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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 9 DISCUSSION THREAD - BEYOND THE WILDS
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After last week's hiccup thanks to our Evil Nick Overlords, SHIT IS ABOUT TO GET REAL.

The Spirit Vines in Republic City have attained a new level of hostile! People are being abducted by them ala the spirit Hei-Bai back in Aang's era. How will Korra deal with these shenanigans?

Happy Thanksgiving to our American Avatar fans!

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 11/28 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.
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Anonymous
Guh.
Whatever happened to the old +/a/.
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Daniel FUCKING Murphy, Hitting Machine
From leddit:

>Korra's encounter with Zaheer was, in my opinion, my favorite scene of this series. Zaheer was by far my favorite antagonist (I think villain in his case isn't the correct term).

>I'm a 26 y/o veteran that has been struggling with PTSD. Something Zaheer said, I guess you can say it was an epiphany. When he was leading Korra into the spirit world, while she was recalling her memory of Zaheer trying to kill her, he said, "Accept what happened to you. Don’t fear what might’ve been. Don’t be afraid." I just got off the phone with a therapist. I'm finally seeking help, and I'm finally ready to start talking about it. I'm not posting this with the intentions of it being a circle jerk or a means to garner sympathy. I'm actually posting it to actually admit that I forgot that cartoons can still teach you lessons, even as an adult. I'm now going to laugh at the next person who says to me, "You're too old to be watching shit like that."
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
Show is hitting a lot of feels for people, its really grown beyond just being a kids show. Really wish more could get the chance for that.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 7 DISCUSSION THREAD - THE REUNION
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After nearly taking down Kuvira using the Avatar State but coming up short, Korra and the airbenders escaped Zaofu and are returning to Republic City. Whatever mental hangups Korra has left is clearly being triggered by the confusing appearance of the haunting Dark Korra apparition. Perhaps reconnecting with her old friends can help the besieged Avatar take another step toward her mental healing?

Zaofu has fallen and Opal swore to her improsoned family that she would return for them. What kind of plans can she muster with her allies for their rescue?

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 11/7 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.

I've heard itunes and Google have been posting new episodes after 3AM EST too but I can't confirm it personally since I've been sticking with my Amazon season pass.
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Mister Twister
The episodes just don't get worse. Always the same level of quality.

Also, every episode written directly by Mike has to have a bathroom joke.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118574
Naga plush this month and Aang Statue Next year. Nick is never good at getting this stuff out in a timely manner.
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Anonymous
man it looks like something weird is going down next ep
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The-BardMod
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http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/06/25/platinum-games-the-legend-of-korra-coming-in-2014
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Anonymous
>118514
Overall their impression seems to be a lot more positive than I was expecting considering how Woolie's such a big fan of Platinum action games. A lot better than Totalbiscuit's review which was kind of middling.
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Anonymous
>118580
Well it's a budget action title and they are familiar with the parts of the game that platinum does well and what they do not. So unlike others they aren't going in blind. Also their background in actual game development gives them an edge in understanding this titles development cycle.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
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Oh Liam, getting caught up on the Korra I see. Yet Woolie won't jump if its not confirmed.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 6 DISCUSSION THREAD - BATTLE OF ZAOFU
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The situation at Zaofu is in danger of going pear-shaped between Suyin and Kuvira's factions. With Korra's arrival, Kuvira gave the Avatar a 24 hour grace period to talk Su into a accepting diplomatic solution (aka, fucking surrender). When Korra arrived in the city, she was too late, as Su took her twin sons on an night time assassination mission!

After Bolin, Varrick, and Zhu Li's attempted defections, Kuvira sent Bolin off to the prison camps and forced Varrick to continue his spirit vines research under lock and key while Zhu Li pledged her undying allegiance to Kuvira. What's the play here? And what fate awaits Bolin at Kuvira's Super Happy Re-eduction Camp?

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 11/7 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.
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Anonymous
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>tfw you can't see the episodes in HD because Nickelodeon doesn't want to show them in your shitty country.

Seriously though, is there any place where I can see them in good quality?
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
http://hola.org/ can unblock or at least used to could since they've seen to have tightened their asinine "must have cable to watch online" bullshit. other is watchcartoonsonline which has them up.
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Anonymous
>118499

Didn't want to kill the (relatively) innocent rail drivers and whatnot too?
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Mister Twister
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Think about it... the less episodes left in season 4, the smaller the chance will will ever see Koh again.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 5 DISCUSSION THREAD - ENEMY AT THE GATES
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Kuvira has come a-knockin at the gates of Zaofu, and she brought her entire frickin' army! How will Su greet the Great Uniter after her threatening words back in Republic City?

Korra reached a milestone on her road to recovery during her time with Toph in the Great Swamp. She removed the remains of the metallic poison Zaheer afflicted her with and she reconnected with Air Siblings that love her like a big sister. Ikki informed Korra of Kuvira's plans and they're making their way to Zaofu on the back of Pepper. How will the Avatar deal with her first major external conflict in over three years?

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 10/31 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.

Oh, and Happy Halloween!
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118461
Book 1 made Bank as soon at it was up on Itunes and Book 2 even with its split reception was no slouch in sales. So its got the ability to make a solid profit. Just advertisers and those that want the channel itself to thrive bitch about the lack of profit to them.

But now they've been going digital with '12 Turtles too now so maybe whomever was having it out during the Book 3 run with this erratic flipping from Digital and Cable to Cable only back to only Digital. Finally got a shot at doing what they've been attempting to do for years and that is get part of the older demographics that have been going with digital services last few years.

While maybe no more Avatar for a few years while they chill with other projects maybe we can get some action shows on a Digital Service.
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Anonymous
>118462
>But now they've been going digital with '12 Turtles too
What, do they WANT their channel to be nothing but teen sitcoms and spongebob??
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118463
If they can make a profit without showing the show and just selling toys they will. Its on the Friday 8:00 Slot now are a premier. Though for some reason it went into Hiatus with like three more Horror episodes left to air. Their schedule is just as bad as Korra's.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 4 DISCUSSION THREAD - THE CALLING
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Korra has hit an impasse with Toph while staying with her in the Swamp. Toph advised Korra that only she can remove the rest of the poison inside her when she is willing to. So once again Korra is left with an internal struggle.

As the fallout of Kuvira's power grab at Prince Wu's coronation sets in, it's clear to Tenzin that the Earth Kingdom needs its Avatar more than ever. He charges Jinora and her siblings with the task of finding Korra and bringing her home to Republic City. Will they run afoul of the Swamp's many pitfalls like their grandparents did over 70 years ago?

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 10/24 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118383
Her enemies were right but they went too far and lost their focus. Korra needs to find the balance between the ideologies. The Pai Shou game foreshadowed that eventuality.
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Anonymous
>118350
>You needed somebody to tell you they were extremists cause you hadn't figured that out?
Its hard to have that awareness. There's always that twinge of doubt present whenever she faced her adversaries. "What if they're right." "What if the world doesn't need an avatar/needs more contact with the spirits" and such. The "maybe I'm doing it wrong" mentality is constantly present.

At least its a step up from Book 1's
"wow hey maybe the government is heavily leaned against benders."
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Anonymous
>118383

>But that's the opposite of what was shown. Korra continued to fight Toph even though she kept getting hurt, so it's clear that her subconscious wasn't preventing her from fighting. Also if Korra was afraid of fighting she wouldn't have tried fighting everything she came across without any hesitation.
You know the show has always made a clear distinction between comedic/cartoon violence and actual war/fighting violence, since the very first ATLA episode, right? Training with Toph fell into the former.
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KORRA BOOK 3 FINALE DISCUSSION THREAD
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Episodes 12 and 13: Enter the Void and Venom of the White Lotus

Well, here we are. This Book really flew by, hasn't it? I don't have an apt description for these episodes other than a simple "Shit just got real."

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 8/22 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads), Hulu Plus, Amazon Video, Google Play, and Xbox ($1.99 per episode). Night Owls keep an eye out on Amazon around 4AM EST.
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Daniel FUCKING Murphy, Hitting Machine
Fucking awesome Korra AMV right here

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Anonymous
I just watched the last three episodes a few hours ago and I'm still recovering. I'm overwhelmed. There are a few nitpicks, but it was amazing overall. It was really intense. It's been making me want to come back here and discuss the show more with you guys, although I'm hating the way the new site is set up.
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Anonymous
>118272
This.
Word for word.
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Anonymous
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How do you kill a spirit permanently?
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Mister Twister
Spirit dynamite.

Lots and lots of spirit dynamite.
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Anonymous
You need to stun the spirit and hold down the Circle button in your controller. You'll absorb the spirit's energy that way.
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Fire Lord Izumi
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The first known female Fire Lord.

Sucks to be you, Azula; maybe if you weren't so bad.
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Anonymous
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Where did they announce her name?
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118372
AMA on the Avatar Wiki. Also said she'd be back later in the season with a bigger role. There was talk about LoK comics. But the answer was removed.
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Anonymous
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That pointy chin looks familiar.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 3 DISCUSSION THREAD - THE CORONATION
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Preparations are underway for Prince Wu's coronation as the new Earth King. Mako is going to have his hands full trying to keep his charge safe until he's officially in the throne!

Meanwhile in the Great Swamp, a friendly leaf spirit lead Korra to Toph. What sort of help she be to help Korra fight her mental and spiritual demons?

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 10/17 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118339
I like the complexity that she got to her position possibly on the tails of saving the life of he SWT Chief. I'd not be too surprised to see a flashback where she was fine doing this to reunite the kingdom to start but ran into Corrupt Governors that had been isolated and abusive to their people.

At this point she strikes me like Revan from KOTOR. Someone who went down their path because they wanted to protect and felt the given response was insufficient.

I liked that Mako was stumped in defending Wu, because other than he's the old system there isn't any reason for him to be there. And actually he's worse because he'd clearly just be a puppet to the International Community right now.
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Anonymous
>118327

>Unless Ba Sing Se's government has literally no money they should still be able to buy a new crown for the person they want to rule an entire nation.
I shouldn't even reply since this is clearly nitpicking, but the show addressed this. They needed traditional jewelry for the coronation, buying or forging a new crown wouldn't be the same thing, so they opted for the only jewel left, an earring.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118341
Its the same thing as what goes on in other monarchies. They need to give him some mark of legitimacy and since he's not direct bloodline then something connected to it will have to do. Though as we've seen nobody seems to really care since they all know he's a Puppet.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 1 DISCUSSION THREAD - AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
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After a short hiatus, Korra is back! We timeskip now! We rejoin our heroes after a 3 year jump ahead. The airbenders now have badass supersuits, Mako has become dorkier than ever, all the airbabies have hair, dogs living with cats, babies havin' babies! What other changes await us?!

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 10/3 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). The only other confirmed carrier of Book 4 thus far is Amazon Video. Night Owls keep an eye out on Amazon around 4AM EST in case they have the same access to the show as they had in Book 3.

No word yet on Google Play or Xbox.
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Anonymous
>118268
Also you can just download them from iTunes for not too much, or streaming sites.
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Anonymous
Where would I find these streaming sites? I want to support the series, I just want to pay when I can buy the actual DVDs, not digital downloads.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118271
Nick has them up on their main site but its iffy for some people
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The politics of Korra
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I've been reflecting on these last few seasons a bit and something struck me.

For all the talk of "Change", doesn't LoK come off as leaning towards a rather conservative angle?
Not even that. It can be read as an endorsement of authoritarian absolutism even.

>The revolutionary movement is headed up by a fraud and quickly dies down when he's defeated.
>The newly, due to public pressure elected president is an incompetent rubber-neck and opposes the heroes at all turns.
>The Avatar makes live-changing decisions for the entire world without consulting the public first.
>Otherwise she's only concerned with maintaining the status quo.
>The killing of a despotic tyrant is ultimately showcased as a negative thing.

And take a look at the supporting cast:

Korra is best pals with a severe police chief and dated her favourite billy club.
She also hangs out with two high society ponces, the leader of an entire nation, a general (son of another ruler) and Ayn Rand. Plus she's the daughter of a chieftain and technically a princess herself now.

Season 3 is literally a a group of rich, powerful folk (who for the most part got to where they are through birthright and nepotism), bringing an army to flatten a ragtag group of rebels.

This kinda doesn't sit easy with me.
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Anonymous
... So Kuvira in Junketsu when?
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Anonymous
I know it's a show directed at younger audiences, so it might have sent the audience mixed messages, but I would've thought Kuvira would be tactful enough to declare her new hegemony as a federation rather than an empire considering the connotations. Even if the former is a misnomer for PR's sake, the latter has blatant connotations of being the same monarchy she was decrying but on steroids.
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Anonymous
>118264
So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.
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KORRA BOOK 4: EPISODE 2 DISCUSSION THREAD - KORRA ALONE
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Korra has been on the AWOL for the last six months. This episode will cover the trials and tribulations of her journey!

Check it out at 12 Noon EST Friday 10/10 on Nick.com (free with ads), the Nick mobile App (free with ads). Amazon Video around 3AM EST. Also Available on Google Play, Xbox Video, and now back on iTunes! $1.99 per episode, $2.99 for HD, Season passes go for $21.99 SD and $29.99 HD.

This episode was screened today at NYCC so beware the many spoilers out there. You can watch the VOD of the Korra panel at twitch.com/nycc2 the episode is on the VOD stream with good part of the audio muted.
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BunkerOFOzVPOG0g
>118242
Just saying if they keep that drama going about her disappearance then the one person she's told among her friends about what she's going through is going to have a reaction possibly.

>118245
Say cumulative effects from the poison causing her to have hallucinations and all those individual trauma moments to come crashing down on her at once.
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Anonymous
Mercury poisoning isn't exactly something you just "get over". In real life, symptoms can last a lifetime. Some of those symptoms include:

Physical;
>insomnia,
>headache
>abnormal sensations
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Anonymous
>118243
>I feel that Bryke is making another season that looks good but lacks any real story.
On the second episode nonetheless.
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Jessie Flower (Toph, Melon Lord) in NYCC this week
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Will someone approach her with a Toph poster and/or a Toph plushie?
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>118166
Oops; forget the full schedule.

http://korranation.tumblr.com/post/99337977244/were-heading-to-new-york-comic-con-this-week-and
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Some things never change.
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