UPDATE!!!!: Teaser for Season 03 shown! Trailer below!
Voltron: Legendary Defender has become a big hit among the Netflix original series. Taking the legendary franchise and showing it off to a new age. But, there has been some big gaps between seasons. With the latest set to end on August 4th. At San Diego Comic Con, a panel for the show was held, and some interesting tidbits were revealed.
First off, the next season will only be 7 episodes long, a far cry from the 12-13 we’ve gotten before. However, this was apparently intentional, as the team wanted to have smaller seasons so that they can bring more to you in less time. How so? Well, Season 04 of the show will debut in October.
“It will carry you through the dark times,” Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos noted
One of the big things coming in this upcoming season is the rise of Lotor, the son of Zarkon.
“Lotor has a completely different approach than Zarkon had,” co-executive Lauren Montgomery shared. “Now we can play with our villains a little and they don’t have to be 100% bad from day one.”
What’s more, the effects of Shiro missing will be a big part of the season as well: “having no real leader figure to look to,” adding “They need to find someone to continue on with Voltron, but they just don’t know who that is.”
In the original series, Princess Allura took over the fifth lion. Will that happen here? Or will Shiro be found? We’ll find out soon.