The third Tuesday of each month, ANIMATED INSIGHTS BY SHANNON MUIR takes you inside Shannon’s latest reflections on writing, animation, and life in general. To catch up on all posts, check out the Animated Insights portion of the website! STARTING JULY 2018, FOLLOW ANIMATED INSIGHTS EVERY THURSDAY, AND FOR A NEW COLUMN TO DEBUT THE THIRD TUESDAY!
Since the new season has only been out less than a week, I have to avoid being too spoiler heavy about VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER SEASON 6. I will say it was definitely worth the wait! Some things turned out as I expected – though I admit I was hoping for those areas to take different paths to see more of an unexpected journey. In other ways, there were pleasant surprises that greatly exceeded my expectations, especially having been a fan of the original VOLTRON: DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE forward. VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER has done an excellent job of forging its own path, while paying an appropriate amount of homage to all the source material that has gone before.
Until next month,