Cast: Shiho Fujimura, Reiko Fujiwara, Shintarô Katsu, Gen Kimura, Yutaka Nakamura, Matasaburo Niwa, Teruko Omi, Sonosuke Sawamura, Ryuzo Shimada, ShôSaku Sugiyama and others
Zatoichi promises to deliver a maiden safely home but finds two dangerous gangs have a mysterious interest in the young girl.
Available in versions: 720p
Zatoichi On the road (1963) (Size: 697.48 MB)
Blind swordsman/masseuer Ichi (or "Zatoichi") is asked by a dying man to deliver the maiden Mitsu (or "Omitsu") to her family in Edo, and Zatoichi feels honor-bound to do so. But rival gangs each have an interest in kidnapping the girl for ransom. Zatoichi joins with one of the gangs when the other gang captures Mitsu, but he then finds that to rescue her, he must fight both gangs.
Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda
Writers: Minoru Inuzuka, Kan Shimosawa (story)
Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Shiho Fujimura and Ryuzo Shimada
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama