This weekend's Wonder-Con sci-fi/comics event presented news that DreamWorks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender will premiere with 13 episodes on Netfix on June 10th. Additionally, the series' cast was introduced, and a clip offers a look at what to expect. Get a look after the jump.
This Friday, WonderCon in Anaheim, California will be screening a first look at footage from Voltron: Legendary Defender, 13 episodes of which will be streaming on Netflix later this year courtesy of DreamWorks Animation. Leading into this showcase, USA Today has posted a first look at the titular combining lion mech and spoken to executive producers Lauren Montgomer and Joaquim Dos Santos.
Geek entertainment site Nerdist unveiled that Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos will be the showrunners who will be helming Netflix's Voltron series. . Montgomery was a producer on Legend of Korra, a storyboard artist on Avatar: The Last Airbender, as well as a director for DC Animated movies, like Green Lantern: First Flight. Likewise, Dos Santos served as an executive producer on Legend of Korra, as well as a director for Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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.