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  • Zatoichi (1989)
  • Not Rated
    116 min | Action, Drama
Zatoichi (1989)
Not Rated
116 min | Action, Drama

Older, wiser but still a wandering loner, the blind, peace-loving masseur Ichi seeks a peaceful life in a rural village. When he's caught in the middle of a power struggle between two rival Yakuza clans, his reputation as a deadly defender...See moreOlder, wiser but still a wandering loner, the blind, peace-loving masseur Ichi seeks a peaceful life in a rural village. When he's caught in the middle of a power struggle between two rival Yakuza clans, his reputation as a deadly defender of the innocent is put to the ultimate test in a series of sword-slashing showdowns. Written by Tokyo Shock See less
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Director
Writers
Tatsumi Ichiyama (screenplay) | Shintarô Katsu (screenplay) | Tsutomu Nakamura (screenplay) | Kyôhei Nakaoka (adaptation) | Kan Shimozawa (story)
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Edit Released
Updated Feb 4, 1989

Release date
Feb 24, 2004 (United States)

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Cast

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225 cast members
Name Known for
Shintarô Katsu
Zatôichi / Ichi, a zatô in the Tôdô-za Zatôichi / Ichi, a zatô in the Tôdô-za   See fewer
Kanako Higuchi
Boss Han Bosatsu Boss Han Bosatsu   See fewer
Takanori Jinnai
Inspector Hanshu Inspector Hanshu   See fewer
Ryûtarô Gan
Boss Goemon (as Takehiro Okumura) Boss Goemon (as Takehiro Okumura)   See fewer
Yûya Uchida
Boss Akabei Boss Akabei   See fewer
Miho Nakayama
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Ken Ogata
Rônin / Masterless samurai Rônin / Masterless samurai   See fewer
Norihei Miki
Zatoichi's friend Zatoichi's friend   See fewer
Ryo Akashi
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Yosuke Ara
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Hisae Doi
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Mayumi Fuji
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Masako Fukuhara
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Akemi Hanawa
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Miyako Hattori
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Keiko Hirade
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Akemi Hirano
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Mutsuko Hoshino
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Shinzô Hotta
Actor (as Shinzo Hotta) Actor (as Shinzo Hotta)   See fewer
Mika Iketani
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Junko Ishida
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Kuji Ito
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Sayuri Iwasaki
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Yoriko Kajikawa
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Mie Kataoka
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Shuji Kato
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Kiyosumi Kida
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Kumi Kimura
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Satomi Kitamira
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Akira Kubo
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Kiiko Kurokawa
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Kazuko Matsumura
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Ryo Mihara
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Kyoko Mimasa
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Sho Mimune
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Sachiko Moriyuki
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Kyôko Nakano
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Yayoi Nariyama
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Kanako Natsukawa
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Ninryu
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Yoshiko Nishi
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Kyoko Nunomura
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Kyôko Oguma
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Kumiko Ohta
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Kazu Okubo
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Miyuki Omiya
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Nobu Osako
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Koji Sai
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Manami Sase
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Mihoko Shibata
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Yukie Shimura
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Nanako Shindo
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Kyoko Sotokawa
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Emiko Suga
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Chiaki Suzuki
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Keiko Suzuki
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Yuka Suzuki
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Kimiko Tajima
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Reiko Takahashi
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Chigusa Takayama
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Kasumi Takazawa
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Kyomi Takazawa
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Jun Tatara
Genta Genta   See fewer
Tamoko Tawada
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Erika Togo
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Noriko Tokihiro
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Noriko Tsukamoto
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Yuko Tsukamoto
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Joe Yamanaka
Sukezaemon Kuroma Sukezaemon Kuroma   See fewer
Keiko Yamane
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Hana Yamashina
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Rikiya Yasuoka
Yôjinbô / Bodyguard Yôjinbô / Bodyguard   See fewer
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