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Voltron: Defender of the Universe

(Voltron) a giant mecha robot.

Voltron: Defender of the Universe is an American animated television series that features a team of astronauts who pilot a giant Super Robot known as "Voltron". Initially produced as a joint venture between World Events Productions and Toei Animation, the original television series aired in syndication from September 10, 1984 to November 18, 1985. The first season of Voltron, featuring the "Lion Force Voltron", was adapted from the Japanese anime television series Beast King GoLion. The second season, featuring the "Vehicle Team Voltron", was adapted from the unrelated anime series Armored Fleet Dairugger XV.

Voltron was the top-rated syndicated children's show for two years during its original run, and spawned two follow-up series, several comic books, and a 1-hour special.


Voltron: Defender of the Universe
Category : Robots on TV
Year : 1984
Submitted :  6th, August 2008

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