The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (Zoku Zat˘ichi monogatari)
The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (Zoku Zat˘ichi monogatari) (1962)

Zat˘ichi discovers a secret that makes him a wanted man, and must face his old foe, the infamous one-armed samurai.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 12, 1962
DVD Release Date: May 14, 2002
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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Superior to the very good first one.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

It's the mood, atmosphere, and attitude that make the Zatoichi movies so damn cool.

Brian Mckay

Careful attention is paid to the continuity between stories. Lone Wolf and Cub fans will be happy to see Wakayma Tomisaburo in this installment, looking fifteen years younger and thirty pounds lighter

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

You can feel the character beginning to gel, as the careful balance between his superhero-like physical and mental prowess and the emotional tragedies he faces come more into focus

Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
A very, very solid sequel to the first masterpiece. The film picks up exactly one year after the last film. Zatoichi has returned to the village where he killed… More
Greg Afilmlovingweirdofromcali
This is the chronicling of Zatoichi's trusting nature as his character defect in that he misplaces it idly to have his heart torn out by a girl and be… More
danny d
we pick up a year after the last zatoichi ends, and i have to say that i was excited to see zatoichi again. if i feel this way after 2 films, im sure by film… More
Anthony Valletta
Just as good as the first.
Chris Browning
A denser and more action packed sequel to the previous and first Zatoichi film, The Tale of Zatoichi Continues is a solid and fast moving action film that picks… More