Asian Action Cast

Asian Action Cast Podcast

A group of friends delve into the high and lows of Asian action cinema. Each fortnight (two weeks) we will select a movie from the stack and have a discussion, which might make no sense at all.

My Lucky Stars
We put on our nostalgia glasses and take a look at 1985 action/comedy My Lucky Stars (starring JACKIE CHAN). Muscles (JACKIE CHAN) is a Hong Kong cop who enlists the help of his childhood friends (Sammo Hung, Richard Ng, Stanley Fung, Eric Tsang)to assist him in taking down the Yakuza. Problem is, his friends are all a bit sketchy with their own criminal tendencies. How does this all star cast (including JACKIE CHAN) hold up nowadays? Is the action still good? Did we mention that Jackie Chan is in th...

The Avenging Eagle
Mike and Nathan talk about 1978's The Avenging Eagle. A Shaw Brother's film starring Ti Lung and Alexander Fu. Ti Lung plays Chik Ming-Sing a man supposedly on the run and Alexander Fu plays Cheuk Yi-fan a wanderer. They meet on the outskirts of a desert and form an uneasy alliance to take down the Iron Boat Gang....

The Avenging Eagle
Mike and Nathan talk about 1978's The Avenging Eagle. A Shaw Brother's film starring Ti Lung and Alexander Fu. Ti Lung plays Chik Ming-Sing a man supposedly on the run and Alexander Fu plays Cheuk Yi-fan a wanderer. They meet on the outskirts of a desert and form an uneasy alliance to take down the Iron Boat Gang....


Princess And The Seven Kung Fu Masters
An all star cast comes together in Wong Jings 2013 tale of one village vs The World. The quirky residents of the "Lucky Star" village live in peace, bandits don't dare attack, they're just too weird. But when Warlord Lin (Sammo Hung) and his daughter (Kimmy Tong) come through and get caught up in a takeover plot from Japanese spies and internal traitors, the village has to show their resolve and fight....

Princess And The Seven Kung Fu Masters
An all star cast comes together in Wong Jings 2013 tale of one village vs The World. The quirky residents of the "Lucky Star" village live in peace, bandits don't dare attack, they're just too weird. But when Warlord Lin (Sammo Hung) and his daughter (Kimmy Tong) come through and get caught up in a takeover plot from Japanese spies and internal traitors, the village has to show their resolve and fight....

Princess And The Seven Kung Fu Masters
An all star cast comes together in Wong Jings 2013 tale of one village vs The World. The quirky residents of the "Lucky Star" village live in peace, bandits don't dare attack, they're just too weird. But when Warlord Lin (Sammo Hung) and his daughter (Kimmy Tong) come through and get caught up in a takeover plot from Japanese spies and internal traitors, the village has to show their resolve and fight....


Princess And The Seven Kung Fu Masters
An all star cast comes together in Wong Jings 2013 tale of one village vs The World. The quirky residents of the "Lucky Star" village live in peace, bandits don't dare attack, they're just too weird. But when Warlord Lin (Sammo Hung) and his daughter (Kimmy Tong) come through and get caught up in a takeover plot from Japanese spies and internal traitors, the village has to show their resolve and fight....

Roaring Fire
On this edition of the AAC, we take a look at the 1981 film ROARING FIRE (aka Hoero! Tekken). After his father passes away and reveals the true nature of his upbrining, Texas cowboy Joji (Hiroyuki 'Duke' Sanda) travels to Japan to find out more about his background. Along the way he gets caught up in a jewel heist. With monkeys, secret nazis, s&m villains, wrestlers, ninjas, ventriloquism and slight of hand magic (by the legendary Sonny Chiba) you know this is gonna be a good time....

Roaring Fire
On this edition of the AAC, we take a look at the 1981 film ROARING FIRE (aka Hoero! Tekken). After his father passes away and reveals the true nature of his upbrining, Texas cowboy Joji (Hiroyuki 'Duke' Sanda) travels to Japan to find out more about his background. Along the way he gets caught up in a jewel heist. With monkeys, secret nazis, s&m villains, wrestlers, ninjas, ventriloquism and slight of hand magic (by the legendary Sonny Chiba) you know this is gonna be a good time....


Bonus Episode - Lupin III Blood Spray Of Goemon Ishikawa
We have re-uploaded this episode in the aftermath of the sad news of Kato Kazuhiko's passing. The Blood flows and limbs fly when Goemon, Lupin's friend, seeks honour bound vengeance for the death of his Yakuza boss. This episode features Sam, Mike, Nathan and the periodic screams of Mike's children. We apologise for the interruptions....

Bonus Episode - Lupin III Blood Spray Of Goemon Ishikawa
We have re-uploaded this episode in the aftermath of the sad news of Kato Kazuhiko's passing. The Blood flows and limbs fly when Goemon, Lupin's friend, seeks honour bound vengeance for the death of his Yakuza boss. This episode features Sam, Mike, Nathan and the periodic screams of Mike's children. We apologise for the interruptions....

Encounters Of The Spooky Kind
Vampires! Voodoo! Spirits! Lasers? This edition of the AAC takes a look at the 1980 Sammo Hung vehicle Encounters Of The Spooky Kind. Directed by and starring Sammo as Courageous Cheung: a well meaning (but tad dopey) husband caught in a mystical battle for the love of his wife. Possession, voodoo, a haunted house and sword fights abound plus a small dose of animal death (!) and an ending so violent and abrupt, you have to laugh/cry out in horror....


Encounters Of The Spooky Kind
Vampires! Voodoo! Spirits! Lasers? This edition of the AAC takes a look at the 1980 Sammo Hung vehicle Encounters Of The Spooky Kind. Directed by and starring Sammo as Courageous Cheung: a well meaning (but tad dopey) husband caught in a mystical battle for the love of his wife. Possession, voodoo, a haunted house and sword fights abound plus a small dose of animal death (!) and an ending so violent and abrupt, you have to laugh/cry out in horror....

Five Element Ninjas
Ninjitsu vs Kung Fu! The Shaw Brothers 1982 Five Element Ninjas is chock-a-block full of fists, flips, swords and one of the more wince inducing injuries we've seen for a while. Starring Cheng Tien Chi, Lo Mang, Lung Tung-Sheng and the ever cool/sinister Michael Chan as the evil video game boss....

Five Element Ninjas
Ninjitsu vs Kung Fu! The Shaw Brothers 1982 Five Element Ninjas is chock-a-block full of fists, flips, swords and one of the more wince inducing injuries we've seen for a while. Starring Cheng Tien Chi, Lo Mang, Lung Tung-Sheng and the ever cool/sinister Michael Chan as the evil video game boss....


Police Story 2
Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka Kui, Hong Kong's most irrepressible cop. After getting busted down for his actions in the first police story Chan Ka Kui finds his particular set of super cop skills in need when a gang starts planting bombs all over Hong Kong....

Police Story 2
Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka Kui, Hong Kong's most irrepressible cop. After getting busted down for his actions in the first police story Chan Ka Kui finds his particular set of super cop skills in need when a gang starts planting bombs all over Hong Kong....

Return of the God of Gamblers
Jing Wong and Chow Yun Fat make their glorious return to the AAC in this 1994 action comedy. Ko Chun (Chow) is out to settle the score with Chao Siu Chi (Wu) after the brutal murder of his wife. Helped by a motley crew, and with the cards seemingly stacked against him will Ko Chun succeed? Throughout this podcast we refer to it as the second GoG film. It is not the second film. blame bad DVD covers....


Return of the God of Gamblers
Jing Wong and Chow Yun Fat make their glorious return to the AAC in this 1994 action comedy. Ko Chun (Chow) is out to settle the score with Chao Siu Chi (Wu) after the brutal murder of his wife. Helped by a motley crew, and with the cards seemingly stacked against him will Ko Chun succeed? Throughout this podcast we refer to it as the second GoG film. It is not the second film. blame bad DVD covers....

Return of the God of Gamblers
Jing Wong and Chow Yun Fat make their glorious return to the AAC in this 1994 action comedy. Ko Chun (Chow) is out to settle the score with Chao Siu Chi (Wu) after the brutal murder of his wife. Helped by a motley crew, and with the cards seemingly stacked against him will Ko Chun succeed? Throughout this podcast we refer to it as the second GoG film. It is not the second film. blame bad DVD covers....

Iron Monkey
Asian Action cast favourite Donnie Yen stars/hogs the limelight in the 1993 story of Chinese folk hero Wong Kei-ying and his son Wong Fei-hung (wushu athlete and real life bad arse cop! Angie Tsang) and their encounters with the Robin Hood-esque Iron Monkey (Yu Rongguang). Wireworks galore, out of this world food prep and fire pole fighting Count us in, even Sam (reluctantly) gives Donnie his props....


Iron Monkey
Asian Action cast favourite Donnie Yen stars/hogs the limelight in the 1993 story of Chinese folk hero Wong Kei-ying and his son Wong Fei-hung (wushu athlete and real life bad arse cop! Angie Tsang) and their encounters with the Robin Hood-esque Iron Monkey (Yu Rongguang). Wireworks galore, out of this world food prep and fire pole fighting Count us in, even Sam (reluctantly) gives Donnie his props....

Iron Monkey
Asian Action cast favourite Donnie Yen stars/hogs the limelight in the 1993 story of Chinese folk hero Wong Kei-ying and his son Wong Fei-hung (wushu athlete and real life bad arse cop! Angie Tsang) and their encounters with the Robin Hood-esque Iron Monkey (Yu Rongguang). Wireworks galore, out of this world food prep and fire pole fighting Count us in, even Sam (reluctantly) gives Donnie his props....

Yes, Madam
Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock team up in the 1985 genre defining 'Girls With Guns' classic Yes, Madam. Directed by Corey Yuen and with cameos and stunts galore Yes, Madam gives the AAC crew headspins from the action and tongue twisters from trying (and failing) to pronounce "Rothrock"....


Yes, Madam
Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock team up in the 1985 genre defining 'Girls With Guns' classic Yes, Madam. Directed by Corey Yuen and with cameos and stunts galore Yes, Madam gives the AAC crew headspins from the action and tongue twisters from trying (and failing) to pronounce "Rothrock"....

Yes, Madam
Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock team up in the 1985 genre defining 'Girls With Guns' classic Yes, Madam. Directed by Corey Yuen and with cameos and stunts galore Yes, Madam gives the AAC crew headspins from the action and tongue twisters from trying (and failing) to pronounce "Rothrock"....

The Night Comes for Us
The terrific trio ponder the Indonesian 2018 brawler The Night Comes For Us. Starring Joe Taslim and Iko Uwais, the one-two punch from The Raid, and a lot of blood....


The Night Comes for Us
The terrific trio ponder the Indonesian 2018 brawler The Night Comes For Us. Starring Joe Taslim and Iko Uwais, the one-two punch from The Raid, and a lot of blood....

Come Drink With Me
The Asian Action Cast rings in 2019 by going back to 1966 with the Shaw Brothers classic 'Come Drink With Me'. Cheng Pei-Pei is the elusive and feared 'Golden Swallow' out for revenge against the Jade Faced Tiger/Sleek Faced Tyrant (Chan Hung-lit). Given a helping hand from Drunk Cat (Yueh Hua) can Golden Swallow withstand an army of swords, coins and jugs? Plus we take a look at a list of the top 100 martial arts films of "all time", with much disagreement....

Come Drink With Me
The Asian Action Cast rings in 2019 by going back to 1966 with the Shaw Brothers classic 'Come Drink With Me'. Cheng Pei-Pei is the elusive and feared 'Golden Swallow' out for revenge against the Jade Faced Tiger/Sleek Faced Tyrant (Chan Hung-lit). Given a helping hand from Drunk Cat (Yueh Hua) can Golden Swallow withstand an army of swords, coins and jugs? Plus we take a look at a list of the top 100 martial arts films of "all time", with much disagreement....


Come Drink With Me
The Asian Action Cast rings in 2019 by going back to 1966 with the Shaw Brothers classic 'Come Drink With Me'. Cheng Pei-Pei is the elusive and feared 'Golden Swallow' out for revenge against the Jade Faced Tiger/Sleek Faced Tyrant (Chan Hung-lit). Given a helping hand from Drunk Cat (Yueh Hua) can Golden Swallow withstand an army of swords, coins and jugs? Plus we take a look at a list of the top 100 martial arts films of "all time", with much disagreement....

2018 Celebration - A look back at the movies of 2018
We take a look back at the films we watched in 2018! What made us laugh, cry, and strengthen a continuing grudge against a well known actor? Plus an informal poll on the most fit, craziest stunts and guest moth appearances! Sorry for the clip show....

2018 Celebration - A look back at the movies of 2018
We take a look back at the films we watched in 2018! What made us laugh, cry, and strengthen a continuing grudge against a well known actor? Plus an informal poll on the most fit, craziest stunts and guest moth appearances! Sorry for the clip show....


2018 Celebration - A look back at the movies of 2018
We take a look back at the films we watched in 2018! What made us laugh, cry, and strengthen a continuing grudge against a well known actor? Plus an informal poll on the most fit, craziest stunts and guest moth appearances! Sorry for the clip show....

Kaiju Mono
The Asian Action Cast dip their toes into the waters of Japanese monster movies (Kaiju). Japan is threatened by the giant 'Mono' and it's only saviour is the experimental 'Settup X', but who will be the guinea pig to test it, and what will happen? Starring Kota Ibushi and his ever expanding pantsu, cameos galore and a training montage, you know this is gonna be fun....

Kaiju Mono
The Asian Action Cast dip their toes into the waters of Japanese monster movies (Kaiju). Japan is threatened by the giant 'Mono' and it's only saviour is the experimental 'Settup X', but who will be the guinea pig to test it, and what will happen? Starring Kota Ibushi and his ever expanding pantsu, cameos galore and a training montage, you know this is gonna be fun....


Kaiju Mono
The Asian Action Cast dip their toes into the waters of Japanese monster movies (Kaiju). Japan is threatened by the giant 'Mono' and it's only saviour is the experimental 'Settup X', but who will be the guinea pig to test it, and what will happen? Starring Kota Ibushi and his ever expanding pantsu, cameos galore and a training montage, you know this is gonna be fun....

Golden Job
Sam, Mike and Rachael discuss this year's Young and Dangerous reunion, aka the Olden Job. The Aging Actioncast is not responsible for any bad puns. There are some cameos in the film that got us excited, and special effects that made us cringe. A Hong Kong Ocean's Eleven led by the magnificent mane of Ekin Cheng....

Golden Job
Sam, Mike and Rachael discuss this year's Young and Dangerous reunion, aka the Olden Job. The Aging Actioncast is not responsible for any bad puns. There are some cameos in the film that got us excited, and special effects that made us cringe. A Hong Kong Ocean's Eleven led by the magnificent mane of Ekin Cheng....


Golden Job
Sam, Mike and Rachael discuss this year's Young and Dangerous reunion, aka the Olden Job. The Aging Actioncast is not responsible for any bad puns. There are some cameos in the film that got us excited, and special effects that made us cringe. A Hong Kong Ocean's Eleven led by the magnificent mane of Ekin Cheng....

Bleach: The Soul Reaper Agent Arc
Sam, Mike and Christian take a look at the 2018 live action adaptation of the smash anime/manga/everything else franchise 'Bleach'. Produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Shinsuke Sato, does this do the franchise justice? Is the hair on point?? Please note the audio for this one isn't the best, apologies, the recorder got covered in bleach....

Bleach: The Soul Reaper Agent Arc
Sam, Mike and Christian take a look at the 2018 live action adaptation of the smash anime/manga/everything else franchise 'Bleach'. Produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Shinsuke Sato, does this do the franchise justice? Is the hair on point?? Please note the audio for this one isn't the best, apologies, the recorder got covered in bleach....


Bleach: The Soul Reaper Agent Arc
Sam, Mike and Christian take a look at the 2018 live action adaptation of the smash anime/manga/everything else franchise 'Bleach'. Produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Shinsuke Sato, does this do the franchise justice? Is the hair on point?? Please note the audio for this one isn't the best, apologies, the recorder got covered in bleach....

Train To Busan
On this edition of the Asian Action Cast we check out the South Korean juggernaut that was 2016's "Train To Busan". Does it rely on common tropes or does director Yeon Sang-ho bring something new to the Zombie Apocalypse genre? Starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, a star making (for us) performance from Ma Dong-seok and zombies galore, we've got your Halloween sorted!...

Train To Busan
On this edition of the Asian Action Cast we check out the South Korean juggernaut that was 2016's "Train To Busan". Does it rely on common tropes or does director Yeon Sang-ho bring something new to the Zombie Apocalypse genre? Starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, a star making (for us) performance from Ma Dong-seok and zombies galore, we've got your Halloween sorted!...


Mr. Vampire
On this Halloween episode of the Asian Action cast we look at the 1985 classic Mr. Vampire. Featuring hopping vampires, ghosts, mystical powers, swords and flips we've got your halloween sorted. Ricky Lau in his directorial debut, sets the standard and style for the chinese vampire movie genre, spawning many a sequel and knockoff. Starring Ricky Hui, Chin Sui-ho and Moon Lee in one of her first forays into films, Mr. Vampire is a classic....

Mr. Vampire
On this Halloween episode of the Asian Action cast we look at the 1985 classic Mr. Vampire. Featuring hopping vampires, ghosts, mystical powers, swords and flips we've got your halloween sorted. Ricky Lau in his directorial debut, sets the standard and style for the chinese vampire movie genre, spawning many a sequel and knockoff. Starring Ricky Hui, Chin Sui-ho and Moon Lee in one of her first forays into films, Mr. Vampire is a classic....

Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon
Sonny Chiba is back playing the assassin Golgo 13. Man of mystery and awesome sniper shots. Sent by a syndicate to kill their man in Hong Kong who's gone rogue. This ones a pretty small group just Nathan, Scott and Chris....


Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon
Sonny Chiba is back playing the assassin Golgo 13. Man of mystery and awesome sniper shots. Sent by a syndicate to kill their man in Hong Kong who's gone rogue. This ones a pretty small group just Nathan, Scott and Chris....

Bleeding Steel
We watch the 2017 Jackie Chan sci-fi action vehicle. Its filled with wannabe sith lords, Daft Punk and the Sydney Opera House....

Bleeding Steel
We watch the 2017 Jackie Chan sci-fi action vehicle. Its filled with wannabe sith lords, Daft Punk and the Sydney Opera House....


Heroes Shed No Tears
Directed by the master, John Woo and starring Eddy Ko. A group of Chinese mercenaries are tasked with capturing a drug lord and getting him out of the golden triangle....


Heroes Shed No Tears
Directed by the master, John Woo and starring Eddy Ko. A group of Chinese mercenaries are tasked with capturing a drug lord and getting him out of the golden triangle....

Delinquent Girlboss: Worthless To Confess
A group of Juvenile delinquents have a rough go of it after getting released from reform school and going their separate ways. Eventually they all end up together again and end up throwing down with the local yakuza....

Delinquent Girlboss: Worthless To Confess
A group of Juvenile delinquents have a rough go of it after getting released from reform school and going their separate ways. Eventually they all end up together again and end up throwing down with the local yakuza....


The Inspector Wears Skirts
If you combined Police Academy, Stripes and My Lucky Stars you would probably get something very similar to 1988's action/comedy The Inspector Wears Skirts (aka Top Squad/Tyrant Flower). Sibelle Hu is tasked with training Hong Kongs first all female commando unit 'The Banshee Squad'. An ensemble cast make up the group (Sandra Ng, Kara Hui, Regina Kent and many more) as they learn about teamwork, friendship and the best way to get revenge on a lecherous lothario. Cynthia Rothrock provides additional har...

The Inspector Wears Skirts
If you combined Police Academy, Stripes and My Lucky Stars you would probably get something very similar to 1988's action/comedy The Inspector Wears Skirts (aka Top Squad/Tyrant Flower). Sibelle Hu is tasked with training Hong Kongs first all female commando unit 'The Banshee Squad'. An ensemble cast make up the group (Sandra Ng, Kara Hui, Regina Kent and many more) as they learn about teamwork, friendship and the best way to get revenge on a lecherous lothario. Cynthia Rothrock provides additional har...

Duel To The Death
Every ten years two sword masters, one from China, one from Japan fight, for honour in a duel to the death. However this time the Japanese hide a hidden agenda....and ninjas. Starring Damien Lau and Norman Chu and directed by Siu-Tung Ching....


Duel To The Death
Every ten years two sword masters, one from China, one from Japan fight, for honour in a duel to the death. However this time the Japanese hide a hidden agenda....and ninjas. Starring Damien Lau and Norman Chu and directed by Siu-Tung Ching....

The Villainess
The South Korean action melodrama, released in 2017. Directed by Jung Byung-gil and starring Kim Ok-bin....

The Villainess
The South Korean action melodrama, released in 2017. Directed by Jung Byung-gil and starring Kim Ok-bin....


Tiger On Beat
The HK 80's are in full effect in this '88 buddy cop comedy action film. Chow Yun Fat and Conan Lee work together to bring a drug smuggling operation/new wave band down....

Tiger On Beat
The HK 80's are in full effect in this '88 buddy cop comedy action film. Chow Yun Fat and Conan Lee work together to bring a drug smuggling operation/new wave band down....

Lupin the Third: The Blood Spray of Goemon Ishikawa
The Blood flows and limbs fly when Goemon, Lupin's friend, seeks honour bound vengeance for the death of his Yakuza boss. This final episode of AniMAY for 2017 features Sam, Mike, Nathan and the periodic screams of Mike's children. We apologise for the interruptions....


Lupin the Third: The Blood Spray of Goemon Ishikawa
The Blood flows and limbs fly when Goemon, Lupin's friend, seeks honour bound vengeance for the death of his Yakuza boss. This final episode of AniMAY for 2017 features Sam, Mike, Nathan and the periodic screams of Mike's children. We apologise for the interruptions....

Fist Of The North Star
The crew talk about the 1986 animated film adaptation of the manga. There is a lot of head exploding, size changing, post apocalyptic musclebound fun....

Fist Of The North Star
The crew talk about the 1986 animated film adaptation of the manga. There is a lot of head exploding, size changing, post apocalyptic musclebound fun....


Above The Law/Righting Wrongs
Legendary cult martial arts master Cynthia Rothrock makes her AAC debut in Corey Yuen's 1986 'detective drama'. Rothrock and Yuen Biao are two cops that have been pushed to the brink by corruption and deceit. Who will come out alive in the end? Listen and find out!...

Above The Law/Righting Wrongs
Legendary cult martial arts master Cynthia Rothrock makes her AAC debut in Corey Yuen's 1986 'detective drama'. Rothrock and Yuen Biao are two cops that have been pushed to the brink by corruption and deceit. Who will come out alive in the end? Listen and find out!...

Full Contact
Sam, Mike, Scott and Rachel watch Full Contact a 1992 Chow Yun Fat flick directed by Ringo Lam....


Full Contact
Sam, Mike, Scott and Rachel watch Full Contact a 1992 Chow Yun Fat flick directed by Ringo Lam....

Iceman
We found an old podcast we did back in February. Iceman starring Donnie Yen. The movie is a remake/retelling of The Ice Man Cometh, we believe. We didn't enjoy it that much. We hope our pain can entertain you. Maybe watch the original?...

Iceman
We found an old podcast we did back in February. Iceman starring Donnie Yen. The movie is a remake/retelling of The Ice Man Cometh, we believe. We didn't enjoy it that much. We hope our pain can entertain you. Maybe watch the original?...


Iron Angels
This edition of the Asian Action Cast takes a look at the 1987 "girls with guns" roller coaster that is Iron Angels (aka Fighting Madam /Angel Plan/Angels). Part Charlies Angels, part James Bond and a little bit of Rambo thrown in. The Angels (Moon Lee, Elaine Lui and Hideki Saijo) are dispatched when Interpol officers are getting murdered in revenge for an opium bust. With sadistic gang leader Yukari Oshima hamming it up, plenty of expendable henchmen, bullets galore, a workout montage, great 80s future...

Iron Angels
This edition of the Asian Action Cast takes a look at the 1987 "girls with guns" roller coaster that is Iron Angels (aka Fighting Madam /Angel Plan/Angels). Part Charlies Angels, part James Bond and a little bit of Rambo thrown in. The Angels (Moon Lee, Elaine Lui and Hideki Saijo) are dispatched when Interpol officers are getting murdered in revenge for an opium bust. With sadistic gang leader Yukari Oshima hamming it up, plenty of expendable henchmen, bullets galore, a workout montage, great 80s future...

Tokyo Tribe
An epic Asian rap battle goes down in a Neo Tokyo between some dudes who hang out at Denny's and some crazy underground gangsters. Its like a modern Japanese West Side Story up in here. Waru fo' Lyfe...


Tokyo Tribe
An epic Asian rap battle goes down in a Neo Tokyo between some dudes who hang out at Denny's and some crazy underground gangsters. Its like a modern Japanese West Side Story up in here. Waru fo' Lyfe...

Kung Fu Jungle
Can Donnie Yen fight off a crazed kung fu serial killer, reunite with his love interest and save his master's martial arts school? all while evading the cops because he is on the lamb? Is he in cahoots with the very same killer he is trying to stop?...

Kung Fu Jungle
Can Donnie Yen fight off a crazed kung fu serial killer, reunite with his love interest and save his master's martial arts school? all while evading the cops because he is on the lamb? Is he in cahoots with the very same killer he is trying to stop?...


Wolfguy
A Japanese 1975 cult favourite, its filled with 70's action, body horror and noir elements. Starring our man Sonny Chiba, directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi....

Wolfguy
A Japanese 1975 cult favourite, its filled with 70's action, body horror and noir elements. Starring our man Sonny Chiba, directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi....

Holy Flame Of The Martial World
Another crazy fantasy epic. Lots flying and lasers in this Shaw Brothers 80s masterpiece. Lu Chun-Ku Brings the fire!...


Holy Flame Of The Martial World
Another crazy fantasy epic. Lots flying and lasers in this Shaw Brothers 80s masterpiece. Lu Chun-Ku Brings the fire!...

2017 Celebration
In this episode we celebrate the end of 2017 and the movies that got us through. We also discuss Tiger Cops, an Australian short TV/web series that pays homage to HK action movies of the 80's. Thanks for listening in 2017, we will be back with a regular episode in a week or so....

2017 Celebration
In this episode we celebrate the end of 2017 and the movies that got us through. We also discuss Tiger Cops, an Australian short TV/web series that pays homage to HK action movies of the 80's. Thanks for listening in 2017, we will be back with a regular episode in a week or so....


Drunken Monkey
Cowboys! Drugs! Corruption! And a new way to drink alcohol? The final directorial effort from the legendary Lau Kar-leung blends some impressive wirework-fu with some slightly cheesy 2003 era comedy (take a bow Wu Jing) and a rare showing from the underrated Shannon Yao. Does the Shaw Brothers first Kung Fu flick in 20 years cut the mustard or should it be thrown in the lake like a bunch of bananas? Tune in to find out!...

Drunken Monkey
Cowboys! Drugs! Corruption! And a new way to drink alcohol? The final directorial effort from the legendary Lau Kar-leung blends some impressive wirework-fu with some slightly cheesy 2003 era comedy (take a bow Wu Jing) and a rare showing from the underrated Shannon Yao. Does the Shaw Brothers first Kung Fu flick in 20 years cut the mustard or should it be thrown in the lake like a bunch of bananas? Tune in to find out!...

City Hunter
Wong Jing directs this 1993 action comedy Jackie Chan vehicle and hits it out of the park with another Street Fighter 2 rip off. Ever wanted to see Jackie Chan dressed like Chun Li? This is your chance!...


City Hunter
Wong Jing directs this 1993 action comedy Jackie Chan vehicle and hits it out of the park with another Street Fighter 2 rip off. Ever wanted to see Jackie Chan dressed like Chun Li? This is your chance!...

Chocolate
No not the Johnny Depp romance from 2000 but the action film from Thailand. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew, of Ong Bak fame and starring JeeJa Yanin. Tells the heartwarming story of kid just looking out for her mum in trying circumstances. This involves breaking many peoples bones....

Chocolate
No not the Johnny Depp romance from 2000 but the action film from Thailand. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew, of Ong Bak fame and starring JeeJa Yanin. Tells the heartwarming story of kid just looking out for her mum in trying circumstances. This involves breaking many peoples bones....


Shogun's Shadow
Goddamn its a samurai dirty dozen, how many of these films are there? This one is very macho and 80's, not much pathos here, amazing fights, sublime rock, possible harm to animals and so much fire!...

Shogun's Shadow
Goddamn its a samurai dirty dozen, how many of these films are there? This one is very macho and 80's, not much pathos here, amazing fights, sublime rock, possible harm to animals and so much fire!...

Vampire Cleanup Dept
The first AAC Halloween spectacular. Vampire Cleanup Crew is the beautiful story about an adorkable boy and the cute hopping vampire he seems to be into. It also has the Richard Ng seal of quality....


Vampire Cleanup Dept
The first AAC Halloween spectacular. Vampire Cleanup Crew is the beautiful story about an adorkable boy and the cute hopping vampire he seems to be into. It also has the Richard Ng seal of quality....

Ninja Wars
Sam and Nathan talk about Ninja Wars, an early 80's Japanese samurai ninja fantasy, mostly starring Sonny Chiba's eyebrows....

Ninja Wars
Sam and Nathan talk about Ninja Wars, an early 80's Japanese samurai ninja fantasy, mostly starring Sonny Chiba's eyebrows....


Dragon Lord
Jackie Chan plays an rich idle youth who's really into sports that don't exist, or something. Nathan was pretty sick during this, so he apologises for any gross sounds you hear....

The Battle Wizard Mono
The Battle Wizard is a Shaw Brothers 70's martial arts fantasy with lasers a carb man and a gorilla. I had to re upload this as it came to my attention that it was coming through on two channels making it hard to listen to. Sorry...

Dragon Lord
Jackie Chan plays an rich idle youth who's really into sports that don't exist, or something. Nathan was pretty sick during this, so he apologises for any gross sounds you hear....


The Battle Wizard Mono
The Battle Wizard is a Shaw Brothers 70's martial arts fantasy with lasers a carb man and a gorilla. I had to re upload this as it came to my attention that it was coming through on two channels making it hard to listen to. Sorry...

Yakuza Apocalypse
Christian, Scott, Mike and Nathan talk about Takashi Miike's horror organized crime satire....

Yakuza Apocalypse
Christian, Scott, Mike and Nathan talk about Takashi Miike's horror organized crime satire....


Fong Sai Yuk 2
Corey Yuen's comedy action gem from 93. Some great comedy and fantastic wire-fu. Its a pretty full house tonight....

Fong Sai Yuk 2
Corey Yuen's comedy action gem from 93. Some great comedy and fantastic wire-fu. Its a pretty full house tonight....

Blue Spring
A group of Japanese high school delinquents have a falling out. It's pretty Emo. Ryuhei Matsuda is in it, that's kind of cool....


Blue Spring
A group of Japanese high school delinquents have a falling out. It's pretty Emo. Ryuhei Matsuda is in it, that's kind of cool....

The Battle Wizard
70's High Asian Fantasy. With Kung Fu laser techniques, a fight with a gorilla and a snake. Oh and Robot chicken legs. Presented by Sam Mike and Nathan...

The Battle Wizard
70's High Asian Fantasy. With Kung Fu laser techniques, a fight with a gorilla and a snake. Oh and Robot chicken legs. Presented by Sam Mike and Nathan...


Zatoichi 03
Beat Takeshi's take on the blind swordsman/masseur....

Zatoichi 03
Beat Takeshi's take on the blind swordsman/masseur....

Future Cops
Off brand Street fighter 2 action....


Future Cops
Off brand Street fighter 2 action....

Shogun Assassin
If it's good enough for the RZA its good enough for us....

Shogun Assassin
If it's good enough for the RZA its good enough for us....


Magnificent Butcher
Sammo plays a guy just trying to do the right thing but he keeps getting caught up in circumstances beyond his control. This movie has everything, laughter, tears, weird murders that shift the tone irreparably....


Magnificent Butcher
Sammo plays a guy just trying to do the right thing but he keeps getting caught up in circumstances beyond his control. This movie has everything, laughter, tears, weird murders that shift the tone irreparably....

Kung Fu Cult Master
Jet Li, Magic Kung Fu Stances, Sammo, and a plot that doesn't actually end....

Kung Fu Cult Master
Jet Li, Magic Kung Fu Stances, Sammo, and a plot that doesn't actually end....


Project A
The Asian Action Cast crew watch and discuss one of Jackie's finest films to kick the podcast off....

Project A
The Asian Action Cast crew watch and discuss one of Jackie's finest films to kick the podcast off....