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Hyakujuu-Ou GoLion


Alternative Titles

English: Voltron: Defender of the Universe
Synonyms: Hyakujuu Ou Golion, Hundred-Beast King Go Lion, Lion Force Voltron, Voltran, Voltron (U.S.)
Japanese: 百獣王ゴライオン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 4, 1981 to Feb 24, 1982
Premiered: Spring 1981
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

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Ranked: #38722
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Popularity: #4285
Members: 7,897
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Synopsis

Golion, a powerful sentient robot, abuses his great powers by attacking and killing creatures known as Deathblack Beastmen, boasting that no one could defeat him. A divine space being punishes Golion for his arrogance and abuse by seperating him into 5 different lion robots. In the year 1999, a group of 5 young men return to Earth after a space voyage, only to find it ravaged by nuclear war. After encountering the alien race known as the Galra, the 5 youths end up on the planet Altea, and learn that the 5 lion robots that Golion was split into are in hibernation in various parts of Altea. Somehow, they must reunite the lions and form Golion, the only hope for the human race.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Sasagawa, Hiroshi
Episode Director
Mizuki, Ichirou
Theme Song Performance
Columbia Yurikago Kai
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Koorogi '73
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"Toe! GoLion (斗え!ゴライオン)" by Columbia Yurikago Kai, Ichirou Mizuki, Koorogi '73

Edit Ending Theme

"Gonin De Hitotsu (五人でひとつ)" by Ichirou Mizuki, Koorogi '73, Falling Free




More reviewsReviews

Sep 9, 2018
Aqua_Burst (All reviews)
GoLion is the subbed verison of what would be later localized into 80s Voltron. I'll keep this spoiler free.

Story: The over arching story is okay, but nothing super original or anything to write home about. Pretty much your standard heroes need to over throw a tyrannical, alien ruler story.

Most of the episodes are formulaic with a few exceptions that hint at the over all plot. A few of the episodes were a blast to watch. For the most part, I found them to be okay on there own. But I still wish that there was more continuity in this series.

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Sep 6, 2018
LunaUri (All reviews)
Go Lion, localized in English as Voltron, is a bottom tier imitation of Mobile Suit Gundam, Robotech, and Space Battleship Yamato that somehow became a hoot among the science fiction community in North America.

• Every single aspect of this series, seems to be like a Korean bootleg of what should be considered good. There's even the same stereotypes, much like Sayla Mass in the original Gundam (even though her brother is one of the most powerful Newtypes, she can't even pilot a Gundam), there’s the stereotype that women can't pilot robots because, y'know, they're women. Go Lion is definitely a period piece, if you read more

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Poll: Hyakujuu-Ou GoLion Episode 42 Discussion
hirahira - Sep 9
0 replies by hirahira »»
Sep 9, 6:50 PM
52 eps? But why do I have 72 eps of this?
asgardian - Sep 21, 2012
4 replies by Aqua_Burst »»
Apr 24, 3:23 PM

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