I watched ATLA for the first time when I was a freshman in college. I didn’t eat much or think about really anything else until I’d finished the series, and then I immediately started from the beginning and watched it again. I did go to class, usually, but I can’t remember how much actual work I did during this period.
For the next couple of years, I rarely went a single day without rewatching at least one episode. Sometimes I decided to do a whole new series rewatch. It was everything.
Obviously I was Going Through Some Stuff (like... some of this was not healthy, and I was unmedicated and un-therapied) but it meant so much to me for so long, and I’m so glad that more people are watching it now for the first time.
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