Both are set during the late edo period 1830s and 1840s. As tensions mount between rival yakuza clans, one boss hires a formidable but ailing ronin as his clans musclewhile the other employs a humble, moral blind masseur named ichi. Here, zatoichi is hired to give a massage to a powerful political official who, he discovers, is mentally illa secret that the noblemans retinue is determined to keep at any cost. The film summoned the most sequels of a samurai film and has also spawned a remake in 2003. Shin zatoichi monogatari is a japanese film, the third entry from the popular zatoichi series completing the trilogy. Back home, ichi connects with banno, his teacher, who seeks prestige and has arranged for his younger sister, yayoi, to marry into a wealthy samurai family. Zatoichi soon discovers that the nobleman is quite mad, and the family is distressed because they have been trying to keep it a secret that their head. Star trek continues season 1, episode 10 watch online star trek continues. Watch full episode of new tale of zatoichi japanese.
Good thing there are twentyfive movies to do just that. The tale of zatoichi 1962 the criterion collection. Returning to the village where a year before he had killed hirate, a muchadmired opponent, zatoichi encounters another swordsman and former rival in love. The blind masseur and swordsman, zatoichi, learns of a powerful political figures. The tale of zatoichi 1962 changes the movie database. Zatoichi the tale of zatoichi continues dvd, 2002 for. New tale of zatoichi masseur ichi enters again 1963. A denser and more action packed sequel to the previous and first zatoichi film, the tale of zatoichi continues is a solid and fast moving action film that picks up exactly one year after the. You walk away from the tale of zatoichi with a crystalline image of what this character is, if not a definitive one. He journeys to his old village looking for peace, but is pursued by the brother of boss kanbei, a man hes killed. The film was followedup with the tale of zatoichi continues in 1962. It tells the story of an old blind man named zatoichi shintaro katsu who. Director kenji misumi made every scene look like a panel of manga, misumi, took its time with every scene, he never rush any conversation, he let the film breath so i could admire the beautiful black and white cinematography that outdoors. The tale of zatoichi continues tonight we are exploring the second film in the zatoichi series, 1962s the tale of zatoichi.
The tale of zatoichi continues is the second entry in the popular, longrunning zatoichi series. The tale of zatoichi the tale of zatoichi september 19, 2019 j jeepece. The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. A challenge of chance 1974, ichi wanders into a small. Blind masseur and master swordsman, zatoichi, is tired of killing. The tale of zatoichi continues zoku zatoichi monogatari. The tale of zatoichi continues 1962 the discovery of a feudal lords secret puts the blind swordsmanmasseurs life in danger. Wishing to find peace, zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home. Radicule ursidaes please check him out for quality beats. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 3 days to finish once started.
Zatoichi is a 2003 japanese movie about the iconic japanese figure. Zatoichi targets a yakuzacontrolled village, because war with a neighbouring towns smaller gang is brewing. Katsu shintaro, ogawa tomoko, hasegawa akio directed. Blind, crippled, deafpartially deaf not tone deaf, intellectual, mute, satorare fictional syndrome and miscunknown. The first two of 17 installments in a sterling new video and dvd series, the tale of zatoichi and the tale of zatoichi continues set his irresistible mythos into motion, with simple stories and swift action scenes that capture the spirit of oldfashioned serial adventures. The blind swordsman the tale of zatoichi continues english subtitled shintaro katsu.
Blind swordsmanmasseur zatoichi is pursued by the retainers of a lord who fear that he will reveal a secret weakness of their master. The following new tale of zatoichi episode 1 english sub has been released. As tensions mount between rival yakuza clans, one boss hires a formidable but ailing ronin as his clans muscle, while the other employs a humble, moral blind masseur named ichi. With its lightningfast swordplay, sleightofhand dice games, and codes of honor upheld and betrayed, this first chapter sets the stage for all the zatoichi adventures to come. The tale of zatoichi is the introduction to zatoichi, a blind yakuza swordsman with a code of honor. Returning to the village where a year before he had killed hirate, a muchadmired opponent, zatoichi encounters another swordsman and.
Shin zatoichi 4 october 1976 to 25 april 1977 twentynine second season television episodes. The tale of zatoichi continues return of masseur ichi 1962. The tale of zatoichi proved so popular that a followup went into production the same year. Zatoichi, blind masseur and swordsman, is hired by the wealthy, influential kurata house to give a massage to their lord. Japanese movies, dramas and specials covering various disabilities. While the tale of zatoichi went on to inspire and give life to a long series of films that sum up zatoichi and his life and adventures, the film was a little slow at times as it had to develop. New tale of zatoichi is the first of the series to be shot in color, and the difference between this film and its two predecessors is night and day. The tale of zatoichi continues 1962 movie moviefone. The character, a blind masseur and blademaster, was created by novelist kan shimozawa. Along the way he is stalked by a relentless group of samurai and a mysterious figure from his past. Together the two films form a sort of diptych, not just picking up and resolving plot lines but mirroring themes in a way that deepens both films.
The discovery of a feudal lords secret puts the blind swordsmanmasseurs life in danger. Edit inspired by jared miles, the tale of zatoichi continues 1962 movie scenes used. Tomisaburo wakayama and shintaro katsu in zoku zatoichi monogatari 1962. The blind swordsman the tale of zatoichi continues english. Movies, dramas and drama specials with blind characters. Shin zatoichi 9 january 1978 to 22 may 1978 nineteen. New tale of zatoichi akfilmfan it starts off like a regular zatoichi film, then this 3rd entry in the series introduces his master, excellent drama, and a conflict zatoichi who is torn between who he is and who he wants to be. The second film, the tale of zatoichi continues, appeared later in 1962 though the story is set almost exactly a year after the first one. The tale of zatoichi and tale of zatoichi continues. Zatoichi is a fictional character featured in one of japans longest running series of films and a television series that are both set during the late edo period. The tale of zatoichi 1962 kenji misumi director part 2.
If you know of a title thats missing from this list even if its not found on mydramalist please let me know, and ill add it. I think its the first color episode they made and it kind of gives you the back story of where he learned to use his sword. This deluxe set features the string of twentyfive zatoichi films made between. Zatoichi travels back to ioka villiage to pay respects to the samurai he bested a year earlier. Masseur ichi enters again, the blind swordsmans return is the third film in the series. The tale of zatoichi 1962 directed by kenji misumi. With more killer swordsmanship, romance and action packed drama, the blind swordsman is back in the first color episode of the zatoichi series. Now you can actually say whats going on during the nighttime scenes and it overall looks much prettier. The 58minute presentation follows around zatoichi star shintaro katsu on and off the set of an episode hes directing for the third season of zatoichi television series.
Watch new tale of zatoichi episode 1 online with english. Katsu shintaro, machida kyosuke, kanie keizo, kitamura kazuo directed by. The tale of zatoichi continues was the second film in the series released in 1962 starring shintaru katsu in the lead as zatoichi. Zatoichi, zatoichi is a fictional character featured in one of japans longestrunning series of films, as well as a television series. The colossally popular zatoichi films make up the longestrunning action series in japanese history and created one of the. Theres clearly loads of room to explore the extent of zatoichi, the extent of his morals, his roguishness, his tortured interior, his skills. On a yakuza assassination mission, zatichi turns on his employer when he realizes hes been tricked. The character, a blind masseur and blademaster, was created by novelist kan shimozawa this originally minor character was developed for the screen by daiei film now kadokawa daiei studio. Zatoichi tv series season 3 1978 episode 02 youtube. The tale of zatoichi the life and opinion of masseur ichi 1962. Swordsman series, oversaw the entire first season while individual episodes had. Katsu shintaro the adage no good deed goes unpunished, rings true when ichi gives money for food to a down and out ronin who had attacked him out of hunger. The first feature is a 1978 television documentary called the blind swordsman, the second episode from a 3part series called the japanese directed by john nathan.297 657 207 1031 937 702 499 748 444 1363 146 397 1262 1185 995 764 782 1265 546 854 561 555 1441 1244 1219 1101 1358 1008 1294 1021 1141 1296 317 707