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In a room of 4, 500 hardcore fans, the Legend of Korra San Diego Comic Con panel opens with an epic montage of Book 1 moments backed by a stunning score by the Track Team.

The panel introduction is by moderator, Rich Magallanes, who states he is blown away by the entire Avatar universe and its development.

The creators come out - followed by Joaquim dos Santos and the brilliant voice director Andrea Romano. The cast enters: Janet Varney, David Faustino, Seychelle Gabriel and P.J. Byrne. Seychelle rocks a cute steampunk cosplay.

According to Hypable  there are still 4, 000 people waiting outside Ballroom 20. In 2004 Korra/A:TLA was in a room with 50 people.

If you didn't already know, there will be 4 books (seasons) with 52 episodes divided as so:

Book 1: Air - 12 episodes

Book 2: Spirits - 14 episodes

Book 3 - 13 episodes

Book 4 - 13 episodes
  • At 2:24 pm, Janet Varney (Korra) is asked about voicing Korra and how she matches up to Aang. She replies: "They’re so different from one another, it’s so fun to play someone headstrong."
  • David Faustino thanks animation for allowing him to play a big heroic character (joke is: he's short - 5'3" to be exact)
  • At 2:25 pm, P.J. Byrne is asked to choose any character to be from season one. He wants to be himself and Janet says she wants to be the announcer.
  • Seychelle states that Asami and her are most alike because they both overpack.
  • At 2:30 pm: Andrea Romano directs table readings from book 1.



  • The second scene the cast read through is, “The Voice in the Night” and “The Spirit of Competition.” David messes up a little and P.J. is hysterical with his lines. Everyone at the panel laughs.
  • At: 2:41 pm - David fakes kisses Janet on stage to mimic a scene! 
  • Bryan is sorry they, "blew up the boat".


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  • Book 2 is called Spirits and takes place 6 months after Book 1: Air
  • The opening scene: Southern Water Tribe festival. There is a banquet hall made of ice. Korra and co. will travel into the tundra of the Southern Water Tribe. Looks a bit dark and scary with a chilling snowscape and a bright green sky. 



  • Fashion of characters compensate for winter. Asami has an Amelia Earhart look. The others have longer sleeves and winter coats. Fashion is innspired by Mandarin, asymmetrical fashion. Mako and Bolin will get big, fluffy coats for the frozen tundra.



  • Korra goes through a storm and reaches a glowing iceberg that resembles Aang's frozen prison.




  • Southern Air Temple Concept Painting: team avatar will journey to the Southern Air Temple.



  • Team Avatar will also journey to the Spirit World.
  • Book 2 will feature episodes that look back into the history of Avatar and Spirit World.
  • We will see more of Korra's parents and meet her uncle Oodalak or Unarock.
  • Oodalak/Unarock?: head of the Northern Water Tribe and very spiritual. He mentors Korra.
  • Verick: described to be a Howard Hughes playboy, kind of character. He is a Southern Water Tribe member. He and Bolin have a funny relationship. He is said to be a very entertaining character and a 'shipping magnet'.
  • Asami takes over Sato's company.
  • Book 2 will feature Aang's children: Commander Bumi and Kya. Bumi wears pink earmuffs. 
  • Random fact: Korra was inspired by Gina Carano.
  • There will be a very cool spirit creature who has glowing eyes, walks on two legs, a tail, and a branch like appendages.
  • Animatics clip: Fire Ferrets being beaten. Mako and Korra motorcycle chase scene vs. robbers. Asami determined to bring her father's company back to the top. Tenzin's family airbends all around the island. Korra goes into the Avatar State to win the airball race with Jinora. The spirit creature attacks Korra and is twice her size. She goes into the Avatar State to fight it. 
  • Spirit creature clearly seems to be the villain. 
  • Mako becomes a cop in Book 2. He is ready to sling some great zingers.
  • Pro-bending returns: Fire Ferrets vs. Rhino Lions in the animatics preview (Korra and Mako are not on the team).
  • In Book 2, Bolin is finding himself and looking for his path.
  • Andrea Romano (voice director) gets the cast to understand the animation by organizing scenes so the voice actors react and work together better.
  • Kya (Aang's daughter) joins Book 2: [I believe this is her description] a waterbender with a hippie look. Kya has a special bond with Senna.
  • Korra's father is a gentle guy, although they imagine him as huge.
  • What do the creator's do? Mike & Bryan work with the writers, come up with stores for Book 3 and work with the creative/art teams. The amount of design is crazy. 
  • The panel's audience is live recorded for crowd scenes in Book 2.
  • Andrea Romano leads the crowd into simulating a crowd at a pro-bending fight.


Videos:
youtu.be/V2Ws3wOZFZs Season 2 Preview! Interview With Bolin Aka PJ Byrne!
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- By Kwang Il Han of Studio Mir www.youtube.com/watch?v=luSB7C…

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spoiler alert

If Michael and Bryan had a choice, i think that both shows would have been more for teens then for kids. Look at what happen on today's episode. She was on a damn cliff. She was close enough to the edge of the cliff that her tear was able to fall all the way down it rather than hitting the snow. She was standing on the edge of the cliff and she was at her “lowest point”

Yeah, I do kind of think she was contemplating suicide. She did think that she was not the Avatar anymore. She thought she was crippled and useless, and everyone knows when one Avatar passes, a new one is reborn. So maybe she considered it - just for a second - to commit suicide so that the next Avatar could be born - whole. That’s pretty fucking deep for a kids show, but maybe I’m reading too much into it.

But she was strong enough to ask for help, at least that’s why I think Aang showed up. Deep inside, she was calling for help. And she thought that she was alone. That no one can help her.

        But she wasn’t. All the past Avatars were there for her. And Aang, and everyone else was there to for her.

What do you guys think? Am I right?

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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.
(Text from Wikipedia)



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







I would like to point out this new information to all of you find people:

    “After the finale, The Legend of Korra fans can learn more about the mythology and creation of this franchise by tuning into the "Nicktoons" “Korra: Making of a Legend” special event from July 9 – July 20 during which all twelve episodes from Season 1, Book 1 will air weekdays at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).  Each “creators cut” episode offers insight into the creation of the stunning imagery, mythology and storyline where series creators and executive producers, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, provide commentary.”

    Sounds great! But if you don’t have Nicktoons it will be posted up in a journal when someone record it and put it online; that way people who don’t have Nicktoons and or live outside the U.S can watch it too.

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You can watch it here: youtu.be/n_fAOXKmYU8
Episode One! www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MjC__…

Episode Two! www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5_fbo…
Be the leaf Bryan! Just be the leaf!

Episode Three! www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F6tZB…

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Supervising director, Ryu Ki Hyun, has come up with Meelo Style” based on PSY’s Gangnam Style.

Paramount pushes for a new "animated" feature film.  www.ign.com/articles/2012/08/1…



update: Variety reports that Paramount Pictures’ animation division is looking to expand. It seems like they are looking to Nickelodeon for some content, although nothing seems confirmed yet. says Variety.


What do you guys think? Will this/ can this happen "but animated this time"?


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Michael Dante DiMartino (W) and Bryan Konietzko (W/Cover)

On sale July 24FC, 184 pages$34.99HC, 9” x 12”

This handsome hardcover contains hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen artwork created during the development of Season 1 of The Legend of Korra. With captions from Mike and Bryan throughout, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought the mystical world of bending and a new generation of heroes to life!

• Captions by creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!

• Follow-up to smash hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender!

• Never-before-seen artwork!


Below is the description taken from the source of these images, Kotaku.com avatarthelastairbenderonline.c…

Don’t know why the two “excerpt” pages are formatted so strangely, they might not be official.









I also forgot about this to. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER-THE SEARCH PART TWO On sale July 10!

In search of their long-lost mother, Fire Lord Zuko and his deadly and insane sister Azula have brought Avatar Aang and his friends into a mysterious forest, but what they discover within may be more than they can face. Will they too be lost in these woods forever?



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