Starring: Shintarô Katsu, Tatsuo Endô, Takashi Etajima, Ryûtarô Gomi, Bokuzen Hidari, Jun Katsumura, Naoko Kubo, Ikuko Môri
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Length: 90 minutes
Released/Country: 11 Jul 1964/Japan
Zatoichi’s Flashing Sword (1964) Description: After being wounded in a fight, Zatoichi is nursed to health by a young woman and her father. Now indebted to the family, he works to protect their ferry business from local thugs.