Tag Archives: Eiko Taki

Kazuo Mori – Zatoichi sakate giri AKA Zatoichi and the Doomed Man (1965)

Blind swordsman Zatoichi, jailed briefly, is implored by another prisoner to aid him in proving his innocence of a crime for which he is sentenced to death. Zatoichi is reluctant to get involved, because he knows how often such involvement has led to trouble in the past. But events conspire to thrust him repeatedly into involvement, and gradually he comes to believe in the man’s innocence and determines to free him. Read More »

Kimiyoshi Yasuda – Zatoichi sekisho yaburi AKA Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)

Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman looking for her father, a village leader who has disappeared. As he helps her investigate the disappearance, Zatoichi also becomes involved with another young woman who is trying to help her brother, who has murdered someone at about the same time and place as the missing man was last seen. Read More »