|Back cover of Blaze magazine issue #2|
Need more evidence? Well, the giant bot is referenced from Sprite advertising campaigns, to hip hop music, and late night segments. Sure, that all comes down to licensing but why pay for a license of a figure that people don't universally recognize? That's why Netflix teamed with Dreamworks to bring the icon back into your homes in a time where tele-entertainment is dominated by streaming services. So if Voltron Week on Steve and J TV hasn't made you a believer yet than
Optimus Prime as Voltron's announcer -
Sprite Ad Campaign -
Robot Chicken -
Hip Hop Music -
I've already referenced Hip Hop music and Voltron historian David Banner, himself. So the Wu track is just for posterity.
Jump to the 1:35 mark
Jump to the 3:11 mark
Go, Voltron Force!
Disclaimer: Steve is an employee of Turner Broadcasting, a division of Time Warner, however the views expressed in this post are of my own.