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Old 07-03-2012, 10:28 PM   #151
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Old 07-04-2012, 01:23 AM   #152
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I'm a very big fan of the series and what M&B did with LTA was short of spectacular, but I don't have the same feeling with Legend of Korra.

There were 5 things that made me absolutely FURIOUS with how the show ended.

1) How could they do that to Amon? Like what the hell? Amon was my favorite thing about the show, and he was the first real villain that was basically untouchable. He was SCARY. Like seriously. I got chills when he came on the screen. He was able to resist bloodbending as well, and that made you go, "WHAT THE F***?!" The backstory to Tarrlok and Noatok was beautiful, and was easily the best thing about the finale, but I was really upset with how Amon turned out. Also, a little airbending made him weaker? And what was up with Korra suddenly learning to airbend like a PRO? Was it because her dear beloved Mako was getting his ass kicked? Didn't like that either.

2) All of the romance was shoved in our faces. Like for real. Korra and Mako had no development and what about Asami? They didn't even officially break up yet, and the way Mako and Korra suddenly became a thing was completely messed up. Kataara and Aang had 3 seasons worth of build up, so many touching moments and a lot of things that made them who they turned out to be. So we'll see where this goes.

3) Korra turned out to be the most talented avatar of all time in what, 10 to 15 seconds? She lost all her bending, learned airbending, got her bending back, got the ability to GIVE people their bending back, and then she got her prince charming in Mako. That's the biggest problem I had. It was way toooo rushed.

4) There was no EPIC battle. In TLA, all 3 of the finales had amazing battles. You had the Aang badass Avatar State, the Ba Sing Se underground battle, and Ozai vs. Aang and then Azula vs. Zuko. What was here? Like 3 minutes of Korra learning air bending and Amon blood bending? REALLY disappointed.

5) Finally, they have no storylines to go forward with. Like what the hell? Everything with Korra is basically done, as she's found her spiritual side, learning airbending, and then got Mako. Lin gained her bending back as well, which filled up that plot hole. AGGGGGHHGHGHGH, it's just that I'm so damn frustrated it's not even funny.

So I guess I'll have to wait for almost a whole year to find out what's going to happen next. I actually read somewhere that M&B are hoping they get asked to do a third season of this. So hopefully that happens.

What are some future storylines and plot themes you guys are hoping for?

I want to see more Bumi, and maybe see Korra actually struggle with something as everything came way to easy for her.

Wanted to re-quote my post to say that I didn't HATE the Finale. It's just that it was overshadowed by these several factors I disliked.
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Old 07-04-2012, 03:06 AM   #153
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There are three things I enjoyed in this series over the original.

The lack of 'filler' episodes was really nice. In the original series there seemed to be a lot of episodes that didn't really add much in terms of characterization and just seemed to sidetrack from the plot and waste the viewers' time. This was for the most part absent from TLOK and I greatly appreciated that the creators weren't just wasting time just to extend the series.

The music was a lot better in this series possibly due to the lack of aforementioned filler episodes where everything was light and happy go lucky because more than half of the episodes each season did not follow the main plot. In TLOK the plot stayed focused and as such the storyline was much more intense and gripping which in turn led to better music (read: not corny like michael bay movies) as a whole.

Lasly, while the animation in the first series was pretty decent, the action choreography for this series was on another level as the bending was more stylistically and aesthetically pleasing to the eyes without a worry for it having to be more realistic fighting (because let's face it this series is anything but realistic).

Overall I think I would give this season a 9/10 but I wonder where they will go for a second season after having seemingly concluded the plot for the first season.
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:19 AM   #154
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Hmm, so a Zuko clone comes in out of nowhere and saves everyone in the end.

Liked the little airbender children and Bolin was kind of like Sokka, but otherwise wish this series was longer so it had more time for character development, I could tell in some episodes that they had ideas that should have been built up for 2-3 episodes but the writers had to cram it in, probably because they werent given 26 episodes a season like The last airbender., hopefully next series is better

Asami got screwed over, she was really nice+hotter than Korra
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:51 PM   #155
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book 2

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Old 07-19-2013, 11:05 PM   #156
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:51 PM   #157
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Sick. This seems to be the only American show I like atm other then maybe Adventure Time and Regular Show
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:35 AM   #159
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The Last Air Bender was amazing. It sucks it was so short. I am meaning to watch Korra. I'm sure it will be great as the avatar world is so interesting, but I don't know if it can match the last air bender.
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Book 1 came out on Blu Ray finally. Just ordered it.

I'm still hoping they decide to release the original series in one big Blu Ray pack
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The Last Air Bender was amazing. It sucks it was so short. I am meaning to watch Korra. I'm sure it will be great as the avatar world is so interesting, but I don't know if it can match the last air bender.
Not as good as avatar but still better then 90 percent of the stuff on TV. Check it out
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:32 PM   #162
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Korra will face her greatest challenge in Season Two: her parents
Book Two of The Legend of Korra is titled Spirit, and our teenaged Avatar will be battling plenty of frightening spirits. But Korra will also journey to the Southern Water Tribe, where she'll deal with a more earthly concern: her family.

We got a chance to sit down with Legend of Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko and cast members Janet Varney (Korra), David Faustino (Mako), and P. J. Byrne (Bolin) today during Comic-Con. Book Two will take Korra out of Republic City as the latest threat to the human world returns her home to the South Pole. "Instead of a city problem, it's more of a global issue," explains DiMartino.

Going home means that we'll spend more time with the members of Korra's family, including her father Tonraq (James Remar), mother Senna, uncle Unalaq (Adrian LaTourelle), and twin cousins Desna (Aaron Himelstein) and Eska (Aubrey Plaza). While so many heroes in children's media are parentless (including Avatar: The Last Airbender's Aang), Korra now has multiple parental figures, including her mentor Tenzin, who served as her surrogate father in Book One. In the video below, Varney and Konietzko explain how Korra will have difficulty balancing these parental figures with her own strong will and her duties as Avatar:



But Korra's key concern in Book Two will be balancing the human world with the spirit world. "It's about the contrast of something so ancient and organic against this fully developed world," Konietzko says.

Will we see anything as intense as Koh the Face-Stealer from Avatar: The Last Airbender? "We have a lot of scary stuff," DiMartino says. "Definitely Book Two is more spirits than anyone knows what to do with. We decided, let's finally address the spirit world, what it is, and just see more of it than in the original series. There is no shortage of cool spirits."

Varney doesn't want to give away too much about how the spirits interact with the human world, but she does say this: the spirits' visual designs are nothing short of stunning:



Yesterday, it was announced that The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun would be joining the cast as Wan, the first Avatar. "He did some pretty significant things that changed the world and established what the Avatar is all about," says DiMartino. "So it's more about what [Korra]'s supposed to do as the Avatar." He adds, "Now she has even more pressure to live up to." Wan is getting his own story arc in the larger context of this season, but the way Korra interacts with Wan will be different from the way we've seen her communicate with the deceased Aang.

But there are plenty of other new characters that the creators are excited about, especially the businessman Varrick. "He's hilarious. He's our new favorite character," Konietzko says with a grin.

"And Korra's cousins, the creepy twins," adds DiMartino.

"They're just kind of awkward. They're kind of like goth kids," says Konietzko.

"Not very socially cultivated," DiMartino agrees. "They don't get along with people that well."

We'll certainly be seeing more of Korra, Mako, Bolin, Tenzin, and now Tenzin's siblings Kya (Lisa Edelstein) and Bumi (Richard Riehle). For those fans looking to see all their favorites from Book One, the creators advise patience. We may not get to all the characters' stories in this season, but there will be four seasons in total, with plenty of time to explore the characters.

This was also the first time the cast saw the new Legend of Korra Naga and Pabu plush toys, and they were adorably excited about them.

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season 2 starts this Friday!!!!!










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Saw the season 2 finale a few days ago. It was pretty interesting but awful at the same time.

Book 2 Season- 7/10
Book 2 Finale- 5/10
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Aside from Giant Korra, I enjoyed the finale. Season needed better pacing, but when it was great it was GREAT.
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