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The Resource Zatoichi, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films, (videorecording)

Zatoichi, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films, (videorecording)

Label
Zatoichi
Title
Zatoichi
Statement of responsibility
the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films
Title variation
Blind swordsman
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Author
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
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videorecording
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Credits note
Cinematographers, Chikashi Makiura, Shozo Honda, Kazuo Miyagawa, Yasukazu Takemura, Fujio Morita, Hiroshi Imai, Senkichiro Takeda ; art directors, Akira Naito, Seiichi Ota, Yoshinobu Nishioka, Shigeru Kato, Shigenori Shimoishizaka ; music, Akira Ifukube, Ichiro Saito, Sei Ikeno, Taichiro Kosugi, Seitaro Omori, Hajime Kaburagi, Isao Tomita, Kunihiko Murai, Mitsuo Miyamoto ; editors, Kanji Suganuma, Takashi Taniguchi, Hiroshi Yamada, Toshio Taniguchi, Yoshiharu Hayashi
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
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Language note
Japanese dialogue; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.Z38 2013
PerformerNote
  • The tale of Zatoichi: Shintaro Katsu, Masayo Banri, Ryuzo Shimada, Gen Mitamura, Shigeru Amachi, Michiro Minami, Eijiro Yanagi, Toshio Chiba, Manabu Morita, Yoichi Funaki, Eigoro Onoe, Ikuko Mori, Chitose Maki, Kanae Kobayahsi. The tale of Zatoichi continues: Shintaro Katsu, Kenzaburo Jo, Yoshie Mizutani, Masayo Banri, Yutaka Nakamura, Eijiro Yanagi. New tale of Zatoichi: Shintaro Katsu, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Seizaburo Kawazu, Mieko Kondo, Chitose Maki, Matasaburo Niwa, Yutaka Nakamura, Fujio Suga
  • Zatoichi the fugitive: Shintaro Katsu, Miwa Takada, Masayo Banri, Junichiro Narita, Katsuhiko Kobayashi, Jutaro Hojo, Hiroshi Nawa, Toru Abe. Zatoichi on the road: Shintaro Katsu, Shiho Fujimura, Ryuzo Shimada, Matasaburo Niwa, Yutaka Nakamura, Reiko Fujiwara, Sonosuke Sawamura, Shosaku Sugiyama, Yoshio Yoshida. Zatoichi and the chest of gold: Shintaro Katsu, Shogo Shimada, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Machiko Hasegawa, Kenzaburo Jo, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Hikosaburo Kataoka, Matasaburo Niwa, Saburo Date
  • Zatoichi's flashing sword: Shintaro Katsu, Naoko Kubo, Mayumi Nagisa, Ryutaro Gomi, Tatsuo Endo, Yasushi Sugita, Yutaka Nakamura, Bokuzen Hidari, Ryosuke Kagawa, Koichi Mizuhara, Takashi Edajima, Shintaro Nanjo, Hachiro Misumi, Yoichi Funaki, Ikuko Mori. Fight, Zatoichi, fight: Shintaro Katsu, Hizuru Takachiho, Nobuo Kaneko, Yoshi Kato, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Jutaro Hojo, Koji Fujiyama, Toranosuke Tennoji, Ikuko Mori, Nobu Kawaguchi, Teruko Oomi. Adventures of Zatoichi: Shintaro Katsu, Miwa Takada, Eiko Taki, Mikijiro Hira, Akitake Kono, Tomosaburo II, Koichi Mizuhara, Kichijiro Ueda, Jotaro Senba, Nakajiro Tomita, Ikuko Mori, Yusaku Terashima, Daimaru Nakata, Racket Nakata, Tokio Oki, Hajime Koshikawa
  • Zatoichi's revenge: Shintaro Katsu, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Norihei Miki, Takeshi Kato, Fujio Harumoto, Mayumi Kurata, Sachiko Kobayashi, Sanpei Taira, Saburo Date, Sonosuke Sawamura, Koji Fujiyama, Yusaku Terashima. Zatoichi and the doomed man: Shintaro Katsu, Kanbi Fujiyama, Eiko Taki, Masako Akeboshi, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Ryuzo Shimada, Koichi Mizuhara, Manabu Morita, Gen Harada, Sachiko Murase, Kazuo Moriuchi, Tokio Oki, Hajime Koshikawa, Yukio Horikita. Zatoichi and the chess expert: Shintaro Katsu, Mikio Narita, Chizuru Hayashi, Kaneko Iwasaki, Gaku Yamamoto, Taro Marui, Ryutaro Gomi, Rokko Toura, Fujio Suga, Jutaro Hojo, Takuya Fujioka, Saburo Date, Ichiro Yamamoto, Tatsuo Endo, Keiko Koyanagi, Kanae Kobayashi, Naoko Fujiyama
  • Zatoichi's vengeance: Shintaro Katsu, Shigeru Amachi, Mayumi Ogawa, Kei Sato, Jun Hamamura, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Yukiko Komura, Michi Azuma, Masanori Machida, Koichi Mizuhara, Saburo Date, Kazue Tamaki, Yokio Horikita, Gen Kimura, Jun Fujikada, Sumao Ishihara, Hideo Kuroki, Kazuko Taniguchi. Zatoichi's pilgrimage: Shintaro Katsu, Michiyo Yasuda, Takahiko Tono, Isao Yamagata, Ryutaro Gomi, Jotaro Senba, Hisashi Igawa, Kunie Tanaka, Masao Mishima, Manabu Morita, Saburo Date, Yukio Horikita, Shosaku Sugiyama, Yusaku Terashima, Seishiro Hara, Jun Katsumura, Tokio Oki, Ryonosuke Azuma, Keiko Sono, Masako Morishita, Kanae Kobayashi. Zatoichi's cane sword: Shintaro Katsu, Shiho Fujimura, Yoshihiko Aoyama, Kiyoko Suizenji, Makoto Fujita, Eijiro Tono, Junichiro Yamashita, Ryutaro Gomi, Fujio Suga, Masako Akeboshi, Masumi Harukawa, Tatsuo Endo, Koichi Mizuhara, Saburo Date, Gen Takasugi, Eigoro Onoe, Yusaku Terashima, Gen Kimura, Ryuji Kita
  • Zatoichi the outlaw: Shintaro Katsu, Rentaro Mikuni, Ko Nishimura, Yuko Hamada, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Takuya Fujioka. Zatoichi challenged: Shintaro Katsu, Jushiro Konoe, Miwa Takada, Yukiji Asaoka, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Mie Nakao, Takao Ito, Asao Koike, Midori Isomura, Tatsuo Matsumura, Eitaro Ozawa, Jotaro Senba, Kojiro Kusanagi, Kenzo Tabu, Osami Nabe, Akihisa Toda, Koji Fujiyama, Koichi Mizuhara, Ikuko Mori. Zatoichi and the fugitives: Shintaro Katsu, Yumiko Nogawa, Kayo Mikimoto, Kyosuke Machida, Takashi Shimura, Shobun Inoue, Hosei Komatsu, Jutaro Hojo, Jotaro Senba, Hiroshi Hijikata, Koichi Mizuhara, Seishiro Hara, Shozo Nanbu, Ichiro Yamamoto, Ryuji Funahashi, Sachio Horikita, Hajime Koshikawa
  • Samaritan Zatoichi: Shintaro Katsu, Yoshiko Mita, Makoto Sato, Ko Nishimura, Takyua Fujioka, Chocho Miyako, Akira Shimizu, Ryutaro Gomi, Takeshi Date, Rokko Toura, Ryoichi Tamagawa, Machiko Soga, Osamu Ookawa, Shosaku Sugiyama, Gen Kimura, Yasuhiro Minakami, Akira Moroguchi. Zatoichi meets Yojimbo: Shintaro Katsu, Ayako Wakao, Osamu Takizawa, Masakane Yonekura, Shin Kishida, Kanjuro Arashi, Shigeru Koyama, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Minori Terada, Hideo Sunazuka, Daigo Kusano, Toshiro Mifune. Zatoichi goes to the fire festival: Shintaro Katsu, Reiko Ohara, Peter, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Ko Nishimura, Ryunosuke Kaneda, Kunie Tanaka, Osami Nabe, Jun Nagasawa, Toshie Shoji, Reiji Shoji, Masayuki Mori, Tatsuya Nakadai
  • Zatoichi meets the one-armed swordsman: Shintaro Katsu, Yuko Hama, Koji Nanbara, Michie Terada, Toru Abe, Takamaru Sasaki, Tokue Hanazawa, Shinsuke Minami, Shiro Ito, Mutsuo Totsuka, Jimmy Wang. Zatoichi at large: recited by Katsutaro Tamagawa ; Shintaro Katsu, Hisaya Morishige, Etsushi Takahashi, Naoko Otani, Nikaku Shofukutei, Ikkaku Tanabe, Toshie Shoji, Reiji Shoji, Keizo Kanie, Shigako Shimegi, Takumi Shinjo, Rentaro Mikuni. Zatoichi in desperation: Shintaro Katsu, Kiwako Taichi, Kyoko Yoshizawa, Joji Takagi, Asao Koike, Masumi Harukawa, Naoe Fushimi, Yoshihiko Aoyama, Shuji Otaki, Jukei Fujioka, Shinkan Koume, Terou Matsuyama, Kazuko Tajima, Rokku Furukawa, Katsuo Nakamur
  • Zatoichi's conspiracy: Shintaro Katsu, Yukiyo Toake, Takashi Shimura, Kei Sato, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Tatsuo Endo, Shiro Kishibe, Rie Yokoyama, Gen Takamori, Naoyuki Asahina, Osamu Sakai, Eiji Okada
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  • Katsu, Shintarō
  • Kubodera, Ikuo
  • Asai, Shozaburo
  • Takamori, Tomio
  • Zaizen, Sadao
  • Okuda, Hisashi
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Tsuji, Hisakazu
  • Nishioka, Hiroyoshi
  • Inuzuka, Minoru
  • Umebayashi, Kikuo
  • Hoshikawa, Siji
  • Ota, Akikazu
  • Yoshida, Tetsurō
  • Matsumura, Masaatsu
  • Itō, Daisuke
  • Takaiwa, Hajime
  • Shindō, Kaneto
  • Kasahara, Ryozo
  • Nakajima, Takehiro
  • Matsumoto, Kōji
  • Saruwaka, Kiyokata
  • Naoi, Kinya
  • Sugiura, Hisashi
  • Okamoto, Kihachi
  • Yamada, Takayuki
  • Hattori, Yoshiko
  • Misumi, Kenji
  • Mori, Kazuo
  • Tanaka, Tokuzō
  • Yasuda, Kimiyoshi
  • Ikehiro, Kazuo
  • Inoue, Akira
  • Yamamoto, Satsuo
  • Banri, Masayo
  • Amachi, Shigeru
  • Yanagi, Eijirō
  • Wakayama, Tomisaburō
  • Mizutani, Yaeko
  • Kawazu, Seizaburo
  • Kondo, Mieko
  • Takada, Miwa
  • Kobayashi, Katsuhiko
  • Abe, Tōru
  • Fujimura, Shiho
  • Shimada, Shōgo
  • Date, Saburo
  • Kubo, Naoko
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Kaneko, Nobuo
  • Katō, Yoshi
  • Hira, Mikijirō
  • Kôno, Akitake
  • Ueda, Kichijirō
  • Miki, Norihei
  • Katō, Takeshi
  • Fujiyama, Kanbi
  • Murase, Sachiko
  • Yamamoto, Gaku
  • Marui, Tarō
  • Toura, Mutsuhiro
  • Yamamoto, Ichiro
  • Ogawa, Mayumi
  • Satō, Kei
  • Hamamura, Jun
  • Yoshikawa, Mitsuko
  • Azuma, Michi
  • Ōkusu, Michiyo
  • Yamagata, Isao
  • Igawa, Hisashi
  • Tanaka, Kunie
  • Mishima, Masao
  • Fujita, Makoto
  • Tōno, Eijirō
  • Harukawa, Masumi
  • Mikuni, Rentarō
  • Nishimura, Kō
  • Hamada, Yūko
  • Hosokawa, Toshiyuki
  • Asaoka, Yukiji
  • Koike, Asao
  • Matsumura, Tatsuo
  • Ozawa, Eitarō
  • Kusanagi, Kōjirō
  • Nogawa, Yumiko
  • Machida, Kyosuke
  • Mita, Yoshiko
  • Miyako, Chōchō
  • Wakao, Ayako
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Yonekura, Masakane
  • Arashi, Kanjūrō
  • Koyama, Shigeru
  • Sunazuka, Hideo
  • Kusano, Daigo
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Yoshiyuki, Kazuko
  • Kaneda, Ryūnosuke
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Ochiai, Saburō
  • Wang, Yu
  • Morishige, Hisaya
  • Takahashi, Etsushi
  • Taichi, Kiwako
  • Tajima, Kazuko
  • Toake, Yukiyo
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tsuchiya, Yoshio
  • Okada, Eiji
  • Makiura, Chishi
  • Miyagawa, Kazuo
  • Nishioka, Yoshinobu
  • Ifukube, Akira
  • Saitō, Ichirō
  • Ōmori, Seitarō
  • Kaburagi, Hajime
  • Tomita, Isao
  • Murai, Kunihiko
  • Nathan, John
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Shimozawa, Kan
  • Shimozawa, Kan
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Katsu Productions
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
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Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
679
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swordsmen
  • Blind
  • Masseurs
  • Yakuza
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Zatoichi, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Each part consists of 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-ray disc containing 3 films
  • Originally released as 25 individual motion pictures from 1962 to 1973
  • Based on the novel by Shimozawa Kan
  • Special features: New digital restoration of all twenty-five films, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-rays. Disc 25: The blind swordsman (a 1978 documentary about Zatoichi portrayer and filmmaker Shintaro Katsu). Disc 26: Serialized success (interview with Asian-film critic Tony Rayns on the Zatoichi series); Trailers (theatrical trailers for all 15 Zatoichi movies); New English subtitle translation. Booklet featuring essays, synopses, the original short story by Kan Shimozawa and twenty-five new illustrations
Accompanying material
1 book (95 pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223111834579
  • 31223111834587
  • 31223111834728
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari =
  • New tale of Zatoichi (1963 ; 91 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka and Kikuo Umebayashi ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • part 1. discs 1-3.
  • Zatōichi monogatari =
  • Tale of Zatoichi
  • (1962 ; 96 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zoku Zatōichi monogatari =
  • Tale of Zatoichi continues (1962 ; 72 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatōichi shenryo-kubi =
  • Zatoichi and the chest of gold
  • (1964 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Shozabura Asai ; screenplay by Shozaburo Asai and Akikazu Ota ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • part 2. discs 4-6.
  • Zatōichi kyōjō-tabi =
  • Zatoichi the fugitive
  • (1963 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Seiji Hoshikawa ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • Zatōichi kenka tabi =
  • Zatoichi on the road
  • (1963 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Tomio Takamori, Sadao Zaizen ; screenplay by Seiji Hoshikawa, Tetsuro Yoshida, Masaatsu Matsumura ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi sekisho yaburi =
  • Adventures of Zatoichi
  • (1964 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced and screenplay by Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • part 3. discs 7-9.
  • Zatōichi abare-dako =
  • Zatoichi's flashing sword
  • (1964 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka and Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • Zatōichi kessho-tabi =
  • Fight, Zatoichi, fight
  • (1964 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Sadao Zaizen ; screenplay by Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • Zatoichi jigoku tabi =
  • Zatoichi and the chess expert
  • (1965 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Hisashi Okuda ; screenplay by Daisuke Ito ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • part 4. discs 10-12.
  • Zatoichi nidan-giri =
  • Zatoichi's revenge
  • (1965 ; 83 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Akira Inoue
  • Zatōichi sakategiri =
  • Zatoichi and the doomed man
  • (1965 ; 77 min.)
  • / a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • Zatōichi tekka tabi =
  • Zatoichi's cane sword
  • (1967 ; 93 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • part 5. discs 13-15.
  • Zatōichi no uta ga kikoeru =
  • Zatoichi's vengeance
  • (1966 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Hajime Takaiwa ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • Zatōichi umi o wataru =
  • Zatoichi's pilgrimage
  • (1966 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi hatashijō =
  • Zatoichi and the fugitives
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda.
  • part 6. discs 16-18.
  • Zatōichi rōyaburi =
  • Zatoichi the outlaw
  • (1967 ; 95 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; Katsu Productions ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Takehiro Nakajima, Koji Matsumoto, Kiyokata Saruwaka ; directed by Satsuo Yamamoto
  • part 6. discs 16-18.
  • Zatōichi chikemuri kaidō =
  • Zatoichi challenged
  • (1967 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi hatashijō =
  • Zatoichi and the fugitives
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatōichi rōyaburi =
  • Zatoichi the outlaw
  • (1967 ; 95 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; Katsu Productions ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Takehiro Nakajima, Koji Matsumoto, Kiyokata Saruwaka ; directed by Satsuo Yamamoto
  • Zatōichi chikemuri kaidō =
  • Zatoichi challenged
  • (1967 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu and Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Kihachi Okamoto and Tetsuro Yoshida ; directed by Kihachi Okamoto
  • Zatōichi abare-himatsuri =
  • Zatoichi goes to the fire festival
  • (1970 ; 96 min.)
  • Dainichi Distribution presents ; a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu ; screenplay by Shintaro Katsu, Takayuki Yamada ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • part 7. discs 19-21.
  • Zatōichi kenka-daiko =
  • Samaritan Zatoichi
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Hisakazu Tsuji ; screenplay by Kiyokata Saruwaka, Hisashi Sugiura, Tetsuro Yoshida ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi to yōjinbō =
  • Zatoichi meets Yojimbo
  • (1970 ; 115 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu and Yoshinobu Nishioka ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari oreta tsue =
  • Zatoichi in desperation
  • (1972 ; 95 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu, Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Shintaro Katsu
  • part 8. discs 22-24.
  • Shin Zatōichi yabure! Tojin-ken =
  • Zatoichi meets the one-armed swordsman
  • (1971 ; 94 min)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu ; screenplay by Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Takayuki Yamada ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatôichi goyô-tabi =
  • Zatoichi at large
  • (1973 ; 90 min.)
  • part 9. discs 25-27.
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari kasama no chimatsuri =
  • Zatoichi's conspiracy
  • (1973 ; 88 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu, Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Yoshiko Hattori ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • The blind swordsman
  • (behind the scenes, about the films ; 58 min.); Director interview (John Nathan on The blind swordsman ; 18 min.)
  • Supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Extent
27 videodiscs (2197 min.)
Isbn
9781604658002
Media category
  • video
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515112116
Other physical details
DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, black and white, color
Physical substance
  • DVD video
  • Blu-ray
Publisher number
CC2330BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)862949240
System details
  • DVD; NTSC; region 1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; monaural
  • Blu-ray; enhanced for widescreen (16:9) presentation; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD
Label
Zatoichi, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Each part consists of 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-ray disc containing 3 films
  • Originally released as 25 individual motion pictures from 1962 to 1973
  • Based on the novel by Shimozawa Kan
  • Special features: New digital restoration of all twenty-five films, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-rays. Disc 25: The blind swordsman (a 1978 documentary about Zatoichi portrayer and filmmaker Shintaro Katsu). Disc 26: Serialized success (interview with Asian-film critic Tony Rayns on the Zatoichi series); Trailers (theatrical trailers for all 15 Zatoichi movies); New English subtitle translation. Booklet featuring essays, synopses, the original short story by Kan Shimozawa and twenty-five new illustrations
Accompanying material
1 book (95 pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223111834579
  • 31223111834587
  • 31223111834728
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari =
  • New tale of Zatoichi (1963 ; 91 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka and Kikuo Umebayashi ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • part 1. discs 1-3.
  • Zatōichi monogatari =
  • Tale of Zatoichi
  • (1962 ; 96 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zoku Zatōichi monogatari =
  • Tale of Zatoichi continues (1962 ; 72 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatōichi shenryo-kubi =
  • Zatoichi and the chest of gold
  • (1964 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Shozabura Asai ; screenplay by Shozaburo Asai and Akikazu Ota ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • part 2. discs 4-6.
  • Zatōichi kyōjō-tabi =
  • Zatoichi the fugitive
  • (1963 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Seiji Hoshikawa ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • Zatōichi kenka tabi =
  • Zatoichi on the road
  • (1963 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Tomio Takamori, Sadao Zaizen ; screenplay by Seiji Hoshikawa, Tetsuro Yoshida, Masaatsu Matsumura ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi sekisho yaburi =
  • Adventures of Zatoichi
  • (1964 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced and screenplay by Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • part 3. discs 7-9.
  • Zatōichi abare-dako =
  • Zatoichi's flashing sword
  • (1964 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka and Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • Zatōichi kessho-tabi =
  • Fight, Zatoichi, fight
  • (1964 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Sadao Zaizen ; screenplay by Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • Zatoichi jigoku tabi =
  • Zatoichi and the chess expert
  • (1965 ; 87 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Hisashi Okuda ; screenplay by Daisuke Ito ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • part 4. discs 10-12.
  • Zatoichi nidan-giri =
  • Zatoichi's revenge
  • (1965 ; 83 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Akira Inoue
  • Zatōichi sakategiri =
  • Zatoichi and the doomed man
  • (1965 ; 77 min.)
  • / a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
  • Zatōichi tekka tabi =
  • Zatoichi's cane sword
  • (1967 ; 93 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • part 5. discs 13-15.
  • Zatōichi no uta ga kikoeru =
  • Zatoichi's vengeance
  • (1966 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Hajime Takaiwa ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka
  • Zatōichi umi o wataru =
  • Zatoichi's pilgrimage
  • (1966 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi hatashijō =
  • Zatoichi and the fugitives
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda.
  • part 6. discs 16-18.
  • Zatōichi rōyaburi =
  • Zatoichi the outlaw
  • (1967 ; 95 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; Katsu Productions ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Takehiro Nakajima, Koji Matsumoto, Kiyokata Saruwaka ; directed by Satsuo Yamamoto
  • part 6. discs 16-18.
  • Zatōichi chikemuri kaidō =
  • Zatoichi challenged
  • (1967 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi hatashijō =
  • Zatoichi and the fugitives
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatōichi rōyaburi =
  • Zatoichi the outlaw
  • (1967 ; 95 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; Katsu Productions ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Takehiro Nakajima, Koji Matsumoto, Kiyokata Saruwaka ; directed by Satsuo Yamamoto
  • Zatōichi chikemuri kaidō =
  • Zatoichi challenged
  • (1967 ; 86 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu and Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Kihachi Okamoto and Tetsuro Yoshida ; directed by Kihachi Okamoto
  • Zatōichi abare-himatsuri =
  • Zatoichi goes to the fire festival
  • (1970 ; 96 min.)
  • Dainichi Distribution presents ; a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu ; screenplay by Shintaro Katsu, Takayuki Yamada ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • part 7. discs 19-21.
  • Zatōichi kenka-daiko =
  • Samaritan Zatoichi
  • (1968 ; 82 min.)
  • a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Hisakazu Tsuji ; screenplay by Kiyokata Saruwaka, Hisashi Sugiura, Tetsuro Yoshida ; directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Zatōichi to yōjinbō =
  • Zatoichi meets Yojimbo
  • (1970 ; 115 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu and Yoshinobu Nishioka ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi ; directed by Kazuo Mori
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari oreta tsue =
  • Zatoichi in desperation
  • (1972 ; 95 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu, Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Minoru Inuzuka ; directed by Shintaro Katsu
  • part 8. discs 22-24.
  • Shin Zatōichi yabure! Tojin-ken =
  • Zatoichi meets the one-armed swordsman
  • (1971 ; 94 min)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu ; screenplay by Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Takayuki Yamada ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Zatôichi goyô-tabi =
  • Zatoichi at large
  • (1973 ; 90 min.)
  • part 9. discs 25-27.
  • Shin Zatōichi monogatari kasama no chimatsuri =
  • Zatoichi's conspiracy
  • (1973 ; 88 min.)
  • Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Katsu Productions film ; produced by Shintaro Katsu, Hiroyoshi Nishioka ; screenplay by Yoshiko Hattori ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • The blind swordsman
  • (behind the scenes, about the films ; 58 min.); Director interview (John Nathan on The blind swordsman ; 18 min.)
  • Supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Extent
27 videodiscs (2197 min.)
Isbn
9781604658002
Media category
  • video
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515112116
Other physical details
DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, black and white, color
Physical substance
  • DVD video
  • Blu-ray
Publisher number
CC2330BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)862949240
System details
  • DVD; NTSC; region 1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; monaural
  • Blu-ray; enhanced for widescreen (16:9) presentation; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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