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Release Date:
3 October 1974 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
Blind masseur Zatôichi travels from town to town gambling, drinking, and fighting off the local gangs.

Cast

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Shintarô Katsu ... Zatoichi (98 episodes, 1974-1979)
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Series Directed by
Shintarô Katsu (22 episodes, 1974-1979)
Akikazu Ota (16 episodes, 1976-1979)
Kazuo Mori (10 episodes, 1974-1979)
Yoshiyuki Kuroda (9 episodes, 1974-1978)
Tokuzô Tanaka (6 episodes, 1974-1979)
Akira Inoue (6 episodes, 1974-1978)
Umeo Minamino (5 episodes, 1976-1979)
Toshiaki Kunihara (5 episodes, 1979)
Kimiyoshi Yasuda (4 episodes, 1974-1978)
Kazuo Kuroki (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
Showa Ota (3 episodes, 1979)
Kenji Misumi (2 episodes, 1974)
Masao Kobayashi (2 episodes, 1978)
Hiroshi Teshigahara (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Writing credits
Tsutomu Nakamura (19 episodes, 1976-1979)
Kan Shimozawa (18 episodes, 1974-1979)
Toshio Okumura (9 episodes, 1979)
Shigeko Satô (8 episodes, 1976-1979)
Kaneto Shindô (8 episodes, 1976-1979)
Iwamoto Minami (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
Seiji Hoshikawa (6 episodes, 1974-1979)
Masatoshi Tojo (4 episodes, 1976)
Yoshiko Ishida (3 episodes, 1979)
Ichirô Ikeda (2 episodes, 1974-1976)
Minoru Inuzuka (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Akira Murao (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Kikuma Shimoiizaka (2 episodes, 1976)
Shintarô Katsu (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Nisan Takahashi (2 episodes, 1979)
Hiroshi Teshigahara (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Masanori Sanada .... producer (23 episodes, 1974-1979)
Hiroyoshi Nishioka .... producer (20 episodes, 1974-1976)
Seichi Ichiko .... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Original Music by
Isao Tomita (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Cinematography by
Fujio Morita (17 episodes, 1974-1978)
Chishi Makiura (16 episodes, 1974-1978)
Mitsugu Watanabe (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Film Editing by
Toshio Taniguchi (21 episodes, 1974-1978)
 
Series Production Management
Christian Alexander Moran .... post-production manager (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Umeo Minamino .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1974-1976)
Masao Kobayashi .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
Yoji Ogura .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1974-1976)
Tadashi Nakatsukasa .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1974-1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Tsuchitaro Hayashi .... sound editor (3 episodes, 1976)
Noburu Kurashima .... sound / sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Stunts
Eiichi Kusumoto .... fight choreographer (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Music Department
Asami Ari .... lyrics (1 episode, 1974)
Shintarô Katsu .... vocals (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Other crew
Eiichi Kusumoto .... sword choreographer / fight choreography (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Tale of Zatoichi" - International (English title) (literal title)
"Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
45 min (100 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
His direction of the episode "The Kannon Statue That Was Tied" was the final directing job for Kenji Misumi. It was also the only episode of this television series that he directed. He was the director of the original Zatoichi feature film "Zatoichi Monogatari" (1962). He died the following year at the age of 54.See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows Zatoichi at Large (1972)See more »

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