Definitely not anime-quality cartoon, but for younger kids it's great. Bought the box set at 10$ at a local store 5 months ago. 3yr-old son still wants to see the dvds over and over (about as often as he wants to see Scooby Doo, to be honest, which is nearly every day). Very colourful images, language is mild, enough humour to have people laughing every so often.
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A wholesome, action-packed cartoon show for young people.Jan. 6 2007
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Legend of the Dragon collects the first four episodes of the martial arts, animated cartoon series that originally debuted on Disney/Jetix. Though not rated, Legend of the Dragon is a family-friendly television show, dealing with such issues as growing up, facing burdens of personal responsibility, and learning to accept that the figures one worships as heroes or idols may in actuality be less noble than one might guess. Set in modern-day China, Legend of the Dragon follows two gifted twins, Ang and Ling, both born in the Year of the Dragon and destined for greatness. Yet when Ang is chosen to be the next Golden Dragon, guardian of the Dragon Temple, Ling feels deeply humiliated and, under the direction of the sinister Zodiac Master, follows the path of the Shadow Dragon, clouded with the "power of darkest Yin." Also caught in the war between light and dark are Ling's childhood friend, the Tiger Guardian, and the carefree Monkey Guardian. Of especial interest are references to the latest innovations of modern technology, from GPS cell phones to email and prudent investing, amid the main story of ancient artifacts and martial arts disciplines. The cartoon episodes are "Trial by Fire Volume 1", "Trial by Fire Volume 2", "Eye On the Tiger", and "Hero Worship." A wholesome, action-packed cartoon show for young people.