Zatoichi - The New Tale of Zatoichi
Zatoichi - The New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)

In this classic samurai tale, Zatoichi (Shintaro Katsu) is a legendary swordsman whose feats of skill and cunning are all the more remarkable for the fact he cannot see. Zatoichi has tired of the warrior's life, and has returned to the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1963
DVD Release Date: October 22, 2002
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Brian Mckay

In addition to greater character development and bigger, bolder fight scenes, installment number three marks the foray of the Zatoichi series into the wonderful world of Technicolor.

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Luke Baldock
Zatoichi enters the world of colour with incredible cinematography from Chishi Makiura. It has a dark look, but what whatever the light touches is brought to… More
Greg Afilmlovingweirdofromcali
This is the struggle of what Zatoichi much do in order to escape the Yakuza, to give it up for love it seems as though he is constantly swimming against the… More
danny d
zatoichi breaks into the world of color film in a great way. this third instalment of the zatoichi series is great, with more thoughtful diologue and an even… More
Chris Browning
The third Zatoichi film, and the first in color, The New Tale of Zatoichi is packed with action and some great battle scenes and displays of Zatoichi's… More