They're legal and streaming, hosted on some kind of Nickelodeon site. Enjoy! :)
edit - Spoilers in the comments, FYI! :)
edit #2 - Apparently, the episodes were only made available for March 24th and March 25th, so the link no longer works. :(
The Legend of Korra, in which the mythology of the beloved animated franchise from Avatar: The Last Airbender creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko continues. The series centers around a new Avatar named Korra, a 17-year-old headstrong and rebellious girl who continually challenges and bucks tradition on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar in a world where benders are under attack. The half-hour series will debut on Saturday, April 14, at 11:00 a.m. (all times ET/PT), as part of Nickelodeon's Saturday morning block (8AM-Noon), which has been the number-one destination for Kids 2-11 for 12 consecutive years and currently delivers more than three million total viewers each week. The Legend of Korra will air regularly on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
-- Nickelodeon Unveils Plans at Annual Upfront for More than 650 New Episodes Across Every Genre
SO MUCH INCOHERENT GLEE!!
Bryan Konietzko: [...] we've always loved those kind of teen love triangle type stories and there was plenty of that in the original series.
Is it just me, or is Brian saying "HEY FANDOM WE CAN'T MAKE YOUR OT3 EXPLICIT IN CANON BECAUSE OMG NICKELODEON BUT HERE LET ME DRAW THESE SPARKLY HEARTS AROUND THE SUBTEXT FOR YOU"?
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By Christopher John Farley
Nickelodeon has announced a new series from the creators of cartoon epic “Avatar: The Last Airbender.”
The new show from Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko has the working title of “The Legend of Korra” and will premiere on Nickelodeon in 2011.
A live action theatrical movie based on the cartoon series called “The Last Airbender” was released earlier this summer to pans from critics and better-than-expected box office. The movie was directed by M. Night Shyamalan (”The Sixth Sense”), who has expressed interest in doing a sequel. Paramount, the studio behind the film, is watching the movie’s international grosses before making firm plans about any follow-ups.
The world of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” is one in which there are four nations–Air, Water, Earth and Fire–each with “benders” capable of controlling the elements. In the first series, a young airbender named Aang is revealed to be the Avatar, someone capable of manipulating all four elements, and prophesied to help save the world. “Avatar: The Last Airbender” debuted on Nickelodeon in 2005 and aired for three seasons.
Nickelodeon said in a release that “The Legend of Korra takes place 70 years after the events of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ and follows the adventures of the Avatar after Aang – a passionate, rebellious, and fearless teenaged girl from the Southern Water Tribe named Korra.”
Korra’s quest eventually leads her to Republic City–the epicenter of the world of “Avatar.” A metropolis powered by steampunk-type technology, the city is inhabited by people from all nations. Korra finds that Republic City suffers from rampant crime and is also dealing with an anti-bender revolt. Korra is tutored by Aang’s son, Tenzin, is the ways of airbending.
How does the new series sound to you? Leave your thoughts in the comments.