Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)

The blind swordsman Zatoichi (Shintaro Katsu) goes up against an ambitious crime boss who isn't above kidnapping and murder. He must rescue a fireworks specialist who has been kidnapped for his expertise with gunpowder as a weapon. This… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 11, 1964
DVD Release Date: May 30, 1995
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Brian Mckay

Despite the recycled formulas and that "more of the same" sense of familiarity, the series just keeps getting better

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Luke Baldock
Zatoichi's back and this time he's bringing along some of the most memorable moments from the series so far. Flashing Sword took it's time in… More
Chris Browning
The film is a little repetitive in it's storyline but man the last half is amazing! We basically see Zatoichi trying to help see that justice is done and… More
Anthony Valletta
Series is still going strong here.