Let's Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast

Jeff Trojan (VP of Marketing - Playmates Toys) Interview

Episode Summary

Marc and Greg interview Jeff Trojan, VP of Marketing at Playmates Toys, who they met at the Voltron Collective Fan Experience at NYCC. Playmates Toys are releasing a full line of Voltron Toys, starting January 1, 2017 (Pre-Orders Dec. 1, 2016). Marc & Greg share their Voltron Christmas Wish Lists, too!

Episode Notes

Marc and Greg interview Jeff Trojan, VP of Marketing at Playmates Toys, who they met at the Voltron Collective Fan Experience at NYCC. Playmates Toys are releasing a full line of Voltron Toys, starting January 1, 2017 (Pre-Orders Dec. 1, 2016). Jeff Trojan has a long history with Playmates Toys, and he's very excited to help bring Voltron Toys back to retail shelves for the first time in 16 years!

Several Voltron fans submitted questions for Jeff Trojan, and if you were expecting to hear your name, we will give out the names of those folks in our next podcast. Sorry for the delay.

Here are some of the great Voltron Legendary Defender Toys that will be available for Pre-Order on December 1, 2016:

Here are the Voltron Christmas Wish Lists that both Marc and Greg have outlined in this podcast, and please remember, these are just for fun, so please do not send us anything.

Marc's Voltron Christmas List

  1. All 5 Combinable Legendary Lion Action Figures that combine to form the 16" electronic Voltron with authentic sound effects and phrases - Playmates Toys

  2. All 5 of the Basic Lion Action Figures - Playmates Toys

  3. Myzax Basic Action Figure - Playmates Toys

  4. Transforming Sword and Voltron Mask Role Play Gear (and a Full Season 2 Trailer!) - Playmates Toys

  5. A $50 Voltron.com gift card for buying classic Voltron items and new items in 2017.

  6. GX-71 Soul of Chogokin Classic Voltron Collectible Figure - Bandai

  7. Voltron Legendary Defender T-Shirt - Mighty Fine

  8. Voltron "V" hat - New Era

  9. Voltron Legendary Defender Ring - Han Cholo

  10. Issue #5 Voltron Legendary Defender Comic Book Series - Lion Forge Comics

Greg's Voltron Christmas List

  1. All 5 Combinable Legendary Lion Action Figures that combine to form the 16" electronic Voltron with authentic sound effects and phrases - Playmates Toys

  2. GX-71 Soul of Chogokin Classic Voltron Collectible Figure - Bandai

  3. Voltron Legendary Defender Ultimate Voltron - Playmates Toys

  4. Voltron: Defender of the Universe Vehicle Team Voltron (in "Vehicle Team Voltron" box, not the "Voltron I" box)

  5. GB-35 GoLion - Popy/Bandai

  6. GB-36 Golion DX - Popy/Bandai

  7. GB-73 Dairugger - Popy/Bandai

  8. GB-72 Dairugger DX in the three team box sets (instead of the single box set) - Popy/Bandai

  9. Dairugger Gashapon - Bandai

  10. Actual prototypes, unpublished photos, marketing materials, or any other information about the unreleased 1986 wave of Voltron toys by Panosh Place

What's on your Christmas List for 2016 and beyond? Send us an email at letsvoltronpodcast@gmail.com to let us know what you are looking for on your Voltron Christmas List.

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