Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Nickelodeon Belgium Announces Plans To Premier Nickelodeon's New Original Animated Series "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" In Fall 2012

According to this Nickelodeon Belgium Press Release (in Dutch) on the official MTV Networks Belgium press website about Nickelodeon Belgium's ratings and market share in 2011 and Nickelodeon Belgium's schedule plans for 2012 ["2012 On Nickelodeon Belgium"], Nickelodeon Belgium [Nickelodeon Belgiƫ] has announced plans to premiere Nickelodeon's upcoming new original animated series ("NickToon") "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra", which will be a sequel to Nickelodeon's other hit original animated series "Avatar: The Last Airbender", during "Autumn/Fall 2012 On Nickelodeon Belgium [Nickelodeon Belgiƫ]":
Translation of the Nickelodeon Press Release by Google Translate - In 2012 there are already lots of new series in the pipeline. So in the spring brings Nickelodeon series "Life with Boys", a live action series from the creators of Hannah Montana. In the fall are "Legends of Korra", a spinoff of the hit series Avatar, and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", a remake of the same name and original animation series from 1988, on the program.

Original - Ook in 2012 staan er al een heleboel nieuwe reeksen op stapel. Zo brengt Nickelodeon in het voorjaar de reeks “Life with Boys”, een live action serie van de makers van Hanna Montana. In het najaar staan “Legends of Korra”, een spin-off van de succesreeks Avatar, en “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, een remake van de gelijknamige en oorspronkelijke animatiereeks uit 1988, op het programma.
"The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" will focus on Korra, a teenage female from the Southern Water Tribe and the current incarnation of the Avatar, who is "hotheaded, independent, and ready to take on the world". The series plans to follow Korra as she learns Airbending, having mastered the three other elements (Water, Earth, and Fire), while facing an anti-bender revolution. Korra will have to learn Airbending from master Tenzin, son and youngest child of Aang and Katara. Korra will also have an Animal Guide who is a Polar Bear Dog called Naga. "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" will also be set at least seventy years after the defeat of Phoenix King Ozai and Princess Azula in the original "Avatar: The Last Airbender" series.

You can watch Nickelodeon's official trailer for the upcoming series "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" here on NickALive!

Nickelodeon USA (Nickelodeon North America) is expected to premiere "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" in mid-2012. Nickelodeon UK has still to announce plans to premiere and show "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra".

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