‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’: Netflix Claims Sokka and Toph Had Suyin, Fandom Reacts

by Jeremy Spirogis
Toph, Sokka, Katara, and Aang of Avatar: The Last Airbender

Netflix made a daring alternative lately once they determined to weigh in on a hotly debated subject in Avatar lore. The streaming large selected sides when the query of Suyin’s parentage got here up. But those that disagree with their assertion will in all probability give the platform some leeway, given how grateful they’re for Netflix’s determination to carry Avatar: The Last Airbender to their choices. What’s extra, the beloved Nickelodeon present was capable of shatter one among Netflix’s longest-held information lately. 

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ breaks Netflix document 

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Netflix definitely struck gold once they optioned Avatar: The Last Airbender for streaming on their platform. Both longtime followers and new devotees rapidly dug into the present, boosting it up the Netflix charts and ultimately serving to the present to shatter a Netflix document. 

In a shock leap to the highest, Avatar: The Last Airbender surpassed Ozark because the longest-running high 10 present on the streaming platform. Previously, Ozark sat on the head of the listing for 57 days — definitely nothing to scoff at. 

However, on July 15, 2020, Avatar surpassed Ozark, racking up 58 days on the highest 10 listing. This is value noting, because the present is just one of two non-Netflix produced exhibits to wind up on the listing for an prolonged time period, alongside Money Heist.

The different element value mentioning is that Avatar managed to carry a high 10 place since day one among its Netflix launch. Not a single day previous to day 58 handed with out the present trending on the highest 10 listing. 

Netflix weighs in on Suyin’s parentage

Netflix has absolutely observed, because the streaming large has began to work together with Avatar followers on its Twitter web page. In a very daring transfer, Netflix determined to weigh in on one of many collection’ hotly debated matters. 

In Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Toph has a daughter named Suyin. Suyin’s father isn’t revealed, however Netflix means that it’s truly Sokka who paired up with Toph. 

Netflix tweeted, “[I]t’s fine we also secretly ship zukka and tokka on this account so.” For these not within the know, Zukka means Zuko and Sokka, and Tokka means Toph and Sokka.

They then added, “[P]eople who think suyin just appeared out of thin air [clown emoji] (its unconfirmed but still).”

There are a number of longstanding debates in the case of relationships on Avatar, normally centering on who ought to have wound up with Katara, and who Toph ended up with. 

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ followers react to Netflix’s remark

Toph, Sokka, Katara, and Aang of Avatar: The Last Airbender
Toph, Sokka, Katara, and Aang of Avatar: The Last Airbender | NickRewind/YouTube

As any fan of a present is aware of, fandoms are very severe in the case of their characters’ relationships. And Avatar: The Last Airbender followers aren’t any completely different. It appears most of the followers aren’t into the concept of “Tokka.”

Twitter customers have been fast to weigh in on Netflix’s assertion relating to Sokka and Toph. One person wrote, partially, “Suyin has a father obviously but it’s not Sokka. As much as you wish it would happen it just didn’t.”

Another added, “Which…..makes Sokka a deadbeat dad that didn’t recognize or help raise his own kid. And also potentially a cheater if he was married to Suki. Why you gotta do my man dirty like this?”

One Twitter person joked, “[S]eriously tho this intern is abt to get fired lmaooo.”

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