Enter The Dragon … The Legend Continues! Crunchyroll Streams Even More Star-Studded Tai Seng Entertainment Dramas and Martial Arts Theater Collection TitlesJun 22nd 2009
Asian Celebrities Michael Chan Wai-man, Chan King Fung, Ng Cheuk Hai, Sit Hoi Ki, Andy Lau Tak Wah, Bruce Le, Ti Lung, Chan Yuk Lin, Au Yeung Pui San, Chen Sing, Delon Tam, Miu Kiu Wai, Leung Ka Yan, Bolo Yeung, Yeung Yi Appear on the Number One Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment
San Francisco, CA (June 22, 2009) — Crunchyroll and Tai Seng Entertainment streams new dramas and kung-fu action titles on the number one (1) online destination for anime and asian content … Crunchyroll! More information can be found at http://www.crunchyroll.com/publisher/TAI_SENG_ENTERTAINMENT.
Titles that are/will-be-shortly streaming for free on the highly popular and legal site include:
· THE ACADEMY (episodes 17-32)
· THE RETURN OF THE CONDOR HEROES (episodes 26-50)
· KUNG FU EMPEROR
· THE INVINCIBLE KILLER
· THE YOUNG BRUCE LEE
These titles are available to all Crunchyroll fans and members residing in the U.S., American Samoa, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam and Virgin Islands.
THE ACADEMY (episodes 17-32)
Chung Lap Man (Ng Cheuk Hai, Ron) applies for the job of police constable to take revenge on police training instructor Lee Man Sing (Miu Kiu Wai). Ken Lee (Chan King Fung, Sammul) joins the police force for the attractive salary. He has no idea that his instructor will be none other than his ultimate enemy SING. MAN and KEN team up to fight against their prime enemy SING.
Ho Fa (Yeung Yi, Tavia) is the temporary staff at the school kiosk. She likes MAN, yet avoids him because of her shameful family background. Meanwhile, KEN and his classmate Fiona Ma's (Sit Hoi Ki, Fiona) relationship are also obstructed by their different family class.
The trainings are tough and intensive, but at the same time have made MAN and HIU understand the true meaning of being a police officer. Their relationship with SING has improved too. Unfortunately, SING, cannot live to see them graduate.
THE RETURN OF THE CONDOR HEROES (episodes 26-50)
In the Southern Song Dynasty, there is turmoil both externally and internally in the country while infighting and killing among various sects are common in the martial art world. The family Kwok Ching (Leung Ka Yan) and Wong Yung (Au Yeung Pui San) lead a tranquil and peaceful life on Peach Blossom Island. Fate has led CHING to meet Yeung Gor (Andy Lau Tak Wah), son of his old friend Yeung Hong, when he returns to the mainland to look for Yung's father Wong Yeuk Shi. CHING sympathizes with GOR since he is an orphan, and brings him back to the Island.
GOR is not only naughty but also obstinate. He is finally sent by CHING to learn kung fu at the Chung Yeung Monastery. One day, GOR breaks into the forbidden land accidentally when he is hiding from punishment from his master. Granny Suen comes to his rescue and takes him to an old tomb. There, he meets the owner of the tomb, Dragon Girl (Chan Yuk Lin), and she teaches him the supreme Ancient Tomb kung fu and together they practice the Maiden Sutra, which enables them to read each other's mind. They fall in love, yet the teacher-and-student love is not accepted in the secular world and they are forced to separate after a series of mishap.
GOR meets Wong Yeuk Shi, the East Infidel, Au Yeung Fung, the West Venom, and Hung Chat Gung, the North Beggar, one after the other and succeeds to learn a lot of unrivalled kung fu from them. Later, he tries his best to look for Dragon Girl and to find out the cause of his father's death.
KUNG FU EMPEROR
Shaw Brothers stars TI LUNG (A Better Tomorrow), CHEN SING (Death Ring), and master kick fighter DELON TAM (Leg Fighter) star in this epic kung fu saga! As the aging Ching emperor approaches his death, his will that names his successor is hidden in a special room full of deadly traps and even deadlier guards. To gain the throne, Wang, the Emperor's fourth son, must learn Shaolin kung fu from the monks so that he can outfight the guards who want the crown for themselves. With stunning fights and nonstop action, KUNG FU EMPEROR is the best of old style fighting!
THE INVINCIBLE KILLER
Desperate to put his triad days behind him, Wang Chun (Michael Chan Wai-man) decides to leave the gang and to lead a normal life. But gang leader Lo sees Wang's actions as an act of betrayal and soon frames him for a series of violent murders committed by Lo himself. Wang vows to clear his name and stop Lo from causing more bloodshed. With fierce fighting and outbursts of violence, THE INVINCIBLE KILLER is a turbo-charged action thrill ride!
THE YOUNG BRUCE LEE
BRUCE LE and BOLO YEUNG (Enter the Dragon) star in this exciting chronicle of Bruce Lee's early years. See the legend in action as he battles rival kung fu schools and fights a powerful snake fist master in order to obtain his dream of becoming the best of the best. With exciting fights, THE YOUNG BRUCE LEE is a fitting memorial to the world's greatest martial artist.
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