‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Complete Blu-ray Coming Soon

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender

Relive one of Nickelodeon’s most highly acclaimed and influential animated series this summer with the long-awaited Blu-ray release of Avatar – The Last Airbender: The Complete Series, available exclusively at Best Buy on May 1 and elsewhere nationwide on June 5 (SRP $44.99). The nine-disc set packs in all three “Books” of the Emmy and Annie Award-winning fantasy adventure, created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

Set in a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy named Aang must embark on a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the long-lost Avatar, and bring peace to the world. With the help of his journey companions from the Water Tribe, siblings Katara and Sokka, and his loyal sky bison Appa, Aang learns to master the forces of water, earth, fire and air.

Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, the set includes a world of bonus features:

  • Behind the Scenes: Kung Fu
  • Behind the Scenes: The Voice of Avatar
  • Behind the Scenes with the Avatar Cast and Crew
  • The Making of Avatar: From Real Life to Animation
  • The Making of Avatar: Inside the Sound Studios
  • The Making of Avatar: Inside the Korean Animation Studios
  • The Essence of Bending with Bryan Konietzko and Sifu Kisu
  • The Women of Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Interview with Creators and M. Night Shyamalan
  • Ask the Creators
  • Original Uncut Animatics: Ep. 15, Ep. 21
  • Book 3 Finale Pencil Test Animation
  • Pilot Episode with Audio Commentary
  • Episode Audio Commentary by Creators, Cast & Crew
  • Escape from the Spirit World Animated Graphic Novel
  • Avatar Super Deformed Shorts: Bending Battle, Swamp Skiin’ Throwdown, School Time Shipping
  • Into the Fire Nation at San Diego Comic-Con
Avatar: The Last Airbender Blu-ray

Avatar: The Last Airbender Blu-ray

  • World Eater

    Does anyone know if this will be true HD? What was the workflow on the series? Digital ink-and-paint? I can’t imagine it was done old school (drawn and painted by hand, then each frame photographed). So, then, how was the show finished/edited? SD? 2k?