Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 8

Premiere Date, Episode List

Now we can confirm that Voltron: Legendary Defender season 8 gets Winter premiere date: Friday, December 14, 2018. Subscribe below for series fan alert to get a short reminder email the day of the premiere. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we'll have the latest news regarding the development of Voltron: Legendary Defender.

Catch Up On Past Episodes


Funko Joins the Voltron Coalition with Pop! Vinyl Figures - via Comicsbeat

Fortunately, Takashi “Shiro” Shirogane, leader of the five Paladins of Voltron and Paladin of the Black Lion is ready to do his part. Red Paladin Keith is present and eager to fight. Katie “Pidge Gunderson” Holt is the Green Paladin and pilot of the Green Lion.

Stream Date | 'Voltron: Legendary Defender' Custom Dinner and Drinks - via Mandatory

This season had a lot of heart, mixed with the action sequences you come to expect from this legendary animated series. Strong themes of teamwork and trust, and focus on character development and depth make this series a success for viewers even if they are not huge fans of the genre.

Voltron: Legendary Defender's Fifth Season Tears Down Its Old Universe to Create a Weirder One - via Io9

It doesn’t help that the minute the back half diverges from those new elements—like a goofy aside with Pidge, Hunk, and Lance going on a prank-filled bender with a reprogrammed Galra robot, or a briefly-touched-on subplot with Keith learning more about his Galra lineage—feel like distractions rather than supporting stories. It’s a shame, because there’s some fascinating story threads left open for exploration this season, but the show just doesn’t have the number of episodes to deal with them. Voltron’s condensed runtime and the exploration of bigger story are coming at the expense of losing some of the threads and elements beyond it that made the show so fun in the first place.

'Voltron: Legendary Defender' Season 5 Release Date Revealed - via Comicbook

The series focuses on the Voltron Force made up of the five Paladins of Voltron: Shiro, Lance, Pidge, Keith, and Hunk. They’re joined by Princess Allura and her royal advisor Coran in battling the tyranny of the Galra Empire ruled by Lord Zarkon.

NETFLIX Reveals VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER Season 5 Premiere Date - via Monkeysfightingrobots

The latest season will be a welcome site fans of the series. The season finale of season 4 left the story with an immense cliffhanger. Sure, the cliffhangers of the first and second season were pretty intense but this last one offered a very unique plot twist. After the betrayal of his team, Prince Lotor decided he needed some new allies. In the final moments of the season finale, Lotor arrived in time to to bring aid and save the Paladins and their comrades from certain destruction. The episode ended with Lotor insisting they needed to discuss working together. The fifth season will allow the consequences of this unforeseen new development to properly play out.

Fan Buzz

This really brings me back to my childhood in that cartoons like this aren't made anymore. It also does follow the original show and I can not wait for season 3. The perfect spice to my dish It's very binge-able with each episode leading into the next. I've seen the first six episodes and I'm really digging it so far.


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