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Adventures of Zatoichi

1h 26m

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  • Zatoichi’s Revenge

    ZATOICHI #10
    Directed by Akira Inoue • 1965 • Japan

    Nearing the village of his sensei, Zatoichi decides to pay the teacher a visit, only to learn that he has been murdered and his daughter forced into prostitution. Ichi’s investigation into these injustices uncovers a corrupt alliance between go...

  • Zatoichi and the Doomed Man

    ZATOICHI #11
    Directed by Kazuo Mori • 1965 • Japan

    An elderly prisoner accused of murder begs Zatoichi to find evidence of his innocence. The blind swordsman, for the first time, chooses not to help, but fate has other plans for him. Director Issei Mori, who played a significant role in getting ...

  • Zatoichi and the Chess Expert

    ZATOICHI #12
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1965 • Japan

    Kenji Misumi, who directed the first installment of the ZATOICHI series, returns with this tale in which the blind swordsman once again finds himself the protector of a child: a little girl pursued by both devious family members and bloodthirs...