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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008)

Video  |   |  Animation, Short, Action  |  9 November 2008 (USA)
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Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Po (voice)
Shifu (voice)
Nerdy Bunny (voice)
Eamon Pirruccello ...
Impatient Bunny (voice)
Shy Bunny (voice)
Young Mantis (voice)
Ladybug (voice)
Sheep (voice)
Gorilla / Crocodile (voice)
Stephen Kearin ...
Crocodile #2 (voice)
Viper Dad / Pig (voice)
Viper Mom (voice)
Young Viper (voice) (as Jessica Di Cicco)
Mei Ling (voice)
Crane (voice)


With Po's status as the Dragon Warrior proven to all, Master Shifu has a new challenge for him; teaching Introduction to Kung Fu class to a bunch of a rambunctious bunny children. After getting the class to come to order, Po teaches them that fighting is only part of kung fu, while its true meaning is "Excellence of Self." To explain this philosophy, Po tells stories of each of his comrades, The Furious Five, and how they faced formative challenges in their youth that helped define them as true masters of kung fu. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (

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When Po and Shifu are running up to the doors of the palace, Po's names some animals that he thinks they are about to fight. All of the animals he names are bad guys in Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011). See more »


Most of the animals depicted are native to China, however there is also a tribe of gorillas which are native only to Africa. See more »


Po: I guess it's easier to laugh at someone than to have someone laugh at you, right?
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Furious Five Virtues
1 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is an animation short that ties in with the first Kung Fu Panda films with Po the panda ropes in by Shifu to teach the philosophy of Kung Fu to a group of young bunnies at a martial arts school. However it is not the crash bang wallop of Kung Fu that Po teaches but the positive traits that each of the Furious Five developed.

So you have flashbacks of the Furious Five and how they developed their skills and the virtues they developed. It avoids preachiness and younger viewers would be highly entertained.

The animation is very good and up to feature film standard and they have attracted an all star cast for the voices.

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