Now, I love Avatar so I'm not hating on the series. I think it's honestly a great show that doesn't insult my intelligence by making lame jokes or using stereotypes for easy laughs but I was watching a few episodes from the first season and realize that they are a lot different from the second and third season o.o Basically, I find them a little corny.
The first episode of the first season was good, no doubt about it but the way Zuko and especially Iroh are portrayed later on is so weird and unfitting. Zuko seems like a silly hot-headed inept outcast and Iroh seems like a submissive old fool. The general slap-stick type jokes are nowhere near as funny as in the second and third season and the way Sokka picks up the Kyoshi techniques so quic…Read more >
I personally don't like the fact that the wiki is supporting the movie since it cast white actors for obviously asian/native roles. Now, I am no crusader against every smidge of racism in the world but I really loved and enjoyed the animated series and the idea of a movie sounded great but the characters look so out of place and the reason they were cast as white actors was so obviously to please a white crowd that it just ruins it for me.
I'm not asking anyone to boycott the movie or to remove the advertising (even though that wouldn't be a bad idea) but I do want everyone who is not aware to be aware of what they are supporting.
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