If you stop watching at the end of season 1 the show is way better
>Mostly because nothing as stupid as in the other Books
Kai is a thing, they bring Tenzin's kids back, Korra decides to go after the terrorists who just trivially incapacitated on her own instead of hanging out in the near impenetrable city or bringing an army with her, Bolin pulls lava bending out of his nowhere, airbending is spontaneously restored and Zaheer can use it well enough to best highly trained benders, and everyone just ignores the spirits and vines are wrecking shit by the end of the season.
>the conflict isn't resolved by Korra getting sudden new powers that fix everything.
But Korra getting new powers has never fixed anything.
>If you just ignore a lot of the bad parts
>then the show is good!
Why don't we just do this with every piece of media so everyone can pretend everything's at least 8/10
>resolution of Book 1 and 2
Getting airbending wouldn't have mattered if Amon didn't go full retard and render everyone in a hundred yards of him unconscious before slitting their throats. Kaiju Korra got beat up by Unalaq and would have died if not for Jinora.
The endings were dumb, but they weren't resolved due to Korra getting new powers.
/co/ is so tsundere for Korra.
Just admit that you love the show.
That's literally how they were solved.
Korra won because she suddenly got Airbending for no reason, and then got all her bending AND the Avatar State AND Energybending to fix everything else.
She only won in Book 2 because she got blue giant powers from nowhere.
I can't remember exactly but didn't Amon take away her bending kind of forcing her to use air?
I assume Book 2 was like the end of Book 1 from the 1st one when Aang merged with that stupid spirit. The 3rd was complete bullshit, the very existence of Zaheer kinda kills any credibility of the story.
I think the fans were in such denial that thought the bad writing was clever subtext.
She didn't know how to bend air until the exact moment where she punches Amon out of the window.
The difference between Aang and Korra is that, she isn't the avatar at the moment where she goes giant and blue, and she doesn't merge with a spirit like Aang did. Mike explanation is that she achieved maximum spiritual enlightenment inside the tree somehow.
Zaheer was a bit lucky and could use more history, but that about the only downside to him. He was actually the only villain that was smart enough to not fight the avatar in a fair fight.
>I can't remember exactly but didn't Amon take away her bending kind of forcing her to use air?
He took away all her bending, but that doesn't explain how she got Airbending by acting completely unAirbenderlike.
Amon was a let down.
I liked it better when this was still the plausible reveal.
Had the best conclusion of any of them that's for sure.
Boat explosion is a much better way to off a villain than him disintegrating, capturing him or especially if the main villain gives up like a dumb fucking cunt who suddenly has no conviction.
Mike and Bryan are really good at building a cool world and setting up interesting events, they just need to learn to hand it off to someone else when it comes to wrapping it all up, cause they can never handle that part.
show is only good for cheesecake fanart
>If you stop watching at the end of season 1 the show is way better
If you stop watching before the last 5 minutes, it's goat. Either skip the last episode entirely or roll with the stupid Amon reveal and end after Asami defeated her dad. The last scene is so fucking bad.
She wasn't fully realised though. Her avatar state was weak as fuck compared to Aang's because she got cut off from her past lives, she lost access to their experience and techniques.
During Sozin's Comet Aang was flying around in a 4 element bubble doing crazy meteor strikes and shit. Korra just threw really big rocks.
But besides that she was still dominating Zaheer. He was only able to win because he had unlimited flight (wut) to run her around until the poison fucked her up completely.
>What happened was a guy who could fly successfully evaded a dying Avatar for several minutes.
He was taking shots at her and winning the exchange before the poison really kicked in. There's no reason she shouldn't have immediately crushed him.
>implying any of that was controversial
>she wasn't fully realized
She had 'mastered' all the elements and full control of the State. She was fully realized.
>she lost her past lives
Wan didn't have any and the State still functioned similarly. They retconned it into a generic super state.
>During Sozin's Comet Aang was flying around in a 4 element bubble doing crazy meteor strikes and shit.
Because Aang isn't a retard. He is consistently shown to be better at fighting than Korra in virtually every regard, it's no surprise his State wouldn't be likewise.
>But besides that she was still dominating Zaheer.
He had the upper hand at every point but getting his foot frozen, which Korra probably wouldn't have followed up with anyway. Evading is what airbenders do; Zaheer was embracing his philosophy as a non-master and overpowering the Avatar. That's preposterous.
started really good, promising setting, OK Avatar and a great 'villain', but hen at the end it turned to shit.
it would have been more interesting to actually take the equalist premise seriously.
The excuse was that with her other powers blocked she suddenly started shitting out air.
But she was literally just trying to fire bend. She didn't learn anything. She didn't apply anything. She literally lucked out and could airbend to beat Amon, who himself just start jobbing the second air hit him.