2016 kicked off with news that Dreamworks and Netflix were combining to form the mecha guardian of the universe inspired by World Events Productions and Toei's localization of Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. A new teaser visual has revealed this project will be called "Voltron: Legendary Defender." Get a look after the jump.
Voltron is reforming, this time with Dreamworks and Netflix combining to form the mecha guardian of the universe inspired by World Events Productions and Toei's localization of Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. The plans are included in a new agreement to create original content for Netflix to stream that also features Trollhunters, a fantasy series from Pacific Rim's Guillermo del Toro. More after the jump.
Voltron and Robotech meet in an upcoming comic series, co-written by Tommy Yune, set to be released by Dynamite comics starting in December. More after the jump.
Anime fans who grew up in the '80s tend to have fond memories of Robotech (originally Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross) and Voltron (originally Beast King GoLion). Now, the heroes and villains of these classic sci-fi epics will meet for the first time in an upcoming Dynamite Comics crossover series! More details after the jump!
In Japan, Voltron is all but forgotten. But in the USA, he’s cartoon royalty. This was confirmed yesterday when Voltron showed up in MetLife’s Super Bowl ad alongside Scooby-Doo, the Jetsons, and the Charlie Brown gang. Now, MetLife has released a new “behind the scenes” clip featuring the famed robot...doing the robot! Watch it after the jump!
Dynamite Entertainment have announced that they will be building on the success of their recent Voltron series with a second, prequel comic. The planned ongoing Voltron: Year One starts in April, but you can get info and cover pics now by reading on!
Dynamite Entertainment has announced that the first issue of their Voltron comic, which hit shops last week, has sold out, and the publisher is printing a second run of the series based on the localization of mecha anime GoLion. More after the jump.
Next Wednesday, Galaxy Alliance and the Voltron Force's war against King Zarkon’s brutal regime opens a new front in the comic shop. The first of Dynamite Entertainment's Voltron comic debuts December 7, 2011 for $3.99 with Brandon Thomas writing and Ariel Padilla on art. Check out an early look after the jump.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be extending his mecha lion controlled protectorate to XBox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network on November 29th, courtesy of a new downloadable game from THQ. Check out the trailer after the jump.
We’re not really sure what could have inspired the artist known as Kube to create a photo collage tribute to robot anime legend Voltron out of pictures of pussycats. But we’re definitely glad it happened. Gawk at the full size piece in shock and awe after the jump!
With a new comic and hints of a live-action movie, Voltron has re-entered the spotlight in a big way. YouTube filmmaker Alex Albrecht has put together a fan film that gives a haunting emotional weight to the series that we never got to see before. Check out the excellently-made Voltron: The End after the jump!
Retailer news site ICV2 recently spoke to Brandon Thomas, writer on Dynamite Entertainment's Voltron comic series, scheduled to launch in December. Thomas discussed his background as a comic writer and child of the '80s, the violent nature of the original Beast King GoLion anime, and how the comic will differ from the Voltron Force cartoon. More after the jump.
Comic publisher Dynamite has announced plans to release a series based on Voltron: Defender of the Universe, the American localization of mecha anime Beast King GoLion, in December. Painter Alex Ross will provide the covers while Brandon Thomas writes the series. More after the jump.
The XBox avatar marketplaces has begun offering 21 virtual accessories based on combining mecha lion anime Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Check them out after the jump.
The complicated history of attempts to produce a big screen version of the Voltron localization of combining mech anime Beast King GoLion has taken another turn with Relativity Media optioning rights. Check out the details after the jump.