The Ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-ray Collection arrives on DVD Dec. 7th

NICKELODEON’S GROUNDBREAKING AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER  AND THE LEGEND OF KORRA SERIES RETURN WITH  EPIC 2-SERIES DVD COLLECTION FEATURING A BONUS DISC AND COLLECTIBLE ART CARDS

THE ULTIMATE AANG & KORRA
 BLU-RAYTM COLLECTION

Available December 7, 2021

LOS ANGELES – November 18, 2021 – Nickelodeon’s critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra animated series are back in a brand-new special collector’s edition: The Ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-rayTM Collection, arriving on December 7, 2021. The 2-series collection features new outer packaging designed with custom art of Aang and Korra in the Japanese Sumi art style, plus a brand-new bonus disc and eight collectible art cards. Included on the bonus disc are over 80 minutes of exclusive content: a brand-new feature exploring the Auditory Avatarverse with creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko and a special recording with newly launched Avatar: Braving the Elements podcast hosts Janet Varney (voice of “Korra”) and Dante Basco (voice of “Zuko,” “General Iroh”).

Created by Konietzko and DiMartino, Avatar: The Last Airbender aired on Nickelodeon from February 2005 through July 2008, garnering both critical and audience acclaim while also winning Annie®, Genesis®, Primetime Emmy®, and Peabody® awards. The series features an iconic blend of anime and traditional animation, alongside a talented voice cast including Zach Tyler Eisen (The Ant Bully, TV’s “Little Bill”), Mae Whitman (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, TV’s “Parenthood”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “Family Guy”), Jack  DeSena (TV’s “All That”, “Grounded for Life”), Dee Bradley Baker (TV’s “SpongeBob SquarePants”, Mark Hamill (Star Wars franchise, TV’s “Batman: The Animated Series”), and Basco (Hook, TV’s “The Legend of Korra”).

The fan-favorite series spawned a beloved animated sequel series, The Legend of Korra, which aired on Nickelodeon and Nick.com from April 2012 through December 2014, garnering both critical and audience acclaim while also winning Annie® and Primetime Emmy® awards. The series features the same iconic blend of anime and traditional animation alongside a talented voice cast including Janet Varney (TV’s “Stan Against Evil”, “You’re the Worst”), David Faustino (TV’s “Married with Children”, “DreamWorks Dragons”, “Dragons: Race to the Edge”), P.J. Byrne (The Wolf of Wall Street, TV’s “Big Little Lies”), J.K. Simmons (WhiplashSpider-Man, TV’s “Gravity Falls”, “Ultimate Spider-Man”), Seychelle Gabriel (TV’s “Falling Skies”), and Dee Bradley Baker (TV’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”).

The Ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-rayTM Collection will be available on December 7, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment for $97.99.

Synopsis:
The Ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-rayTM Collection features over an hour of all-new and exclusive bonus features including an Auditory Exploration with the Avatarverse Creators; a conversation with Janet Varney and Dante Bosco, hosts of the Avatar: Braving the Elements podcast; and 8 collectible art cards!
Experience the complete Avatar saga with Aang and Korra. From the discovery of Avatar Aang in the iceberg in Avatar: The Last Airbender to Korra’s heroic journey to set things right in Republic City through The Legend of Korra, relive all the epic air, earth, water and firebending in the ultimate Avatar collection.

Seasons:
Avatar: The Last Airbender:

  • Book One: Water
    • Season 1 – 20 episodes – Aired 2/21/05 – 12/2/05
  • Book Two: Earth
    • Season 2 – 18 episodes – Aired 3/17/06 – 12/1/06                      
  • Book Three: Fire
    • Season 3 – 16 episodes – Aired 9/21/07 – 7/19/08

The Legend of Korra:

  • Book One: Air
    • Season 1 – 12 episodes – Aired 4/14/12 – 6/23/12
  • Book Two: Spirits
    • Season 2 – 14 episodes – Aired 9/13/13 – 11/22/13                    
  • Book Three: Change
    • Season 3 – 13 episodes – Aired 6/27/14 – 8/22/14
  • Book Four: Balance
    • Season 4 – 13 episodes – Aired 10/3/14 – 12/19/14

Bonus Content:
Avatar: The Last Airbender:

  • Book One: Water
    • Behind the Scenes Kung Fu Featurette
    • The Making of Avatar – From Real Life to Animation
    • Behind the Scenes: The Voices of Avatar
    • Ask the Creators Featurette
    • Original Uncut Animatic – Episode # 15: Bato of the Water Tribe
    • 4 Audio Commentaries with Creator, Cast & Crew
      • Features Dee Bradley Baker (voices of Momo and Appa), Ben Wynn (sound effects), Aaron Ehasz (Head Writer) and Co-Creators: Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino
    • Behind the Scenes with the Avatar Cast & Crew
    • Avatar Pilot Episode with Audio Commentary
    • The Making of Avatar – Inside the Sound Studios
    • The Making of Avatar – Inside the Korean Animation Studios
  • Book Two: Earth
    • Original Uncut Animatic – Episode # 21: The Avatar State
    • 7 Audio Commentaries by Creators, Cast & Crew
    • Interview with Creators and M. Night Shyamalan
    • The Essence of Bending with Bryan Konietzko and Sifu Kisu
    • Avatar Super Deformed Shorts
      • Bending Battle
      • Swamp Skiin’ Throwdown
      • School Time Shipping
    • Escape From the Spirit World: Animated Graphic Novel                           
  • Book Three: Fire
    • 11 Audio Commentaries by Creators, Cast & Crew
    • The Women of Avatar: The Last Airbender
    • Book 3 Finale Pencil Test Animation
    • Into the Fire Nation at San Diego Comic-Con

The Legend of Korra:

  • Book One: Air
    • Audio Commentary (episodes 101-112)
    • The Legend of Puppetbender Presents “The Making of a Legend: The Untold Story – Part I”
    • Creator’s Favorite Scenes: Animatics
      • Welcome to Republic City
      • The Revelation (2)
      • The Voice in the Night
      • The Spirit of Competition (2)
      • And the Winner Is…
      • When Extremes Meet
      • Turning the Tides
      • Endgame
  • Book Two: Spirits
    • Audio Commentary (episodes 113-126)
    • Scene Bending
      • Rebel Spirit Scene 1
      • Rebel Spirit Scene 2
      • The Southern Lights Scene 1
      • The Southern Lights Scene 2
      • Civil Wars, Pt. 1
      • Civil Wars, Pt. 2
      • Peacekeepers
      • Beginnings: Part 1
      • Beginnings: Part 2
      • The Guide
      • A New Spiritual Age
      • Night of a Thousand Stars
      • Harmonic Convergence
      • Darkness Falls
      • Light in the Dark
    • Kindred Spirits: Tenzin’s Family
    • Inside the Book of Spirits
    • The Re-telling of Korra’s Journey
    • Feuding Spirits: Korra’s Family
  • Book Three: Change
    • Audio Commentary (episodes 201-213)
    • The Spirit of an Episode
      • A Breath of Fresh Air
      • Rebirth
      • The Earth Queen
      • In Harm’s Way
      • The Metal Clan
      • Old Wounds
      • Original Airbenders
      • The Terror Within
      • The Stakeout
      • Long Live the Queen
      • The Ultimatum
      • Enter the Void
      • Venom of the Red Lotus
  • Book Four: Balance
    • Audio Commentary (episodes 214-226)
    • Kuvira vs. Prince Wu
    • Republic City Hustle: Parts 1-3
    • The Legend of the Puppetbender Presents “The Making of a Legend: The Untold Story – Part II”
    • Legend of Korra: New York Comic-Con Panel Featurette

Bonus Disc:

  • Auditory Exploration with the Avatarverse Creators
  • A Conversation with Janet Varney and Dante Basco – Hosts of the Avatar: Braving the Elements Podcast

The Ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-rayTM Collection  Fast Facts:
Street Date: December 7, 2021
Catalog: 191329209448 (US); 191329209349 (CAN)
Avatar: The Last Airbender Running Time: 24 hrs 22 min
Legend of Korra Running Time: 20 hrs 10 min
Bonus Disc Running Time: 1 hr 26 min
Avatar: The Last Airbender Audio: Books 1-3: English 2.0 DTS-HD Master                                                                 Audio, French 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 2.0                                                         Dolby Digital
                                                      VAM: English 2.0 Dolby Digital
Legend of Korra Audio: Book 1: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish                                            2.0 Stereo, French 2.0 Stereo
Books 2-3: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish                                        2.0 Dolby Digital
Book 4: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Bonus Disc Audio: English 2.0 Dolby Digital
US Rating: Not Rated
CN Rating: PG (Violence, Frightening Scenes)
US M.S.R.P.: $97.99
CN M.S.R.P.:  $107.99

About Nickelodeon
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About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHE division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television Studios, Paramount Players, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHE additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.

About Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender
Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender emerged from its three-season run (61 episodes), from February 2005 to July 2008, as one of the most beloved animated properties in history. Honored with a Peabody Award and Primetime Emmy, along with multiple Annie Awards and GenesisAwards, the series follows the adventures of the main protagonist Aang and his friends, who must save the world by defeating Fire Lord Ozai and ending the destructive war with the Fire Nation.

In addition to the series’ success, the property has also been translated into several bestselling book series, which continue to roll out new original stories. The graphic novel series most recently spent two months on the New York Times Graphic Books Bestseller list in 2020, and the young adult novels have spent 22 cumulative weeks on the New York Times Young Adult Bestseller list and have shipped over a quarter million copies. The DVD and Blu-rays are also incredibly successful, with the “Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Series” generating nearly $38MM in retail sales since its 2015 release.

About The Legend of Korra
The Legend of Korra launched in April 2012 on Nickelodeon and ran for four seasons (52 episodes). The series ranked as basic cable’s number-one kids’ show in its first season, drawing 3.8 million viewers per episode, the highest for an animated series that year. Created and executive produced by DiMartino and Konietzko, The Legend of Korra is translated in more than 25languages for Nickelodeon-branded channels internationally.

The property has translated into a successful ongoing graphic novel series written by TV series co-creator DiMartino. The first graphic novel storyline, Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, has captured various top 10 sales spots across children’s fiction, YA science fiction, and graphic novel categories since its debut in 2017. The epic story of The Legend of Korra, set in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender 70 years later, follows the journey of Avatar Korra, a 17-year-old girl striving to live up to the legacy of her predecessor Avatar Aang, while using her mastery of all four elements to confront political and spiritual unrest in a modernizing world

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