The Tale of Zatoichi

The Tale of Zatoichi

96 mins | Drama, Action, Adventure | April 18, 1962

The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.

The Tale of Zatoichi

96 mins | Drama, Action, Adventure | April 18, 1962

The Tale of Zatoichi
The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.
IMDb rating 7.6
Producers Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd.
Original title 座頭市物語
Directors Kenji Misumi, Toshiaki Kunihara
Writers Kan Shimosawa, Minoru Inuzuka

Cast

Shintarō Katsu

as Zatoichi

Masayo Banri

as Otane

Ryûzô Shimada

as Shigezo

Hajime Mitamura

as Hanji

Shigeru Amachi

as Miki Hirate

Michirô Minami

as Tatekichi

Eijirō Yanagi

as Sukegoro

Toshio Chiba

as Masakichi

Yoshito Yamaji

as Yahei

Yoichi Funaki

as Yogoro

Eigoro Onoe

as Rihei

Ikuko Môri

as Oyutaka

Chitose Maki

as Yoshi

Kin'ya Ichikawa

as Mokichi

Yukio Horikita

as Kanaji

Ryuji Fukui

as Daihachi