Monday, July 22, 2013

The Legend of Korra Season 2 Trailer is maudlin, amazing

After a cavalcade of delays and the release of a nifty iPad App, Avatar / Korra fans finally received their first polished glimpse at what the second season of the steampunk spectacular.

The trailer below - which initially ran at Comic Con over the weekend - takes about 30 seconds to actually launch into anything meaningful, but once it does you (might) forgive the show's creators for all of the delays in Book 2: Spirits up to this point.

It's amazing how closely the scene with the heartless spirit at the carnival follows the animatic leaked back in May - almost as amazing as it is to see the Ukiyo-e style artwork for part of the season (assumedly, in the spirt world) and that Wan Shi Tong will be stopping by for a cameo.

Really, the only think that the Book 2 trailer is missing is a release date.  I mean, how long do Konietzko and DiMartino plan to string fans along with their...


This trailer literally has everything.  Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to sleep through the rest of the summer.