The Fighting styles of Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender features one of the most visually fascinating magic systems. In the show, one’s unique “qi” or energy enables them through grounded movements and stances to manipulate water, earth, fire, or air. When creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino first came up with this idea, they knew bending should not just beContinue reading “The Fighting styles of Avatar: The Last Airbender”

Review: Avatar the Last Airbender, 2005-2008

  Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studios from about 2001-2008, Avatar: The Last Airbender has become one of the most popular and critically praised animated shows ever done. It’s creator’s Michael Dante Dimartino and Bryan Konietzko have since successfully released a comic book series and sequel TV show The Legend of Korra. It is strange trying to explainContinue reading “Review: Avatar the Last Airbender, 2005-2008”

My Top 20 Favorite Avatar Episodes: 10-1

Here is the second half of my favorite episodes. I am surprised I was able to come up with a concrete list. Part of me just wanted to say, “All of the episodes are great!” and move on. But when I sat down and thought about it, there are some episodes, specifically these next ten,Continue reading “My Top 20 Favorite Avatar Episodes: 10-1”

My Top 20 Favorite Episodes of Avatar the Last Airbender: 20-11

My next two Avatar posts are a countdown of my favorite episodes. I promise I will write my review of the series as well as a rundown of the show’s concept and design in the near future (This week actually.) Though I obviously love everything about Avatar, there are some especially fulfilling episodes for me as a historian andContinue reading “My Top 20 Favorite Episodes of Avatar the Last Airbender: 20-11”

Month of Art: Day 21, Avatar the Last Airbender Fanart (Part 2) 

For this post, I will count down some of my favorite Fan Art for Avatar. This was hard. Not because there were too many to choose from. It was difficult to find any that impressed me. As I said before, the majority were Zuko fan art and “Zutara” love pictures. (There are too many poorContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 21, Avatar the Last Airbender Fanart (Part 2) “