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Avatar the Last Airbender Podcast Returns For Third Season

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Avatar: Braving the Elements, Nickelodeon’s official podcast of all things Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, returns after a lengthy hiatus. The first episode of season three, “Book Three: Fire”, dropped on January 16th.

Dante "Zuko" Basco and Janet "Korra" Varney for Avatar: Braving the Elements podcastHosted by Korra’s voice actor, Janet Varney, and the voice behind Zuko, Dante Basco, Avatar: Braving the Elements first premiered on June 22nd, 2021. Varney and Basco discussed the pilot of Avatar the Last Airbender, “The Boy in the Iceberg”. The first season of the podcast reflected on Season One of Avatar the Last Airbender while the next season was paired with the show’s second season.

Varney and Basco are frequently joined by guest stars. From series creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, and voice actors such as Zach Tyler Eisen (Aang) and Jack De Senna (Sokka), to writers, animators, and fans of the show, Avatar: Braving the Elements provides insight to the hit Nickelodeon show through the perspective of the people who worked on it. Guests offer their unique experiences working on the show, and the hosts ask them questions that range from how they got involved in the world of Avatar and what kind of bender they would be. The podcast does more than just go episode by episode, as it also airs recordings from live fan events and does deep dive episodes with cast and crew.

Season two of Avatar: Braving the Elements premiered on May 3rd, 2022. The final new avatar legendsepisode, which discussed the Avatar the Last Airbender season two finale, “The Crossroads of Destiny”, was released on March 28th, 2023. Reruns of the show ran until May. In October of last year, a trailer for season three dropped announcing that the new season of the podcast would tackle the third season of Avatar the Last Airbender.

On January 16th, a full episode of Avatar: Braving the Elements dropped. Series creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko returned to give an overview of season three and talked about the inspiration for locations in the show, their favorite episodes, and bringing in Fire Lord Ozai.

Avatar the Last Airbender creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino for Braving the Elements podcastThis season of the podcast will continue discussing episodes from the show’s third season. Listeners can now subscribe to Avatar: BTE Premium which allows them to listen to episodes before anyone else. They will also have access to bonus episodes, including the latest one which dropped along with the season 3 premiere. In the bonus episode, DiMartino and Konietzko discuss some of the show’s darker themes including Zuko’s scar and the concept of bloodbending. Avatar: Braving the Elements is available on all podcast platforms.