Five space cadets learn that they have been called to defeat evil by piloting flying mechanical lions that combine to form an awe-inspiring robot.

—Netflix [1]

Season One is the first season of Voltron: Legendary Defender and contains 11 episodes total. The first episode, "The Rise of Voltron", consists of three parts merged into an hour long premiere. It is the only season with a released soundtrack. Volume 1 of the Comic storyline takes place between the episodes Rebirth and Crystal Venom.

Season One was originally released on June 10, 2016 as a Netflix-exclusive series.[2] It was globally released in Australia, Austria, Benelux Union, Latin America, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States.[3][1]

The season released for digital download on iTunes on August 15, 2017 with the first episode split into three separate episodes, and also included an interview with WEP staff Ted and Bop Koplar, as well as interviews with Legendary Defender cast.[4][5]



  • Production of season one and Season Two were essentially finished prior to season one airing, so staff consider them as a single giant season split in two.[6]