Posted on July 27, 2012 by Keval
For some reason that I am currently unaware of, the Avatar Fandom is in love with Tahno. The bender that was a jerk to Korra and the Fire Ferrets during the championship round is now one of the most loved characters on the show. And now, one of the main questions people are asking on the web is: Will Tahno be in Book 2 of The Legend of Korra?
To be quit honest, I could care less if Tahno is in Book 2 or not, but that’s just me. However, the fact of the matter is that the fandom really wants to know if they’ll see Tahno’s face again in The Legend of Korra. So I contacted The Legend of Korra staff the only way I new – Twitter, and to my surprise, Janet Varney, the voice actress of Avatar Korra, actually responded. Unfortunately, the response wasn’t exactly what I hoped for.
Filed under: News | Tagged: Book 2, Janet Varney, Legend of Korra, Tahno | 10 Comments »
Posted on July 26, 2012 by Keval
When I first heard the news that The Legend of Korra would include four books, I was ecstatic. Why shouldn’t I be? That essentially means that we as fans will get to watch more Legend of Korra episodes for many years to come. But when the news really sank in, I realized that four Legend of Korra books may not be as good as it seems.
Let’s start off my explanation with a question: Did you enjoy Book 1? Most likely, the answer to that question is yes. Book 1 of The Legend of Korra was without-a-doubt an awesome season of television. But the Book also had its fair share of problems, and most of these problems derived from the fact that the Book was only 12 episodes long.
A common opinion around the Avatar Fandom is that Book 1 was rushed, and I agree with that. The Book may not have felt rushed after episode 7 or 8, but once we saw how fast everything was wrapped up in the season finale, it was obvious that Mike and Bryan had a cram-fest when it came to writing the last two episodes. But it’s not the creators fault: Fitting a story as complex as Amon’s into a 12 episode Book is extremely difficult. But despite the fact that Book 1 seemed rushed, Mike and Bryan seemingly don’t plan on fixing this issue, as Books 2-4 will also contain a low episode count (13-14 episodes).
Filed under: Opinion | Tagged: Book 2, Book 4, Legend of Korra, Mike and Bryan, Rushed | 15 Comments »
Posted on July 24, 2012 by Keval
In case you’re a football fan, you’d know that June and July are pretty much the worst months of the year for football. Literally nothing goes on: First you have the draft in April and then, nothing. We are facing a similar scenario with The Legend of Korra: We had Comic Con in June, and now, we have nothing until who-knows-when.
It’s come to a point now where I have put it upon myself to speculate every aspect of Book 2 of The Legend of Korra just to keep things interesting around the fandom. But enough of me and my plan, today I have stumbled upon an up and coming Avatar YouTube channel that is doing a rather fine job updating its subscribers with all the latest Avatar news. So incase you’re getting bored of reading my rambles, please do check out Avatar Therapy’s YouTube channel. And why not subscribe, too?
The channel is relatively new, but maybe you could help out a fellow Avatar Fan and give him a community just as you have so graciously given me one.
The channel is similar to this blog, in fact. It gives you all the late breaking information and speculations on The Legend of Korra, just in a video format. I enjoy watching the videos, so maybe you will too.
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Posted on July 22, 2012 by Keval
This is a series where we speculate everything there is to know about Book 2 of The Legend of Korra. We have currently covered speculation on the book’s setting and character development. Today we focus on the book’s villain.
At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Mike and Bryan revealed a lot of information regarding Book 2 of The Legend of Korra. One of the major reveals was the identity of the book’s villain: The Dark Spirit, who will be voiced by Grey DeLisle, the voice actress of Azula.
Despite the fact that we know little about this future antagonist, we can certainly speculate (and most likely confirm) that this new antagonist will be a spirit residing in the Spirit World. One important factor we cannot confirm, however, is the threat level of this new villain. In case you are unfamiliar, the threat level is essentially how threatening or dangerous a villain is to society.
So far, every villain created by Mike and Bryan has been a threat to society. Ex-Fire Lord Ozai had an entire Nation fighting with him while he tried to take over the entire Avatar World. Amon used his power of taking bending away as leverage in order to gain support as he tried to eliminate benders in Republic City.
So how exactly is The Dark Spirit a threat to society?
Filed under: Speculation | Tagged: Amon, Book 2, Speculation, The Dark Spirit, The legend of Korra, Villain | 3 Comments »
Posted on July 18, 2012 by Keval
After poking around some forums and comment boards, I noticed that a lot of people came to the consensus that General Iroh II, Zuko’s grandchild, would not be in Book 2 of The Legend of Korra. This consensus was formed due to the fact that Iroh II was not mentioned at Comic Con – at all.
I’m here to say that this assumption is completely false. General Iroh II will be in Book 2, and Dante Basco (Iroh II’s voice actor) confirmed it in an interview a while back during the airing of Book 1.
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Posted on July 17, 2012 by Keval
At the San Diego Comic Con, we saw pictures of a new Spirit Monster who was believed to be one of the main antagonists in Book 2. The fan base was mostly in the dark in regards to the new Spirit Monster until Grey DeLisle decided to shed some light on the character through her twitter.
First of all, in case you may have never even known, Grey DeLisle is best known to the fandom for being the voice actress behind the infamous Azula. And her tweet regarding the Spirit Monster was quite interesting.
Filed under: News | Tagged: Book 2, Enemy, Grey DeLisle, Legend of Korra, San Diego Comic Con, The Dark Spirit | 1 Comment »
Posted on July 13, 2012 by Keval
The Legend of Korra Comic Con panel is now over and it definitely dished out some interesting information for us to chew on for the duration of the Summer.
The panel opened up with a montage of clips from Book 1 of The Legend of Korra. Afterwards, Mike, Bryan and the Voice Actors arrived on the stage to answer some questions. Nothing particularly interesting was said, but after the questionnaire, the voice actors began voice acting scenes from Book 1.
After the voice acting was finished, Mike and Bryan went into Book 2 discussion.
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