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All posts tagged in: World Events Productions

Voltron Week at ToonBarn
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Voltron Week on ToonBarn Starts Monday!

Starting this Monday, July 9, and continuing each weekday, join us for Voltron Week on ToonBarn! We traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, to visit the creators of Voltron, World Events Productions, in their own backyard. At their corporate offices in St. Louis, we met all the people responsible for bringing Voltron to you, the fans. We sat down for extended interviews with Creative Director, Jeremy ...

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 ...

Voltron Double Blade
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Voltron Force Producers Bob Koplar and Jeremy Corray Interview

Coming this Thursday, November 3, at 8:30 PM, only on Nicktoons (anybody else have it memorized?), you can see an all new episode of Voltron Force (Episode 14: Form Green Center). In honor of this new block of episodes, as a special treat to visitors of ToonBarn, we were extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with Bob Koplar and Jeremy Corray, who are responsible for producing ...

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 ...

Nicktoons welcomes Voltron Force and Mattel welcomes Voltron toys
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Nicktoons welcomes Voltron Force and Mattel welcomes Voltron toys

Just as the property celebrates its 25th anniversary, it looks like Voltron could be making a comeback. World Events Productions and Classic Media have teamed up to unveil a relaunch to the iconic 80s toon, with both a new television show and toy line. It looks like Voltron’s recent move to YouTube has helped bring about new interest! The new series, Voltron Force, (formerly Voltron ...

Voltron Panthera Force
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Voltron Panthera Force

At a recent presentation of it’s upcoming awesomeness, Nickelodeon vowed to introduce the world to Voltron Panthera Force, the latest edition of the Voltron franchise. The franchise has seen many incarnations in it’s 30 years of cartoons, hitting high notes in the mid 80s with the Voltron Lion Squad. The new series, like the original, will follow a group of five young cadets who are ...

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