The Legend of Korra
The Legend of Korra, the sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, is an animated television series set in a fictional world where certain people can manipulate the elements Earth, Air, Water, and Fire.
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After years of speculation by fans, the series finale confirmed that Korra and Asami had developed romantic feelings for each other as they held hands and stepped into the Spirit World together for a vacation "just the two of us."
Although there was initially some dispute among fans about the scene's significance, series co-creator Mike DiMartino confirmed in a blog post that the two were a couple, stating:
Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other. The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple..
Fellow creator Brian Konietzko also confirmed the couple's romance:
You can celebrate it, embrace it, accept it, get over it, or whatever you feel the need to do, but there is no denying it. That is the official story. We received some wonderful press in the wake of the series finale at the end of last week, and just about every piece I read got it right: Korra and Asami fell in love. Were they friends? Yes, and they still are, but they also grew to have romantic feelings for each other.
Korra/Asami, aka "Korrasami", was the show's most popular ship for several years before it was confirmed in canon. It began mainly as an alternative to the heterosexual love triangle drama that characterized the first season of the show, but gained increasing popularity as Korra and Asami's friendship grew deeper, especially in season three, when their relationship was a major focus.
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