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7 Best Shows Like The Legend of Korra You Must See

May 27, 2020
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‘The Legend of Korra’ on Nickelodeon combines fantastic storytelling with visual brilliance. Inspired by anime, the series stands out due to its high definition detailing, which makes for an immersive experience. The tale focuses on the titular Korra. She is a feisty and courageous woman unafraid to question or go against the traditions. Unfortunately, she inhabits a world guided by age-old traditions, and in training to be the next Avatar, she cannot do away with the timeless rules.

Therefore, it comes down to finding peace with herself before she can ensure that peace prevails over the domain under her watch. It is a continuation of the legend of the avatar, and you might be curious about similar shows. Don’t worry, we have got you covered here. You can watch many of them on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.

7. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)

The Nickelodeon series is the closest match to ‘The Legend of Korra,’ especially since it is a part of the same universe. Korra’s story is a continuation of this ‘Avatar’ series. We follow Aang, a 12-year-old boy who is found frozen on ice. He is the last surviving member of the Air Nomads and destined to become the next avatar. His friends help him on the journey, while they try to maintain peace among the four nations. It is no easy task with the fire nation advancing towards war. The series combines elements of anime and American cartoons. The Inuit, Asian, and New World influences in its setting make it a globally famous tale.

6. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015-2017)

‘Transformers: Robots in Disguise’ is an excellent offering from Cartoon Network that brings a mecha battle to earth at an unprecedented level. The war between Autobots and Decepticons has ravaged their home planet, Cybertron. The robots head to Earth, and while the latter plan on dominating the world, the former is bent on protecting it. Ultimately, the series is also about Optimus Prime’s journey towards greatness and being an apt leader for the Autobots. The constant skirmishes make the series enjoyable.

5. Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016-2018)

If you enjoy a mecha show with a quest motif, then ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender‘ is the perfect fit. The Netflix series tells the story of teenagers who are transported from Earth to pilot robotic lions in an intergalactic war. The Galra Empire’s conquest poses a threat to the rest of the universe, and the teenagers must stop it. Their paladins are powerful individually, but only if they work as a team, they can form and control the legendary robot Voltron. It seems to be the only way to stop the Galra Empire. However, teamwork doesn’t come easily to the teenagers. Thus, much of the show is focused on their character arcs.

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4. Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011-2016)

Po won our hearts when he went from being a food-loving panda to the fearsome Dragon Warrior. It is a feel-good story about embracing one’s destiny and rising to greatness. Now, the Nickelodeon show tells us more about Po’s adventures as he tries to stop evil forces from upsetting the peace. Apart from learning from his mistakes, Po learns a lot more kung-fu. After all, that is what the show is about.

3. Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010-2012)

‘Ben 10: Ultimate Alien’ is bound to be a favorite among those who like adventures involving young kids embracing greatness. The Cartoon Network show is another installment in the ‘Ben 10’ franchise and picks up the story after Ben defeats Vilgax. He is known as a hero all over the world, and kids adore him. However, adults are a bit more suspicious. Ben hardly has time for all this, since he is now armed with the Ultimatrix. It allows his aliens to achieve their ultimate forms, and Ben prepares himself for more action.

2. Generator Rex (2010-2013)

The Cartoon Network show provides us with a fascinating premise. Rex is no ordinary teenager. The titular boy is infected by nanites, which turns him into an Evo. He has the power to grow machines out of his body. However, Rex has the added ability to grow machines that suit a specific need, and can also reabsorb them. He is hired by a group called Providence. Rex tries to communicate with other machines and help the Evos. Working for this organization, Rex investigates biological mutations across the world.

1. The Dragon Prince (2018-)

The Netflix series takes us deep into a magical world, much like the one in ‘Avatar.’ Here, we see the land of Xadia, where magic flows from six sources, sun, moon, stars, sky, earth, and ocean. However, human mages make a seventh kind of magic called dark magic, and start using the natural resources of Xadia for their end purposes. As the two factions clash, three children from opposite sides, two princes, and an Elven assassin make a shocking discovery that could change everything. Together, they team up to restore balance to their worlds before all is destroyed.

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