Zatoichi TV Series V05

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The blind masseur Zatoichi (Shintaro Katsu) wanders through Japan looking to ply his trade. But wherever he goes, trouble follows and he must use his legendary, lightning sword skills to dispatch evildoers and defend justice.

Contains episodes 18-21.


Studio Media Blasters Inc.
SKU 202637714
UPC 631595064285
UPC 14 00631595064285
Format DVD
Release Date 8/29/2006
Television/TV Series
Editors Note
Note Shintaro Katsu stars in this classic samurai television series filled with martial arts action. ZATOICHI follows a blind swordsman of that name as he puts the world's most villainous men to shame with his quick sword and strong moral core. Adored by movie theatre audiences throughout the 1960s, the fabled swordsman found just as many fans when he appeared in this television series in 1974. The adventures continue with this fifth volume of episodes.
Cast & Crew
Eiichi Kusumoto - Action Director
Fujio Morita - Cinematographer
Hiroyoshi Nishioka - Producer
Ichiro Ikeda - Writer
Isao Tomita - Original Music By
Kan Shimozawa - Writer
Masanori Sanada - Producer
Shintaro Katsu - Actor
Tokuzo Tanaka, et. al. - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1974
Catalog ID 0642
UPC 00631595064285
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 225 minutes
Color Color
Original Language Japanese
Available Subtitles English
Available Audio Tracks Japanese
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
ReviewSource Cinema Strikes Back
Review Now if you haven't heard of Zatoichi - well, first I envy you, because you have some wonderful films ahead of you. The Zatoichi series began in 1962 (in black and white) and was so popular that it spawned 25 sequels and a 100 episode television series - all starring Shintaro Katsu as the lovable Zatoichi - a blind master swordsman (and master gambler) who travels as a humble masseuse, but is often drawn into local conflicts with local samurai/yakuza hoods to help whoever they happen to be oppressing...If you like samurai movies at all, I strongly recommend that you check out at least a couple episodes in the series.
Reviewer Charlie Prince
ReviewRating 10
DVD, Extended Play Mode
Product Attributes
Actor Zatoichi
Label Tokyo Shock
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Brian McKay, ...well-established character...plenty of humor and sword slashing...
Mark Pollard, Kung Fu Cinema Swordplay fanatics will be pleased to know that Zatoichi loses none of its violence.

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