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Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 2 Trailer Previews New Worlds, Allies, Enemies

posted on 2017-01-05 12:45 EST
Series premieres on Netflix on January 20

Dreamworks TV began streaming a trailer for the second season of Voltron: Legendary Defender, Netflix and Dreamworks' animated series reimagining of the 1980s Voltron series, on Thursday.

The second season premieres on Netflix on January 20. Dreamworks describes the premise:

Team Voltron has been scattered throughout the universe in the aftermath of a perilous battle with Zarkon, Haggar and the evil Galra Empire. Working to bring the lions back together to form Voltron again, the Paladins' plan to defeat the Galra once and for all takes them across the universe in search of new worlds and unexpected allies.

The show's first season premiered on Netflix on June 10, and features the following voice cast:

  • Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead) as Keith
  • Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time) as Lance
  • Bex Taylor-Klaus (Arrow) as Pidge
  • Josh Keaton (Green Lantern: The Animated Series) as Shiro (formerly "Sven")
  • Tyler Labine (Tucker and Dale vs. Evil) as Hunk
  • Kimberly Brooks (Mass Effect) as Princess Allura
  • Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords) as Coran
  • Neil Kaplan (Transformers: Robots in Disguise) as King Zarkon

The character known as Sven in the first Voltron television series was originally named Takashi Shirogane in King of Beasts Golion, the original anime series that was adapted as Voltron.

Studio Mir (The Legend of Korra) animated the first season. Dos Santos, Montgomery, and Hedrick all worked together on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

[Via Entertainment Weekly]


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