Universe in the form of Nicktoons' Voltron Force? Well, now you can rest easy knowing the series will premiere commercial free as a 90-minute movie called "New Defenders Trilogy."


There's less than a month until the premiere, which airs on Thursday, June 16 at 8:30 p.m. EST. Trailers, background information on the 1984 original, and much more can be viewed over at


Synopsis from the press release:


"Set five years after Voltron: Defender of the Universe, Voltron Force follows three new recruits – Daniel, Vince and Larmina – as they get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to train alongside their heroes – Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and Allura – and learn to fly incredible robot lions. The series will journey to new planets, discover new powers and unearth ancient secrets. Voltron will be needed once again to combat a rising evil in the galaxy and a tyrant from within. Bonds will be formed, friendships will be tested and plenty of laughs will be had as the Voltron Force gels together as a team in an epic battle of good versus evil."


Via the Official Voltron Twitter

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