The fame of “Voltron” is a product of syndicated broadcasting in American television during the mid-1980’s and was a joint venture between World Events Productions and Japanese animation studio Toei Animation Co., Ltd. The title gained worldwide attention when “Voltron: Defender of the Universe” first aired in September of 1984 and today remains one of the most famous mecha series, commanding a product lineup consisting of toys, figures and physical media like DVDs and Blu-ray titles.Voltron Movies and Series
The 2016 production of “Voltron: Legendary Defender” gave new life to the classic franchise. Produced by DreamWorks Animation and World Events Productions, the series uses new animation technology to enhance the entertainment factor of the title. The story tells about the adventures of the Paladins of Voltron and their battle against the evil Galra Empire, challenging them to learn to work together to form the legendary giant robot Voltron.Voltron Action Figures
Several classic action figures were made during the golden days of Voltron and continue to make new ones today. Notable figures are made by Funko, Toynami and others. If you want a star in your shelf, get the 24-inch Jumbo Lion 30th Anniversary Voltron vinyl action figure that takes the retro style of the series. It is a vinyl rendition of the robot and is an homage to the mid-80’s anime revolution. But if a small “Voltron” desk buddy is what you need, then get Voltron vinyl figures of the iconic robot with absurd but cute proportions and vibrant colours.Other Voltron Merchandise
Show your love for “Voltron” by purchasing other merchandise like hats and shirts. Get the official red lion hat with a silver silhouette of the Legendary Defender, complete with a side profile of the lion and a tiny silhouette of Voltron in the back. You can also get a stylish throwback with the “FORM VOLTRON” hat in grey. Each of the letters are made with stripes in the corresponding colours of the Legendary Defender, giving it an air force feel.