The 72 Desperate Rebels, Fatal Needles vs. Fatal Fists, Dirty Kung Fu and The Bone Crushing Kid from Tai Seng Entertainment Now Streaming on Crunchyroll

Asian Celebrities Lo Leigh, Wang Tao, Norman, Tsui, Wang Yue Appear on the Number One Online Destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment

San Francisco, CA (July 27, 2009) — Crunchyroll and Tai Seng Entertainment continue to launch more new kung-fu action titles on the number one (1) online destination for anime and asian content … Crunchyroll! More information can be found at

Titles that are/will-be-shortly streaming for free on the highly popular and legal site include:


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.

Title Synopsis:

In the Ming Dynasty, the infamous pirate Pu Ho-Nein conspires against the imperial government. He soon gathers 72 fighters from all the regions of China to help make his dream come true. With bloody fights and terrific scenes showcasing the legendary Ninja mystique, THE 72 DESPERATE REBELS is an endless round of stunning kung fu fighting!

The legendary LO LEIH (MASTER OF DEATH, FIVE FINGERS OF DEATH, FIST AND GUTS) and WANG TAO (DEATH DUEL OF KUNG FU, CHALLENGE OF DEATH) star in this fantastic kung fu classic! When a skilled fighter (Tao) accidentally kills his own brother during an attempt to catch a ruthless bandit (Lo), he retreats from the martial arts world. But when the bandit challenges him to another fight, he must battle the opponent to regain his own honor and to seek revenge for his brother's death! With spectacular fists, FATAL NEEDLES VS. FATAL FISTS is a stunning showcase of fatal kung fu!

Shaw Brothers star WANG YUE (THE YOUNG AVENGER, DIRTY HOT) is back for more amazing kung fu action! Wang is the “Rubberball Kid”, a small time thief who uses his martial arts skills to outsmart his hometown thugs. But when a master criminal (Normal Tsui from DUEL TO THE DEATH) roams into town with his deadly powers, the “Rubberball Kid” must grow up and fight his toughest enemy! With superb choreography courtesy of the legendary Lau brothers, DIRTY KUNG FU is clean, mean kung fu fighting!

Sung is an energetic, aggressive young man determined to move up the social ranks as he works in a theatrical troupe. But the troupe's leader is annoyed by Sung's burning ambition. Undaunted, Sung absorbs himself in the arts of kung fu, and vows to conquer those who are against him at all costs. THE BONE CRUSHING KID is hard-hitting, crackling action for kung fu lovers!

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