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VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION explores the history and impact of the classic ‘80s Sci-fi animated epic, while providing readers with a complete encyclopedia of everything about Voltron: Defender of the Universe, since it began in 1984. San Francisco, CA, August 6, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in ...

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10,000 Listens Contest for Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast

Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast has announced a new contest, where you can win 1 of 10 Voltron Prize Packs! For those of you who don’t know yet, back in December of 2013, Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast began airing episodes on iTunes and LetsVoltron.com (Part of the The Orange FM Podcast Network). The host of the show is ToonBarn Head Writer Marc ...

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NYCC Interviews: Voltron’s Jeremy Corray & Bob Koplar; Robotech’s Kevin McKeever

As we approach 2014, excitement is building to see what World Events Productions will do to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Voltron was introduced to US TV viewers on September 10, 1984, and the world has never been the same since. The phrase, “Form like Voltron” has been used in the media vernacular to signify a group of people coming together ...

Download Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA
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Download Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA

When there’s a whole universe to defend, you’d better be a pretty big robot. Or, better yet, be a pretty big robot comprised of 5 pretty big lion robots. Think we’re joking around? Just ask Voltron, the start of the 1980s Classic Media cartoon as well as the recently relaunched series on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons, Voltron Force. As if running two amazingly popular ...

Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA November 29
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Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA November 29

From days of long ago comes a legend — the Legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! It’s a classic subtitle to a classic cartoon, since reborn on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons network. Now, THQ is jumping in with the 1980s retro fun by launching Voltron: Defender of the Universe, a downloadable video game on PlayStation Network (PSN) and Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) November 29th! Get ...

New Voltron Short Film
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Fanimation: New Voltron Short Film

There have been rumors floating around about a Voltron live-action movie in the works. But right now the status of said movie is up in the air, so you’ll have to satiate your hunger for all things Voltron by watching this fan film from Alex Albrecth. It’s not much, but it’s a great concept done right under the limited budget, and I wouldn’t mind seeing an actual movie based on it: ...

Voltron: Defender of the Universe
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Greatest TV Cartoon Theme Songs #11: Voltron: Defender of the Universe

The Voltron: Defender of the Universe Theme Song opens with the voice of Optimus Prime, the heroic leader of the Autobots on “The Transformers”, Peter Cullen. Even though most of the music is in the background, and there’s no singing, a spoken-word theme really works with the deep, authoritative voice of Peter Cullen. The music that does play in the background, written by John ...

Atlas forms Voltron: Defender of the Universe movie
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Atlas forms Voltron: Defender of the Universe movie

Mega thrusters are go! Voltron has long since been an amazingly popular animated franchise, ever since the transforming and merging Team Lion became a fixture of cartoons in the 1980s. Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons recently jumped on that lion-bandwagon, reviving the team once more for the animated series Voltron Force. Now, Atlas Entertainment and World Events Productions (WEP) have bigger ...

Nicktoons adds teams to Voltron Force
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Nicktoons adds teams to Voltron Force

Voltron already has the 25 years of history. The 5 (count’em, five!) robot lions. Classic Media, World Events Productions, and Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons. What else does the famed Defender of the Universe need to add notches to his franchise belt? How about t-shirts and swimwear, courtesy of the Bentex Group. Or maybe Halloween costumes from Rubie’s Costume Company. Graphic ...

Voltron Force and THQ form a game partnership
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Voltron Force and THQ form a game partnership

World Events Productions, Classic Media, and THQ are merging together to form something powerful. Sure, it’s not as cool (or as visually amazing!) as when the 5 individual robot lions merge to form Voltron, but the megacompanies are certainly holding their own when it comes to Voltron Force! Recently, they’ve come together to create video games basic on the classic Voltron: ...

Voltron Force forming on Nicktoons this Spring
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Voltron Force forming on Nicktoons this Spring

He’s no longer just the Defender of the Universe – this time, Voltron is a Force! In Nickelodeon’s upcoming animated series, the Voltron Force will journey to new planets, discover new powers and unearth ancient secrets. Three young cadets will learn what it takes to fight alongside the galaxy’s greatest heroes and pilot incredible robot lions. Voltron will be needed once ...

Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games
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Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games

Mega-thrusters are go! Nicktoons has a good thing going with the upcoming Voltron Force series: a revisit to the world of the 1980s hit. Nothing the hype and impending success, THQ plans to jump aboard early, already coming forward to announce a line of Voltron Force video games to herald the franchise’s return. They, along with World Events Productions, hope to have the new game in ...

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