Fight, Zatoichi, Fight

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Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964, Japan) is a Chambara film directed by Kenji Misumi.


Main Details

  • Released in 1964
  • Color
  • Running Time: 87 Min.
  • Production Co: Daiei Motion Picture Company
  • Distribution Co: Daiei Studios | Janus Films (USA) (subtitled)
  • Directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Written by Seiji Hoshikawa, Kan Shimosawa, Tetsuro Yoshida
  • Starring Shintarô Katsu, Nobuo Kaneko, Hizuru Takachiho
  • Produced by Masaichi Nagata
  • Original Music by Akira Ifukube
  • Cinematography by Chishi Makiura

Also Known As

  • Blind Swordsman: Fight, Zatoichi, Fight
  • Voyage meurtrier (France) (video title)
  • Zatôichi 8 (Japan) (informal title)


Fight, Zatoichi, Fight is a 1964 Japanese chambara film directed by Kenji Misumi and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion Picture Company (later acquired by Kadokawa Pictures). Fight, Zatoichi, Fight is the eighth episode in the 26-part film series devoted to the character of Zatoichi. A group of assassins stop a blind men pilgrimage making their way down the road. The assassins ask for Ichi, but they all claim variations of that name. They line them up against a building to look at their faces, but do not find Ichi and leave.... (Wikipedia)

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