* While Professor Mitsuyo Go's sacrifice in episode two could count for both awesome and [[TearJerker sadness]], [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown the rampage beating]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtuFIILIkSs the Voltes Team gives Beast Fighter Baizanga makes you want to cheer]] as [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Ken'ichi, Daijiro, Hiyoshi, Ippei, and Megumi avenge their mother]], blood or otherwise.
* In RealLife, it became incredibly popular in the Philippines, when the dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr banned Anime/VoltesV mid-season., saying that it had a "subversive message" that taught children to rebel against the established order. The message of the show quickly struck with the hearts of the youth who loved the show, and increasing corruption within the régime led to his overthrow in 1986, making his words a SelfFulfillingProphecy.