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Posted on Mar 13, 2015

25 Reasons Why You Should Watch "The Legend Of Korra"

Just do the thing!

1. The animation is gorgeous.

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Seriously stunning.

2. There's a strong female in the lead role.

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Meet Korra, Avatar extraordinaire.

3. There's even a powerful, war-mongering, female super villain.

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Who we love to hate, of course.

4. It's not just a show for kids.

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The kid and teenage characters aren't the only ones having all the fun. The adults are also growing and learning.

5. There are various animation styles within the show.

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*eyegasm*

6. The show is packed with nuggets of wisdom.

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"Be like the leaf."

7. It incorporates actual martial art forms.

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Fire Bending moves are based on the style of Northern Shaolin Kung Fu, with a few techniques from Northern Seven Star Praying Mantis; Water Bending is Tai Chi, Air Bending is Ba Gua, and Earth Bending is Hung Ga (Hung Gar).

8. There's witty dialogue clearly intended for an older audience (that inspires memes like this):

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9. The fight scenes are masterfully choreographed.

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Sit back and be awed.

10. It shows the transformative power of meditation.

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"You think you’re any different from me, or your friends, or this tree? If you listen hard enough, you can hear every living thing breathing together. You can feel everything growing. We’re all living together, even if most folks don’t act like it. We all have the same roots, and we are all branches of the same tree."

11. There's a Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) cameo...

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...in the role of an Air Bender hipster.

12. You can binge watch the entire series.

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All 4 Seasons are available to watch!

13. It rewards Avatar: the Last Airbender fans.

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The gang is all grown up!

14. And it includes fun cameos.

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And old characters new viewers can fall in love with.

15. You watch the main character drastically grow and change.

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And we're with them all the way.

16. Forgiveness is a core lesson throughout the show.

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It shows the power of forgiveness: both to those who have caused us harm, and to ourselves.

17. The spirits are super cute.

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Flying rainbow bunnies! *squeee*

18. And there are cute animal sidekicks too.

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19. It passes the Bechdel test with flying colors.

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20. It does a great job of portraying PTSD and depression.

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It doesn't shy away from the heavy stuff.

21. As well as the recovery process.

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22. It portrays people with physical disabilities who have the ability to wield tremendous power.

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One of the most powerful Metal/Earth Benders is blind, and one of the most dangerous Water Bending villains has missing limbs.

23. Family bonds are central to the show.

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24. The finale is breathtaking.

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You won't just be on the edge of your seat; you'll be clutching it.

25. And there's a game-changing ending.

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You won't want to miss it. #korrasami

So what are you waiting for?

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Soon you'll be watching and saying, "This is the best!"

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