The Animation Insider recently reported that “Avatar, the Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra” will possibly be delayed until 2013. Several sources report this news, although the series was supposed to be released this fall and had then suffered a delay in the release until the summer of 2012.
The fans of the animated series “Avatar: the Last Airbender” may not be pleased about this: apparently more and more media articles are stating that the last season, “The Legend of Korra”, will be delayed for ma second time. The Legend of Korra was first scheduled to be released in the fall of 2011, but due to some complications, it had to be postponed for almost a year. Being expected to be released in the summer of 2012, now, rumors started that it will actually be delayed one more year.
None of the official staff members who work on the series has confirmed the news. However, one staff member has contacted Avatar Wiki and said that they have not yet decided upon a release date due to a series of complications that the team in currently dealing with.
“The Legend of Korra” was written by the same authors who created “The Last Airbender”: Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. It has a number of 26 episodes planned and is produced by the Nickelodeon Company, which also produced the last series: “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. The action in the new series happened 70 years from the first story. The main character is Korra, the new Avatar. She is a tenacious and rebellious young woman from the Southern Water Tribe. In her journey, she will learn the art of Airbending from Tenzin, the son of Aang and Katara.
You can see the trailer of Avatar, “The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra” below: