The Legend of Korra

The Legend of Korra

Book One, Air La Legende De Korra. Livre Une, L'air

Blu-ray Disc - 2013 | Blu-ray version.
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Audience: OFRB rating: PG.
Publisher: Hollywood : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2013.
Edition: Blu-ray version.
Branch Call Number: J TV Blu-ray Legen
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (289 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.


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An American series with strong anime influences. A follow-up to "Avatar: The Last Airbender", this story focuses on Korra, the reincarnation of Aang and the new Avatar.

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Jan 13, 2019

I'm rewatching Korra (and just finished ATLA, for that matter) with my 10-year-old son this go-around, and we just finished this season. This time around, I felt myself criticizing the show less for "why it's not like ATLA/why is Korra not like Aang!" and just enjoying the new direction that the creators were going for. And really, Season 1 was definitely one of the strongest seasons in Korra. The animation is phenomenal, and there is fairly good pacing in introducing the characters and thickening the plot. I really liked Aman as a villain, and his whole equalist agenda. I would have only liked to have seen more of him as a villain expanded, since both his fighting skills, strategy and agenda had merit, and could have fueled more than one season. I'm not too happy with how his arch ends, but loved all they did with the combative and technical tactics of the Equalists.

JCLAndrewE Jul 09, 2018

Avatar: LOK catches flak for not being Avatar:TLA. This is really unfair to the series, as it is its own fantastic entity. The show "grew up" as the original viewers of the first series did. Themes were more mature, romantic relationships were more honest, villains were more real. I frankly think it does a fantastic job of standing on it's own, while paying homage to the past. Excellent series that left me wanting more.

Oct 30, 2017

This is one of my favorite shows ever! Both me and my parents enjoy watching it. It is full of action and comedy and even includes some life lessons along the way. I also like that this show doesn't have chanting or talk about false gods, like some of those Chinese and Japan based shows have. I'd say that this series is rated PG for ages 10+ for violence and some very mild humor. Korra originally starts out bratty and a little disrespectful, but that behavior lasts only a few episodes and she learns respect and responcibility as the next Avatar. Although this is how a lot of young destined heroes start out. I don't see why this show is in the young adults section, because it is suitable for older kids, teens, and adults alike. This show is hilarious and a great show for the whole family

I don't get why people seem to hate this show so much. It's fantastic

Library_Jill Jul 26, 2017

A substantial continuation of the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender, with new characters and challenges that keep the story fresh. The entire concept of the avatar necessitates that this sequel series take place a couple of generations after the last story, so it has been interesting to see how the world has developed--steampunk technology has emerged, Airbenders are ever-so-slightly less rare--and meet the children and grandchildren of beloved characters from the original series. There are still plenty of funny moments to temper the serious plot, but overall this series feels a bit more somber in tone.

Dec 28, 2016

The Legend of Korra took me a couple of episodes to get into, mainly because Korra is such a contrast to good ol' Aang. She starts off smug and privileged with her Avatar status, though as the story progresses, her character definitely grows. This season's story is fantastic and tackles a problem that would certainly happen in the real world: nonbenders, who feel discriminated against by benders, rally against a leader who has the unbelievable power to take bending away from people. My only real complaint? I wish the season were longer!

Sep 20, 2016

Fantastic! I like it better than "Avatar: The Last Airbender" (which was amazing). Just my personal preference.

Feb 15, 2016

Maybe because of Avatar: The Last Airbender, I was expecting this story to develop slowly through all four "books", but it appears the first story ends with Book One. I thought the conclusion was a bit forced, and I agree with an earlier reviewer who stated that it seems like the creative team took the easy way out in several situations.
I still found it to be a lot of fun, though, and I look forward to Book Two.

Jan 13, 2015

LOVE THIS SO MUCH! I can't decide which one is better: Avatar the last air bender, or Legend of Korra!!!!!!! They are both so awesome!

Nov 06, 2014

This is an AMAZING show. Seriously, I love it. Not as good as my favorite tv shows/fandoms Teen Titans (<3<3<3!!!!!!!!!!!) and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, but it is amazing just the same. The love triangle REALLY messes with me though because it's so MESSED-UP (I swear, can Asami, Macco, Korra, and Bolin all just be FRIENDS!? PLEEEZ!?!?!?!), and although I normally love love triangles, this one's too messy to love. Even if it takes the fun of shipping out of the show. Speaking of shipping...the only couple I ship in this series is BolinxEska (which shows up in Season 2). Great, action-filled series, however. I haven't even watched the Last Airbender, and I loved it.

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crystal_dark Aug 29, 2013

The new series will take place seventy years after the end of the Avatar: The Last Airbender story arc, with new characters and settings. The protagonist of the new series, Korra, the Avatar after Aang, is a hot-headed and rebellious young woman from the Southern Water Tribe who is "ready to take on the world." The series will follow Korra as she faces an anti-bender revolt while mastering the art of airbending from Aang and Katara's son, Tenzin. (From GoGoAnime.Com)


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