Voltron: Legendary Defender

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 87 reviews

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age 8+

Very good for kids.

Not only is it filled with positive influences it also let's kids know that it is okay to like who you like. (As we see at the end of season 8 with Shiro.) I find that it shows kids you can be who they are and not have to his forever because they will find friends and family that support them. Also with Pidge (the green paliden) ,who is voiced by a nonbinary amazing person, shows that family is important by not stoping and doing anything to save her family. Over all I believe that this is a good show and is amazing for the age rating it has.

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age 10+

Really good but has Major flaws...

Note: this is a Christian review. Note: this is my favorite show. Okay let's begin. I recommend this show to any age older then 10, I hope at least 13 so you can feel all the emotions tho. The caracters are deep and the plot is close to perfect, the Animation is (nearly) FLAWLESS and beautiful. Sex: (5/10) Lance is a bit of a Flirt, and often makes slightly mature jokes (these will go over kids heads). Lance has a crush on Allura and in the last season they start Dating (they kiss, and snuggle but not in a sexual way) they are really cut together. Allura and Lotor kiss in season 6 before Lotor betrayes them, but Lotor really does like her. Shiro is gay, although you don't notice this till season 7, but if you're a kid it will fly over your head til the last episode of season 8, where there is a gay weding, unfortunately Voltron too has been affected by sin. Keith is teased about liking Axa (he doesn't tho). A woman falls to earth in a ship, and though flash backs we see she is rescued by a Human man, and we see them holding a baby, it is never shown if they were married or not. Haggar has a baby nothing graphic, she and Zarkon are married. slight hints at a lesbian couple, but it's never been confirmed. A mermaid looks like she is wearing a inappropriate outfit. That's all of that stuff. Vilence: (9/10), most battles are pretty tame, but there are a few senes to look out for... A. Shiro's "Glowing alien wound", it's not graphic. B. Lance being beat up, he is in a explosion, he is coved in scratches, not bloody. C. Roslles 's Brother, he died and he looks all drained and swollen. D. Lotor's CORPSE! It's pretty ewww, but it's also quick. That's some of the Major stuff, but still watch out. Swearing: (4/10) according to the IMDB parents guide, D*mn and he'll are both used once, but I've never heard it. Quiznak it used and Quiznaking. And stupid, fat.... Ya know all the usual TV-Y7 offenses. Drugs: (0/10) nothing really, just once where Lance drinks a drink and spits it out. It might have been alcoholic. Do I recommend it? Yes. Why? Because as much as there are flaws (gay addenda, Plot holes..etc), it made me feel emotion so powerful, this show speaks out against racism too! Please go watch this you will not regret it. God bless. Bye..

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