Zatoichi the fugitive and Zatoichi on the roadDVD - 2002 | Japanese
4. Zatoichi seeks bloody vengeance on a ruthless gang and a powerful ronin in episode four of the Blind Swordsman series. Arriving in the village of Shimonita, Ichi learns that a local gang has placed a bounty on his head. A powerful hired ronin attacks Ichi and nearly claims his life, but when a defenseless woman is slain by the assassin, Ichi can no longer control his rage. After laying waste to the entire gang, Ichi's final duel becomes a deadly meeting of the samurai's superiour swordsmanship and the blind masseur's unbridled rage. 5. Zatoichi helps a girl escape a lascivious feudal lard and two deadly yakuza gangs in the fifth installment of the Blind Swordsman series. While traveling to a village where the local gang leader wants to hire him as a bodyguard, Ichi and his companion are attacked by a rival gang. After negotiating safe passage for himself, the blind masseur encounters a servant girl trying to escape after being raped by a feudal lord. Agreeing to help the girl get back to her family, Zatoichi realizes he'll have to take on both gangs to make it through.
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, c2002
Branch Call Number: DVD Zatoichi v.4-5
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (173 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in