American Dragon: Jake Long (television) Animated series debuting on Disney Channel on January 21, 2005, and ended on September 1, 2007. Jake Long is a 13-year-old Chinese American kid in New York who discovers he is descended from dragons. When he transforms into a fire-breather, it is his duty to protect the other groups of magical creatures living secretly among Gotham’s famous landmarks. But the teen also has to confront the usual teenage conflicts, including a crush on Rose, the new girl in school. Voices include Dante Basco (Jake Long), Jeff Bennett (Jake’s father), Amy Bruckner (Haley Long), Daveigh Chase (Rose Paxton), Lauren Tom (Jake’s mother), Marlowe Gardiner-Heslin (David Long).