TV Tango Search


|              FREE: Ask a TV Expert

Voltron: Legendary Defender

Voltron: Legendary Defender

  • Premiered: 
    June 10, 2016
    (Click date to see TV listings for that day)

  • Network: Netflix
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Animated
  • Concept: 
    Updated version of Voltron Force 
  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
  • Tags:

Buy This Show on DVD or Watch Online

  • Click a button to buy a DVD at Amazon
  • Seasons 1 & 2
    • Amazon
  • Seasons 3-6
    • Amazon
  • Click icon to watch or own full episodes
    Season 1
    Season 2
    Season 3
    Season 4
    Season 5
    Season 6
    Season 7
    Season 8

Plot Synopsis

In this re-imagined animated VOLTRON series, five unsuspecting teenagers -- Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and Shiro -- are transported from Earth into the middle of a sprawling intergalactic war and become pilots for five robotic lions in the battle to protect the universe from the evil alien force led by King Zarkon. Only through the true power of teamwork can they unite to form the mighty warrior known as Voltron: Legendary Defender. On Friday, June 10, 2016 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the 11-episode first season. Netflix released the second season of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. Season 2 opens with the five lions scattered across the universe and unable to function as a team, following their perilous battle with Zarkon, Haggar and the evil Galra Empire at the end of the first season. On Friday, August 4, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the seven-episode third season of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER. In the new season, shifting roles within the team cause internal challenges as the Paladins continue to fight the Galra, who are undergoing major changes of their own. The season opens with the Paladins working to build a coalition of rebels, and Allura making a suggestion that rattles the team. A new face aims to gain power with the Galra. Netflix released the six-episode fourth season of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. In the new season, as Voltron builds a coalition of rebel forces who are eager to battle the Galra, divisions within the evil empire further threaten its stability. The season opens with Keith's divided attentions causing tension within the team at a time when unity is crucial. Plus, the Blades investigate a Galra supply route. Season 5 of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER premiered on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Netflix released the entire six-episode season. The season opens after a daring mission at a key Galra outpost, as the team considers a risky alliance. One Paladin leads a journey to retrieve an important prisoner. Then, faced with a painful decision, the Paladins reluctantly come to an agreement with Zarkon. Haggar comes to grips with memories from the past. Netflix released the seven-episode sixth season of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. As the lines between darkness and light continue to blur, shocking revelations and power struggles send Voltron hurtling toward another epic showdown. In the season opener, "Omega Shield," an attack by Sendak prompts the Paladins to scramble to a planet's defense. Lotor calls on Allura for help in assembling a powerful ship. Season 7 of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER debuted on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Netflix released the entire 13-episode season. An epic showdown with new and old villains looms as the Paladins head toward Earth and soon come to realize that their home isn't like they left it. In the season opener, "A Little Adventure," part of the group gets stuck on a planet where they're inadvertently miniaturized. Flashbacks reveal the beginnings of Keith and Shiro's relationship.
On Friday, December 14, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the 13-episode eighth season of VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER. They've ushered in a new era of stability, and now the Voltron team must face down one final evil threat to bring everlasting peace to the universe. The new season opens with the Paladins spending one last night on Earth in preparation for the launch of the Atlas. Lance works up the courage to ask Allura an important question. Flashbacks shine a light on Honerva's past with Lotor and Zarkon, revealing the motivation for her recent actions. After taking control of a Galra base on a dark planet, the Paladins follow a distress signal from a missing fleet and make an unsettling discovery.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by DreamWorks Animation