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21 "Magic Temple" Moments That Defined Every 90’s Kid’s Childhood

*Deep breath* BUTO KALANSAY TABI TABI PO SA BANGKAY

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1. When the three main boys did their most iconic pose on the top of the mountain and you were like, “Paampon din po, Sifu.”

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2. And when we found out about their superpowers and picked our favorites. Like Jubal’s levitating skills.

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3. Or Omar’s ability to turn whatever he puts into his mouth to bullets.

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Sounds so wrong now that you're older, but hey!

4. Or Sambag’s ability to talk to animals and grow plants with his tears.

He’s the most sensitive one, obvs.
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He’s the most sensitive one, obvs.

5. Also, young Carlo Aquino’s cameo as the younger Jubal.

ANG KYOOOOT
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ANG KYOOOOT

6. When Sifu askes Sambag to run with water in his mouth and you’re like ????? but also tried it yourself to see if you’re worthy of Sifu’s guidance.

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7. When Ravenal tinkered with the balanse ng kaharian ng Samadhi because plot.

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8. The moment we found out Ravenal was actually a girl.

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9. The first time we saw Yasmin and her curls.

San parlor mo 'teh?
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San parlor mo 'teh?

10. Every time Sambag and Yasmin made lowkey landi each other and you can’t help but feel kilig even if you were a mere 10-year-old like these kids.

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11. THE BUTO KALANSAY SONG, OF COURSE!

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Which was actually sang to recover Yasmin’s bones from the Dyablong Bungo, but that’s not important. What’s important is that luLUBOG, LILITAW, SA SARADONG HUKAY!

12. The first time we met the eccentric Telang Bayawak.

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13. And her equally eccentric hut.

Trivia #1: The film’s writer Erik Matti played the walking hut.
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Trivia #1: The film’s writer Erik Matti played the walking hut.

14. Sambag and Omar’s witty banters.

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15. I mean, seriously.

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16. And Sifu’s words of wisdom.

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17. When Sambag and Omar betrayed their leader, Jubal, to follow the bad guy, Rexor, and you were like, “WTF dudes we were rooting for you!”

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18. And when Rexor finally showed his true colors and you were like, “Buti nga sa inyo kulit n’yo kasi!”

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19. Every time the Shaolin kid appears to save the day.

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Who turned out to be Master Sifu who was actually looking out for them the entire adventure.

20. When Sambag finally got over his “Huhu I can’t do anything right nobody loves me” shit and defeated Ravenal.

Trivia #2: Sambag is the patron saint of Filipino emo kids.
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Trivia #2: Sambag is the patron saint of Filipino emo kids.

21. And finally, when Jubal received his first tuldok which is really the equivalent of your crush liking your selfie in the real, modern world.

So happy 4 u, Jubal!
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So happy 4 u, Jubal!