Zatoichi's Fighting Journey (1963)
Release Year: 1963
Ratings: IMDB: 7.4/10 Metascore: N/A RT: N/A
Duration: 85 mins
Actors: Gen Kimura, Reiko Fujiwara, Ryuzo Shimada, Shôsaku Sugiyama, Shiho Fujimura, Shintarô Katsu, Sonosuke Sawamura, Teruko Omi, Yoshio Yoshida, Yutaka Nakamura,
Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda,
Synopsis: Zatoichi's Fighting Journey: 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.