The Legend of Korra

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 45 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 115 reviews

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age 18+

Great characters and storyline, but some very dark themes

I loved Avatar: The Last Airbender and it is appropiate for slightly older children. While I really enjoy Korra as an adult, a children's show it is not. I would have said 14 and up had it not been for the problematically presented murder/suicide at the end of the first season. In a day and age where we are experiencing a suicide epidemic and rising rates of mental illness in adolescents, this scene was nothing short of irresponsible. While young children and less sensitive children might not be affected by it, others will be. Not okay for a children's show. The main characters are older teenagers and the overall all feel is darker and more mature than The Last Airbender. I love the powerful female protagonist.
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