[Interview] Voice Actor Neil Kaplan (Power Rangers, Digimon, Transformers & More)

Today, Hero-Club has to present a new interview, this time with voice actor Neil Kaplan. Kids of the 90’s and early 2000’s easily recognize this man for his contributions in Power Rangers and Saban Entertainment dubs. Mr. Kaplan is best known during this time for voice Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue villain Diabolico, and Digimon Season 2’s Hawkmon. In addition, Mr. Kaplan is known for providing the voice of Optimus Prime in the underrated Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2001 series).   Following the end of Saban Entertainment and Fox Kids, Mr.…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Vehicle Force Voltron/ Armored Fleet Dairugger XV

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; the second Voltron is regarded as Vehicle Force, but in Japan it is Dairugger XV.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-71 Lion Force Voltron/ Beast King GoLion

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; with the main Voltron, Lion Force, obviously based on GoLion.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working relationship it led to Voltron…

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Official Images: Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Dairugger XV/ Vehicle Voltron

“Once, people staked their youth on the sea. On the seven seas, the flames of romanticism, ambition, adventure, and aspiration burned and clashed. Now, young people of the year AD 2200 challenge the sea of stars. What awaits them is a world beyond our imagination.” – Armored Fleet Dairugger XV “From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe. A mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil.”   Ever since the 2016 release of Soul of Chogokin…

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SDCC 2018: Voltron Legendary Defender Hyper-Phase Gift Set Announced

BBTS has recently opened pre-orders for the Voltron Legendary Defender Hyper-Phase Gift Set. Originally revealed at New York Toy Fair 2018, the set is now confirmed as a SDCC 2018 exclusive. The latest version of Voltron is an updated version of the Legendary Defender Voltron with new weapons and parts. The set will retail for $129.99 and according to the official release details, there will be only 3000 sets available. The set includes:   Black lion Red lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Green lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Blue lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Yellow lion Quintessence enhanced…

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Voltron Legendary Defender Season 1&2 Home Video Release Announced

TVShowsonDVD has reported that Universal Studios Home Entertainment will be releasing the first two seasons of the Voltron: Legendary Defender animated series on DVD. The first two seasons of the series will be released as four disc set on June 12 priced at $22.98 SRP and will not include any bonus content. TVShowsonDVD provided a synopsis for the series. DreamWorks’ Voltron Legendary Defender reimagines one of the most popular fan-favorite shows of all time in this all-new, comedic, action-packed series. Five unsuspecting teenagers, transported from Earth into thee middle of a sprawling intergalactic war, become pilots for five robotic lions…

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Review: Playmates Toys Classic 84′ Voltron

Hello Hero Club, this is Darkon633 and I am back with another toy review. Playmates Toys has actually been doing a fantastic job in my opinion when it comes to the Voltron Lions. Both the Legendary Defender (albeit a bit finicky) and these Classic Voltrons are amazing releases and I can’t wait to see if they will be making another versions. The paint QC issue is something I really wished Playmates Toys really looked into, but overall the lions turned out much better than I expected. In conclusion I recommend…

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Legendary Voltron Season 5 Premiere Date Announced

The official Legendary Defender Instagram page has revealed that season 5 of the series will be launching on Netflix on March 2.   For those who haven’t been following the series, the fourth season launched on the platform on October 13, 2017, so it has been some time since the last season was released.  Currently no other details such as episode count have been confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Voltron (@voltronofficial) Source: Legendary Voltron Instagram

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Official Images: Playmates Toys Classic Voltron

Toyark has posted official images of the upcoming Classic Voltron by Playmates Toys.  Back in August of this year BBTS posted pre-order pages for the upcoming release of Classic Voltron, however it did not reveal look of the full Voltron combination.  Today the new images feature another look at the Lions along with the first look at the fully combined Voltron.  The standard lions will include several weapon accessories and the Black Lion will feature over 60+ sounds as well as a light up chest. Each of the standard lions will retail for $17.99 while the Black Lion…

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Voltron Legendary Defender Season 4 Trailers Streamed

In anticipation for the next season of Voltron Legendary Defender, the official Voltron Youtube channel has updated with several trailers.  The latest trailers feature a look at some of the antics that the Voltron team will be facing in the upcoming season. The fourth season of Voltron Legendary Defender will premiere exclusively on Netflix this Friday. Source: Voltron

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