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|The Legend of Korra|
|# of episodes:||52|
|Running time:||24 minutes|
|Original run:||April 14, 2012 - December 19, 2014|
The Legend of Korra is an American animated show that premiered on Nickelodeon on April 14, 2012. It is the sequel series of Avatar: The Last Airbender.
The series take place 70 years of its preceder's end. The only characters to be featured in both shows are Iroh and Katara. However Aang, Sokka and Toph can be seen in flashbacks, while Zuko is represented by a statue.
The first two episodes were released online on March 24–25, 2012 and were available in high-definition for free on iTunes. The series is currently done production and ran for 4 seasons, spanning four books and a total of fifty-two episodes. The series ended on December 19, 2014 with the final episode "The Last Stand."
Book One: Air
After the conclusion of the Hundred Year War, Avatar Aang and Fire Lord Zuko had brought people from the four nations together and founded the United Republic of Nations, with its capital being Republic City, a large "metropolis powered by steampunk-type technology" such as cars and motorcycles. Aang and Katara had three children, the youngest of which was Tenzin, the only airbender of the three siblings. Meanwhile, Toph Beifong had traveled extensively to teach metalbending to other earthbenders. After Aang's death in 153 ASC, the Avatar Spirit was then reborn and reincarnated into a rebellious and hotheaded seventeen-year old girl from the Southern Water Tribe named Korra.
At the present time, seventy years after the end of the Hundred Year War, Korra, a rebellious seventeen year-old girl is set to complete her airbending training and fulfill her role as the Avatar. She has already mastered waterbending, earthbending, and firebending by then. At the beginning of the series, Korra travels to Republic City and starts her airbending training with Tenzin. Tenzin himself is married to Pema. He has two daughters, Jinora, a "bookworm", and Ikki, a "motor-mouth", while Meelo, his first son, was his only son until Episode 10, "Turning the Tides", when Pema gave birth to another boy named Rohan.
However, Republic City is not what Korra imagined it to be. Anti-benders called "Equalists", who oppose the arts of bending, utilize techniques such as chi blocking to further their goals of revolution, led by Amon. Korra must fight rampant crime and the Anti-bending Revolution, assisted by two brothers, Mako, a firebender, and Bolin, an earthbender. She is also joined by her animal companion, Naga, and the Metalbending Police Force of Republic City, who are led by Toph's daughter, Lin Beifong.
Book Two: Spirits
Book Three: Change
Book Four: Balance
Home video releases
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|Created by: Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko|
|The Last Airbender||Characters||Aang • Katara • Sokka • Toph • Appa • Momo • Zuko • Iroh • Azula|
|Episodes||Book 1: Water • Book 2: Earth • Book 3: Fire|
|Comics||The Promise • The Search • The Rift|
|Other media||Video releases • Trading card game • Roller coaster ride • Lego • Video games (The Last Airbender • The Burning Earth • Into the Inferno) • Movie|
|The Legend of Korra||Characters||Korra • Mako • Bolin • Asami Sato • Tenzin • Lin Beifong • Pema • Jinora • Naga • Pabu • Oogi • Tarrlok|
|Episodes||Book 1: Air • Book 2: Spirits • Book 3: Change • Book 4: Balance|
|Other media||Video releases • Video game|