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Feature: The Legend of Korra

Sun Jun 24, 2012, 4:13 PM
Featuring: The Legend of Korra

The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that premiered on the Nickelodeon television network on April 14, 2012. The series is a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, which aired on the same network from 2005 to 2008.



The series takes place 70 years after the original

When technology has advanced to that of around the 1920s on Earth. In it, some people have the ability known as "bending" by which they control and manipulate either water, earth, fire, or air. One bender, known as the "Avatar" and described as the "physical embodiment of the world's spirit", has the power to bend all four elements and is responsible for maintaining both the balance of nature and peace between the world's four great nations.

Korra, the protagonist of the new series, is the next incarnation of the Avatar after Aang of the original series. Creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko follow Korra as she learns the art of airbending, having mastered the other three elements, while facing an anti-bender revolution by a group known as the Equalists.
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Like Old Times - The Legend of Korra by Ambroise-H The Legend of Korra by yuumei KORRA - morning fog by chocosweete Team Korra by andrahilde The Legend by bowlersandtophats




The first season of the series consisted of 12 episodes, which culminated with a 2 episodes special last saturday, June 23rd.

A second season with 14 episodes has been already announced.

I've said it before: fanart is not unfamilar to DA. Fans from all over the world devote their artistic abilities and inspiration to create amazing pieces of art to recreate their favourite characters, scenes, what was or what could have been.



LEGEND OF KORRA BUTTON-BADGES! -for sale- by shazy Korra by alicexz  Korra and The Airbenders by chakhabit Korra by Br0ny



Now with the season finale from last saturday, a mix of both positive and negative opinions have flooded the internet, specially on sites like tumblr and deviantArt. Through pieces of art, journals and blogs the fans have been demostrating their reaction to the end of this first season. It doesn't matter if they loved it or hated it, (because is really hard to stay on middle ground) the same passion for the show is evident in each post.

Now to commemorate the end of this first part of The Legend of Korra, this article intends to showcase some of these artworks devoted to the show. Enjoy!



- Korra - by Regochan The Legend of Korra by BunnyTheAssassin Korra by miyumon Korra by jiee
Korra by lemurali Korra- Since the beginning... by Sunofureku Korra: pathway by hakuku Korra's Destiny! by jeftoon01







A collection of fanarts from The Legend of Korra, to commemorate the end of the first season.
Don't worry, this article contains NO spoilers.
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DeinonychusEmpire Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The season finale was completely awesome!! I can hardly wait for the next season.
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KenshiKun121 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist
thanks gosh that it wasnt over and the second season is coming out cant wait to see them and love that show it does stay to the original series.
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HellsFabledGenesis Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Avatar: The Legend of Aang was the major inspiration that got me up and drawing, because I thought the style was just so amazing. I'm /so/ glad that I found it, because I can't imagine not drawing the way I do today :D The Legend of Korra, while there were some points I kinda disagreed with, I loved it. Ignoring the romance, the story was great and could have even been better had some points not been so rushed.
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manjol Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012
coooool ...
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stargaser89 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LOVEEEEEEEEEEEE IT!!!!!!
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Toyona Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
awesome features and im so glad that korra is the subject of your feature, it kinda made my day and also.. im currently watching this series lol
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ChaostheKitty Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice with the features.

Personally, I loved the ending. I've had people tell me that it was a terrible and rushed ending. I though it was great because the only way she figured out she could airbend was when she wasn't relying on fire, water and earth bending to take care of everything for her. When her crutches were taken away, only then did she have the freedom of her mind and clarity to stand on her own and airbend. Although, I have to admit, I almost lost it when all the past avatars came about. It was just so awesome to see so many different faces.
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WhatsIt-ToYou Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012
I didn't like a lot of things about the finale, but on the note of Airbending, I didn't like that because it came out of nowhere. Before now, she had never had the skill and was supposedly faced with a block, but even more infuriating is that she was Airbending the exact same damn way she would've Firebent. It didn't take practice like it did for Aang; she wasn't patient like Tenzin said she HAD TO BE; she learned how to Airbend with pure rage.
AND THAT'S JUST NOT HOW IT'S SUPPOSED TO WORK.
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ChaostheKitty Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Actually, if you remember, she was getting down the movements, the fluidity of airbending. It just wasn't happening yet. My theory on why it wasn't happening was because she had a gift for all of the other elements, thus relied on them the most. Airbending came to her at a time of desperation, a time where she was resolved to save Mako and couldn't rely on the other elements to save him. But that's just my theory.
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LostSoul97 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012
This series is as amazing as the first series with Aang. I love it! I love all the characters, and I hope that it will continue to keep us intrigued, excited, and entertained through out the rest of the series!!!:D
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