History DieForOurShip / AvatarTheLastAirBender

14th May '18 12:01:40 AM TheMountainKing
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* Mako: There are many perfectly legitimate reasons to dislike Mako or his portrayal in the series. Hating him ''just'' because Korra happens to like him (and wishing he would die in a fire) is not one of those reasons. But don’t let certain vocal sections of the Borra, Tahnorra, and Korrasami fanbases tell you that. Mako almost instantly elevated to RonTheDeathEater status over the hook-up, as he was accused of being a jerk who two-times Asami and when taken to even further extremes, portrayed as an abusive monster. (Coveniently [[DoubleStandard handwaving or excusing]] [[HumansAreFlawed Korra's own part in the hook-up]] because she's a girl.) He's also been accused of being a MarySue or a CreatorsPet simply because...he hooked up with Korra ''after'' breaking up with Asami. Not shockingly, some of the most vocal of these were Borra and Korrasami shippers, though really, anyone that wasn't shipping Makorra went into shipping seizures. Not helping was that Mako and Asami's breakup was done in a very "blink and you'll miss it" fashion, meaning that it can easily come off like Mako didn't bother to break up with her before making a move on Korra. [[spoiler: And now that the series has finished with Asami and Korra getting together and Mako as JustFriends with them, the rabid Korrasami fans have taken to insisting that they got together as a way to stick it to that horrible and heartless MAN known as Mako, bringing massive UnfortunateImplications of the "being hurt by the evil men is a pre-requisite for women to become sexually/romantically involved" or "lesbian/lesbian-leaning bi women are purer and inherently better than these gross men" type.]]

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* Mako: There are many perfectly legitimate reasons to dislike Mako or his portrayal in the series. Hating him ''just'' because Korra happens to like him (and wishing he would die in a fire) is not one of those reasons. But don’t let certain vocal sections of the Borra, Tahnorra, and Korrasami fanbases tell you that. Mako almost instantly elevated to RonTheDeathEater status over the hook-up, as he was accused of being a jerk who two-times Asami and when taken to even further extremes, portrayed as an abusive monster. (Coveniently [[DoubleStandard handwaving or excusing]] [[HumansAreFlawed Korra's own part in the hook-up]] because she's a girl.) He's also been accused of being a MarySue or a CreatorsPet simply because...he hooked up with Korra ''after'' breaking up with Asami. Not shockingly, some of the most vocal of these were Borra and Korrasami shippers, though really, anyone that wasn't shipping Makorra went into shipping seizures. Not helping was that Mako and Asami's breakup was done in a very "blink and you'll miss it" fashion, meaning that it can easily come off like Mako didn't bother to break up with her before making a move on Korra. [[spoiler: And now that the series has finished with Asami and Korra getting together and Mako as JustFriends with them, the rabid Korrasami fans have taken to insisting that they got together as a way to stick it to that horrible and heartless MAN known as Mako, bringing massive UnfortunateImplications of the "being hurt by the evil men is a pre-requisite for women to become sexually/romantically involved" or "lesbian/lesbian-leaning bi women are purer and inherently better than these gross men" type.]]
9th May '18 9:16:34 PM TestyQuetzal
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* Mai: Mai was not popular with shippers since her first appearance. As Mai and Zuko's canon [[ChildhoodFriendRomance relationship]] blossomed, the bashing from Zuko/Katara fans only intensified. Many Ty Lee/Azula fans dislike her because Ty Lee is canonically closer to Mai and her betrayal of Azula spurred Ty Lee to do the same thus [[ShipSinking destroying the Tyzula ship.]] The release of the comics have now made her the victim of bashing from Zuko/Suki and [[GayOption Zuko/Kei Lo]] shippers as well.

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* Mai: Mai was not popular with shippers since her first appearance. As Mai and Zuko's canon [[ChildhoodFriendRomance relationship]] blossomed, the bashing from Zuko/Katara fans only intensified.intensified, many Zutara Fans say that although Katara was hostile to Zuko it was only because they were enemies at the time, meanwhile Mai hadn't been on the best of terms with Zuko even when she was dating him. Many Ty Lee/Azula fans dislike her because Ty Lee is canonically closer to Mai and her betrayal of Azula spurred Ty Lee to do the same thus [[ShipSinking destroying the Tyzula ship.]] The release of the comics have now made her the victim of bashing from Zuko/Suki and [[GayOption Zuko/Kei Lo]] shippers as well.
17th Jan '18 10:18:51 PM Scabbard
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* Pema: Despite the fact that we don’t know ''all'' the details of Lin and Tenzin’s breakup, the word “homewrecker” still gets tossed around by some of the Linzin fans. [[UnfortunateImplications Especially unfortunate]] is the desperate claim that Tenzin is now obligated to leave his wife of many years and three children [[spoiler: (or better said, ''four'' children)]] to get back with his old girlfriend Lin, because it makes Lin's worth as a whole hang less on her LadyOfWar side and more on whether she gets Tenzin or not.

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* Pema: Despite the fact that we don’t know ''all'' the details of Lin and Tenzin’s breakup, the word “homewrecker” still gets tossed around by some of the Linzin fans. [[UnfortunateImplications Especially unfortunate]] is the desperate claim that Tenzin is now obligated to leave his wife of many years and three four children [[spoiler: (or better said, ''four'' children)]] to get back with his old girlfriend Lin, because it makes Lin's worth as a whole hang less on her LadyOfWar side and more on whether she gets Tenzin or not.
4th Sep '17 5:56:34 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* Asami: This girl may never get a reprieve. Even after proving her loyalty to the Krew and her personal ideals by [[spoiler: going against her own beloved father]], some of the crazier sections of the Makorra fanbase complain about how "slutty" she is and even through the Book 1 finale kept insisting she would turn out to be an Equalist spy. Even though Asami has proven herself a good ally to Korra time and time again by fighting against her father and even though Asami stuck by her convictions despite Mako and Korra's ''aaaaaawkward'' treatment of her, there are still people who insist that Asami will "turn evil" in Book 2 because they're still upset that she anchored Makorra for a good portion of Book 1. The series finale has her being bashed all over again for being a SatelliteLoveInterest after she [[spoiler: hooked up with Korra.]]

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* Asami: This girl may never get a reprieve. Even after proving her loyalty to the Krew and her personal ideals by [[spoiler: going against her own beloved father]], some of the crazier sections of the Makorra fanbase complain about how "slutty" she is and even through the Book 1 finale kept insisting she would turn out to be an Equalist spy.spy ([[WhatCouldHaveBeen She was, but only in the early stages of development, before the creators decided that having her turn traitor would be a waste of her character]]). Even though Asami has proven herself a good ally to Korra time and time again by fighting against her father and even though Asami stuck by her convictions despite Mako and Korra's ''aaaaaawkward'' treatment of her, there are still people who insist that Asami will "turn evil" in Book 2 because they're still upset that she anchored Makorra for a good portion of Book 1. The series finale has her being bashed all over again for being a SatelliteLoveInterest after she [[spoiler: hooked up with Korra.]]
6th Mar '17 8:13:58 AM capthanos
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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. Some more extreme Zutara shippers, on the other hand, are ''brutal'' to Aang; treating him as a selfish, entitled asshole who forces himself on Katara and would glare at Zuko for so much as ''talking'' to her, or claiming he doesn't "understand" Katara the way Zuko does due to the conflict in "The Southern Raiders". People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring"; Katara/Toph shippers often make Aang RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way.

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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. Some more extreme rabid Zutara shippers, on the other hand, are ''brutal'' to Aang; treating him as a selfish, entitled asshole who forces himself on Katara and would glare at Zuko for so much as ''talking'' to her, her despite the fact that none of that is remotely true, or claiming he doesn't "understand" Katara the way Zuko does due to the conflict in "The Southern Raiders". People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring"; Katara/Toph shippers often make Aang RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way.
20th Nov '16 12:54:07 PM SaraJaye
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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring". Katara/Toph shippers often make Aang RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way.

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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. Some more extreme Zutara shippers, on the other hand, are ''brutal'' to Aang; treating him as a selfish, entitled asshole who forces himself on Katara and would glare at Zuko for so much as ''talking'' to her, or claiming he doesn't "understand" Katara the way Zuko does due to the conflict in "The Southern Raiders". People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring". "boring"; Katara/Toph shippers often make Aang RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way. way.
5th Nov '16 4:16:09 PM RisefromYourGrave
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[[folder:Avatar the Last Airbender]]
The ATLA shipping wars were legendary. Seriously, [[ShipToShipCombat they're the poster series for this trope.]] Now let's reminisce on the [[FlameWar great battles]]:

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[[folder:Avatar the [[folder:''Avatar: The Last Airbender]]
Airbender'']]
The ATLA ''ATLA'' shipping wars were legendary. Seriously, [[ShipToShipCombat they're the poster series for this trope.]] Now let's reminisce on the [[FlameWar great battles]]:



[[folder:The Legend of Korra]]
SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is also plagued by this trope. Three characters in particular seem to be getting a special amount of ship-related hate.

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[[folder:The [[folder:''The Legend of Korra]]
Korra'']]
SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is also plagued by this trope. Three characters in particular seem to be getting a special amount of ship-related hate.
19th Oct '16 10:48:14 PM chizo
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* Katara: Extreme Mai/Zuko and [[ToyShip Aang/Toph]] fans bash Katara as a CanonSue who became too good at waterbending quickly or being a "generic" animesque heroine. Some Maiko fans have a RealWomenDontWearDresses mentality and hate Katara for her TeamMom personality, preferring Mai's {{Goth}} {{Jerkass}} one because RuleOfCool. There is a great exaggeration of Katara's faults such as how she threatened Zuko once and would therefore be a horrible partner even though this was back when they were still enemies, and Mai is not exactly nice to Zuko in the first place. They have even written essays explaining that [[UnholyMatrimony Mai liked Zuko back when he was still evil]] whereas [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Katara only liked Zuko after he became good]] which is why the Maiko ship is better. [[InsaneTrollLogic This obviously doesn't make much sense.]]

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* Katara: Extreme Mai/Zuko and [[ToyShip Aang/Toph]] fans bash Katara as a CanonSue who became too good at waterbending quickly or being a "generic" animesque heroine. Some Maiko fans have a RealWomenDontWearDresses mentality and hate Katara for her [[NiceGirl kind]] TeamMom personality, [[JerkassDissonance preferring Mai's {{Goth}} {{Jerkass}} one because RuleOfCool.Mai]] and giving her the [[DracoInLeatherPants leather pants]] treatment. There is a great exaggeration of Katara's faults such as how she threatened Zuko once and would therefore be a horrible partner even though this was back when they were still enemies, and Mai is not exactly nice to Zuko in the first place. They have even written essays explaining that [[UnholyMatrimony Mai liked Zuko back when he was still evil]] whereas [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Katara only liked Zuko after he became good]] which is why the Maiko ship is better. [[InsaneTrollLogic This obviously doesn't make much sense.]]
18th Oct '16 11:34:34 PM chizo
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* Katara: Extreme Maiko and [[ToyShip Aang/Toph]] fans bash Katara as a CanonSue who became far too good at waterbending far too quickly. The Maiko fans have even written essays explaining that [[UnholyMatrimony Mai liked Zuko back when he was still evil]] whereas [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Katara only liked Zuko after he became good]] which is why the Maiko ship is better. [[InsaneTrollLogic This obviously doesn't make much sense.]]

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* Katara: Extreme Maiko Mai/Zuko and [[ToyShip Aang/Toph]] fans bash Katara as a CanonSue who became far too good at waterbending far too quickly. The quickly or being a "generic" animesque heroine. Some Maiko fans have a RealWomenDontWearDresses mentality and hate Katara for her TeamMom personality, preferring Mai's {{Goth}} {{Jerkass}} one because RuleOfCool. There is a great exaggeration of Katara's faults such as how she threatened Zuko once and would therefore be a horrible partner even though this was back when they were still enemies, and Mai is not exactly nice to Zuko in the first place. They have even written essays explaining that [[UnholyMatrimony Mai liked Zuko back when he was still evil]] whereas [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Katara only liked Zuko after he became good]] which is why the Maiko ship is better. [[InsaneTrollLogic This obviously doesn't make much sense.]]
18th Oct '16 11:22:52 PM chizo
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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring". Katara/Toph shippers often employ make Aang a RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way.

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* Aang: Since they can't kill off the KidHero, many [[PortmanteauCoupleName Zutara]] shippers make Aang so childish that he makes [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Honey-sempai]] look like a man of deep ''gravitas''. Other shippers discounted Aang because he was 12 years old. They usually assigned a [[LikeBrotherAndSister big sister/little brother]] type relationship to Aang and Katara, villainizing neither and viewing their relationship as one that they would naturally grow out of as they got older, or claiming that a romance between them would be creepy. There's also the camp that claims that because Katara has a maternal personality towards the team a relationship with Aang would not work as a romance. People who like Katara in yuri ships often bash Aang for being "heteronormative" and "boring". Katara/Toph shippers often employ make Aang a RonTheDeathEater to get him out of the way.
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