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Zatoichi (Character)
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Alternate Names:
Ichi / Zatichi

Filmography

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  1. Zatoichi: The Last (2010) Played by Shingo Katori (as Ichi)
    ... aka "Zatôichi: The Last" - Japan (original title)

  2. Zatoichi (2003) Played by Takeshi Kitano (as Ichi) / Takeshi Kitano (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Zatôichi" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi" - International (English title) (informal title)
    ... aka "The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi" - USA (DVD box title)

  3. Zatôichi (1989) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Ichi) / Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Shintaro Katsu's Zatoichi" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi: Darkness Is His Ally" - USA (informal title)

  4. "Zatôichi monogatari"
    ... aka "The Tale of Zatoichi" - International (English title) (literal title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman" - USA (DVD box title)
        - A Gambler's Poetry - Part 2 (1979) TV episode, Played by Shintarô Katsu
        - An Application to Become a Masseur (1979) TV episode, Played by Shintarô Katsu
        - Mysterious Journey (1979) TV episode, Played by Shintarô Katsu
        - Mukae-bi, Okuri-bi, Toro-nagashi (1979) TV episode, Played by Shintarô Katsu
        - Festival Music and Pinwheels (1979) TV episode, Played by Shintarô Katsu
          (16 more)
  5. Deadly Hands of Kung Fu (1977) Played by Mei Wong
    ... aka "Li san jiao wei zhen di yu men" - Hong Kong (original title)
    ... aka "The Dragon Lives Again" - Hong Kong (English title)
  6. Zatoichi and the Flying Guillotine (1974) Played by Lung Sheng
    ... aka "Blind Swordsman's Revenge" - Hong Kong (English title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi vs the Flying Guillotine" - USA (DVD box title)
  7. Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Shin Zatôichi monogatari: Kasama no chimatsuri" - Japan (original title)
  8. Zatoichi in Desperation (1972) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Shin Zatôichi monogatari: Oreta tsue" - Japan (original title)
  9. Zatoichi at Large (1972) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi goyô-tabi" - Japan (original title)
  10. Zatoichi vs the White Wolf (1972) Played by Lung Sheng
    ... aka "The Blind Hero Fighting Evil Wolf" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  11. Han tuo (1972) Played by Lung Sheng
    ... aka "Zatoichi and the Hunchback" - International (English title) (long title)
  12. Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Shin zatô Ichi: Yabure! Tôjin-ken" - Japan (original title)
  13. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi abare-himatsuri" - Japan (original title)
  14. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi to Yôjinbô" - Japan (original title)

  15. Samaritan Zatoichi (1968) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi kenka-daiko" - Japan (original title)
  16. Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi hatashi-jô" - Japan (original title)
  17. Zatôichi chikemuri kaidô (1967) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi Challenged" - USA (alternative title)
  18. Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi rôyaburi" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi Breaks Jail" - USA (imdb display title)
  19. Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi tekka tabi" - Japan (original title)
  20. Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Pilgrimage (1966) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi umi o wataru" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichis Ocean Voyage" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  21. Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi no uta ga kikoeru" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi #13: Zatoichi's Vengeance" - USA (DVD title)
  22. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi Jigoku tabi" - Japan (original title)
  23. Zatoichi sakate giri (1965) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi and the Doomed Man" - USA (alternative title)
  24. Zatoichi's Revenge (1965) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Ichi) / Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Zatôichi nidan-kiri" - Japan (original title)
  25. Adventures of Zatoichi (1964) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatoichi sekisho yaburi" - Japan (original title)
  26. Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi kesshô-tabi" - Japan (original title)
  27. Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi abare tako" - Japan (original title)
  28. Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi senryô-kubi" - Japan (original title)
  29. Zatoichi on the Road (1963) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Ichi) / Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Zatôichi kenka-tabi" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi's Fighting Journey" - USA
  30. Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Zatôichi kyôjô-tabi" - Japan (original title)
  31. New Tale of Zatoichi (1963) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "Shin Zatôichi monogatari" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Return" - USA (video title)
  32. Zoku Zatôichi monogatari (1962) Played by Shintarô Katsu
    ... aka "The Tale of Zatoichi Continues" - USA (alternative title)
  33. The Tale of Zatoichi (1962) Played by Shintarô Katsu (as Zatichi)
    ... aka "Zatôichi monogatari" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Zatoichi: The Life and Opinion of Masseur Ichi" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)

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Quotes:
From Zatoichi (2003)
Aunt Oume: This must be quite a sight! I'm guiding a masseur, who's carrying my vegetables.
Zatôichi: Wish I could see that!
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