Whitewashing and The Legend of Korra

Great post on whitewashing and The Legend of Korra!

Objection Network

Hey everyone! Earlier this week Bryan Konietzko posted a fantastic piece over on his tumblr regarding the topic of race, skin color and whitewashing in The Legend of Korra (and to an extent Avatar as well). It all started about a week ago when he posted this image, a “behind the scenes” look at one of the scenes in Book 2 of Korra as they were all sitting down to watch it.

Now many people, like me, simply got excited to see that we’d be getting an episode that had all of Aang and Katara’s children together at once! But other people had different ideas when they saw the picture… which prompted this reply by Colin Heck, Director on The Legend Of Korra.

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For those of you who don’t know, the complexion of cartoon characters actually is a fraught issue these days, especially when it comes to characters from Avatar

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